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Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024 10:53 AM

Please be advised that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) – Bracebridge Minden Parry Sound District has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety Bulletin effective until Friday, April 19, 2024.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lower-lying portions of known flood-prone areas may be impacted to varying degrees as lake/river levels start to rise in response to significant precipitation.

Residents and visitors are urged to exercise...

Partial Bridge Closure – Williamsport Road Bridge – April 15-May 21, 2024

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024 11:52 AM

Residents are advised that there will be a single lane closure of the Williamsport Road Bridge (through traffic permitted) from April 15-May 21, 2024, for maintenance, including concrete repair, joint seal replacement, guiderail/approach improvements.

For general information on road closures and projects, visit:

Media Release: Fire Department Responds to Multiple Events on April 9 & 10

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 04:30 PM

(Huntsville / Lake of Bays) On April 9th and 10th, crews from Station 1 Huntsville, Station 3 Hillside, Station 4 Baysville, and Station 5 Port Sydney of the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to multiple incidents in the community and provided mutual aid to Bracebridge and Gravenhurst.

  • Grass fire on Gryffin Lodge Road: Crews from Station 1 Huntsville arrived at 12:38 pm on April 9th to a 0.25-acre grass fire on Gryffin Lodge Road. 3 trucks (Pump, Tanker, Rescue) with 11 personnel...

News Notice: Town of Huntsville Celebrates Protecting the Environment

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 01:03 PM

(Huntsville, ON) Protecting our natural environment is one of the key priorities of the Town of Huntsville’s new Strategic Plan. The Town is participating and would like to encourage residents to take part in a number of local activities to prioritize a greener, cleaner and more sustainable environment for ourselves and future generations.

Huntsville is defined by its natural elements.  Our lakes, forests and wildlife play a prominent part in the Town’s identity. Huntsville recognizes its...

Media Release: Lithium-Ion Battery Devices and the Potential Fire Hazards

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2024 10:03 AM

(Huntsville / Lake of Bays) The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department is raising awareness about the hazards associated with lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery devices, such as smartphones, laptops, cordless power tools, e-bikes, and various other electronic gadgets prevalent in today's digital age. With the increasing reliance on these devices for communication, work, and entertainment, residents are encouraged to understand the potential risks and take appropriate precautions to prevent fire...