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Fire Ban

NEMI has issued a FIRE BAN. NO OPEN FIRES are permitted. Please remember that if you cause a forest fire which requires MNR&F to respond, you may be held responsible for the cost of their involvement. Call 310-3473 (FIRE) for all out of control forest fires.…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 4, 2018 at 4:39am — No Comments

Fire Rating

Due to the lack of rain and the heat, our fire rating in now EXTREME. Therefore, I would strongly suggest NO OPEN FIRES. Remember, call 340-3473 (FIRE) if you see an unattended and out of control forest fire.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 28, 2018 at 9:11am — 1 Comment

FIRE

On June 22, 2018, we had our first reported fire in McGregor Bay on TP 1510. THANKS to the quick actions by Tom Williams and family, Grant Marolf, Jim Ferguson and crew, Andy Robinson, Ken Hitchcock, Sep and a few others who put the fire out using two MBA fire pump systems and one private fire pump system. MNR&F was contacted and they arrived to survey the area. The MNR&F crew said “job well done” so again I say THANKS!!!!! MNR&F has the fire listed as "human cause".

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 22, 2018 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Fire Rating

Our fire rating is now HIGH. No open fire PLEASE. Remember to call 310-3473 (FIRE) if you see an out of control and unattended fire.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 22, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Fire Hazard Rating

Per MNR&F our fire hazard rating is now low. Please be very, very careful. Remember, 310-3473 (FIRE).

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 18, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Dr. Duncan J.J. Magoon

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of an MBA member, Dr. Duncan J.J. Magoon. He passed away on June 10, 2018 surrounded by family. His obit can be found at: http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/annarbor/obituary.aspx?n=duncan-j-j-magoon&pid=189275757.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 13, 2018 at 7:21am — No Comments

As of this date, MNR&F has classified our area as being in EXTREME danger of forest fires. If you see an out of control and unattended forest fire call 310-3473 (FIRE). No open fires, PLEASE.

As of this date, MNR&F has classified our area as being in EXTREME danger of forest fires. If you see an out of control and unattended forest fire call 310-3473 (FIRE). No open fires, …

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 12, 2018 at 9:10am — No Comments

Fire Emergency Phone Number

Checking this year's membership directory, I see that the phone number for Fire Emergency is wrong. It is printed as 310-3474 when it should be 310-3473. Please change the number in your directory.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 1, 2018 at 8:06am — No Comments

Fire Pumps

I have been advised that the fire pumps are being placed in the pump stations.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on May 31, 2018 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Fire Risk

According to the MNR&F website, our area is under moderate risk of forest fires. I would strongly recommend NO open fires and you should NEVER have an unattended fire. Not sure when fire pumps will be placed in the pump stations. I will keep you advised.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on May 21, 2018 at 10:10am — 1 Comment

Fire Pumps

The fire pumps are scheduled to be picked up and winterized by October 15, 2017 and scheduled to be replaced by May 15, 2018. I also requested that any pump station threatened by high water be moved to higher ground. 

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on September 24, 2017 at 5:47am — No Comments

Meetings

I must again say that if you want to have input in the actions taken by the MBA Board you should attend the OPEN Board meetings. On Saturday, the Board set three meetings for next year. As of now, they are: June 23, 2018 - 9:30 AM, July 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM and August 11, 2018 - 9:30 AM. The AGM is set for August 5, 2018 - 3:00 PM, registration will begin at 2:00 PM. Please understand that the dates and times could change, so check the calendar supplied with the newsletter next spring. Please…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 14, 2017 at 6:37am — No Comments

New President and Vice-President

CONGRATS to Linda LaPointe being elected MBA President and Dan Stevens being elected MBA Vice-President. Also, we welcomed John Woodfooffe and Connie Campbell as new Board members. John will be Chair of the Boating Committee and Connie will be Chair of the Membership Committee.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 13, 2017 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Fishing

As the new Chairman of the MBA Fishing Committee, I can report that people have indicated that, overall, fishing is good. Have fun out there.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 13, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments

Dinner & Plays

Really enjoyed dinner and the two plays at Parish Hall last evening. THANKS to Connie Campbell, Howard Bridges, and all of the actors, servers and those who worked in the kitchen. Also, THANK YOU Daryl Campbell for driving to Sudbury yesterday to pick up the main course.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 13, 2017 at 5:39am — No Comments

MBA

Prior to 2001, Terry and I knew only a few people in McGregor Bay. When we came to THE BAY, we would only be here for a one or two week vacation. So, like many others, we would work around the cabins, fish and relax. Once we retired and started spending our summer months in THE BAY, we joined the McGregor Bay Association (MBA) and started meeting many great people from all parts of Canada, the U.S. and other countries. We have enjoyed many functions at Parish Hall, had great times at other…

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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 6, 2017 at 5:39am — No Comments

Forest Fire Rating Update

As of this AM, MNR&F has changed the forest fire rating for our area to "LOW". While this is great news, please be VERY, VERY careful. Remember, if you see an unattended forest fire, first call 310-FIRE (3473) then call for help.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 6, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

forest Fire Risk - Moderate

While it seems like we have had a lot of rain, MNR&F has us listed as being at moderate risk for forest fires. PLEASE be VERY, VERY careful. So far this season, no fires.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on August 3, 2017 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Stories

Please consider telling us some McGregor Bay stories. Sign in, point to the "community" tab and click on the "McGregor Bay Tales" tab. Add a story or two. Please remember that this is a family friendly web site.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 30, 2017 at 4:31am — No Comments

Fires

So far this season, no unattended forest fires in McGregor Bay. Even though we have had a lot of rain this season, the forest floor will dry our quickly and we must continue to be careful.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on July 28, 2017 at 7:33am — No Comments

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To protect and enhance the environment of McGregor Bay, to encourage and promote the respectful enjoyment of its unique natural setting, and to represent the interests of all of its residents and other stakeholders.

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