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Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Get your skates on

            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

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00

Fenelon dollar drive nets 85 snowsuits

            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

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00

Meet your ward councillor—at your library

            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.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00

Alda Kimble (1920-2014): An appreciation

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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

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

MNR public meeting on proposed Young quarry

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.  

 

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