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2017-04-28

In Theatres Today

Posted by: Jeff Carson

It could be close, but “The Fate of the Furious” is expected to take the top spot at the box office again this weekend. Here’s whats new this weekend: • “The Circle” (PG-13) • “How to Be a Latin Lover”

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2017-04-28

Surprising Link Between Road Rage And How Long You’ll Live

Posted by: Jeff Carson

Think before you honk.  A new study says road rage and aggressive driving could have serious long-term health implications, and potentially cut your life short. The study was carried out by the University of The Sunshine Coast, putting subjects in

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2017-04-28

Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, April 28th

Posted by: Jeff Carson

April 26th at about 5:30 p.m., a Grey County OPP found a lone driver who had been drinking alcohol. A 70-year old man of the Municipality of Meaford, was charged with care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired

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2017-04-28

Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, April 28th

Posted by: Jeff Carson

Today: Clearing. Winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of 17. The UV index 7 or high. Tonight: Increasing cloudiness. The chance of showers overnight. A low of plus 5. Tomorrow: Mainly cloudy. The

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2017-04-27

Two unplated vehicles stolen from a rural property in Southgate

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

On April 26, 2017 at approximately 9:37 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police investigated the theft of two unplated pick-up trucks from a rural property on Southgate Rd. 9 between Southgate Sideroad 71 and Ida Street in the Township of

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2017-04-27

Meaford man facing impaired charges after putting vehicle into ditch

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

On April 26, 2017 at approximately 5:34 p.m., a Grey County Ontario Provincial Police officer was on patrol when he came upon a 2005 Pontiac Montana van in the ditch on Grey Rd. 112 between 22 Sideroad and 25 Sideroad

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2017-04-27

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Muskoka Barrie – Collingwood At 4:56 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms

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2017-04-27

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may

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2017-04-27

Meaford Memorial Park Cleanup For Earth Week, Sunday, April 30th

Posted by: Jeff Carson

Join the Meaford Independent in the annual clean-up of Meaford’s Memorial Park, 181 Grant Street, Meaford, on Sunday April 30th at 1pm sharp. Refreshments will be provided Rain date of Sunday May 7th Contact Stephen Vance at 226-662-2662 for more

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2017-04-27

Celebrity Birthdays, April 27th

Posted by: Jeff Carson

Born April 27th: Actress Anouk Aimee (of such films as Lola” and “A Man and a Woman”) is 75. Singer Cuba Gooding (lead singer of the Main Ingredient, notable for the single “Everybody Plays the Fool” and father of actor

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2016-03-03

Joke of The Day

Posted by: Laura

  Film producers wanted to make a movie about classical music composers starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Hugh Grant and Arnold Schwarzenegger. They ask Leonardo who he wants to be and he answers “I want to be Beethoven because I’ve always liked

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2017-03-05

How Are Jean Vanier Students Improving Their Mornings?

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Written by Lily-Ann Schneider, Student Journalist As of this month, the student leadership team at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood will be bringing a healthy smoothie bar on Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings to the student body. In light

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2017-02-23

18 People Charged; Fentanyl and Weapons Seized

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Several Ontario and Quebec residents face numerous charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into illegal firearms and the trafficking of illegal drugs in Ontario, Québec and the United States. Project Silkstone began as a high-level Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) investigation

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2017-02-16

Fish for free this Family Day weekend

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Families and fishing enthusiasts across Ontario can fish licence-free from Saturday, February 18 through Monday, February 20. This Family Day weekend, anglers can go ice fishing without a licence, so head out to one of Ontario’s provincial parks that are open during

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2017-02-13

Georgian Bluffs man facing impaired charges

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

On February 12, at approximately 5:46 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police received reports of an unwanted person knocking on doors in the area of Forest Hill Drive and Beechwood Drive in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.  The suspect was

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2017-02-13

Christmas 2016 was a record-breaker for Canada Post

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Christmas 2016 was a blockbuster for Canada Post, shattering every previous parcel delivery record. During the critical holiday period – which includes November, December and the first two weeks of January – the company played a central role in helping

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2017-02-13

Netflix Cheating is on the Rise Globally and Shows No Signs of Stopping

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

New data reveals 46% of streaming couples around the world are watching ahead of their partners and most only plan to cheat more. No relationship is safe. According to a new study* released today by Netflix, nearly half (46%) of

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2017-02-13

RIDE spot check nabs driver from Hamilton for impaired driving

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

On February 11, 2017 just before noon., Grey County OPP was conducting a RIDE program on Sykes Street in Meaford which resulted in the arrest of a driver for having a blood/alcohol content over 80 mgs. The 24-year old driver

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2017-02-12

Traffic stop leads to impaired charges in Collingwood

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP charged a driver with drinking and driving after stopping a vehicle in Collingwood. On February 9, 2017 just before midnight, an OPP officer conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Second Street and

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2017-02-12

Grey County Named to Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2017

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

It has been  announced that Grey County has been named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2017. The announcement was made by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at the conclusion of “The Internet of Cities Forum” in Taipei,

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2017-02-12

Stress tips for teens

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Written by Emily Fallows, Student Journalist at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School Teens can experience stress not only during exam time, but at many times during a school year, when homework and assignments pile up, deadlines loom, and it all

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