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Race for Mayor's Job in Muskoka Lakes
8/29/2014 6:41:37 AM

Muskoka Lakes has a race for mayor after the sitting mayor filed her papers last week.  Alice Murphy filed her papers on August 22nd,...

Deadline Looms to File Nomination Papers
8/29/2014 6:32:27 AM

It’s not too late to file your nomination papers for the 2014 Municipal and School Board Election. Voting day is October 27, 2014. C...

Clement to Make Funding Announcement
8/29/2014 6:28:39 AM

Tony Clement MP for Parry Sound Muskoka will be on hand to make an announcement about investment funding and job growth this morning. ...

Muskoka Art Collective Presents First Exhibition
8/29/2014 6:25:06 AM

The Muskoka Art Collective is proud to present its first exhibition of art works as a formal group. The Collective will be holding two sim...

Wahta Protest Bala Falls
8/29/2014 6:19:46 AM

The Community of Bala invited the public to witness canoes being portaged at the Falls as a way of creating awareness and protesting a new...

Huntsville Holds Apple Picking Festival Today
8/28/2014 1:17:36 PM

The town of Huntsville will be holding an Apple Festival today at Orchard Park at the end of the Hunters Bay Trail.  A group of resid...

MAHC Hospital Sites Outperform Province in Patient Satisfaction
8/28/2014 7:06:52 AM

Patient satisfaction for acute care and emergency care services for overall care received at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare hospital sites c...

Ironman Comes to Town Next Weekend
8/28/2014 6:52:18 AM

Participants of the Ironman 70.3 race will descend on Huntsville next week in preparation for a weekend that culminates with race that wil...

Wahta Mohawks Hold Protest Over Bala Falls Portage
8/28/2014 6:19:40 AM

The Wahta Mohawks are staging a "portage-in" to protest the obstruction of the traditional and historic Bala Portage.  The protests w...

Schools Open for Registration
8/27/2014 6:29:01 AM

Local schools are open for registration this week as they prepare the upcoming school year.  If you haven't registered your children ...

Police Reports
OPP Warn Drivers to Prepare for School Buses Next Week
8/28/2014 6:45:38 AM

The West Parry Sound OPP is reminding drivers that as of Tuesday September 2, students in the area will be b...

OPP Add 10 New Unmarked Cars to Catch Distracted Drivers
8/27/2014 6:17:07 AM

Motorists who talk on cell phones, text or engage in other forms of distraction while driving will be easier...

Young Boy's Body Recovered
8/26/2014 1:42:13 PM
After extensive search of the Magnetewan River, OPP officers with the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit recovered the body of 7 year old C...
Police Identify Missing Boy Presumed Drowned - Search Continues
8/25/2014 8:30:41 AM

Police have identified the young boy that disappeared after he fell into the Magnetewan River on Sunday,&nbs...

Boy Drowns in Burks Falls
8/25/2014 6:28:00 AM

We have unconfirmed reports that a 7 year old boy drowned in Burks Falls yesterday.  Sources say that t...

This Could be a Record Year For Motorcyclist Deaths: OPP
8/21/2014 6:55:18 AM

With 26 motorcycle fatalities on record so far this year and at least two more months of the motorcycle seas...

Motorcyclist Charged After Wheelie
8/21/2014 6:49:56 AM

An officer with the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police on routine patrol obse...

Police Searching For Perpetrator of Assault
8/21/2014 6:27:58 AM

The Almaguin Highlands OPP is investigating an assault that occurred on Saturday August 16, 2014 at approxim...

Two Men Charged With Assault
8/21/2014 6:20:28 AM

Police are investigating an assault that occurred on Sunday August 17, at approximately 2:00 a.m., in Burk&r...

Police Arrest Man After He Attempts to Flee
8/20/2014 6:54:55 AM

Police are investigating a breach of probation that occurred on Saturday August 16, after officers were call...

HBR Opinion
HBR Opinion
Will the Municipal Election Capture the Imagination or Just Piss Us Off?

I watched with interest and actively took part through an interview on HBR last week where the opening strategies in the municipal election were unleashed on the general public.  The opening shot came from former Mayor Hugh Mackenzie to other mayoral candidates on a proposed ban on election signs.  That seemed innocent enough, although it would allow for a...

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