The Give Away

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The Bobcaygeon Local March 6, 2009 By Lisa Dever Last month local Chiropractor Grant Bjornson received a Community Service Award from the Ontario Chiropractic Association, due in large part to his volunteer activities at “A Special Place” Clothing Give-away. In operation since 1987, A Special Place receives donations of clothing and small household items and

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Thermal Imaging Camera – TIC

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The Bobcaygeon Local May 21, 2012 By Lisa Dever Some consider a fire truck little more than a big, red, rolling tool box. Hoses, axes, pry bars, jaws of life, wrenches, channel-locks and cable cutters; oxygen tanks, ladders and nozzles. Fire fighters have to be prepared and ready for any challenge. They have to take

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Community Gardens

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The Bobcaygeon Local May 13, 2012 By Lisa Dever I began gardening on a bit of a whim. One bright summer afternoon when my parents were away, I decided to dig up the patchy grass on our front lawn and turn the entire place into a flower garden. The neighbours looked on in horror. This

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Lisbeth Boysen

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The Bobcaygeon Local February 6, 2012 By Lisa Dever Mike Boysen had no idea that his wife Liesbeth was a writer and kept a journal until he found out that one of her stories was to be published. “She never told me,” he said recently, while discussing his wife’s hidden talent. “The Dutch in Wartime:

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