Muskoka To-DAILY
Archive for: May, 2017

Miller slams Wynne government for ignoring needs of Northern Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK — The seemingly declining plight of Northern Ontario and its 11 provincial ridings had MPP Norm Miller on his feet in the legislature Tuesday blaming Wynne government for ignoring the needs of the North. The Parry Sound – Muskoka asked Rick Bartolucci, the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, about “the failure of […]

Songs of Spring, Muskoka Concert Band at United Church in Gravenhurst June 4 at 2 p.m

GRAVENHURST – Muskoka is amazing when it comes to the arts and value for dollar, says Roger Bolt. A tuba and trumpet player, he’s a member of a number bands and small groups. He’s also a member of the Trinity United Church in Gravenhurst, where he’ll be playing this Sunday, June 4, at 2 p.m., along […]

Lilacs lovely this time of year: send us your favourite flower photographs

MUSKOKA – Stop and smell the lilacs. They’re beautiful this year. And so are the apple blossoms and tulips, which are still in bloom. Send us you favourite flower photos to Put in the memo field “flower photos.”

Hospitals seek patient, family advisory board members at MAHC

MUSKOKA — Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare is seeking volunteer applications to fill two vacancies on our Patient and Family Advisory Committee effective Sept. 1, 2017. MAHC’s Patient and Family Advisory Committee was officially formed in January 2017 and has been meeting monthly as an advisory resource to the organization. The committee is a venue for patients […]

Super Circus Spectacular family fun for all in Orillia Wed. May 31 at Rotary Place Sports Complex ~ 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. shows

By Mark Clairmont | ORILLIA — It’s circus time in Orillia Wednesday with clowns, acrobats, horses, dogs and family fun with Ron Morris’s Super Circus Spectacular. The Greatest Show on Earth may be no more, but that doesn’t mean the circus thrills don’t continue in a new and exciting way. Come out Wednesday afternoon […]

Bracebridge man, 67, faces first degree murder charge after woman dies at Wellington Street home Friday night

BRACEBRIDGE — A 67-year-old Bracebridge man is being held for a bail hearing Tuesday charged with first degree murder after a woman died at a home on Wellington Street Friday night. The accused, wh appeared in a video remand Saturday morning before a Justice of the Peace in order to be detained, was not named […]

Opioid poisoning rates in Simcoe Muskoka ‘significantly higher’ than Ontario average

BARRIE — With almost one opioid death per week in Simcoe-Muskoka, the area’s health unit is coming to grips a national crisis locally. As a result, at a meeting this week a broad partnership of health, social and emergency services has set the groundwork for a series of meetings to build a regional response to […]

Police not canvassing for stolen boats, despite fake letter

TAY TOWNSHIP — A “suspicious letter” purportedly from police advising they will be “canvassing the area for stolen boats and RVs” has police on the watch here. On Thursday May 25 officer from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP responded to a call regarding the letter attached to the group mail boxes on Reeves Road near […]

The Joy of Spring is the Bifocals concert Sat. May 27 at the Seniors’ Centre

GRAVENHURST — Ah, The Joy of Spring. The sound of birds and the Bifocals Band, as the musicians blossom forth with their annual concert. Join them Saturday night at the Seniors’ Community Centre for a night of brass and woodwind music that will wash away the drenched dullness of a late blooming season. From Cole […]

Wynne in Bracebridge Friday to announce infrastructure funding for Stephenson Road bridge

BRACEBRIDGE — Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne will be here Friday afternoon to join Mayor Graydon Smith for the formal announcement of top-up funding from the Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) for the replacement of the Stephenson Road 1 Bridge. The 2:30 p.m. announcement will take place at the Stephenson Road 1 Bridge (east side) and will […]

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