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Kawartha Lakes Pride Week drag events being met with community support

Library system seeing increase in request for more reading material that features diverse lifestyles

Family-friendly drag events across Canada, many hosted by local libraries, have been targeted by a deluge of hateful comments, CBC News is reporting – but the same can’t be said locally.

Cenotaph Stories project needs your memories for 100th anniversary project

The Cenotaph Stories project aims to unlock and preserve new memories from the families and friends of soldiers whose names are on the Lindsay war monument. Photo: Sienna Frost.

Low-cost PCs available for families or others in need

A local computer support company, Kawartha Computer Clinic in Lindsay, has obtained almost 100 refurbished Desktop PC’s from an organization hoping they will get into the hands of families and people in need of a PC.

50 fascinating historical facts about Kawartha Lakes

In celebration of the Advocate’s 50th edition, we’ve put together 50 interesting historical tidbits about Kawartha Lakes.

Missing boy shed his clothes, police say, as search continues

An 11-year-old boy who went missing yesterday afternoon shed his clothes in the Caroline-Colborne Street area, according to Kawartha Lakes Police Service.

David Rapaport on the importance of language, Schmale and the trucker convoy, and the need for a GO bus

Lunch with: Conversations with interesting people in Kawartha Lakes

I love hearing a Brooklyn accent while sitting inside a Greek restaurant in downtown Lindsay, talking national and provincial politics with a Jewish professor. It just seems very Canadian somehow.

Kawartha Lakes gymnasts win big at provincial level

Six young gymnasts of the Lindsay Gymnastics Centre recently competed in the Ontario Provincial Gymnastics Championship, and out of 160 provincewide participants per age group, every one scored in the Top 10, and two of them took home the title of Provincial Overall Champion.