Municipal

Senior staff provide new council with 2023 budget overview

City treasurer Carolyn Daynes provided the incoming council what she called “a high-level overview” of the proposed 2023 city budget.

Kirkfield firehall rocked by mass resignations

At a meeting on Dec. 19, six of Kirkfield’s 17 volunteer firefighters announced they are resigning from the force. Five of the six will resign effective Jan. 1, 2023

Water costs could rise 3 per cent if council passes motion in February

Few residents in Ontario spend as much time talking about the cost and quality of their water as do those of Kawartha Lakes.

Buying local not so easy for city thanks to provincial rules and free trade

Every year, Kawartha Lakes council is responsible for purchasing millions of dollars’ worth of capital and consumable goods from businesses across Ontario.

Lindsay Legacy C.H.E.S.T. Fund awards over a quarter million dollars

Five local organizations discovered on Dec. 13 they will be the beneficiaries of funding from the Lindsay Legacy C.H.E.S.T. Fund for 2023.

Bobcaygeon C.H.E.S.T. Fund recognizes eight local groups

Members of the Bobcaygeon Legacy C.H.E.S.T. Fund granting committee met on Nov. 2 to review and recommend applications for the disbursement of $64,000 in 2023.

Council unanimous in opposing Ontario Conservatives’ Bill 23

Kawartha Lakes’ newly sworn-in council came together at only their second official meeting to unanimously show their concern and frustration with Bill 23.