9 08, 2014

Summer morning, Port Carling

By | 2018-03-06T20:59:33+00:00 August 9th, 2014|General News|0 Comments

Today's a big day in Port. The Biennial Antique Boat Show is centered around the locks. The weather could not be nicer. If you're any where near the Hub of the Lakes today, it's worth dropping by and seeing the floating armada of fine craftsmanship. My first trip to Port Carling was 60 years ago [...]

21 06, 2013

Port Carling Gift

By | 2018-03-06T20:58:42+00:00 June 21st, 2013|General News|0 Comments

Brock and Willa Napier live in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. They are community minded people who have foresight and vision. They know with our aging population demands on the healthcare system are increasing. Today, on lands they had already given to the Township for the development of a Wellness Centre (Nursing Station, Seniors' Residence [...]

4 12, 2012

Muskoka Transfer Station, Port Carling

By | 2018-03-06T20:56:52+00:00 December 4th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

The District Municipality of Muskoka operates the Eveleigh Transfer Station near Port Carling. As the photo above shows it operates on two different sets of hours, summer and winter.  Cottage country in Ontario covers a large part of southern Ontario and each area has its own schedules for service. The District of Muskoka operates many [...]

29 11, 2012

Port Carling Locks Season Almost Over

By | 2018-03-06T20:57:00+00:00 November 29th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

There are two Locks in Port Carling with slightly different operating seasons. The first photo shows when Lock Operations begin and end each year. The second photo shows that the Small Lock is already closed and the Large Lock is Open Daily between 8 am and 4 pm. Tomorrow is the last Friday in November and so [...]