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First West Nile Virus Case Appears
7/25/2014 4:27:31 PM

The Simcoe Muskoka health unit has warned of and is testing one person for what is possibly the first case of West Nile Virus this year in...

This is Not the Time to Turn Back the Clock: Withey
7/25/2014 9:05:18 AM

Councilor Tim Withey told a crowd of over 100 supporters at his campaign kick off  last night that council has worked hard to keep th...

It's An Honour Exhibit in Huntsville Today & Saturday
7/25/2014 6:43:26 AM

Residents of Huntsville and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour! Traveling exhibit starting today.  The exhib...

Bracebridge Endorses Santa Installation in Downtown Core
7/25/2014 6:28:33 AM

Local businessman, Bruce Kruger, is on a mission to convince the Town of Bracebridge to reconsider the recent adoption of a rebranding exe...

Firefighters Raise Money for Fairvern Saturday
7/25/2014 6:18:27 AM

This Saturday the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Firefighters will be hosting a car wash at the Canadian Tire parking lot from 10am till 1pm to r...

Miller Calls on Province to Fund Burks Falls Bridge Repairs
7/25/2014 6:15:53 AM

Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound - Muskoka questioned the Minister of Transportation on provincial funding for repairs to the Armstrong Br...

Huntsville Awarded IRONMAN Race in 2015
7/24/2014 12:18:12 PM

Today the IRONMAN race organization announced that Huntsville has been selected to host the fourteenth race in the IRONMAN® North Amer...

Muskoka Pride Picnic in Bracebridge Closes Out Week of Celebrations
7/24/2014 6:42:40 AM

Bracebridge Mayor Smith mentioned the flying of the Rainbow Flag in recognition of the annual Muskoka Pride Week stating that this is the ...

Community Invited to Put Finishing Touches on Tom Thomson Mural
7/24/2014 6:25:44 AM

Group of Seven Mural Artist Gerry Lantaigne is asking the community and visitors to add their brush strokes to a Tom Thomson classic being...

Watershed Council Offers Free Workshops
7/24/2014 6:20:42 AM

The Muskoka Watershed Council is offering two free workshops, the first, tomorrow July 25th on how to prevent the spread of invasive speci...

Police Reports
HWY 400 Fatal Crash Prompts Closures
7/25/2014 4:34:36 PM

Following a fatal accident on Hwy 400, all northbound lanes are closed at Dunlop St. in Barrie.  The cl...

Thief Flees After Being Discovered
7/25/2014 8:38:35 AM

Police are investigating a daytime break and enter on Manitoba Street, in Bracebridge.  OPP responded t...

OPP Warn Motorists to Watch for Animals on Roadways
7/22/2014 6:26:24 AM

The West Parry Sound OPP is encouraging all motorists to be on the lookout for wild animals while travelling...

Woman Charged After ATV Rollover
7/22/2014 6:15:07 AM

On Sunday July 20, the Almaguin Highlands OPP investigated a single vehicle rollover, a 2014 Yamaha All-Terr...

70 Year Old Man Charged After Running Into The Back of a Moving Vehicle
7/21/2014 1:50:05 PM

On Saturday July 19, at approximately 4:40 p.m., the OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 1...

Man Charged With Mischief After Removing Logs From Dam
7/21/2014 1:45:46 PM

The Almaguin Highlands OPP is investigating a repeated mischief to the South River Dam located at Mill Stree...

Canada Wide Warrant Issued for Federal Offender
7/18/2014 4:40:26 PM

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating ...

Drunk Driver Charged After Crashing Stolen Vehicle
7/18/2014 6:24:50 AM

On Saturday July 5, OPP received a call to attend Leggett’s Road, in Armour Township after silver, Che...

OPP Arrest Severn Gun Thief
7/16/2014 4:19:01 PM

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of several guns from a Severn Township home sometime be...

SIU Invokes Mandate After Man Sucumbs to Self Inflicted Gun Shot
7/16/2014 10:10:19 AM

On Wednesday July 16, at 6:00 am Almaguin Highlands OPP was notified of a 55 year old male with a firearm on...

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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