Drowning at Muskoka Beach Park

A 28 year old Woodbridge area man is dead after drowning at the Muskoka Beach Park. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a possible drowning call at the park on Muskoka Beach Road near Taboo Resort just before…

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

Legendary Canadian musician David Wilcox takes the stage at the Kee to Bala Saturday, while Comedian Trevor Noah tops the bill at Casino Rama. Lots happening throughout the district and area this weekend, including the always popular Muskoka Pride Picnic…

Police Searching For ‘Windigo’ Spray Painters In Orillia

On July 28th members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a mischief call at a local business on Mississaga Street East in the City of Orillia. Police say that on Wednesday July 26th, between…

Muskoka ‘Shaped by the Shield’

How have the environmental realities of the Canadian Shield shaped the rural identity of Muskoka? Muskoka historian Dr. Andrew Watson discusses this and more at the upcoming Muskoka Watershed Council talk “Shaped by the Shield: Environment, Identity, and History in…

Bracebridge citizen named Ontario Senior of the Year

Local resident Bonnie Blain has been awarded the Ontario Senior of the Year Award from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. The Ontario Senior of the Year Award recognizes seniors, who after the age of 65 have enriched the…

Thieves Targeting Homes in Huntsville

Thieves continue to target homes in Huntsville. Police say that just this week on Tuesday, just before 9am, residents at a house on Florence St W. in Huntsville left for the day and shortly thereafter two males entered the residence…

Councillor Responds to Town Crier’s Park Damage Complaint

While Annie Williams Park Board Chair Mark Quemby admits the park “took a beating” during this year’s Muskoka Arts and Crafts Summer Show, he says it’s a problem that will be “resolved through the proper channels.” Quemby (left) has responded…

Town Crier says arts and crafts show is damaging Annie Williams Park

Bracebridge’s Town Crier Bruce Kruger says an annual arts and crafts show held at Annie Williams Park is damaging the park. This week he brought his concerns to the park’s board, suggesting the show’s venue be switched to the JD…

Orillia man charged after park assault

On Friday the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault at a local park on Coldwater Road in the City of Orillia. At approximately 8:30 a.m. police were dispatched to an Orillia area park on Coldwater…

Top Things To Do This Weekend (July 21-23)

An exciting events line up again this weekend as summer in Muskoka rolls along. Film, art, crafts and stellar live acts are all on offer throughout the district. Check out our links below to see what’s happening! Fri – The…

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