The province has promised to make strides in reducing a pesticide that has a direct link to killing honey bees. The Liberals says they want to reduce the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean in two years. The Muskoka-Parry Sound Beekeepers’ Association President Cathy Crowder says farmers don’t have a choice in […]
Huntsville will soon be getting a grocery store filled with locally grown products. The Muskoka North Good Food Co-op (MNGFC) is currently working on raising funds and applying for grants to make this happen. General Manager Kelli Ebbs says the store will be right off Highway 11 near Rolston Home Hardeware. The store will also […]
OPP officers will be out in full force to reduce the number of impaired drivers on our roads. Police officers will also be looking for drivers impaired by drugs. Constable Samantha Bigley has more. Bigley says when planning your holiday parties this season, make sure you include a plan for a safe ride. There are many misconceptions and […]
OPP officers are keeping an eye out for young people who do good deeds in our community. The OPP is continuing its partnership with Mac’s Convenience Stores across Ontario for Operation Heat 2014 – a program that rewards children who demonstrate positive actions, behaviour and acts of kindness. Sean Sportun, Manager of Loss Prevention & Security for […]
It’s cops versus kids in Almaguin tomorrow. Almaguin Highlands OPP are taking part in the third annual United Way hockey game with Land of Lakes Senior Public School students. The game takes place at the Burk’s Falls, Ryerson and Armour arena and is free to attend, but everyone is encouraged to bring a donation to […]
Aspdin Road in Muskoka Lakes is now open. Tuesday, the road was closed from Gross to west Hekkla because of flooding. The District says although pylons will still be in place, the road can now be accessed by both cars and trucks.
The Huntsville Jr. C. Otters heads to Stayner tonight. The boys will take on the Siskins at 8:10pm. The team will be back home tomorrow to play Fergus.
A company involved in poor water heater sales tactics has agreed to pay $7-million in penalties. National Energy Corporation, which operates as National Home Service, agreed to penalties over its door-to-door water heater marketing practices in Quebec and Ontario, including here in Parry Sound. The federal Competition Bureau were found that sales staff were misleading […]
The Town of Bracebridge is reporting flooding on some area roadways. The following is a list of the road sections that are affected: CAMPBELL’S ROAD: 1030 to 1088 Campbell’s Rd – Partial Road Flooding. Use at own risk. FRASERBURG ROAD: 1049 to 2490 Fraserburg Road – Partial Road Flooding. Use at own risk. FRASERBURG ROAD: 3150 Fraserburg […]
Listeners report that the Big East River in Huntsville is overflowing with water at Old North Road. That area is flooded. Please avoid it if you can.