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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 ...

Hospital Board To Decide on New Hospital Scenario By Year's End
8/27/2014 6:25:40 AM

The Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare presented an overview of what healthcare delivery could look like in 20 years time.  The organizatio...

Corrections Union Protests In Front of MP's Home
8/27/2014 5:57:45 AM

Over 100 Corrections Canada employees and family members descended on Port Sydney on Tuesday in what was called a "beach protest."  T...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect
8/26/2014 1:47:48 PM

The weatherman is saying that conditions  are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing...

Protests in Front of Clements Home?
8/26/2014 9:14:09 AM

The Huntsville OPP will be monitoring a planned "beach protest" by employees of Corrections Canada today in Port Sydney.

The emp...

Huntsville Hospital Foundation Has a New Executive Director
8/26/2014 7:07:57 AM

The Huntsville Hospital Foundation has a new Executive Director.   Gerry Dearing comes to the Foundation from the London Health ...

Town Will Enforce No Parking Zones During Festival Weekend
8/26/2014 6:56:33 AM

Parking will be tightly controlled in and around the residential streets during the Muskoka Sound Music Festival after the town enacted a ...

District Assumes Ownership of Chaffey Landfill
8/26/2014 6:51:13 AM

Huntsville Council heard that the Chaffey Landfill which has been closed for years is now on the District’s books.  Acting CAO,...

Deerhurst Village Tabled Until September Council Meeting
8/26/2014 6:48:13 AM

Yesterday Huntsville Town Council voted to table an official plan amendment to September's monthly council meeting after seeing further ch...

Stealing Election Signs is a Criminal Offence
8/26/2014 6:42:02 AM

The municipal election is starting to heat up after reports of election signs being stolen or destroyed on private property.  Council...

Police Reports
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...

Police Investigate B&E
8/20/2014 6:48:15 AM

On Wednesday August 13, the Almaguin Highlands OPP were called to an Old Muskoka Road, in Machar Township re...

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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