Dunn provides off-road vehicles task force update to council

What’s gardening got to do with it?

I have a confession to make. I’ve never really been a gardener. Indoors or out, plants come to my home at their peril. Even a cactus isn’t safe in my care.

But I’m passionate about helping the environment, so if anything was going to get me digging in the dirt it was learning that dirt helps sequester carbon. And that gardeners can help it store even more.

RN opens The Beauty Lab Medical Cosmetics

A 20-year nursing veteran, Crystal Connell, has recently expanded into private practice and opened her own medical cosmetic business – The Beauty Lab Medical Cosmetics. 

Council says no to ATVs passing through Lindsay after town residents push back in poll

After much passionate debate and suggestions of secret deals made between councillors, Kawartha Lakes council will be recommending that ORVs not be allowed to pass through Lindsay.

In a tie vote among councillors at the committee of the whole meeting, Mayor Andy Letham cast the deciding vote to halt the proposed route through Lindsay and instead look at another option.

Thanksgiving food drive hosted by Food Source

Last year, in the middle of the pandemic, Kawartha Lakes Food Source (KLFS) had to rethink how food donations were gathered.

A porch pick-up drive that spanned the entire town of Lindsay was held. That support helped our member food banks weather what had been a very busy year.

School’s in: Students return in droves to higher learning

Undergraduate application statistics provided via e-mail by Deanna Underwood, manager of communications and events, at the Ontario Universities Application Centre show that 2021 could be a very busy year for universities right across the province.

Open house to be held at community garden, all welcome

The United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes is excited to welcome community members, stakeholders, and donors to their annual 2021-2022 campaign launch.

This year, the event is an open house at the Edwin Binney’s Community Garden, providing guests with an opportunity to see how much this project has grown.

Police chief shares personal feelings of watching Taliban take over Afghanistan

I spent 10 days in Afghanistan in August of 2010. But I wouldn’t dare afford myself any great insight into the true plight of its residents – before or after those tragic images of desperate Afghans trying, in vain, to escape their home and its not-so-new ruthless rulers.