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Posted by on Jul 5, 2017

Flyer_Barn_Party_August_2017 We are holding our first annual Barn Party Dinner Dance, “Summer under the Stars” Fundraiser and Auction this coming Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at the Lovell Family Farm in Ravenna. Please join us for what will be a spectacular evening,

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Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

The Summer Newsletter is now posted... click here   Deputation Form for download click here  

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

Not surprisingly, it appears the public around The Blue Mountains and north-eastern Grey County aren’t any happier about the decision to eventually close Grey Gables and building a new consolidated long-term care facility in Durham than their political representatives. This

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Council Corner

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017

Forum on the town/county relationship a good start. Improving or severing the relationship between the town and Grey County has the potential to be a long, arduous process. That was the message presented by a team of consultants at a

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Mission Statement

The BMRA is a not-for-profit volunteer group committed to the Town of the Blue Mountains succeeding as a residential, agricultural and four seasons recreational community. The Association seeks to represent all members of our community: full and part-time, urban and rural residents, as well as visitors. We encourage responsible decisions regarding land use and the protection of the natural environment. We seek excellence in community services, provide a forum for issues affecting our diversity and advocate for effective management of our Town’s budgets and finances within changing economic realities.

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BMRA Dinner/Dance Gala Fundraiser August 26th

Flyer_Barn_Party_August_2017 We are holding our first annual Barn Party Dinner Dance, “Summer under the Stars” Fundraiser and Auction this coming Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at the Lovell Family Farm in Ravenna. Please join us for what will be a spectacular evening,

Forum on the town/county relationship a good start

Forum on the town/county relationship a good start. Improving or severing the relationship between the town and Grey County has the potential to be a long, arduous process. That was the message presented by a team of consultants at a

Communication Forum a Success!

Thank you to all those who attended the Marsh Street Centre Communications Meeting on Tuesday, June 20th. The event was a success, with over 50 participants, 4 panelists, 3 Councillors and the Deputy Mayor in attendance the room was full.

Thank you for Attending Our AGM!

A sincere thank you to all who braved the rain and attended our AGM at the Marsh Street Centre. Special thanks to our Guest Speakers,  The Honourable Jim Wilson MPP, Simcoe-Grey and Dan Skelton President & Chief Operating Officer at Blue Mountain

Grey could discuss council composition!

Originally Published: By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound on Friday, April 28, 2017 4:15:27 EDT PM.  Grey County staff will soon poll council members to see if there is any appetite for cutting by half the number of elected officials at

County talks seem promising

County talks seem promising, Members of The Blue Mountains committee who made a presentation to county council last week say the dialogue seems promising. Councillor Michael Martin, who chairs the newly-formed committee examining the relationship between the town and Grey

New Library Concerns with County Involvement

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/possibility-of-a-county-library-service-gets-cold-shoulder-from-town/

Summer Newsletter

The Summer Newsletter is now posted... click here   Deputation Form for download click here  

Public criticism continues for Grey County over long-term care

Not surprisingly, it appears the public around The Blue Mountains and north-eastern Grey County aren’t any happier about the decision to eventually close Grey Gables and building a new consolidated long-term care facility in Durham than their political representatives. This

First funds awarded for the Secondary Suite Grant Program

By T.S. Giilck HEATHCOTE – June 20 was an auspicious occasion for the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation as it handed out its first funds under the Secondary Suite Grant Program. A $5,000 cheque was presented to Meg and Mike

Interim library CEO hired to reduce staff workload.

By T.S. Giilck The decision to hire an interim chief executive officer (CEO) at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library was made to reduce the workload of staff, particularly Andrea Wilson, who had been filling the position since March. That was

June Newsletter

June newsletter hot off the press! click here