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Ride City transit free from Dec. 8 to Dec. 20

December 2, 2014 - Beginning Monday, December 8 and running until Saturday, December 20, all Lindsay Transit Routes, Limo Specialized Transit and all Rural Routes (Dial-A-Ride) in Kawartha Lakes will be free.

“This is just a little thank you to our loyal ridership and the residents of Kawartha Lakes,” explained Transit Supervisor Enzo Ingribelli. “We want as many residents as possible to be able to take advantage of, and enjoy the various transit services offered here in Kawartha Lakes.”

Held annually in December, the City provides free transit services to residents as a Christmas thank you and as an opportunity to attract more people to the services offered locally.

“This is a great opportunity for our residents to take advantage of the free transit services and be able to support local businesses in Lindsay, Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls,” explained Mayor Andy Letham. “Whether it is Lindsay Transit, Limo Specialized Transit or the Rural Route Dial-A-Ride services, the City offers residents a great opportunity to be mobile and get from place to place in Kawartha Lakes. We certainly hope area residents and visitors will take advantage of the free service leading up to the holiday season.”



January Special Events at the Library


“Water Treatment Supplier” NOT Affiliated with the City

December 17, 2014 - The City of Kawartha Lakes has been notified by several concerned residents that two uniformed persons claiming to be City Employees are currently going door to door attempting to gain access to homes in the area. Please be advised that these individuals are not affiliated with the City of Kawartha Lakes, nor does the City of Kawartha Lakes provide home water treatment/filtration equipment.


Housing Help Centre implementation begins in January

December 17, 2014 - Beginning on January 1, 2015, residents in the County of Haliburton and in Kawartha Lakes will be able to access housing and homelessness services through the newly created Kawartha Lakes-Haliburton Housing Help Centre.


2015 Proposed Capital Budget now available


Sanitary Sewer Main Flushing Notification - Fenelon Falls and Bobcaygeon


Impact of new Social Assistance Management System on Social Services

December 5, 2014 - KAWARTHA LAKES - The implementation of the new Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) occurred across Ontario on November 11, 2014 for all Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program offices.  This system is used by Kawartha Lakes Social Services staff to administer Ontario Works benefits for residents of the City and the County of Haliburton.


Winter-Spring 2015 Community Guide now available!


Mayor Letham begins ‘positively different’ leadership

“This is a time to look at what is and dream about what can be; what will be. This is a time to be inspired and fired-up about the next four years and after. This is a time to discover what leadership really looks like and understand its true power.” Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham, December 1, 2014

December 2, 2014 - Council chambers were packed; so too was the balcony in City Hall and an overflow area set up in the Victoria Room for the inaugural meeting and swearing in of Council on December 1. There was a feeling of excitement and optimism.


Waste and Recycling: Holiday Schedule and Christmas Trees

December 2, 2014 - Residents are reminded that they can bring Christmas trees to any City landfill site to be composted. Please remove all ornaments, tinsel and other decorations from your tree to be accepted at no cost. Christmas trees will not be collected with your waste and recycling set out at the curb.


Lindsay Street PIC


Remember to use space heaters safely

December 1, 2014 - City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Service has been dispatched to a number of incidents involving “space heaters”. The use of space heaters can effectively warm an area at a rapid rate, providing enough heat to keep you and your family comfortable.


Are You Decorating your Storefront Window for Christmas? Compete for the Ultimate Christmas Glory in the Window Decorating Contest!

November 26, 2014 - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Kawartha Lakes thanks to the 1st Annual Storefront Window Decorating Contest and there is still time to register!  All businesses or organizations operating in public buildings are eligible to participate by creating an original window display that depicts the traditions, stories or festivities of the Christmas season.


December Special Events at the Library


Prepare your singing voices! Christmas in Kawartha Lakes Carol Challenge launched

November 12, 2014 - To help bring Christmas cheer to Kawartha Lakes and raise some much-needed donations for the Kawartha Lakes Food Source, the City’s Economic Development department is launching the Kawartha Lakes Caroling Challenge.


No overnight parking on city streets

October 28, 2014 - Residents are reminded that parking is not allowed on City streets between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015.


Lindsay and Omemee to Host TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay Next Spring

October 1, 2014 - KAWARTHA LAKES – The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice, is coming to Kawartha Lakes next spring.


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