MLCA has been informed that the company encountered issues in running hydro to the site of the tower, which has been completed and many residents may have already seen.  Rogers' spokesperson, Tatyana Moro, Manager of Municipal Relations and Acquisition (Ontario Region), advised that the company is working on a resolution with the local utility and hopes to have the tower in-service by the end of October.  She acknowledged how eager the community is for this tower, stressed how Rogers is doing all it can to get the site on air, and thanked residents for their continued support and patience [...]
September 24, 2018
Two-time Juno Award winner with Flathead, Al Lerman is performing "Blues and Roots" at The Ridge at Manitou on Saturday, September 15th.  Buffet dinner 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Performance 7:00 to 10:30 p.m.  Reservations: 705-389-9577 extension 34.   One of Canadas finest examples of how good blues harp should be played . . . and a solid reminder of his skills as a songwriter, Lerman is a hard-working musician who proves himself worthy of his rightful piece of the pie [...]
September 08, 2018
The 143rd McKellar Annual Fall Fair, sponsored by the McKellar Agricultural Society, begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 8th, at the Township of McKellar Community Centre and Fair Grounds.  There are events and things to do for all ages.  Featured events include a horse show, livestock display, a parade from Minerva Park to the Fair Grounds, a live band, arm wrestling, a sports program for kids, log sawing and spike driving contests, many exhibits of products and services, and, of course, food and drinks [...]
September 04, 2018
As of August, 2018, we have almost 60 members taking advantage of special MLCA negotiated pricing under its "Propane Group Purchase Plan" with leading supplier Superior Propane.  Beginning September 1, 2018, current Plan Members will automatically qualify for the new fixed rate under the Plan of 55.5 cents per litre.  MLCA members wishing to join the Plan and receive this fixed rate will have until September 28, 2018 to sign up.  After that, new Plan Members will be eligible for a special floating rate as well as the other features listed below [...]
September 02, 2018
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a **Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect for the District which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial District of Parry Sound and a north-west portion of the County of Haliburton. Residents within the Parry Sound-Muskoka area should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution around water bodies as flows and levels within rivers and streams have recently increased and may rise further in the coming days [...]
August 24, 2018
LOST -  A two-tone blue kayak on Sunday, August 19, in the bay to the left of the causeway going to Tait's Island.  Please phone the Pinningtons at 519-577-3215.  Our name is on the kayak hull, but the phone number is an old one we no longer use.  Many Thanks.  Linda Pinnington.
August 21, 2018
The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club has the following positions available: Food / Beverage Servers and Bartender.  The golf course is located just east of Parry Sound on Lake Manitouwabing.  This club is a public facility with high expectations on quality, playability and service.  Experience is an asset, but is not required. All interested individuals should submit their resumes to: Drew Rachar, General Manager/Course Superintendent, The Ridge at Manitou, 160 The Inn Road, McKellar, Ontario P2A 0B4   Phone: 705-389-2552 [...]
August 21, 2018
Reminder: All eligible voters, both permanent and seasonal residents, are encouraged to attend an All Candidates Meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18th 2018, at the McKellar Community Centre. Here is a list of registered candidates.  For Reeve: Bonnie Beier and Peter Hopkins.  For the four Councillor positions: Marco Ancinelli, Jaden Beir, Don Carmichael, Morley Haskim, Mike Kekkonen, David Moore and Debbie Zulak.  All registered candidates have been invited to participate at the All Candidates Meeting [...]
August 13, 2018
One good reason is that you have a substantial investment in your seasonal property and, even though you do not live in McKellar full-time, you have the right to vote in the local municipal election.  Did you know that 61% of McKellar Township taxes are paid by owners of seasonal dwellings?  As a seasonal resident you should have a say in how the Township is managed, how your tax dollars are spent and who represents you.  It is important that we elect a reeve and councillors who represent the best interests of all residents [...]
August 09, 2018
All eligible voters, both permanent and seasonal residents, are encouraged to attend an All Candidates Meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18th 2018, at the McKellar Community Centre.   All officially registered candidates have been invited to participate.  Residents will hear presentations from each candidate for Reeve or Councillor and have the opportunity to pose questions to one or all of the candidates.  The meeting is hosted by the Manitouwabing Lake Community Association [...]
August 07, 2018