‘Big Four’ focus results in many charges on Highway 69

A focus on the ‘Big Four’ last week resulted in a slew of charges on Highway 69. On May 25th members of the Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted RIDE along with the OPP K9 Unit, Anishinabek Police Service,…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch ended for parts of Muskoka

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has ended for parts of Muskoka. Prior: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms in Bracebridge, Huntsville, Baysville and Gravenhurst that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Scattered…

Police investigate homicide in Parry Sound

Police are investigating a homicide in Parry Sound after a woman’s body was discovered in a rural area of Carling Township. On Saturday, May 27th at 8:00 pm, the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of…

67 year old Bracebridge man charged with First Degree Murder

A 67 year old Bracebridge man has been charged with first degree murder. Members of the Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Muskoka Crime Unit under the direction of Detective Staff Sargent Scherer from the OPP Criminal Investigation…

Muskoka Lakes Mayor’s Golf Tournament to benefit Andy’s House Hospice

This year the Muskoka Lakes Mayor’s Golf Tournament is in support of another great cause. You are being asked to mark your calendars, for Monday, June 26th, 2017 to come to the beautiful Rock Golf Club in Minett, where the…

Town buys Timber Mart property in Bracebridge

Although no long term plans are in place for it yet, the Town of Bracebridge has bought the Timber Mart property at 10 Entrance Drive. “This purchase is one that Council felt was necessary in order to secure the future…

$29,500 in Fines for Hotel Fire Code Violations in Huntsville

Hefty fines for hotel fire code violations in Huntsville. The owner of the Super 8 Hotel in Huntsville and the director of the company pleaded guilty to 7 counts each of Fire Code violations in Bracebridge Court on Tuesday May…

Ministry of Labour Investigating Tree Fall Death

Police say a Wasauksing First Nation man was killed this week when part of a tree fell on him. The incident occurred the morning of Thursday, May 18th.  At 10:35 a.m., West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police and the Parry…

Using fireworks this weekend? Read this!

Using fireworks this weekend? You’ll want to read this: This Victoria Day weekend, Muskoka Lakes Township reminds residents if they are going to use fireworks this weekend to abide by the Township of Muskoka Lakes Fireworks By-law 2016-092, it can…

Cocaine, heroin and hydromorphone seized in Orillia drug trafficking case

A 31 year old Orillia man is facing drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop. This morning at 4:30 a.m., officers from the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Street Crime Unit (SCU) arrested the man on Mississaga…

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