Pump Track Proposal Receives Warm Reception

Pump Track Proposal Receives Warm Reception
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Council was introduced to an interesting recreational opportunity at last month’s Council meeting when biking enthusiasts John Frizzle and David D’Agostino outlined their proposal for a local Pump Track. These installations consist of a continuous bike loop that users can ride without pedaling, which incorporates berms, criss-crossing lines and smooth… Continue reading

Township’s Building Boom Continues

Township’s Building Boom Continues
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It should be no surprise that building activity in the township was extraordinary last year.  According to the Building Permit Activity Report filed by Chief Building Official Kyle Phillips at the January 14th Council meeting, permit count more than doubled, total dwellings created increased almost five-fold, the value of construction… Continue reading

Remembering the ’70’s and ’80’s

Remembering the ’70’s and ’80’s
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Just a few decades ago, but so many changes!  Locally the 1970’s and 1980’s looked and felt a lot different from now.   Don’t let those memories slip away! There’s no better time than now, on a cold winter’s night, to gather round and share a few stories, laugh at the… Continue reading

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure
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Last week, the township received a third-quarter (October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $89,963 from Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment represents revenue earned during the first two weeks of October and during the last… Continue reading

Donations for Belize

Donations for Belize
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Pictured is Bev Hilditch receiving a gift of a crock pot from Nancy Britton, representing the Millbrook Home Hardware store.  Bev expressed her appreciation for the contribution to the Annual Belize Auction. The auction was held on January 26th at St John’s Anglican Church in Ida. St. John’s has been… Continue reading