Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Real estate terms you should know before buying a house

Detached … semi-detached … townhouse … link home … what do these mean? And how do I find the right...
04/18/2018
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What to know about brightening your garden with rhododendrons

My neighbors, Dale and Bev Lippincott, have some rhododendrons on their property that are beautiful and are also inside a...
04/18/2018
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At a Lake Winnipesaukee getaway, a ‘barn’ designed for fun

Family time is a priority for Amy and Jeff Glass. The couple and their three kids, who live in Brookline,...
04/12/2018
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Rural transit group brings new 3-point plan to Kawartha Lakes

A Kawartha Lakes-based working group intent on bringing rural transit back to the municipality says the issue is one that...
04/12/2018
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Two recent incidents of illegal dumping in Kawartha Lakes

The City of Kawartha Lakes is asking residents to report people who are illegally dumping waste. A media release states...
04/12/2018
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Fire bans in effect as Kawartha Lakes region dries out

City of Kawartha Lakes firefighters have been busy putting out half a dozen grass fires in the region during the...
04/05/2018
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Adopt-A-Road gets a new set of rules for Kawartha Lakes

Groups looking to continue with Adopt-A-Road commitments in Kawartha Lakes could find some new rules to follow to protect their...
04/05/2018
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21 SIMPLE FARMHOUSE COTTAGE EASTER SPRING DECOR IDEAS

While not the all-out decorating extravaganza of Christmas, Spring decorating has it’s own sweet spot, doesn’t it? Adding some touches...
04/03/2018
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Making Life More Affordable in Ontario

Ontario is taking steps to help families afford the costs of caring for children and seniors, highlighting a package of...
03/19/2018
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4 things happening in Kawartha Lakes that will have you talking this week

1) City of Kawartha Lakes council meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday (March 20). Will it be one of the last few...
03/19/2018
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Past perfect: Cloverdale Cottage has traditional charm with all the modern conveniences

The family’s iconic Rockcliffe home was designed in 1902 by prominent architect Allan Keefer (1883-1952), who also designed Stornoway, the...
03/19/2018
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4 Easy DIY Home Projects for Spring

 Update standard plastic switch plates around your home.  Many homeowners spend a lot of money decorating their home’s interior, but...
03/05/2018
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These are the 7 spring cleaning hacks your life has been missing

Though some of us may still be bundled in sweaters, spring is actually just around the corner. And once we’re...
03/05/2018
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Small design moves can have a big impact and they don’t have to cost a lot of money

Holiday decorating season is long over, yet still a wait for spring. It’s cold and dreary in much of the...
03/05/2018
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Removal of internal walls opens up tiny Melbourne worker’s cottage

Architect Ben Edwards' client wanted the inner-city location, despite the home he bought being a mere 70 square metres – the...
03/05/2018
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Downtown Dreams contest kicks off in Kawartha Lakes

A business growth program to give certain downtowns in Kawartha Lakes a boost kicked off with a launch at city...
03/05/2018
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5 things happening in the Kawarthas that will have you talking this week

Here are 5 things happening in the Kawarthas this week that will have you talking.  1) Kawartha Lakes councillors are...
03/05/2018
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‘No immediate threat’ of Lake Scugog flooding

SCUGOG — There’s is “no immediate threat” of flooding following recent springlike weather. Over the past week or so, the...
03/02/2018
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Rett Davis: A fortuitous time for fertilizing fescue

Question: How soon can I fertilize my lawn? Answer: That time is now for fescue lawns. Fescue lawn fertilization can...
02/26/2018
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The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor

Brandpoint (BPT) (BPT) - As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent...
02/26/2018
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Dock issue could pit area cottagers against each other

There is a waterfront right-of-way near Balsam Lake Provincial Park that people have been trying to keep secret for years,...
02/26/2018
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