NewsMuskoka beaches could open this week following second search for sharps SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Tuesday, May. 22nd, 2018 sand pile (photo provided by James Bowler)Two of Bracebridge’s popular public beaches will likely re-open this week.Kirby’s Beach and Bracebridge Bay Park were both closed over the long weekend for further searches for hazardous material. Bracebridge Mayor Graydon Smith says a scuba search at Kirby’s Beach turned up a few more items, but not enough to be of major concern. //www.mymuskokanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/smith-clip-1-1.wavSmith says he’s confident the beaches will be safe for use by the coming weekend. //www.mymuskokanow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/smith-clip-2-1.wavThe recent discovery reportedly included sewing needles, nails and broken glass.The two beaches were closed in April after similar materials were discovered at each of the public spaces. A group calling itself the Islamic Revolutionary Force claimed to cause the vandalism and threatened more. Smith says he’s unsure if the discovery was connected to this threat.The OPP is investigating.