First ever Past & Present Quilt Exhibit & Makers Market at Kawartha Settlers’ Village

On Aug. 20 and 21 at Kawartha Settlers’ Village quilts from the past and present will be on display, according to a media release.

Young man dead in Shadow Lake drowning

 Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating the drowning of an… Continue reading “Young man dead in Shadow Lake drowning”

Time to walk and roll

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

During the pandemic a neighbour who found himself working from home walked off 80 pounds. We’d see him lapping the block multiple times a day. He’s still walking, sometimes with his son.

Ross Memorial gets new CFO

RMH facing high patient volumes, multiple outbreaks

Ross Memorial Hospital is impressing upon the local community the severity of the challenges the hospital is facing today due to high patient volumes and a second COVID-19 outbreak.

The Bike Garage expands product lines

With a full line of electric and premium regular bikes in stock, owner of The Bike Garage in Lindsay, Al Hussey, has never been busier.

Municipal election picture continues to change

The mayoral election in Kawartha Lakes is looking more and more like a two-horse race between council stalwarts Doug Elmslie and Pat Dunn with only 10 days to go before the cut-off to accept any new candidates.

Farm country, Canadian Shield…anything but “cottage country”

City clerk weighs in on ‘early’ election signs seen in city

Over the last 10 days a number of Kawartha Lakes residents have contacted the Advocate to ask for clarification about the rules that govern the placement of campaign signs for this fall’s municipal election.