Local paramedic honoured for her bravery

On Wednesday evening the Ontario government honoured paramedics from across the province with the inaugural Ontario Medal of Paramedic Bravery…. Continue reading “Local paramedic honoured for her bravery”

Lindsay’s population set to double, says mayor in speech

In his mayoral luncheon speech, sponsored by the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Doug Elmslie told attendees in… Continue reading “Lindsay’s population set to double, says mayor in speech”

Filming wraps up in Kawartha Lakes for upcoming movie, Monk

Filming has wrapped as of May 18 on the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail. Monk, a mystery comedy-drama series about a… Continue reading “Filming wraps up in Kawartha Lakes for upcoming movie, Monk”

Rally to save Minden ER to be held tomorrow at village’s fairgrounds

'A catastrophic event that will leave thousands of residents without accessible, emergency health care'

With only 25 days left until the scheduled closing of the Minden Hospital emergency department, opponents of the closure right across the region will hold a rally tomorrow from Noon to 4 pm at the Minden Fairgrounds.

Council approves multiple vendor contracts

Street sweeping services - $203,000; Two new vehicles for the Kawartha Lakes Fire Service - $1.52 million

At their last regular meeting, Kawartha Lakes councillors approved unanimously and without debate or questions eight different city contracts covering spending on items as diverse as emergency equipment, renovations to city owned buildings, road services and the creation of compost at various landfill sites.

Source of oil leak found at Thurstonia Park

Residents of Thurstonia Park, near Dunsford, received some good news midday yesterday when the source of the fuel oil leak that is polluting their soil and waterfront was finally discovered.

Council agrees to license short-term rentals but no details of plan have been decided

Kawartha Lakes council agreed to move forward on a program of registering and licensing short-term rentals (STRs), but until a council task force reports back sometime before June 30, residents of the city will have little idea what this new bylaw will look and operate like.