Camp Ooch to Receive $500,000 in Grant Money

Camp Oochigeas, a camp in Rosseau for children living with cancer will receive $500,000 over 14 months through the Ontario Trillium Fund (OTF). The announcement came today. The money will help deliver improved infrastructure with a $500,000 grant over 14 months to…

Vandalism at LCBO in Parry Sound

Police are seeking tips trying to find the culprit(s) who smashed a window at an LCBO in Parry Sound. On January 28th, members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police were called to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario…

Council Should Ice Its Bala Arena Plans

The following is a letter sent to Muskoka News Watch from Bala business owner Randy Brown concerning the removal of ice from the Bala Arena next year: Township of Muskoka Lakes Council is in the midst of reviewing a Drafty…

Snowmobile Collision Claims Life of Welland Man

A 57 year old Welland man is dead following a snowmobile collision on OFSC Trail D-123. On Monday January 30th at 1:00 p.m. the Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Kearney Fire Department and Parry Sound Emergency Medical…

Chef Randy Feltis to open PIE and The Lakehouse on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka

Crispy trout. Beef Tenderloin. PEI oysters. Eggs Benedict with house made hollandaise sauce. Comfort food with a view of the lake is the theme of The Lakehouse, one of two fresh new eateries coming to Muskoka’s iconic Clevelands House. The…

Henvey Inlet Man Arrested After Police Receive Gunshots Complaint

A Henvey Inlet man was arrested after police received word of gunshots being fired on the First Nation. On January 28th, at 10:24 p.m., members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on…

Muskoka Watershed Council Receives Much Needed Funding Boost

The Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) has received a much needed funding boost from the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience (GMPE). GMPE organizer Sandy Schofield presented MWC Chair Lou Guerriero and MWC Vice-Chair Kevin Trimble with a $4,000 cheque at the MWC…

Make Sure Ice Is Safe Before Venturing Out

The OPP are reminding residents about making sure ice is safe before venturing out on area waterways. The OPP is committed to saving lives on Ontario’s highways, trails and waterways through the reduction of preventable injury and death. As such,…

Snow Squall Watch In Effect For Muskoka

A Snow squall Watch is currently in effect for: Bracebridge – Gravenhurst Huntsville – Baysville Port Carling – Port Severn Town of Parry Sound – Rosseau – Killbear Park A cold front will pass over the area late this afternoon…

Backlash Against Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce’s Name Change Has Begun

The backlash to the Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce Board’s recent decision to change its name to the ‘Muskoka Chamber of Commerce’ has begun. The Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s Board issued the following announcement to media late this afternoon: The…

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