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Land Use Planning “Blatantly” Excludes Interest Of Landowners, claims developer

As the 149th season at Clevelands House Resort comes to a close, the owners of the iconic Muskoka resort property say they are baffled by a recent political decision to shut them out from discussions regarding the future planning of…

Giaschi-Pacini Files Papers To Run For Mayor

It’s official – Bracebridge councillor Lori-Lynn Giaschi-Pacini has filed her papers to run for Mayor. In a press release, Giaschi-Pacini states the following: “Since 2006, I have been a strong voice for taxpayers of both Bracebridge and Muskoka at both…

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…

Waterloo Summit Centre For The Environment To Become Rehab Centre

The Town of Huntsville has accepted an offer to sell the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment for $3.9 Million. During the Town of Huntsville Council meeting held November 27th, Town Council declared the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment…

Mayor’s Golf Classic Raises $59,186 for Andy’s House Hospice

The 2017 Mayor’s Golf Classic has raised $59,186.72 for Andy’s House Hospice Muskoka. The event was held on June 26, 2017 at The Rock Golf Course in Minett, Ontario. This was the 19th Annual Mayor’s Golf Classic. The tournament included…

Councillor Responds to Town Crier’s Park Damage Complaint

While Annie Williams Park Board Chair Mark Quemby admits the park “took a beating” during this year’s Muskoka Arts and Crafts Summer Show, he says it’s a problem that will be “resolved through the proper channels.” Quemby (left) has responded…

Muskoka Lakes embarks upon service level review

The Township of Muskoka Lakes would like to hear from you as it embarks on a service level review ahead of 2018 budget deliberations. The Township of Muskoka Lakes is facing significant infrastructure challenges over the coming years. Township Council…

Muskoka Lakes Mayor’s Golf Tournament to benefit Andy’s House Hospice

This year the Muskoka Lakes Mayor’s Golf Tournament is in support of another great cause. You are being asked to mark your calendars, for Monday, June 26th, 2017 to come to the beautiful Rock Golf Club in Minett, where the…

Transit Fares Rising in Huntsville

Public transit fares are on the rise in Huntsville. The Town is telling residents that transit fares are increasing as a result of findings from the transit system review, survey and public open houses. Effective June 1st, the following changes…

Councillor continues fight against overbuilding in Bracebridge

A report addressing where developers can build on their own lands is due this fall in Bracebridge. Councillor Lori-Lynn-Giaschi-Pacini has requested it out of concern for what she sees as overbuilding throughout the town. Currently if a developer owns an…

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