Two Etobicoke men face charges for robbery in Orillia

Two Etobicoke men have been charged in relation to a robbery in Orillia. On Friday evening, the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery at a residence on Gill Street in the City of Orillia.…

Top Things To Do This Weekend (April 29-30)

Mmmm…Maple Syrup! Why not take in an authentic Muskoka experience this weekend at the Muskoka Maple Festival in Huntsville? This, plus live music and fun learning for the young ones is all happening throughout the region this weekend. Check out…

Transit Fares Rising in Huntsville

Public transit fares are on the rise in Huntsville. The Town is telling residents that transit fares are increasing as a result of findings from the transit system review, survey and public open houses. Effective June 1st, the following changes…

Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital

A motorcyclist had to be airlifted to hospital following a crash on Muskoka Road 38. Members of the Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single vehicle motorcycle collision on Muskoka Road 38 not far from Highway 400…

Elene J. Freer Art Scholarship available for graduating high school students in Muskoka

Do you know a student who is graduating high school and is pursuing a post-secondary education in the visual arts? Muskoka Arts & Crafts has two awards to financially help with a student’s studies. The Elene J. Freer Art Scholarship…

Health Unit Praises Basic Income Pilot Project

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is praising the Provincial Liberal government’s pilot project to test basic income solutions in three sites. “This week’s announcement to offer a strong, progressive form of basic income is exciting,” said Associate Medical Officer…

MAHC Reno Project Improves Chemo Drug Handling Safety

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is pleased to announce the completion of a renovation project that improves safety in handling chemotherapy drugs and ensures the sustainable provision of cancer care in the Muskoka region. Last fall, work commenced to improve the…

“This Is Shared Space” : Safe Quiet Lakes spreads its message in Muskoka

Just ahead of the 2017 boating season, Safe Quiet Lakes is spreading its always timely message of safety and respect while out on the water in Muskoka. The advocacy group will be busy this summer with  a new survey they’ll…

Wahta Mohawks announce closure of Iroquois Cranberry Growers

One of the most successful aboriginal community owned businesses in Canadian history is calling it quits. Wahta Mohawks Chief and Council have announced that the Iroquois Cranberry Growers are ceasing operations, citing a collapse in cranberry prices due to a…

20 year old male charged with arson in Orillia

Police have charged a 20 year old man with arson after a fire broke out in a home in Orillia. The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit is continuing to investigate the incident, which happened on…

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