Muskoka Lakes Township Sells Historic Duke House

A historic gem for some; an albatross around Township’s neck to others, the historic Duke House in Port Carling has been sold. Buyer Jayne McCaw of Jayne’s Cottages says the building will become the new office for her luxury cottage…

Planned Power Outage Sunday In Bala, Torrance, Walker’s Point

On Sunday January 21, 2018 Hydro One has a planned power outage for the areas of Bala, Torrance, and Walker’s Point. The power outage is planned from 5am until 9am to install new hydro equipment and the outage is expected…

Bala Cranberry Festival Raised $41,302 For Area Community Groups

Christmas came early for Muskoka community groups last night in Bala. The Bala Cranberry Festival Board of Directors gave contributions totaling $41,302 to 28 community groups who applied for funding raised by the Bala Cranberry Festival. About 40 people were…

Fire Engulfs Home On Dee Bank Road

A fire engulfed a two story home  on Dee Bank Road early this morning in Windermere, causing an estimated $450,000 in damages. At 1:19am the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department was dispatched to 1155 Dee Bank Rd for a fully involved…

Muskoka Lakes Christmas Events Season Continues Tonight In Port Carling

The Christmas Events Season continues in Muskoka Lakes this evening in Port Carling with the annual Santa Claus Parade. Starting at 6:30pm, the parade begins at Ferndale Road to Bailey Street. Enjoy hot chocolate and hot dogs afterwards at the…

Downtown Enhancement Project Announced For Bala and Port Carling

The Township of Muskoka Lakes is excited to launch a Downtown Enhancement Project for the urban centres of Port Carling and Bala with support from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). “Downtowns are the heart of the…

Muskoka Community Gathers To Celebrate In Song

Local writer and producer Vince Grittani, executive director of the Rosseau Culture and Arts Project, announces a fundraising initiative for the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital. On May 27th, 2017, as a Canada and Ontario 150  project, nearly 200 people gathered at the Gravenhurst Opera…

Small Business Too Big To Ignore, Says Muskoka Lakes Chamber

Partnering with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce has kicked off Small Business Week with the Small Business Too Big To Ignore campaign. The social media…

17 Year Old Dies In ATV Collision

A 17 year old ATV driver is dead following a collision with a utility pole in Seguin. On October 11, 2017 at 5:31 p.m., members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, Seguin Fire Department and…

Muskoka Lakes Community Grant Program Open For Applicants

The Township of Muskoka Lakes Community Grant Program for 2018 is now open for applicants. The Community Grant Program is intended to provide modest levels of support and assistance to community groups and non-profit organizations. The deadline to submit an…

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