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.
Food bank General Manager, Lynne Gurzi (left) and Board Chair Mike Perry appreciate the great support of Bobcaygeon residents for their local food bank.
“It’s very moving to see local residents helping one another,” saidBobcaygeon Helps Food Bank President, Dr. Crystal Longo, after the Christmas donation rush.
“We are always
The Fenelon Falls Bank of Montreal presented over 85 snowsuits/jackets, 20-plus
These days all it takes is turning on your computer, TV or radio to hear a lot about Islam, usually associated with death, terrorist violence, war or harsh punishment.
But the followers of Islam are
Coboconk’s annual Loonie Auction to raise money for the Fresh Water Summit Festival is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Coboconk Legion.
The Summit festival is held every
By Bob Hughes, Secretary
This is shaping up to be the Year of the Numbers for the Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce, as in—“Look at all the anniversaries we’re marking.”
The Chamber itself seems to be set to celebrate
You can meet your Ward Councillor, Library Board Trustee and the new Chief Librarian, David Harvie, a number of open houses at branches of the Kawartha Lakes Public Library in January and February.
“This is a great opportunity to
This year’s Recycling and Waste Collection Calendars for the City of Kawartha Lakes are available for pick-up at Municipal Service Centre offices, local Libraries, City Hall, Landfill Sites and select retail locations.
For a complete list of all calendar pick-up locations or to download a paperless version, visit www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca.
Alda Kimble at her post in the Bobcaygeon arena
By Allan Ingram
With the passing on Dec. 23, 2014, of Alda Kimble in her 95th year, the Bobcaygeon community has lost a very special lady.
Alda’s husband Orville, died in 1964, leaving
By Glenna Burns
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the quarry people will address concerns about the proposed Young quarry on Bass Lane, at a public meeting at the Bobcaygeon Legion Branch 239 on Friday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 8 pm.
Request for Water Reduction
The City of Kawartha Lakes is requesting the Village of Fenelon Falls to participate in a voluntary Water Reduction Request due to unplanned maintenance at the Fenelon Falls Water Treatment Plant. This work is being performed over the next two days (Jan 6-8) and parts of the system have to be temporarily shut down.
New City of Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham repeated the word “respect” nine times in his first speech at city hall Dec. 2 on the occasion of his—and the new council’s—inauguration.
“You will hear me use the word respect a lot because it means a lot to me,” he said. “There have been far too many times where it has been missing in this room. It will not be missing over the next four years.
“My door will always be open” to the community, new Trent Lakes councillor-at-large Dick Persson promised at the swearing in for the new mayor and council on a snowy Tuesday, Dec. 2. He said he would be well informed on the issues and to listen with an open mind to the citizens.
Bugs in implementation of a new provincial Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) has delayed December benefit payments for approximately 170 families in the City of Kawartha Lakes. This includes basic needs and shelter allowances.