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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...

Temporary Lane Reduction On Swing Bridge

Posted on Friday, August 27, 2021 09:15 AM

Please be advised the swing bridge in downtown Huntsville will temporarily be reduced to a single lane of traffic during the morning commute on Tuesday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. into the early afternoon.

The bridge will remain open to pedestrians during this time and access to businesses will continue to be accommodated.

Municipal Department Update: Director of Operations and Protective Services Discusses Madill Yard Equipment, Cost Savings and Public Works Job Opportunities

Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:00 AM

Director of Operations and Protective Services discusses Madill Yard equipment, cost savings and Public Works job opportunities. Watch the August 26 video or review the highlights:

  • Director explains cost saving for the Municipality by utilizing a rock crusher at Madill Yard and repurposing old asphalt and gravel
  • Sand / salt mix has been stock piled in the yard for this winter and $35,000 is saved reusing the street sweepings from last spring
  • Public Works is looking for fall and winter seasonal...