First-year university student collects gifts for women staying at Women’s Resources

Two older teens pulled from Scugog River after trying to retrieve fishing pole

Yesterday about 12:30 pm emergency services were called to Rivera Park in Lindsay after two 17-year-old fisherman ended up in… Continue reading “Two older teens pulled from Scugog River after trying to retrieve fishing pole”

Stewart Morrison Insurance: 60 Years of community, integrity and advocacy

This year Stewart Morrison Insurance celebrates 60 years, a landmark of service! 

To kick off the celebration, we introduce a new and exciting logo that reflects our past, the leadership of today and our vision for the future. 

The art in community: Does Kawartha Lakes support culture as well as it could?

The art in community: Does Kawartha Lakes support culture as well as it could?

Susan Taylor’s plea on behalf of the Lindsay Gallery at a 2014 city council meeting was a success. Sort of. Yes, some councillors had balked at giving money to the arts, but they ultimately waived the gallery’s rental fees and provided an emergency grant of $3,300 a month to keep the doors open.

“We got what we wanted, but it wasn’t a good business model,” said Taylor, executive director of what is now the Kawartha Art Gallery. “I realized there had to be a better way to do this. It wasn’t a sustainable solution — we’d be back where we started from in three years.”

Dry stone wall in Bobcaygeon needs business, community support

The 122-metre (400-foot) stretch of dry stone wall near Case Manor on Canal Street in Bobcaygeon is one of only… Continue reading “Dry stone wall in Bobcaygeon needs business, community support”

Council seeking input on proposed ORV connection route in Lindsay

At the June 15 council meeting, the proposed connection route for off-road vehicles (ORVs) trail access in Lindsay was brought… Continue reading “Council seeking input on proposed ORV connection route in Lindsay”

Benns’ Belief: Finding joy in the new normal

Benns’ Belief: Finding joy in the new normal

In theoretical physics an event horizon is a boundary around a black hole. It is the point of no return… Continue reading “Benns’ Belief: Finding joy in the new normal”

Waste not, want not: Recycling and reusing in Kawartha Lakes

Waste not, want not: Recycling and reusing in Kawartha Lakes

It’s a grey Thursday afternoon in late April as I sit down to write this column, a few hours after Miller Waste’s chocolate brown and caramel-coloured garbage trucks have made their rounds through Lindsay and other communities across the municipality.

Stopping at the foot of driveways and laneways, the orange-clad garbage collectors remove not only clear bags of refuse, but also the contents of our blue boxes.