By Pat Warren
CKL council heard staff presentations Sept. 22 on fire-station locations, waste management and swimming pools, as part of its core services review.
FIRE STATION LOCATIONS—Council is considering
By Glenna Burns
Crystal Lake bears and residents were left out of the loop when communication broke down this past summer over changes at the landfill site.
Christine Brickman voiced residents’ concerns on behalf of the Crystal Lake
Speaking at an all-candidates meeting for Peterborough-Kawartha riding, both NDP candidate Dave Nickle and Liberal candidate Maryam Monsef showed more than expected
Kawartha Lakes Council has given its stamp of approval to Kawartha Conservation’s Balsam and Cameron Lakes Management Plan to preserve the water quality of these two very important lakes in our watershed.
Balsam and Cameron are considered two of the
A Development Charges (DC) Taskforce, struck recently to ensure input from the development community in setting charges on new commercial, industrial or residential projects, has been looking at the issue of another Scugog bridge crossing in Lindsay.
The DC Background Study can help allocate the bridge costs appropriately to new
The ninth in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock (HKLB). Clip this for voting reference.
QUESTION (suggested by a reader):The gap between rich and poor has been growing wider in recent years. Do you and your party have
The four-year closure on Northline Road finally came to an end on Sept. 9, when a brand new Mitchell’s Bridge over the Burnt River was officially
City of Kawartha Lakes staff have installed removable speed cushions (that’s “bumps” to you) in two places in Lindsay, and one in
Enbridge Gas Distribution could be bringing natural gas to Fenelon Falls as early as this winter.
And if a feasibility study suggests doing
The Dewdney Mountain Farms Aggregate company brought what Trent Lakes Mayor Bev Matthews called an “11th-hour plan” to change the haul route for the proposed mega quarry to Trent Lakes council on Sept. 1.
DMF planner Gord Russell presented his suggestion to
By Mike Barkwell and Jim Armstrong of Fenelon Forward
The current weekday average annual daily traffic through Fenelon Falls in summer is 11-12,000 vehicles, and on long weekends it’s 14-15,000. Turning movements, especially left-hand turns, contribute to long line-ups and severe congestion.
The narrow, two-lane bridge was a major focus of concern at an information meeting on
When age-related health problems forced 84-year-old Ted Howes to give up driving, he took it in stride.
He had just moved from Lindsay to Bobcaygeon’s Retirement Suites of Kawartha Lakes (RSKL), but he still had the city’s rural bus service to
The eighth in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock (HKLB). Clip this for voting reference.
QUESTION: Many people have expressed concern about the erosion of democracy in Canada, and that among other things, we need
Trent Lakes finalized its agreement with Peterborough Utilities Inc. for the Buckhorn Hydro Project at its Aug. 25 council meeting.
The 2.5 MW power project will be situated entirely on Trent-Severn Waterway land at Lock 31. Parks Canada will grant PUI a