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Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00

Fire, water and waste in CKL core review

By Pat Warren

            CKL council heard staff presentations Sept. 22 on fire-station locations, waste management and swimming pools, as part of its core services review.

FIRE STATION LOCATIONS—Council is considering

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00

Landfill changes surprise bears and people

By Glenna Burns

            Crystal Lake bears and residents were left out of the loop when communication broke down this past summer over changes at the landfill site.

            Christine Brickman voiced residents’ concerns on behalf of the Crystal Lake

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00

Libs and NDP show strength on Indigenous issues

            Speaking at an all-candidates meeting for Peterborough-Kawartha riding, both NDP candidate Dave Nickle and Liberal candidate Maryam Monsef showed more than expected

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

City approves plan for Balsam and Cameron Lakes

By Pat Warren

            Kawartha Lakes Council has given its stamp of approval to Kawartha Conservation’s Balsam and Cameron Lakes Management Plan to preserve the water quality of these two very important lakes in our watershed.

            Balsam and Cameron are considered two of the

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

CKL still wants more DC info on Lindsay bridge

By Pat Warren

            A Development Charges (DC) Taskforce, struck recently to ensure input from the development community in setting charges on new commercial, industrial or residential projects, has been looking at the issue of another Scugog bridge crossing in Lindsay.

            The DC Background Study can help allocate the bridge costs appropriately to new

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

Election Insight--Rich and poor

The ninth in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock (HKLB). Clip this for voting reference.

QUESTION (suggested by a reader):The gap between rich and poor has been growing wider in recent years. Do you and your party have

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

Mitchell’s Bridge back up and running

            The four-year closure on Northline Road finally came to an end on Sept. 9, when a brand new Mitchell’s Bridge over the Burnt River was officially

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

Speed bumps are removable

            City of Kawartha Lakes staff have installed removable speed cushions (that’s “bumps” to you) in two places in Lindsay, and one in

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

Will Fenelon, Caygeon, get gas?

            Enbridge Gas Distribution could be bringing natural gas to Fenelon Falls as early as this winter.

            And if a feasibility study suggests doing

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:00

11th-hour plan would move Ledge road

By Glenna Burns

            The Dewdney Mountain Farms Aggregate company brought what Trent Lakes Mayor Bev Matthews called an “11th-hour plan” to change the haul route for the proposed mega quarry to Trent Lakes council on Sept. 1.

            DMF planner Gord Russell presented his suggestion to

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