Tonight, Huntsville’s new mayor and council will meet for their first council meeting. On the agenda includes a deputation from Accelerate Muskoka. There will also be a presentation of the Staff Long Services Award. Council will also vote on hiring an assistant to the mayor, which would be a one-year contract position to start before […]
The Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit is hoping municipalities in Muskoka will add healthy public policy into their bylaws. The health unit has been visiting municipalities post the elections, with Lake of Bays being the latest stop last week. Medical Officer of Health Charles Gardner says one way towns can help is have poverty reduction initiatives, […]
Drivers are asked to be careful now that winter break has started. Children will be outside playing this week and during the Christmas holidays. Police are reminding drivers to be on the lookout for kids and make sure you’re prepared to stop at all times. Always make eye contact with kids who are waiting to […]
Police say snowmobiling safety needs to be a top priority this season. Last year 36 crashes happened and nine people died on roads and lakes. According to the OPP, 50 percent of crashes are caused by speed. Please slow down and remember that no ice is safe ice.
Five nominees are vying for candidacy for the Parry Sound-Muskoka Federal Liberal Association. Leigh Beal, the association’s president says nominations are still being accepted… Beal also has information on the current nominees… Only one person will be selected to be on the local ballot in the next federal election.
This time of year can be strenuous on your energy bill. Communications Officer with Hydro One Nancy Shaddick says to save energy this holiday season, it’s important for everyone to be aware of the time of use hours each day. Other tips include turning down the thermostat when a lot of guests are in your […]
The Rosseau Nursing Station is welcoming a new Nurse Practitioner. The Rosseau Community Advisory Committee & West Parry Sound Health Centre will welcome Katie Hogue in the New Year. A meet and greet will be held at 7:00pm January 14th in the Rosseau Wellness Room of the Ruth Dare Health Clinic. Everyone is welcome to attended and have […]
With the end of this year fast approaching, the Friends of Algonquin Park are already starting to think about programs for next year. David Legros is the Natural Heritage Education Leader for Ontario Parks and he says they’re asking for donations. Legros says the park is infamous for their Winter in the Wild event that […]
Dorset has partnered with the District of Muskoka for the Townships and Villages Initiatives fund. These funds help offer local activities and programs to get the community more active. Reeve Carol Moffatt says Dorset is full of people who have a strong sense of identity with a long history of being active. Other activities for […]
The Huntsville Jr. C. Otters split their weekend. The Otters hosted Orillia, Friday, and beat the Terriers 3-2 in a shootout. However, on Saturday The Otters lost to Erin in overtime 4-3.