Summer outreach lunch program fed 735 lunches to hungry children

Colin Mochrie, Debra McGrath headline new amphitheatre opening in Fenelon

The Grove Theatre is excited to announce an eclectic line-up of talent for a month-long season opening — including improve masters Colin Mochrie and Debra McGrath. 

Extreme weather collapses house

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for assistance after two people were reported to be trapped in a collapsed house.

More supports for local victims and survivors of human trafficking

More supports for local victims and survivors of human trafficking

The Ontario government is investing more than $780,000 over the next five years in a new community-based program to provide more young victims and survivors of human trafficking in Kawartha Lakes with the services they need.

Schmale and Forbes to face off again; NDP says it will be election-ready

With a fall federal election a real  possibility, the Conservatives and Liberals locally appear to be ready with two familiar faces. 

Incumbent Jamie Schmale of the Conservative Party of Canada has already been nominated by his party executive and will be running for a third time, first elected in 2015.  

OPP make arrest in suspicious Fenelon Falls death

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested someone in connection with what is now determined to be a homicide in the area of Fenelon Falls.

Through history’s eyes: Exploring forgotten cemeteries

I got lost as I was looking for it — the Blakely Farm cemetery, that is. When I ought to have gone due south on Old Mill Road in the former Ops Township, I instead made a left turn and ended up cycling through some of the most spectacular scenery in this part of Kawartha Lakes.

Kawartha Lakes life for all

Kawartha Lakes life for all

We often see the world in stereotypes. For instance, some people who live here speak of the ‘cidiots’ from Toronto who arrive during the summer to wreak havoc on our small communities and pristine lakes. All it takes is one Mercedes with a lead-footed driver to cement this image in a few people’s minds.