Sunset Speedway Changes Force OMRS to Reschedule its Season Finale

  At the end of July, officials with the Ontario Modifieds Racing Series received correspondence via e-mail and social media from the promotional team at Sunset Speedway, advising that in order to compete at the Fall Velocity event – which was to conclude the 2017 OMRS season – teams would… Continue reading

Local Woodworker Featured in Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

Studios and galleries will be open Saturday September 23 and Sunday September 24, from 10 am to 5 pm to display a rich diversity of arts and crafts, including painting, encaustic, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, jewellery, glass, metal, wood, and ceramics. This is a self-drive tour and admission is free to… Continue reading

The added value of an up-to-date land survey in purchasing real estate

This article is in response to an article titled “The Ins And Outs of Title Insurance: What’s Covered and What’s Not.” Title Insurance is just as the article states; “it is an insurance policy on the title of a parcel of land”, but what about the extent of that parcel?… Continue reading

Volunteer Fundraising Committee Getting to Work

Last month the first volunteers for the Community Centre Fundraising Committee joined township staff to discuss the progress of the project.  Manager of Parks and Facilities Gerry Baker provided a status report.  He explained that the preliminary estimates of the revised plan incorporating changes requested by community members came in… Continue reading

Permit Required To Hunt Otonabee Conservation Lands

Peterborough: With the fall hunting season only weeks away, Otonabee Conservation is reminding hunters that hunting opportunities are available on specific conservation lands and that hunters will need to apply for permission to access the properties. “Over the years there has been more interest by hunters to access conservation lands… Continue reading

Board appoints Dr. Jennifer Leclerc new director of education

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Leclerc as the board’s new Director of Education. Leclerc has served as Superintendent of Education: Teaching and Learning since joining the Board in January 2010. “Jennifer is an accomplished educator and provincial leader… Continue reading

Bumble Bee Count Calls for Volunteer Census-takers

In response to global concerns about declines in pollinator biodiversity, Friends of the Earth is launching its second “Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count” and offering downloadable “Census Cards” to help identify the bees. The campaign asks people to look for and take photos of bumble bees and to upload the… Continue reading