By Pat Warren
City of Kawartha Lakes staff suggest the city should get out running the Bobcaygeon Beach Park Trailer Park.
A staff report presented at the Nov. 29 meeting gives council several different options to choose from when it bites the bullet and decides
By Glenna Burns
Planners behind a proposed 16-lot shoreline development on Pigeon Lake told Trent Lakes Council Dec. 6 that the project will address concerns about lake access for First Nations people, and about habitat for the threatened Blandings turtle.
EcoVue consultant Heather Sadler outlined the proposed 16-lot plan site on Buffalo Bay, near Nichols Cove Road. The property is owned by 2344283 Ont. Inc. and represented by Peter (Bedros) Avedian.
Sadler told council that because of concern for threatened species on the site, especially the
Christmas holidays “should be memorable for the decorations, special traditions, family gatherings and presents—not because of a child’s injury,” says Kelly Taylor, a Family Health Nurse with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
“Spending a bit of time ‘safe-proofing’ your home for children can help ensure it is a happy holiday season for everyone.”
Injuries remain the leading cause of death for children in Canada and a leading cause of
Not everyone will agree with me on this (I’m looking at you, Social Media Party), but Kawartha Lakes is fortunate to have Andy Letham as mayor.
He’s an honest, caring person, with an ability to see the big picture and the character to do what needs to be done—rare qualities in a politician.
The city has been living beyond its means from the get-go by
Despair not, all ye who once entered the Fenelon Theatre with hope. The building may be gone, but the sign will live on.
A group of local community members is coming together to explore restoring and reinstalling the marvelous sign—a piece of
The Fenelon Falls Downtown Revitalization Committee, chaired by Joe Willems, has produced a draft strategic planning document for downtown revitalization in Fenelon Falls—and the citizens group, Fenelon Forward, is looking for input both now and at its Jan. 11 meeting at St. James Church (7 pm).
Fenelon Forward is asking:
• Do you
The Dragon Flies Breast Cancer Survivor Group continues to spread hope and support to patients at RMH—this time with a $20,000 donation to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, to help replace the Hospital’s mammography equipment.
They raised the money through their
The Christmas Panto is an English theatrical tradition—and lots of fun. Bobcaygeon’s Globus Theatre puts one on every year, and here’s the lineup of local comedic characters who’re appearing this year in Little Red Riding Hood (and the very big, very bad wolf). Some of them may look familiar. At the Lakeview Arts Barn until Dec. 18.
Trent-Severn Waterway workers were busy putting ten 20-foot floating docks into the water just below the Bobcaygeon locks last week—just as the waterway was beginning to ice up.
The floating docks, weighing close to two tonnes each, will be chained to the side of the canal over the winter, and permanently
The Caygeon Cruisers Car Club of Bobcaygeon made a Christmas donation to the Bobcaygeon Helps food bank recently, at the food bank’s Christ Anglican Church location. Jan Haney, food manager for Bobcaygeon Helps, accepted the donation. Also present were
Bobcaygeon Skating Club members say thanks to sponsors who helped them raise $3,500 at an Oct. 15 fundraiser.
Employees at Kawartha Credit Union in Lindsay recently donated $425 to Ross Memorial Hospital to support the hospital’s Breast Assessment Centre. Here, KCU’s Jenn Bianco and Teri Ingram present their cheque to
Kawartha Lakes council voted Dec. 6 to remove $300,000 for implementation of lake-management plans from the 2017 budget. They did however keep $150,000 for finishing the plans of the northern lakes
Many councillors said they wanted to take a pause and regroup for 2017 while the plans are
By the time this edition comes out, the Choristers will have performed for the Ladies Christmas evening at the Salvation Army in Fenelon Falls, and for the residents of Kawartha Retirement Suites and Pinecrest Nursing Home.
They also took some Christmas cheer to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay. Two more mini