From the MNW News Desk
(October 8, 2015 MUSKOKA LAKES via Release) The Muskokan Resort Club has opted to sell out the balance of its remaining developer owned units by online auction. Walter Prychidny, the developer, says that there are 210 1/10th fractions situated on 42 acres with a pristine deep and natural sandy shoreline built out in 21 cottages. […]
(October 5, 2015 MUSKOKA) Last year on October 5, Muskoka News Watch was cautioning readers about high water flows due to large amounts of rainfall. This year, water levels appear a bit down — on Lake Muskoka at least. What’s going on, asked some MNW readers? We turned to the Ministry of Natural Resources and […]
(September 29 PARRY SOUND) Ontario is investing in the expansion of Sail Parry Sound in order to increase tourism, lengthen the sailing season and support economic development on the waterfront. With an $118,296 investment from the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), Sail Parry Sound will add a second floor to its boathouse. This addition will […]
(September 25 MUSKOKA Release) If you are a female amateur athlete in Muskoka and need some support to reach your dreams, you should know about Dara’s Fund. Muskoka Community Foundation is inviting applications for grants from Dara’s Fund. Olympic gold-medal Freestyle skier Dara Howell created the fund at the Muskoka Community Foundation in April 2014 […]
(October 2 BRACEBRIDGE) A man wanted in connection with an assault in Port Carling on September 25 has turned himself in to police. Police say 29 year-old Jonathan BIGGS of East York, Ontario turned himself in at the Bracebridge OPP detachment on October 1, 2015. He faces one count of assault. He will appear in […]
(September 23 MUSKOKA) The Mayors of Bracebridge, Huntsville, Gravenhurst and Muskoka Lakes want the hospital planning process to go back to the drawing board – and the plan for one hospital rejected. Mayor Graydon Smith, Mayor Scott Aitchison, Mayor Paisley Donaldson and Mayor Don Furniss, on behalf of their respective Councils, have submitted a response […]
(September 21 12pm GRAVENHURST) Quick action by Gravenhurst fire crews helped to limit damage Saturday night after cottage fire was reported north of the town centre. Just after 10pm on September 19, crews from Gravenhurst Stations 1 and 2 were alerted to a fire at 1318 Brydon’s Bay Road. Upon arrival, they found a fire […]
(September 20 HUNTSVILLE Release) The final total of funds raised by the 2015 Muskoka Novel Marathon for adult literacy in Huntsville is $32,226.53. “This final total was so far beyond even my pie-in-the-sky predictions that it makes me want to give up predicting how much the writers are going to raise,” says writer and event […]
(September 2 9pm PARRY SOUND MUSKOKA) On Tuesday morning, the NDP’s Clyde Mobbley was appealing for Parry Sound-Muskoka voters to vote Green. By end of the business day Wednesday, the rest of his Electoral District Association executive, not unsurprisingly, had ousted him. In a release at 5:30pm EDA VP James Moffat wrote:”The Parry Sound-Muskoka NDP […]
(August 31 UPDATE BRACEBRIDGE) October 19 will be the new date for a court hearing in to whether Township of Muskoka Lakes Councillor Sandy Currie violated municipal conflict of interest rules. His accuser, Muskoka Lakes resident Greg Knight, appeared in court today along with Currie’s lawyer, Patricia McLean, to ask the Court for an Order […]
(August 26, 2015 BRACEBRIDGE) More races, more prizes, more fun! That’s what organizers have in store for anyone who takes part in the fifth annual Great Muskoka Paddling Experience on October 10. The event is for paddlers of all ages and skill levels and features categories for kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards (SUP). With the […]
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October 10, 12pm-3pm, HarvestFest at Southwood: Come hear some great music with 3 bands performing, There will be a barbecue, bake table, silent auction, Komubucha on tap and face painting. All are welcome to meet old and new friends, share stories and enjoy the festivities. The drive to Southwood is half the fun! Southwood Rd/Muskoka […]