(April 23, 2015, BRACEBRIDGE) The District Municipality of Muskoka has released the results of its Lake System Health Water Quality Monitoring Program. New information is available for over 80 lakes from data collected between May and August 2014. The District has monitored the recreational water quality of lakes in Muskoka for almost 35 years and […]
(April 22 MINETT) JW Marriott Muskoka opens its new restaurant on Lake Rosseau this spring: a New York-style steakhouse with what the company’s release describes as having a “decidedly contemporary “cottage country” update.” Muskoka Chophouse is already taking dinner reservations for the weekend of May 8, with an official launch night in just a few […]
(April 22, 2015, BAYSVILLE) The Lake of Bays Brewing Company is raising a toast to the news the province plans to increase retail access for local Ontario Craft Brewers. On Thursday, April 16, 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released details of a plan to increase retail access for craft brewers, making way for the most […]
(April 22 Port Carling) Yesterday’s Township of Muskoka Lakes Council meeting ended with an unexpected resolution being read: a Council resolution that Councillor Sandy Currie should make a public apology for recent actions, including suggesting people boycott other Councillor businesses in Port Carling. The resolution that states Currie should make a public apology was carried […]
(April 21, 2015 4:45pm) HUNTSVILLE, ON) Huntsville is warning its residents about rising water levels in flood prone areas in the town’s vicinity, particularly along the Big East River. The Fire Chief was making rounds of local businesses today to let them know they should be prepared. The Town has been advised by the Ministry […]
(April 22 UPDATE HUNTSVILLE) During the investigation of yesterday’s theft in front of the CIBC, Huntsville OPP learned that other thefts had taken place at other businesses within the town of Huntsville. Nineteen-year-old John Oksanen has since been arrested and charged with Theft Under $5000.00 x5 under the Criminal Code of Canada. He will appear […]
(April 21, 8:30pm BRACEBRIDGE) Updated with photos this evening from Bracebridge Wharf area. Photos by Norah Fountain and click here for a video of water over the Bracebridge Falls April 21 – the awe-inspiring power of the spring thaw in honour of Earth Day. April 22. (April 20, 2015 12:35pm MUSKOKA-PARRY SOUND) To no one’s […]
(April 19, 2015 UTTERSON) Fire raced through a cottage on Windermere Road near Wonder Beach Road in Utterson last night. Fire crews responded from Station 7 (Windermere/Raymond) and Station 9 (Milford Bay) and found the 1000 square foot cottage at 1190 Windermere Road fully engulfed in flames. Muskoka Lakes Fire Chief Richard Hayes says the […]
(April 19 LAKE MUSKOKA) A drive around Lake Muskoka yesterday showed ice out in large parts of the lake, while some sections are stubbornly hanging on. As of today, water levels on Lake Muskoka are close to summer norm levels. With ongoing rain and snow melt and water levels increasing in elevated watersheds, the lake […]
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Friday, April 24, Happiness, a concert by Muskoka Rock Choir, Algonquin Theatre, Tickets $30 April 25, Spring Boat Shop Boat Tour, an annual ACBS event. Smell the varnish, admire the boats! Know more, visit the Antique and Classic Boat Society web site by clicking here Sunday, April 26, The Forgotten Woman, presented by Films That […]