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Zoning maps in question – again

The expansion of environmentally protected (EP) zones was added to the agenda at Monday night’s council meeting with Councillor Neal concerned that the municipality is rezoning property EP that isn’t mandated by the province.

Hockeyville 2020: It’s rally time, support our arena

People and community. That is what the Orono rink represents. For most of our history, this community, the people, have banded together to ensure that there is a building for hockey and skating. Generations of residents, some long gone, have selflessly contributed time, energy and finances to ensure that Orono had a rink. The Orono […]

Register online now for Kindergarten at KPR schools

Local public schools are making it easier for families to register their children to start Kindergarten this September. Online registration is now open for all Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) schools.
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Whatever the issue, community is the answer

A case for conversation

Texting has contributed to the lost art of talking on the phone. I think we’ve forgotten about how fantastic phone calls really can be. We mistakenly think texting can serve the same purpose. Alas, it cannot. When there is no voice, there is no originality. You can’t copy and paste a telephone conversation. A phone […]

What If?

On Sunday, January 12, the Ontario Emergency Measures Office issued and then withdrew an emergency alert for the Pickering Nuclear Station. Scary. Sent across the province around 7:30, you may have received the alert on your cellphone, heard it on the radio or seen it on your TV. Then Ontario Power Generation sent out a […]
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