$320,000 is going to help area municipalities and tourism organizations. The FedNor announcement was made today in Gravenhurst by Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement. The Town of Bracebridge is getting $155,000 to implement a tourism branding strategy, install new signage and conduct a variety of marketing activities. The money will also allow Bracebridge to hire a youth […]
Parry Sound High School students have learned about dating violence. Grade ten students gathered in the cafeteria yesterday morning for a presentation from Dawn Novak who lost her daughter to domestic violence in 2006. Novak explains why her and her husband travel around to eight area schools with their message. After her presentation, students then […]
Today officially kicks off the holiday season in Huntsville with the annual Santa Claus Parade. Huntsville/Lake of Bays Rotary Club says this year’s theme is Light Up Muskoka. The night parade starts at 7pm, but if you’re participating in the parade you need to get your float on Main Street at 5pm. Main from Yonge […]
The first of several darts qualifiers for the Darts Ontario Provincials goes this Sunday in Bracebridge. It’s happening at the Royal Canadian Legion in the building’s newly renovated darts room. It will start with mixed doubles at 10:30am and singles at 1pm. It’s the first of four qualifiers for the Muskoka-Parry Sound Region that are running at the Legion until […]
The Gravenhurst Santa Claus parade is happening this weekend! Beginning at 11am tomorrow, the parade will start at Veteran’s Drive and will go to Church Street in Gravenhurst. Families can watch the parade from Muskoka Road. Following the parade, Santa Claus will be available at the Gravenhurst Opera House from 12:30pm to 2:00pm for pictures, free hot dogs […]
The first meeting of the newly elected Gravenhurst council happens this coming Tuesday. Traditional bagpipes will kick things off at the Gravenhurst Opera House’s Trillium Court Tuesday night. Mayor Paisley Donaldson will present her inaugural address to Council and members of the public. The opening reception will include refreshments at 7pm. The OP is located […]
Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement will be in Gravenhurst today to make an important FedNor announcement. No details have been released yet, but he’ll be meeting with local stakeholders to make an announcement to do with enhancing tourism and supporting jobs and economic growth in the region. It’s happening at noon at the Muskoka Boat […]
An extra day has been added to the Bracebridge Salvation Army Christmas Hamper application dates. If you find that you need a little extra help at Christmas with food and toys for your family, you can contact the Salvation Army Church at 645-2602 to book an appointment. Spots are now available on Wednesday, December 3rd.
The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce is looking for solutions. The Chamber is holding a special meeting for its members next month to vote on adding a borrowing resolution to their bylaws. Executive Director Kelly Haywood says they’re looking at getting a loan, having lost money at two recent events including the Muskoka Sound […]
The South Muskoka Shield kicks off their weekend hockey with a game against Rama on home ice. Puck drops at 8pm. The team is then away on Sunday to play Halton. Meanwhile, Bracebridge has only one game this weekend. The Blues takes on Gray Highlands Saturday.