By April Scott
The nights are getting longer and the temperatures are dropping. It’s time to think of new pastime and hobbies.
If you like to sing, even just in the shower, and even if you can’t read music, why not . . .
New Bobcaygeon Food Bank volunteers Mike Perry, Chair (left); Crystal Longo, President; and General Manager Lynne Gurzi.
The Bobcaygeon food bank “isn’t going anywhere,” said Dr. Crystal Longo, on her appointment as new president of the organization.
“We are here to stay and looking . . .
Internationally known guitarist Denis Chang—who “plays faster than his shadow,” according to one German critic—is bringing his Gypsy Jazz Quartet to Fleming College’s Glenn Crombie Theatre, Lindsay, on
Ribbon cutting for The Clubhouse
Downtown Lindsay’s “The Clubhouse” is little over a month old, but already the Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation has seen fit to honor it as the area’s Most
Up to 10 percent of Canadians are descended in some way from British Home Children, who were shipped to Canadian farms and homes for adoption, mainly between 1863 and 1939—all too often as sources of cheap labour. So says
September’s revival of the Terry Fox Run in Bobcaygeon at the Retirement Suites of Kawartha Lakes raised over
Soroptimist International of Kawartha Lakes’ third annual Snowflake Gala will raise money to benefit women and girls in need by offering an opportunity for a night out and a delicious
My goodness, here comes the Christmas season already, so mark your calendars for two craft and gift sales—with catchy names.
MEET YOUR CKL CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR
Bill Denby: The man who already would be king
He has called himself “Kawartha’s most wanted” (a reference to several run-ins with police, including an Oct. 11 arrest for breaching a court order and landlord-tenant issues), “Mayor-elect Bill” and even “Mayor Bill”—and he has stirred up controversy throughout this election with his confrontational, over-the-top approach.
But at Bobcaygeon’s Oct. 8 all-candidates meeting, Denby kept that aspect of his personality largely in check, and projected a surprising air of reasonableness, later telling the Promoter he’s convinced he has the election wrapped up.
Denby is a local businessman and landlord, with no previous municipal government experience, who says he’s out to
A pilot project in Bobcaygeon is helping people living with dementia to stay actively engaged with their community. The local Alzheimer Society’s Client Advisory Committee, which includes persons with dementia among its members, is piloting “Living Well With Dementia.”
The aim, says Executive Director David Webster, is
There’s drive-thru coffee, drive-thru banking, and … yes … even drive-thru flu shots. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is offering a free ‘Drive-Thru’ Flu Shot Clinic in Lindsay on Saturday, Oct. 25.
The clinic, which will be held at
It happens every election time. Candidates find some of their signs and posters defaced or stolen. Sometimes it’s just “teenagers on a joyride straight to hell,” as my brother used to say about himself, and me. But often it’s a deliberate subversion of the electoral process, somebody trying to give their candidate a leg-up by ruining or removing a rival’s signs.