Paul Riley on storytelling, his two careers and what he owes his immigrant mother

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

His pint of Turbo Hazy Hot Rod clinks with my own pint of Lock 33 at the Pie Eyed Monk.

Conservation Authority urges vigilance regarding potential flooding

With parts of Kawartha lakes still digging out from a record snow storm that struck last weekend, concerns have been expressed by federal, provincial and local authorities regarding rising temperatures and rainfall predicted at times to be heavy this weekend.

Snow volume and sustained winds were the real challenge, says city official

As rural areas in Kawartha Lakes continue to dig out from last weekend’s winter storm, public patience with the pace of the clean-up by the city and private contractors appears to be wearing thin.

City proposes $57 million capital budget

At the December regular council meeting, Kawartha Lakes senior staff presented a prioritized listing of capital projects for consideration and debate — including $26 million in road repairs and upgrades.

Rural roads in city still under stress from snow

While the town of Lindsay has been spared the worst from a punishing winter storm that began on Friday, some communities in Ward One and War Six received over two feet of snow.

The Spirit of Christmas is alive and well in Fenelon Falls

From left to right: Kristy Lindsay, FFSS head of guidance, Susan Sainsbury, educational assistant, and Christa Bradburn, FFSS principal.

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.