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En Plein Air Takes to the Street Today - Auction at 3pm
7/31/2014 6:50:37 AM

Artists will be gathering their brushes and canvasses today and heading out to create a one of kind pieces of art by 3pm today, when the f...

Deerhurst Expansion The Subject of a Special Council Meeting Tonight
7/31/2014 6:42:44 AM

The Town of Huntsville will be hold a special council meeting tonight at the Active Living Centre to discuss an official plan amendment to...

White's Murderer Pleads Guilty
7/31/2014 6:25:50 AM

The man accused of the murder of Delores White in Kearney last year, plead guilty in court last week according to reports in the Almaguin ...

More Staff Losses in Muskoka Lakes
7/31/2014 6:21:55 AM

Muskoka News Watch is reporting more staff losses in Muskoka Lakes Twp.  Senior Planner Nick Popovitch is leaving the municipality fo...

Davis Advises Ball Players To Keep Their Eye on the Ball
7/30/2014 6:49:17 AM

Councilor Davis said that ball players shouldn't be playing the game, if they are not watching the ball on Monday, referring to a discussi...

Hutcheson Beach Porta Potty Debate Over for This Year
7/30/2014 6:43:33 AM

Huntsville Council voted leave the portable toilet debate behind them this year, opting to do nothing with only 6 weeks of the summer seas...

Huntsville Council Overrules Planning Committee Over Condo Rentals
7/30/2014 6:25:48 AM

Huntsville Town Council overruled the planning advisory committee on Monday over Grandview condo owners that gave them the right to live i...

Special Council Meeting on New Deerhurst Development
7/30/2014 6:21:47 AM

The Town of Huntsville will be hold a special council meeting tomorrow at the Active Living Centre to discuss an official plan amendment t...

Swim Advisory Lifted
7/30/2014 6:18:20 AM

The swimming advisory at the Port Sydney Beach has been lifted by the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit.  While the beach wasn't closed, adv...

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...

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Police Reports
OPP Launch Operation Dry Water
7/29/2014 4:14:40 PM

Alcohol was a factor in nearly half of the 18 boating fatalities investigated by the Ontario Provincial Poli...

OPP Recover Body of Canoer
7/29/2014 9:46:45 AM

The OPP Marine Unit and Underwater Search and Rescue Unit conducted a search for a missing canoer in the wat...

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...

 
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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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