By John Bird, editor
Noted artist and long-time Bobcaygeon resident Karl Illini died April 5. Friend Bruce Smith found the 72-year-old dead in bed in his home and art gallery on William Street. It appeared he had died peacefully, said Smith.
Born in France and raised in southern
The deadline is Friday, May 6, to submit your nominations for the Evening of Excellence Awards 2016, hosted by the Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce.
The annual event is a celebration of
By Carolyn Bergin
Take a “Quilt Walk” down Lindsay’s Kent Street during May, and enjoy window and in-store displays of a wide variety of beautiful, hand-made quilts.
That’s how the Lindsay Creative Quilters' Guild (LCQG) is celebrating National Quilt Month and living up to its motto,
The Touchdown campaign total for United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes this fiscal year is $447,697.
“In tougher economic times, there is a rise in
I am a refugee, myself
I am a refugee from the 1950s communist regime in Hungary. I know and understand first hand, the blessings of being lifted from peril and placed into an apparent paradise.
Of course I am eternally thankful for the good folks in Canada who adopted this kid. Still, I keep having mixed feelings when I
Valorie Livingston is confident her new store, ViVa Valeur (Long Live Value), is going to meet a need in Bobcaygeon—a need for stylish, good quality clothing, she says, that “looks high end but is affordable.”
She’s confident because before deciding to open ViVa Valeur at 71 Bolton St., in the heart of downtown Bobcaygeon, Valorie did several months of research, talking to as many village residents as she could.
She discovered that
Habitat for Humanity—whose mission is to build safe, decent and affordable housing in the community—has two events in the works to support its next “Community Build,” starting later this year on Hamilton Street in Lindsay.
First up is a
By April Scott
Finally some spring weather—and the choristers are singing about strawberry fields, letting the
If you’re a bargain hunter who’d also like to make a difference in your community by supporting abused women and children, then a Bobcaygeon realtor has something for you.
On Saturday, May 7, Royal
The Lindsay Agricultural Society hired Harry Stoddart, a farmer and management consultant from the Little Britain area to take over the reins of the LEX.
Stoddart has farmed in Mariposa Township with his wife Silvia and five children for over
As told by Doug Williams to Julie Kapyrka
Another well-known guy with a nickname in Curve Lake is “Buck.” He was a very strong, athletic man in his youth—like a young buck. He was renowned for his pitching ability.
But now Buck is known more for his storytelling. He
Parks Canada is looking for a business to take over the old Bobcaygeon Post Office building at 15 Bolton St., on the north side of Lock 32—and that could leave A Special Place with nowhere to call home.
Local chiropractor and Special Place spokesperson Grant Bjornson says
By Sue Pepper
The Al Awad Syrian refugee family is settling in very nicely to life in beautiful Bobcaygeon. So much has been accomplished in the 10 weeks since they arrived.
They have been to a mosque in Lindsay, they have had a trip to
About that fire hall thing . . .
It seems that some members of the community are against the closing of the Baddow Fire Hall.
They have rallied people online and at meetings, written letters, protested the decision, even accused the city of