Two new physicians welcomed to the South Muskoka community
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is pleased to welcome two new physicians to the South Muskoka community. Dr. Jonathan Rhee is a Urologist who completed his undergraduate and medical school at University of Western Ontario, and his Urology residency at Queen’s…
Muskoka’s ‘Healthcare on Wheels’ approach proving popular with residents
A program that brings healthcare to Muskoka's remote rural residents is seeing more and more patients, further complimenting the District's overall network of primary care providers. A partnership between the District of Muskoka, the Ministry of Health and the Cottage…
Gravenhurst firefighters awarded medal for bravery
Two Gravenhurst men have become the first firefighters in Muskoka to be awarded the prestigious Ontario Medal for Firefighters Bravery.  In a ceremony last night at Queens Park, Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell presented Gravenhurst firefighters Bill and Ryan Brazeau with the…
Remaining Rene Caisse Theatre loan set to fall to taxpayers
Councillors have given their blessing to a plan that would ultimately see taxpayers pay for half of the outstanding Rene Caisse Theatre loan over the next 10 years. If approved by council next Wednesday, $39,000 will be earmarked in budgets…
Missing drive-thru garbage containers raising eyebrows in Bracebridge
A pair of Bracebridge councillors are concerned about drive-thru garbage receptacles that have gone missing around town. This week Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney said the Town's Environmental Advisory Committee was surprised to learn Tim Horton's had removed garbage receptacles from…
Things to Do in Muskoka this weekend (Nov. 25-27)
There's lots happening throughout our region this weekend, much of it heralding the onset of the Christmas season. Check out our links so you don't miss all the exciting events! Nov 25th - Black Friday Celebrations and Annual Tree Lighting…
45 year old Parry Sound woman charged with theft
A 45 year old Parry Sound woman was placed into police custody recently after she was charged with theft. West Parry Sound OPP say that on November 18th at 6:15 a.m., they were called to a residence in Parry Sound.…
UPDATED: Three arrested after big fight in Orillia
UPDATE:  The combined effort of the Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team and members of the Orillia OPP in the below investigation has resulted in the arrests of 3 individuals. All three males were arrested overnight and are being held in…
Occupancy permit for Huntsville men’s shelter announced just days after homeless man’s death
An occupancy permit is now to be issued for the Table Men's Shelter in Huntsville - the announcement coming just days after a homeless man in that town died in a vehicle fire. A press release from the Town of…
New wolf and coyote hunting rules take effect in Algonquin Park
New hunting rules for wolves and coyotes mean they can't be hunted or trapped in Algonquin Park and other areas unless they pose an imminent danger. The Province is helping to protect Ontario's threatened Algonquin wolf population by introducing the…
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