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By Glenna Burns

            Trent Lakes Mayor Bev Matthews told folks at the North Pigeon Lake Ratepayers Association annual general meeting on Saturday, July 18, that the Ontario Provincial Police have been aggressively stopping aggregate trucks for inspection.

            Last week they stopped

By Glenna Burns

Trent Lakes will now be closing the Crystal Lake Transfer Station to the public when bears are present.

It’s one of several actions the municipality has taken after the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) said it needs to keep

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Verulam Water Tower to get a makeover

            Kawartha Lakes Council has approved a $450,000 tender to rehabilitate the interior and exterior of the Verulam Water Tower.

            A tower inspection showed severe problems in

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

We’re not gonna take it

By Glenna Burns

Trent Lakes Mayor Bev Matthews used the “shot gun effect” at the July 14 council meeting to blast a few citizens who are abusing municipal staff at landfill sites, and in the municipal office.

The mayor said this poor behaviour of swearing at

            In the last six weeks,Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham has visited 10 communities during the city’s Core Service Review. He addressed 600 people, and says he heard lots of great ideas and feedback before the town hall meetings wrapped up in

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

Cathy Bell is new CKL OPP commander

            Acting Inspector Cathy Bell has been promoted to the rank of Inspector and will become the new Detachment Commander of City of Kawartha Lakes OPP.

            Involved in policing for more than 25 years, Inspector Bell has worked in a number of communities including

By Pat Warren

            Most of the 80 or so folks who showed up to voice their concerns about the future of the trailer park at Bobcaygeon Beach Park were adamant they don't want the land to be sold.

            Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services, who ran an orderly and informative meeting, presented the options the city is considering. They are:

By Glenna Burns

            On Tuesday June 16, Trent Lakes council gave the go-ahead to a quarry expansion on Bass Lane Road.

            The Silver Lake Quarry owned by Mervin Johnston had been looking to expand a few years ago, but met a number of

Thursday, 04 June 2015 00:00

Election Insight: National Drug Plan

As Canadians prepare for next October’s federal election, The Kawartha Promoter launches an ongoing Q-and-A series with the candidates for the federal riding of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock. Each time we’ll feature the candidates’ responses to one question. Why not save these pieces for reference. We welcome suggested questions.

QUESTION: Should Canada develop a national drug plan?

Jamie Schmale, Conservative Party

            While I'm not against

TODAY’S QUESTION: What is your position on the expansion of the Canadian military mission into Syria?

The second in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for the riding of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock. You may wish to save these stories for reference as we get closer to election day.

William MacCallum, Green Party

            The Green Party believes that

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