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Three boxes of brand-new, unopened First Alert hardwired smoke alarms model SA520CNA

Media Release: Donation of 300 Advanced Smoke Alarms Received for ‘Get Alarmed Baysville’ Program

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 12:00 PM

(LAKE OF BAYS, ON) The Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department is excited to launch the Baysville Get Alarmed Program, a community-wide fire safety initiative, made possible through a generous donation of 300 hardwired First Alert smoke alarms from the Baysville Curling & Bocce Club.

On June 17th, 2023, the Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department will dispatch personnel to carry out door-to-door courtesy inspections of existing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. The campaign aims to replace any...

Public Notice Board - June 1, 2023

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 09:00 AM

Get the latest community news and municipal information with this week's edition of the Public Notice Board.

Fire rating set at Extreme

The Fire Danger Rating is Now Set at Extreme - TOTAL BAN on All Fires

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 01:53 PM

The Fire Danger Rating is now set at EXTREME. There is a TOTAL BAN on all fires until further notice.

Under a total fire ban with an extreme rating;

  • NO fires of any type are permitted at any time including cooking and warmth.
  • NO fireworks are allowed

Currently, the whole country is experiencing various levels of dry conditions, and major wildfires are burning. Conditions are becoming drier each day that passes in Ontario with the sunny, warm weather. The Muskoka Fire Chiefs have moved the forest fire...

Engineering consultants reviewing and inspecting the roof at the Lake of Bays Community Centre in Baysville

Media Release: Township Developing Comprehensive Asset Management Plan

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 09:46 AM

(LAKE OF BAYS, ON) With a permanent population of approximately 3,759 and an additional 11,720 seasonal residents, the Township of Lake of Bays has a vast network of roads, bridges, community centers, libraries, senior centers, fire halls, and various other Township-owned buildings. Effectively managing and maintaining these valuable assets requires a strategic approach that takes into account asset lifespan, maintenance costs, environmental impacts, safety, and service quality.

Acknowledging the...

District and Area Municipalities Seek Public Input for Muskoka Workforce Development Strategy

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 08:41 AM

(Muskoka, ON) The District of Muskoka, in partnership with the Town of Bracebridge, Township of Georgian Bay, Town of Gravenhurst, Town of Huntsville, Township of Lake of Bays and Township of Muskoka Lakes, is developing a Regional Workforce Strategy. The strategy will provide a framework for addressing regional labour challenges and building the skilled workforce that Muskoka needs for the future. The project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs' Rural...

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