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Mango products sold locally could be contaminated with Hepatitis A

Mango products sold locally could be contaminated with Hepatitis A

Local residents are being asked to check their freezers for frozen mango products potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A, as some are known to have been distributed in the region.  

Kaleidoscope is back at Lindsay Little Theatre

Lindsay Little Theatre continues its longstanding tradition of nurturing the performing talents of Kawartha Lakes youth and adults through the remounting of a scene performance workshop “Kaleidoscope.”

TLDSB picks former high school principal to fill new superintendent position

Kim Williams, a long-term secondary school principal, will be a new superintendent at Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB). Williams will replace Katherine MacIver who recently left TLDSB to become the director of education at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.

223 free lunches distributed so far: Summer Outreach Lunch Program

Any elementary age child is welcome to pick up a free lunch

As of July 23, 288 lunches were prepared for the Summer Outreach Lunch Program, with 223 free and healthy bagged lunches distributed to children. The remaining 125 were donated to A Place Called Home.

Country Cupboard celebrates 40 years in Fenelon Falls

A business voice for social and environmental change

If Julia Taylor had her way, one of the best-loved stores in Fenelon Falls would simply be called “Jars.” After all, getting so many people to give up their plastic habit in favour of reusable glass jars is one of her favourite accomplishments since she took over as owner of Country Cupboard in early 2018.

Drowning in Rosedale

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a drowning on the Rosedale River, in Fenelon Township.

In search of Grass Hill

The evening of June 8, 1912, saw a typical scene play out in Grass Hill, some five kilometres east of Woodville. Train No. 31, bound for Orillia, was waiting at the Grand Trunk Railway’s diminutive station to take on commuters. John Staples, then the storekeeper at Grass Hill, had disembarked after spending the day in Lindsay.