No, not real lions—members of the Fenelon Falls Lions Club. You’ll meet them out on the street in front of Fenelon’s Bank of Montreal from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, Oct. 15, collecting donations of winter coats and other clothing for young and old.
They’ll also appreciate donations of used
Environmental Action Bobcaygeon (EAB) is inviting all interested persons to attend one of the two public, Open House meetings it is holding this month about the walking and cycling master plan it is developing for the village.
The meetings will take place Thursday, Oct. 20, from 1-3 pm, and from 7-9 pm, at Trinity United
By Pat Warren
After Kawartha Lakes staff presented background reports for the capital and operating budgets to the special council meeting Sept. 27, council has asked staff to find savings—including $2.5 million from the operating budget.
Council looks set to increase the capital budget as reserves are quite low and the debt limit needs to be raised to help fund a housing initiative and other capital projects. The housing-project costs should be recouped by rents in the long run.
Within the reports from staff were decision units for council to consider for lowering the overall budget
If the budget were to pass in its present state—which is really only a starting point—the tax-rate increase for 2017 would be about
By Wendy Kimmett
Another year begins for the Kinette Club of Bobcaygeon. Our first meeting was Sept. 6—and already the Kinettes are busy organizing committees and projects.
First was the Bobcaygeon Fall Fair, where the Kinette Club once again ran their Food Booth in the Curling Club, serving hot dogs, sandwiches, sweets, drinks, coffee and tea.
Christmas is still a few months away, but Kinettes are already starting to organize our
The Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation (KLCFDC) is pulling out all the stops to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Beyond the usual luncheon to cap off Small Business Week in Kawartha Lakes, says General Manager Andrew Wallen, KLCFDC will be throwing an all-day BASH (Business And
The deaths of 347 unbuckled vehicle occupants in Ontario Provincial Police-investigated collisions over the past five years have the OPP calling on drivers and passengers to help them conduct a successful province-wide, fall seat-belt campaign.
“So far this year, 40 people have lost their lives in collisions in which they were found
By Julia Taylor
Here comes Thanksgiving. What a great excuse to get together and have a delicious family dinner and extra desserts.
We have a big family—and that means a big cleanup. A couple of years ago I was getting ready to take the garbage out. It was looking pretty explody, and I knew there was all sorts of ooeey-gooey, runny stuff inside of it, but I ignored the warning signs.
Somehow I tied it together and went to heave it
Jamie Burton (left) with John and Josie Harlow, and Margy Taylor, at the Tesla charging station.
By Jennifer Wilson
The Riverside Inn has brought the future to the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Restaurant owners Jamie Burton and Margy Taylor saw an opportunity to install a Tesla electric-vehicle charging station in their
By Glenna Burns
Jim Inch, a member of the Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) management team, has asked Trent lakes council to grant KLT authority to act as bylaw-enforcement officers on Big (Boyd) Island/Chiminis.
He said volunteer crews have dismantled fire pits on the island, only to go back a short time later and find they have been
By Benjamin Stone
In the last article, I introduced you to the “Three Amigos,” a cute title for a host of biologically dangerous toxins that often co-habit and work synergistically in your body.
In this episode, I’ll give you an overview of how toxins cause cellular inflammation, break down our natural
By John Bird, editor
When I was a child, my family often used to spend Thanksgiving with my aunt, uncle and cousins at their home in Lachute, Quebec, on the edge of the Laurentians.
It was a lot of work for all the adults involved. On the one side, the packing and long evening drive from Whitby to Lachute after dad got off work on Saturday—then back on Monday evening so he could start work again Tuesday morning.
On the other side, the endless
Celebrate autumn’s bounty in Fenelon Falls this Saturday, Oct. 8 (11 am to 4 pm), when Harvest Happenings returns once again to the village.
Organizers promise a great, fun-filled, and free day for families to enjoy celebrating Thanksgiving and the fall harvest.
The kids will love
Mariah (left), Paige and Sabrina Dalzell at Prince of Wales School enjoy a healthy snack of local food.
As part of Local Food Month in September, volunteers delivered the first of more than 500 food boxes filled with local foods to nearly 50 schools in Peterborough city and county to support Food For Kids student-nutrition programs.
Each food box supports school breakfast programs. These first boxes included 20 lbs of
The province’s announcement it’s suspending its program to encourage solar farms and wind farms (Large Renewable Energy Procurement) must be bittersweet for Manvers Wind Concerns (MWC).
That citizens group has been fighting a furious but losing battle against four wind-farm projects on the Oak Ridges Moraine since well before