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Compost giveaway returns to Gravenhurst

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 09:32 AM

The popular ‘Compost Giveaway’ returns to Gravenhurst on April 21.

Free compost will be available for pickup starting at 10 a.m. at the Muskoka Wharf, 150 Steamship Bay Rd., while quantities last.

Please bring your own shovels, buckets, and containers.

The nutrient rich compost is made in Muskoka from leaf, yard waste, and green bin organics.  


For more information, call:

Caroline Kirkpatrick

Manager of Operations

705-687-3412, ext. 2213

Mike Gennings


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Council Approves 2023 Budget Tax Rate Increase of 2.9%

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 02:07 PM

Gravenhurst, ON –At Wednesday’s Special Council Meeting, Council approved the 2023 Budget which will result in a 2.9% increase to the Town of Gravenhurst share of the tax rate for 2023. This was the first budget approved by Mayor Lorenz and the 2022-2026 Term of Council.

After publication of the budget materials on January 6, 2023, Council deliberated on the details of both the operating and capital budgets over the course of two days – January 31st and February 1st. 

“2023 will be an exciting year...

Gravenhurst Town Notices - January 26, 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 08:00 AM

Gravenhurst Town Notices for January 26, 2023

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In Memoriam: Former Councillor Terry Pilger

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 11:48 AM

The Town of Gravenhurst is recognizing the passing of former Member of Council Terry Pilger. Councillor Pilger was an active member of Council having, served our community as local and District Councillor for multiple terms, starting in 1985. Flags have been lowered to half-staff in remembrance and honour of his service to the Town. Our thoughts and sympathies go to the Pilger family.

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