Community

Nicki Dedes on family ties and living life with intention

Lunch with: Conversations with interesting people in Kawartha Lakes

To understand what makes Nicki Dedes tick, we have to talk about family.

Community Care volunteer receives June Callwood award

Members from Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes Hospice Services attended the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario’s Annual Conference on April 23 to celebrate a prestigious award given to one of its Hospice Services volunteers.

The Lindsay Rotary Club: 100 years of service

Even if we aren’t Rotarians ourselves, many of us can trace some connection to the Lindsay Rotary Club, which this year marks its 100th anniversary.

Finding love in a small town can be awkward but being friends first can help

'Focus on making that other person's life the best it can be.'

The reality is that it can be tough to pursue new relationships in a smaller community where everybody knows you. But whether it’s through a dating app or a good old-fashioned personal encounter, local singles keep searching.

Kinmount, Burnt River areas to benefit from new high speed internet

Federal money aims to help rural Canadians connect at high speeds

The Kinmount and Burnt River areas will benefit from an influx of federal cash to ensure more high speed internet connectivity in rural areas of the country.

City needs 70 volunteer firefighters

Shortfall may be related to low morale as well as the pandemic, some say

Kawartha Lakes is facing a shortage of volunteer firefighters at almost every hall across the city. Kawartha Lakes Fire Service Chief Terry Jones told the Advocate in an email that although 23 per cent of the city’s volunteer firefighter positions are sitting empty, the problem of keeping a full roster isn’t a new one.

$6 million in cannabis siezed

Omemee man charged, among others

An investigation into an illegal cannabis production and distribution network in Central Ontario has resulted in the seizure of more than $6 million dollars in illegal cannabis and cannabis related products.