Impaired driver blocks traffic on swing bridge

LITTLE CURRENT--On Tuesday June 12, officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle blocking...

Charges of attempted murder dropped in vicious Wiky attack

WIIKWEMKOONG—Two of the four accused in a vicious assault that sent a Wiikwemkoong man to the intensive care unit at Health Sciences North last...

Public silence after nursing home death disturbs victim’s friend

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was published before police shared information of the arrest of the man accused of aggravated assault which ultimately resulted in...

Manitoulin Meat Boss opens at former Papa’s Meats

PROVIDENCE BAY—Where’s the beef? Islanders can pick up plenty of beef starting this week at the new Manitoulin Meat Boss in Providence Bay. And...

Evansville bus route cancelled

MANITOULIN—For now at least, the Evansville stop as part of the Ontario Northland Manitoulin Island bus service has been removed from the Island route. “The...

The Inn at Gore Bay now open

GORE BAY—After a very long winter and spring, the new Inn at Gore Bay is opening its doors for a soft opening this weekend....

Two Manitoulin men arrested in separate domestic disputes

(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) - On Sunday, April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:38 a.m., officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated...

Conscientious OPP officer spots restaurant fire in Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT—An alarm was triggered at Elliott’s Restaurant in the early morning hours of this past Saturday, but the police response was subsequently called...

Pair sentenced in Simon killing

Percy Simon’s widow says that ‘healing starts today’ Third accused to face fall ruling GORE BAY––Two of three defendants on trial for the May 2015 murder...

Rockville structure fires deemed suspicious by police

ROCKVILLE—The Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s assistance in the investigation of at least two arson-related fires...

Gore Bay’s Connor Croft to get new kidney from a local donor

STIRLING, ONTARIO—Connor Croft, and his family, of Manitoulin Island are elated with the news that a donor has stepped forward and he is going...

Royal Michael’s Bay contents to auction

MICHAEL’S BAY—The list of items from the former Royal Michael’s Bay Resort going under the auctioneer’s hammer of Norm Morrell on Saturday, May 19...
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