Mayor seeks court judgement against Nishikawa
The Mayor of Muskoka Lakes claims a member of his council has breached the municipal Conflict of Interest Act and he’s now seeking a court judgement in the matter. Muskoka News Watch has obtained papers filed at the Bracebridge courthouse…
Prominent Bracebridge Lawyer Jean Polak in Sunnybrook following fireworks accident

By Matt Sitler Prominent Bracebridge Lawyer Jean Polak is in Sunnybrook Hospital following a Friday afternoon fireworks accident. Polak is a member of the licensed fireworks team that sets up before shows put on by the Rotary Club and is…

Gravenhurst and Muskoka Lakes Chamber execs promote local business at provincial conference

Two Muskoka Chamber of Commerce executives were representing Muskoka business this week at the Chamber Executives of Ontario conference in Kingston. As new Chamber executives, Sandy Lockhart, Executive Director of the Gravenhurst Chamber, and Norah Fountain, General Manager of the…

Grocery stores in Orillia and Innisfil added to authorized wine sellers list

Starting today, 67 new independent and large grocers in communities across Ontario are authorized to sell wine, beer and cider – the closest additions near Muskoka on the list are in Orillia and Innisfil. The location in Innisfil is the…

Women of Distinction Awards handed out in Huntsville

The women of distinction who helped put Muskoka on the map in 2016 through their tireless outstanding achievements have been honoured. TYWCA Muskoka’s 15th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Gala was attended by 185 people at the Mark O’Meara Grandview…

Province launching new supports for adoptive families

TProvince launching new supports for adoptive families. As Ontario enters Adoption Awareness Month, the province is launching new supports for adoptive families, including a grant program to help families cover the costs of post-secondary education for adopted children. The new…

Muskoka suffers first blast of winter weather

The Muskoka region has been hit with its first blast of winter.

Safety campaign taking firefighters door to door in Muskoka Lakes

Muskoka Lakes residents will be receiving visits from their local firefighters next week. Firefighters within the Township will be continuing the door to door campaign, offering to check your smoke alarms and CO alarms as next week is CO Alarm…

Protect yourself and get your free flu shot

The free flu vaccine will be available in Ontario starting this week, so that people can better protect themselves against the flu virus and stay healthy. approximately 2,600 pharmacies across the province. Influenza is a serious respiratory infection that can…

Bracebridge woman pleads guilty to obstructing an OSPCA investigation

Bracebridge resident Jan Darley, 52, formerly of Emsdale, pleaded guilty in a Parry Sound court on October 4th to obstructing an Ontario SPCA officer during an investigation stemming from a complaint about the welfare of a horse under her care.…

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