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Media Release: Huntsville Invites the Community to Truth and Reconciliation Week, September 27 to October 1, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 07:15 AM

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville, Huntsville Council, Muskoka Heritage Place and The Huntsville Public Library would like to invite the community to participate in Truth and Reconciliation Week from September 27 to October 1, 2021 and Huntsville’s Orange Shirt Day March and Gathering on September 30th, 2021.

Truth and Reconciliation Week is a 5-day national initiative hosted by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) that continues the conversation about the truths of the...

Back-To-School Reminder For Motorists Along Diggin’ Downtown detour

Posted on Friday, September 03, 2021 04:30 AM

With back-to-school set for Sept. 7, we want to remind motorists along the Diggin’ Downtown detour to plan for additional travel time during their morning commute as traffic will be increased in the Huntsville Public School and Huntsville High School area with buses and parents dropping students off. The detour route could also be busy during mid-afternoon hours with student pick up. To stay in the know sign-up for Diggin’ Downtown news updates at

Media Release: Huntsville Seeks Input on Port Sydney Beach Boat Mooring Locations and Safety

Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 09:45 AM

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville is looking for input on the use of Port Sydney Beach specifically to address boat mooring locations and the safety of swimmers and individuals using the beach.

Mooring boats at Port Sydney Beach has been a common use of the area for many years, however there has been an increased demand with new mooring locations expanding from the north side of the beach to the south side of the swimming area. While there are currently no limits or rules in place that govern...

Media Release: Huntsville Public Library Expands In-Person Browsing Hours

Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 08:00 AM

(HUNTSVILLE ON) The Huntsville Public Library is excited to expand in-person hours with additional evening hours to meet the community's needs. These hours commenced Aug. 24th based on feedback from clients and the community. For those who wish, the ability to use library-to-go is still an option. Please visit for the updated hours of operation. 

The Library would like to thank those who provided input, as the community means the world to us. 




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Media Release: Get Alarmed Huntsville and Lake of Bays

Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 06:00 AM

(HUNTSVILLE ON) During the months of September and October, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department will be conducting a door-to-door campaign in neighbourhoods across Huntsville and Lake of Bays between 6pm and 8pm.

Every home in Ontario is required to have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms and the fire department wants to spread that message to all our residents.

Firefighters will be going door-to-door providing information on alarm installation, alarm maintenance and...