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Zellers Daze – gone but not forgotten

Ten years ago Lindsay lost what has now become a store steeped in nostalgia

Slogans such as “Where the lowest price is the law,” “Dollar Daze,” and “Shopping anywhere else is pointless,” bring back waves of nostalgia for shoppers of the discount department store Zellers.

Executive director of local United Way retires

United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes announced at its September 8th AGM, its Executive Director, Penny Barton Dyke will be retiring from the organization after more than 17 years. 

Liz Pead on finding community harmony, talking with the other, and being a maker

Lunch with Roderick Benns: Conversations with interesting people in Kawartha Lakes

Liz Pead was on her way to the 2019 Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival when she found herself lost on Oak Street in Fenelon Falls — and now she lives there.

Season end thank you: Magic and circus show at Grove Theatre

Grove Theatre in Fenelon Falls is having a magic and circus show on Sept. 17 from 6:30–9:00 PM The pay-what-you-can… Continue reading “Season end thank you: Magic and circus show at Grove Theatre”

Riches’ aim would be to bring city together if elected mayor

In a telephone interview with The Advocate, Jim Riches detailed what motivated him to run for mayor, and what changes he hopes to make in Kawartha Lakes if elected.

Seymour-Fagan willing to consider tax increase to fund city’s needs

As recently as a year ago local business owner and Bobcaygeon-area councillor Kathleen Seymour-Fagan was done with politics.

A history of caretakers in Kawartha Lakes

Just in Time local history series

Whether a school, a municipal facility, a place of worship or a local business, a building’s appearance is likely to garner comment.