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  1. Muskoka Futures kicks in dollars for Ironman MuskokaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    The town entered into a partnership with Triathlon Muskoka and the Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce to host the event. Huntsville town council agreed to act as the guarantor for the triathlon, which means it is on the hook for the $100,000 hosting fee should the chamber and its partners fail to raise funds to cover expenses.


  2. Snowmobile passenger injured after sled accident ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Muskoka Today

    An Oakville man faces a number of charges after his rental snowmobile was involved in a crash that injured a passenger early Thursday morning. Police say that just after 6 a.m. OPP at Huntsville were called about a snow machine that had crashed on Lake of Bays near Dwight Beach Road.


  3. Ironman committee ready to share Muskoka experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    Organizing Committee Members and Roles Ray Love, Chair Myke Malone, General Manager Rich Trenholm, Medical Lead Scott Ovell, Financial Chair and Town of Huntsville Representative Mark Sinnige, Chair Athlete Experience Committee Kelly Haywood, HLOB Chamber of Commerce Representative Geoff Monarch, HLOB Chamber Intern Colleen Valliere, Chair IRONMAN Volunteers Todd Croxall, Chair Business Engagement Committee Danny Jackson, Deerhurst Lead Nick Stoehr, IRONMAN Race Director Mitch Fraser, IRONMAN Race Director Chris Occhiuzzi, Communications Chair Bryn Allison, Special Events Chair HUNTSVILLE-LAKE OF BAYS The organizing committee for 2015 Ironman Muskoka, being held in Huntsville and Lake of Bays, is moving forward with planning the event set for Sunday, Aug. 30. "Our committee is full of energetic, community oriented people who are working diligently behind the scenes to make Huntsville's ... (more)


  4. Marketing initiative underfunded: chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    The Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce has asked for a $30,000 funding increase from the Town of Huntsville, which council plans to discuss as part of its 2015 budget.


  5. Woodstove ashes fire destroys Lake of Bays cottage, forcing owners to fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Muskoka Today

    Firefighters from Huntsville and Lake of Bays responded to a fire Sunday afternoon that detoryed a cottage on South Ril Lake Road. The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department say they received a report of a structure fire on South Ril Lake Road shortly before 1 p.m. Upon arrival, crews from Baysville Station 40 reported that the structure was fully involved. 1 comment

  6. Chamber tightens belt in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 |

    Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce 2015 Board of Directors : Doug Campbell Lorraine van Luit Jim Brendish Ken Inglis Ginger Barkey Coun. Ginny Burgess Rose Evans Janet Markham Chris Occhiuzzi Coun.


  7. Person found dead 'searching for dog' in Huntsville barn fire SundayRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Muskoka Today

    The Ontario Fire Marshal's office is investigating after a person died reportedly searching for a dog after a blaze broke out in a small barn on Brunel Road Sunday night. Huntsville Fire Chief Stephen Hernen says that at 10:04 p.m. Feb. 1 fire crews from Lake Of Bays and Huntsville were called to a reported structure fire at a residence, east of town out past the Summit Centre/arena.


  8. Brunel fire claims life of man trying to save a dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 |

    HUNTSVILLE: After a small barn caught fire at a home on Brunel Road, a resident entered the burning building in an attempt to locate a dog. The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to the structure fire around 10 p.m. on Feb. 1, where they found the outbuilding engulfed in flames and the roof had collapsed.


  9. George Daniels honoured with Caring Canadian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 |

    On June 2014, RBC Bank Huntsville volunteers join with the Andrew Daniels Fish Stewardship Foundation to plant native Muskoka shrubs along the banks of the fish habitat stream at Rabbits Bay in Lake of Bays. George Daniels is kneeling at the front of the volunteer crew. (Submitted Photo)


  10. Icy, snow-packed roads in north MuskokaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 |

    The Ministry of Transportation is reporting snow covered, snow packed or ice covered highways throughout the Town of Huntsville and Township of Lake of Bays.


  11. Add CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    HUNTSVILLE The town of Huntsville saw a lot of change and growth in 2014. While some of the town's long-time favourites shuttered their doors, many new businesses opened, and popular chains and name brands made Huntsville and Lake of Bays Township home, creating more jobs with more, including Boston Pizza opening at Blackburns landing, to come in 2015.


  12. Fire chief supports firefighters' right to volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 |

    Huntsville-Lake of Bays fire chief Stephen Hernen, left, and Port Sydney volunteer firefighter Jamie Nudds stand in Huntsville fire station No. 1, which runs on volunteer firefighters.


  13. Chamber - crippled' by series of unfortunate events: AitchisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 |

    HUNTSVILLE Scott Aitchison argued passionately with town council on Monday to waive some of the Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce's debt following poor ticket sales for two major events. "These two events, in combination, have crippled the chamber of commerce," Coun.


  14. Here comes Santa ClausRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 |

    HUNTSVILLE Kick off the holiday season in Huntsville with the 2014 Santa Claus Parade hosted by the Rotary Club of Huntsville-Lake of Bays and the Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. Huntsville's main street will be closed for the parade, which travels from Lorne Street to the Huntsville Place Mall.


  15. Sport groups make their case to the new councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    On Nov. 12 the Huntsville Lake of Bays Sports Council and a host of local sport groups had their chance to make the case for physical activity to the newly elected council. The event was set up as a way for local organizations to communicate whom they are and what they hope to accomplish.


  16. Huntsville Sally Ann Food Drive Dec. 3Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Muskoka Today

    ... at the following locations: Huntsville Fire Hall Station #1, The Salvation Army, Port Sydney Fire Hall and the Lake of Bays Fire Halls.


  17. Police busy with vehicle in river, costly break-insRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Muskoka Today

    ... Also, police in Huntsville are investigating another break-in, this time at a cottage on Price Point Rd. in Lake of Bays Twp. Police say sometime over the previous three weeks leading up to October 30 unknown culprits broke into a garage that is on ...


  18. Not much change at school boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    Bracebridge Trustee candidate Steve Binstock won the only local race at the Trillium Lakelands District School Board with 2,612 votes, beating out Olivia Morgan and Tracey Chrapek . Through acclamation current board chair Louise Clodd is set to continue in her position as Gravenhurst, Muskoka Lakes and Georgian Bay trustee and Bruce Reain his position as Huntsville trustee. 1 comment

  19. Add CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    The 2014 Girlfriends' Getaway Weekend hosted by the Huntsville-Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce happens Friday, Nov. 7, to Sunday, Nov. 9, in Huntsville. Johnny Reid, a multi-platinum soul singer-songwriter and entertainer, headlines the festivities on Nov. 7 with an ages 19-plus evening concert at the Canada Summit Centre.


  20. Break and enters reported in Huntsville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    HUNTSVILLE The Huntsville OPP have received several reports for break-ins around the Huntsville and Lake of Bays area. On Oct. 24, a break-in occurred on Markles Road in Huntsville, where a Stihl 036 chainsaw was stolen from a shed on the property.