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Grassroots group says ATV fight is “not over”

Darryl James, a local entrepreneur and father of three who helped galvanize support to keep ORVs off Lindsay’s streets, says the fight is “not over.”

Why does the City now have two deputy paramedic chiefs? City explains

Ontario expands local community paramedicine for long-term care program

The Ontario government is providing up to $82.5 million over three years to expand the province’s Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program to 22 additional communities including Kawartha Lakes.

The Life of Brenda O’Keefe

She contributed in many ways to her adopted community, including serving on council

Pedestrians walking to the north end of St. Paul Street will encounter a curious-looking house set back among the trees, just as the road curves to become Denniston Street. From one angle, the home resembles a typical suburban bungalow; from another, it evokes the look of a small cottage.

Therese Scheer & Friends’ fundraisers exceed $150,000

Therese Scheer has felt the loss of a loved one to breast cancer. It’s one of the emotions that drives her passion to raise funds for breast cancer care at Ross Memorial Hospital. Thanks to that commitment, and Therese’s ability to inspire others to get involved, she has also witnessed how good people can impact patient care through a good cause.

Off-road vehicles to access Lindsay streets as Letham loses motion

Yeo changes his vote from last time council voted on issue to back Dunn

In a stunning about-face, Kawartha Lakes council voted down a motion by Mayor Andy Letham to prohibit ORVs from accessing local, collector or arterial roads in Lindsay.

Abilities for Life campaign launches

Five Counties Children’s Centre is excited to announce the launch of the Building Abilities for Life Campaign, a $250,000 community fundraising initiative in support of the priority need for speech and language services for children in all the communities Five Counties Children’s Centre serves.

Your thoughts on the vaccine passport

We asked Kawartha Lakes residents how they felt about having to show proof of vaccination to enter some Ontario businesses and services.