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By Pat Warren

            City of Kawartha Lakes council is ending the city’s Rural Transit Pilot Project. But it will also strike a task force to investigate future options for rural transit with a report to come back to council by the end of April.

            Councillors Doug Elmslie (Ward 6), Heather Stauble (Ward 16) and Stephen Strangway (Ward 5) expressed concern that

CKL’s new bylaw enforcement manager says job one is getting Lindsay cars out of the way of our snowplows.

“One of the concerns we have consistently heard from residents is

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Habitat is building a team

            Habitat for Humanity is looking to hire a full-time Construction Manager for its Kawartha Lakes projects—and to assemble a team of volunteers to support the new manager, whoever she or he may be.

            The manager’s primary responsibility will be the completion of multiple builds in support of Habitat's vision and goals. A detailed job description is available at: www.habitatpkr.ca/get-involved/job-postings.

            The new Building Committee will offer volunteer support to the Construction Manager.  If you’re interested in being part of this team, drop by the ReStore on Mary Street West in Lindsay, or email Habitat’s Volunteer Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Keep that baby smoke free

            Quitting smoking isn’t any easier when you’re pregnant. But a new partnership between Peterborough County-City Health Unit and the Partners in Pregnancy Clinic is giving more options and support to area women who are

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

A 58-year Bobcaygeon curling tradition continues

By Beth Halliday

            On Saturday, Jan. 17, the Bobcaygeon Curling Club hosted the 58th annual Anne McIntosh Bonspiel. With teams from Barrie, Bradford, Collingwood, Ennismore, Leaside, Peterborough, Port Perry, and Richmond Hill joining our own

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

'Mice on Ice' at Fenelon Ladies' Bonspiel

Fenelon’s winning team, the Minnie Mice: June Sedore (left), Nancy Skopyk, Heather LeCraw (skip) and Lynda Palmer

            A Disney theme prevailed Jan. 10 as ladies from the Fenelon Falls curling club hosted their annual bonspiel—with teams in costume, songs, quizzes, talents, and even singing waiters.

            Fenelon’s LeCraw team (the Minnie Mice) won, against

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Snowmobile Family Fun Ride for the Breakfast Club

            The Kawartha Lakes Snowmobile Club is hosting a Snowmobile Family Fun Ride on Saturday, Feb. 14 to raise money for the Breakfast Club programs at local elementary public schools.

            For a $15 registration fee you can

            Get your slide on Sunday, Feb. 15, when the Coboconk and District Lions offer a free

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Nogies Creek Waterway Park—A dream coming true

By Glenna Burns

            The proposed Nogies Creek Waterway Park may be a “dream come true” for local residents who have been fighting the proposed Dewdney Mountain mega quarry adjacent to Nogies Creek for

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Could CKL become a Blue Dot Community?

By Glenna Burns

            City of Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham followed through, Jan. 20, on a promise he made to a Grade 3 class during the election campaign to bring the Blue Dot proposal on environmental rights to

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