A single mother who overcame life’s challenges and took control of her own destiny will be the inspirational speaker at the “Making Your Own Success” celebration of International Women’s Day this Friday, March 6, starting at 5:30 pm at Lindsay’s Olympia Restaurant..
Speaker, Kathleen Mundy, is an international speaker and author—who built her own
By John Bird, editor
We were dismayed this week to hear of the passing of long-time Bobcaygeon resident, Robert Henry Devitt. He died on Feb. 21, at 70 years of age.
I remember meeting Bob about two decades ago on the streets of Bobcaygeon—and then bumping into him several more times, either
By Glenna Burns
Dewdney Mountain Farms Ltd. has won round one in their quest to build a mega quarry near Nogies Creek. The Ontario Municipal Board decision was issued Feb. 5 by the hearing chairman, Colin Hefferon.
“The board has had
The fight to stop the mega quarry proposal by Dewdney Mountain Farms is not over. The original appellants to the Ontario Municipal Board, who live near the proposed quarry, have decided to seek leave to appeal the Feb. 5 OMB decision.
“We the citizens have not
In early March, contractors will begin a four-month, $1.3-million project to install a storm sewer system and “urbanize” Front Street East and Anne Street in Bobcaygeon.
It’s “the first phase of a
The Conservatives are the first to get their local candidate in place for the upcoming federal election, which will be sometime this year. And as other names fall into place, it looks like the federal Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock riding will have a strong slate of contenders. Here’s how it’s shaping up so far:
CKL’s newly formed task force on the future of rural transportation in Kawartha Lakes has had its first meeting and is set to solicit public input on the issue.
“Rural transit is a huge
By Pat Warren
Council approved Ward 7 Councillor Brian Junkin's motion to seek input from Bobcaygeon residents before it decides to amend the Refreshment Vehicle Bylaw for Bobcaygeon. The amendment would allow a second chip truck, owned by Allan Latto, to operate in the village.
Francis Ferguson of Fergie’s Fries has the current chip-truck licence for the area. She said “Fergie's was granted an exclusive
Facing three options on development charges, Trent Lakes Council has chosen to phase in incremental increases. Council’s plan would see an increase of $272 a year over five years to bring DC costs to a peak of $3,860 by 2019.
In order to take pressure off taxpayers, many municipalities are
After playing hockey last Sept. 26, local resident Sandy Morrow returned to the dressing room with heaviness in his chest and severe jaw pain.“Every tooth in my head ached, and my chest was tight,” he recalls.
Morrow lay down on a bench, and a fellow teammate and local Lindsay physician decided to
With measles circulating in parts of southern Ontario, local health officials are asking people to ensure they are up-to-date on their own immunizations.
While no lab-confirmed cases of measles had
Kawartha Lakes Police Service is gently reminding sledders to respect the property of others when out for a ride. Each winter the police receive
The Fenelon Falls and District Lions club has arranged for free skating in the Fenelon Falls arena on Sundays, Feb. 22 and March 22, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.
The trails welcomed a record number of riders on groomed trails over freshly fallen snow through eight checkpoints for the Kawartha Lakes Snowmobile Club’s Feb. 14 Family Fun Ride.
“The day was a story-