More jobs opening up for area teachers
MUSKOKA - Despite declining enrolment, teaching positions are opening up in Muskoka.
“There will (be) hiring of permanent as well as long-term occasional teaching positions in all areas of the board...
Lake of Bays mayor not impressed with flood program
LAKE OF BAYS – A presentation from representatives of the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program left Lake of Bays mayor Bob Young quite exasperated at the lack of help the program could offer his...
Fire Marshal offers cottage safety tips
MUSKOKA - It can take less than one minute to escape a burning cottage.
That is according to Ted Wieclawek, chair of the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. The council just kicked off its...
Highway 11 north closed
WASHAGO - Both northbound lanes of Highway 11 near Washago were closed to traffic on Friday following a multiple-vehicle collision.
Orillia OPP confirmed police and fire were on the scene but it...
Adult soccer league kicks off
BRACEBRIDGE - Take a little advice from Bracebridge’s resident soccer family.
“Just come out, get some exercise, and spend time with friends,” suggested Greta Gostick, wife of the late Randy Gostick...
Youth baseball gets a boost
GRAVENHURST - Baseball spring training is underway at the Gravenhurst Centennial Centre.
“Our spring training camp allows the kids to work on their skills to prepare for the season,” explained Ryan...
Fencers fly high in provincial tourney
BRACEBRIDGE - Points piled high for a pair of Muskoka fencers who edged their way to stunning victories across two provincial championships.
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Club focusing on controversial books
Delve into forbidden literature at the Bracebridge Public Library.
The library’s May book club meeting is centred on banned or challenged books.
Prior to each meeting, a list...
Tour the world without leaving town
Seeing the world is as easy as visiting the local public library.
“It’s armchair travelling,” said acting chief librarian Caralene Clement.
The Gravenhurst Public Library...
Pooches taking on trek
Dogs of all shapes and sizes are gearing up for an exceptional day at the park.
“We’ve sent out a special invite to people who have adopted a dog from us over the past year,&rdquo...
A new home for banshee
The Eurasian lynx is a beautiful animal (a close relative to our Canadian lynx, but larger) and, as its name implies, it is a native of Europe and Asia. It lives in the boreal forests of Russia...
Raccoon babies: do not disturb
Spring is finally promising to arrive, and with it of course some wildlife are giving birth. In particular, raccoon mothers have sought out a nice, snug place to raise their babies, often...
Police from five different units of the OPP busted a couple of middle-aged people with possession of 24 grams of weed and a pipe in Foots Bay last week.
The street value of the pot was estimated...