Remedy to Challenge of Settlers’ Landing Wind Project Presented

  On Monday, August 22nd, the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) met at the Pontypool Community centre to hear final submissions from Capstone Infrastructure outlining their proposed changes to address concerns expressed by the tribunal over the possible creation of “serious and irreversible harm” to the surrounding woodland. After the10 megawatt… Continue reading

Despite New Ownership, it’s Business as Usual at Nexicom

Monday afternoon Nexicom staff learned that owners Paul and John Downs had entered into a share purchase agreement to sell their business to Clayton Zekelman of Windsor.   Zekelman is the founder and President of a similar high-speed internet and telephone business in Windsor called MNSi Telecom operating in southwestern Ontario,… Continue reading

Key Rural Issues at Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference

  During a series of meetings with Provincial Cabinet ministers as part of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference held last week in Windsor, Ontario, members of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) raised a number of significant issues facing the region, including: Extending natural gas into… Continue reading

Capital Upgrades Moving Forward at the Old Millbrook School

  The Old Millbrook School is a municipally owned building dating from 1889o and is home to several community organizations including the Millbrook Library, Community Policing, Food Share, the Family Centre, and the seasonal Farmers’ Market. Given the age and state of repair of the building, the township is regularly… Continue reading

City of Kawartha Lakes Seeks Input on Maintenance Standards on Unassumed & Private Roadways

City of Kawartha Lakes Seeks Input on Maintenance Standards on Unassumed and Private Roadways   The City of Kawartha Lakes is currently undergoing a comprehensive review of maintenance standards for unassumed and private roadways. As part of the review, a second Public Information Centre (PIC) will be held on Saturday,… Continue reading

Ptbo County-City Paramedics Establish West End Base

  The County has secured a Lease Agreement for the premises located at 1003 Clonsilla Avenue to establish the Peterborough County-City Paramedics – West End Base effective September 1st. During their recent 10 Year Resources and Facilities Master Plan, Peterborough County-City Paramedics identified the west end of the city of… Continue reading

King St. Merchants Find Cooperation and Collaboration is Key to Success

Kate Deklerck is tired of answering questions about how she feels about the opening of Kawartha Quilting Systems (KQS) just down the street from her store, The Quilter’s Bolt. For the record, she is thrilled! The fact is, these stores are complementary, not competitive. Quilters need fabric from Deklerck’s shop… Continue reading