The Ministry of Natural Resources is telling area residents a Flood Outlook is in effect for all watersheds within the District. Water levels and flows in local lakes and rivers have been higher than what is normally expected or experienced at this time of year due to rainfall amounts received over recent months. Water levels and […]
A Huntsville pit owner and equipment operator have been fined thousands for operating a quarry without a licence. John and Michael Broadbent plead guilty to the charge. John Broadbent was fined $8,000, while Michael Broadbent was fined $2,000. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) says they operated the quarry from August 2013 to May […]
Environment Canada has lifted the snow squall watch for Orillia and Barrie. However, the watch is still in effect for Parry Sound District and areas in and around Port Carling. Gusting winds and about five centimetres of snow is possible. We are getting reports the roads are pretty slick and not in the most optimal […]
Five minor hockey tournaments are happening this weekend, two of which on home ice. The Tirecraft Novice Rep Otters will be at the Baysville Arena tonight and the Don Lough Saturday. The MBRP’s Minor Midgets however, will be at the Canada Summit Centre all weekend. Elsewhere, the Bantam Reps are in Bracebridge, the Bantam AEs […]
The Huntsville Jr. C. Otters is hoping to end their losing streak in Penetang tonight. The boys are taking on the Kings at 8pm. The team will be back on home ice on Sunday afternoon to host Penetang.
Dorset Tower is a popular destination in Algonquin Highlands, but it could become an even hotter place to be. A film producer from Vancouver reached out to staff to take a look at the tower as a spot to film parts of a new movie called Wisteria. Council agreed it would mean great publicity for […]
The Town of Huntsville has set a date for the inauguration of the new council. On December 1st, the mayor elect, district and ward councillors elect will take the Declaration of Office. It’s happening at the Algonquin Theatre at 11am.
Parry Sound District and areas in and around Port Carling are now under a snow squall watch. Environment Canada says the winds over Georgian Bay are likely to bring back the squalls at some point today., between five and 10 centimetres possible. Those same winds over the bay will go through Orillia and Barrie, which are […]
Trillium Lakelands District School Board students get to round out their week off with a PA Day. Both high school and elementary school students have the day off and may be out and about today. The Huntsville OPP is asking drivers to be careful when going through town as there might be more kids around […]
OPP across the region are asking drivers to do their part, especially with the weather we’ve seen this week. They’re reminding people of the warnings and tips they’ve been putting out about winter driving and making sure your vehicle is ready for the snow and ice. Regional Commander, John Tod says it’s the way people […]