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…

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…

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…

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…

Taxes Rising by 6.2 Percent in Muskoka Lakes

Taxes are going up in Muskoka Lakes by 6.2 percent. On Friday, the Council of the Township of Muskoka Lakes approved the 2017 Operating and Capital Budgets. The budget process included a two day review period by the Budget Committee.…

Council Should Ice Its Bala Arena Plans

The following is a letter sent to Muskoka News Watch from Bala business owner Randy Brown concerning the removal of ice from the Bala Arena next year: Township of Muskoka Lakes Council is in the midst of reviewing a Drafty…

Developer Will Appeal Council’s Medical Marijuana Decision To OMB

A Muskoka Lakes businessman says he’ll appeal a council decision that turned down a rezoning application for a medical marijuana production facility in Torrance. Developer Greg Knight tells Muskoka News Watch he plans to take the matter to the Ontario…

Local non-profits urged to apply for Canada 150 grant
It's a chance for local non-profits to maximize their Canada 150 plans. Officials at the Township of Muskoka Lakes say they are proud to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday during 2017 and to show it, they'll be providing a one-time grant…
Mayor seeks court judgement against Nishikawa
The Mayor of Muskoka Lakes claims a member of his council has breached the municipal Conflict of Interest Act and he’s now seeking a court judgement in the matter. Muskoka News Watch has obtained papers filed at the Bracebridge courthouse…
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