From the MNW News Desk
(June 22 10pm MUSKOKA) Unemployment, a lack of affordable housing and transportation, domestic abuse and poverty are prevalent in Muskoka. YWCA Muskoka delivers supports to over 1,600 people in 44 different locations throughout Muskoka, whose lives are affected by these conditions. What you may not know is that YWCA Muskoka relies entirely on fundraising to […]
(June 16, 2015 2pm ORILLIA) –A nine-year-old boy and a 17-year-old are among nine people who have died in recent off-road vehicle (ORV) incidents investigated by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). On Sunday, nine-year-old Tyler Massey was killed when his ATV (all terrain vehicle) rolled near Burnt River in Kawartha Lakes. City of Kawartha Lakes […]
(June 11, 615pm MUSKOKA LAKES) Muskoka Road 169, east of Foot’s Bay and near Bass Lake is now open again to traffic. The highway was closed since Wednesday, June 3, 2015 when an aging steel culvert collapsed. According to a release from the District of Muskoka, action was taken quickly to undertake the repair, which […]
(June 10, 2015 BRACEBRIDGE OPP REPORT) Members of the O.P.P. Child Sexual Exploitation Unit and the Niagara Regional Police Service have charged a Fort Erie man following missing person investigation. On May 25, 2015 police from the Bracebridge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received a complaint in regards to a missing 16 year old […]
(June 9, 2015 430pm) Winds down the river didn’t deter the Muskoka Rowing Club from making sure the Pan Am torch arrived at Bracebridge Wharf in style. And as they rounded the bend in the river, the sun came out and people on both sides of Muskoka River cheered. Muskoka News Watch was there and […]
(June 8 10am BALA) Members of the newly revived Communities in Bloom (CIB) Bala group are still shaking their heads after the destruction of their first effort to bring more beauty to Bala. They discovered last Tuesday that one of their recently restored flower boxes installed on the bridge in Bala had been ripped from […]
(June 8, 9am MUSKOKA) Here comes the Pan Am flame! Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 9) the Pan Am Games Torch will be relayed through Orillia, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge and Parry Sound before ending the day at the Charles W. Stockey Centre. The flame starts the day at the OPP Headquarters in Orillia, before visiting a few schools […]
(June 5 530pm BRACEBRIDGE) It’s official. Nipissing University is pulling out of Muskoka. September 2015 will be the last time students will be accepted at the Bracebridge campus because the University Board of Directors voted yesterday to end operations there. The announcement came at 2pm today, and the news was quickly communicated to staff, student […]
(June 5 4pm WAHTA MOHAWK TERRITORY) The federal government has announced funding for the Wahta Mohawk community to help teach and preserve the Mohawk language. Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement announced the $72,614 in funding at the Wahta Administration Centre this afternoon on behalf of the Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. […]
(June 5, 3pm UTTERSON & BRACEBRIDGE) Weekend vandalism has left the soccer field unusable for children at Watt Public School. And it’s not the first time someone has made their own fun by tearing up their play area. Bracebridge OPP are reporting that someone drove a vehicle onto the soccer field and tore up the […]
(June 5, 2015 12:50pm SEGUIN) Seguin Mayor Bruce Gibbon today announced the appointment of Chris Madej as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Seguin Township effective July 1, 2015. Madej joined the Township in 2008 as the Director of Planning. His 22 years of municipal experience includes the Town of Huntsville and the City of […]
(June 22 11pm BRACEBRIDGE – Submitted Release and Photo) Research on the effects of road salt in Muskoka will continue this summer through a $5,000 student research award which is funded by Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Limited (HESL) and administered by Friends of the Muskoka Watershed (FMW). This is the third year in which HESL has […]
(June 29, 2015, Muskoka Release) – Digital mammography at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site is bringing high-quality breast screening closer to the home and cottage for patients across south Muskoka. The new, digital equipment will advance breast imaging for breast cancer screening and diagnosis in both men and women. “Having such sophisticated equipment improves […]
(Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Muskoka, ON) – The winners of the eighth annual Board Award of Excellence were announced at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 22nd in Bracebridge. This year, 13 individuals were nominated by their hospital peers. The award is presented to up to four recipients who best demonstrate […]
(Thursday, June 18, 2015, MUSKOKA) Call in to one of our Muskoka hospitals today and you’ll hear a recording telling you new Electronic Health Records are being implemented and that there may be some delays as staff get used to the new process. Today the hospital also issued the following release about the new record […]
June 27-28, Bala Antique and Nostalgia Show and Sale, Bala Arena, Admission: $5 July 1, 2015 Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks, Downtown Bracebridge/Bracebridge Bay Park. Know more, click here July 10, Muskoka Pioneer Power Show, J.D. Lang Park, Bracebridge. Know more: MuskokaPioneerPower.ca July 11, 2015 35th Annual Summer Antique and Classic Boat Show, From Dippies […]
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