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
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
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
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
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:
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
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
The City of Kawartha Lakes will continue to support the Water Research and Innovation Network (WRAIN) in partnership with the provincial government, as a focus to move water innovation forward in the city.
The previous council supported
Some wanted to keep the roof and floor of the old Fenelon Falls arena, as a kind of downtown arts and community space, and home for the farmers market.
Another suggested social housing.
But in the end, after hearing three deputations on the future of the arena, Kawartha Lakes council
The City of Kawartha Lakes Water and Wastewater Division will be flushing water-main dead ends in Lindsay and Oakwood over four weeks, starting June 1.
The city needs to flush water mains to remove
The threat of possible lawsuits and/or jail time for volunteers found legally responsible for water-system failures that result in deaths has scared Trent Lakes council members off forming a municipal Water Advisory Committee.
Council made the decision in a closed meeting April 7, echoing similar decisions by many municipalities across the province.
Alpine Village resident Ted Oakes raised concerns to the council about