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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Hart House Owners Given Go Ahead to Proceed With Repairs
7/29/2014 6:57:59 AM

Roberta Alexander a former owner of the Hart House made an impassioned plea to Huntsville councilors to protect the heritage or remove the...

Councilors Withey & Terziano Challenge Other Councilors to Raise Funds for Fairvern
7/29/2014 6:51:10 AM

Rod Laver challenged Huntsville Town Council to participate, both in person and financially,  the Paddle for Fairvern Fundraiser bein...

Huntsville Council Pushes Ahead With River Mill Park Sign
7/29/2014 6:47:01 AM

Huntsville Council voted to spend no more than $46.000 on a new River MIll Park Entrance sign at the intersection of Main St & King St...

Beaver Creek Comes Out of Lockdown
7/28/2014 10:53:48 AM

Visits at Beaver Creek Institution have resumed after a search of the facility has been completed.  The institution went into lockdow...

Muskoka Pride Week Ends On a High Note
7/28/2014 6:43:29 AM

Muskoka Pride Week ended on a high note yesterday at Annie Williams Park in Bracebridge.  The picnic featured family friendly events ...

CN Crews Close Access to Avery Beach Today
7/28/2014 6:29:15 AM

Access to Avery Beach will be limited today as CN rail crews work on the crossing at Young St North today.  The road closure started ...

Hart House on the Agenda at Huntsville Town Council
7/28/2014 6:26:05 AM

The Hart House will be on the agenda again at Huntsville Town Council when a former owner of the historic property makes a deputation to d...

Former Muskoka Lakes CAO Accuses Mayor of Releasing Closed Session Information
7/28/2014 6:16:46 AM

Former CAO of Muskoka Lakes Chris Wray says he's astonished that Mayor Alice Murphy revealed information on his departure that were matter...

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...

Police Reports
Yearley Arrested In Peterborough
7/29/2014 6:41:12 AM

7/29/2014 6:28:01 AM

On Saturday July 26, Police responded to a mischief call on Skyline Drive in Armour Township.  When OPP...

Man Caught After Peeking in Windows
7/29/2014 6:23:18 AM

On Wednesday July 23, at approximately midnight, the Almaguin Highlands OPP investigated a trespass by night...

Number of 'Move Over' Charges Increase
7/28/2014 4:18:20 PM

After ten years of education efforts, which includes more than 11,000 charges on record since the law came i...

Fatalities Prompt OPP to Urge ATV Safety
7/28/2014 3:20:21 PM

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Central Region has investigated two deaths related to off-road vehicl...

OPP Attend Hwy Rollover
7/28/2014 3:19:24 PM

On Friday July 25, just before 6:00am Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Muskoka EMS atte...

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...

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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