July 2016 Blog Posts (9)

Fire Danger Rating

Our fire danger rating is still considered HIGH by MNR&F. Manitoulin Island is currently EXTREME. Ours may move in the extreme direction if we do not receive some good rain. BE VERY, VERY CAREFUL. I will try to keep you posted.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 31, 2016 at 9:52am — No Comments

Fire Danger Rating & Fire

MNR&F has indicated that our fire danger rating has been changed to HIGH.  As of 8:00 AM this morning, NEMI and MNR&F have not declared a fire ban. We must all continue to be very careful with anything that could cause a fire. I would not recommend open burning or fireworks. If you smoke, please use a "butt can" for your ashes and for putting your cigarettes or cigars out. Please…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 27, 2016 at 7:41am — No Comments

MNR&F Fire Danger Rating and Watering

As of this morning, MNR&F indicates that our area fire danger rating is LOW with Manitoulin Island still rated as MODERATE. While we had one good rain, the forest floor is still very dry. I would NOT recommend open burning and use of fireworks.

I have now been told by two people who have their own fire pump systems that they often use their systems to spray down the…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 25, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Junior Sailing change of Date

The final week of Junior Sailing this year is being changed from Wednesday, July 27 to Tuesday, July 26. It is typically on Wednesdays, and we want to make sure that all of the kids know which day to come!

Grant and Brogan Williams

Added by Lyn Starke on July 22, 2016 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Fire Pump Systems

If anyone is interested in purchasing a fire pump system, please contact John Bush, President, MBA, at 416-809-1182 or jabush@sympatico.ca. It is my understanding that the system is a Honda WH20 pump, intake hose, 100 feet of fire hose and one nozzle. You might also consider purchasing a small gas can for straight gas and a trash can for storage of your fire hose, nozzle and other fire pump related equipment. John indicated that he has five people interested at this point in time. THANK…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 16, 2016 at 12:23pm — No Comments

NEMI Fire Ban & MNR&F

"Please note that as of 3:00 PM on Friday, July 15th, 2016 the Municipal Fire Ban has been lifted for the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands. Please continue to burn responsibly."

MNR&F still considers our area as having a "moderate" fire danger…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 16, 2016 at 6:36am — No Comments

Carpet Steam Cleaner?!

Does anyone have one I can borrow? 647-267-1398. Many thanks!

Added by Miller / Nyhof, Dag & Sue on July 10, 2016 at 10:06pm — No Comments

2007 Bigfoot 9.9 Long Shaft Mercury Motor

Mint condition Bigfoot 9.9 trolling motor, 4 leaf prop, marina maintained. Will feel like more than 9.9 because of big foot and higher lower unit gearing. Asking $1500.

Added by Miller / Nyhof, Dag & Sue on July 10, 2016 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Free Double Bed

To whoever may need it! Includes mattress, cushy mattress cover, box spring, and metal frame.

Added by Miller / Nyhof, Dag & Sue on July 8, 2016 at 5:26pm — No Comments

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