Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Ubisoft launches major new video game with Kawartha Lakes roots

While players may be travelling far and wide when they explore the Atlas starsystem soon, the journey began right here...
10/19/2018
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Kawartha Lakes farmers grow Canadian record-setting pumpkin

Two City of Kawartha Lakes farmers are basking with their record-setting pumpkin.
10/18/2018
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Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes ask public for patience as shelter reaches capacity

The Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes is asking for the public's help as the shelter reaches capacity. The shelter has...
10/17/2018
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How to fix 8 common cottage road problems

Potholes, washboarding, beaver dams...cottage roads need constant maintenance. Here's how to handle 8 common gravel road problems.
10/17/2018
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8 screws every cottager should have in their workshop

Trying to figure out which screws are right for the project you're working on? Don't get caught up in all...
10/16/2018
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Axe club announces plans to open facility in Lindsay

If you've ever tossed an axe competitively or even for fun, you'd find it a lot like darts . ....
10/15/2018
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Comedian Derek Edwards to deliver workingman humour to Lindsay

It's hard to grow old when you refuse to grow up.
10/12/2018
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Elk roaming in Lindsay escaped from farm

If you happen to see an elk wandering around Lindsay, don't get too close. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry...
10/11/2018
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Celebrate the great pumpkin in Keene on Oct. 13

Celebrate the pumpkin harvest in Keene next weekend. The 11th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival will kick off on Friday night,...
10/10/2018
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Kawartha Lakes council votes to have private observation tower removed

A 10-metre private observation tower constructed by a pair of bird watchers near Lake Scugog will have to come down...
10/10/2018
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Why you should embrace all the imperfections of cottage life

Here's a dark little secret: I have never eaten a s'more. Not a single one. While I realize the sickly...
10/09/2018
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5 epic climbing destinations in Southern Ontario

If you'e new to& rock climbing, Ontario might not be the first place you consider. After all, when compared to...
10/08/2018
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Campfire-roasted apple bundles

Make these roasted apple bundles to kick your fall campfire up a notch. Five ingredients, five easy steps. Delicious and pure...
10/03/2018
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If a real estate salesperson offers to buy your home, it’s an offer you can refuse

I spoke to a real estate salesperson who offered to buy my house if he can’t sell it after a...
10/02/2018
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Summer Outreach Lunch program reaches hundreds of children

If it takes a village to raise a child, a town can also come together to help feed kids through...
10/01/2018
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5 reasons why cottages are sacred places

Cottages are not only a financial investment, they are an investment in our souls. More and more people are renting...
09/28/2018
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Realtors allowed to post sold prices — finally

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has turned on the sold data tap, officially allowing brokers to post the selling...
09/27/2018
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Should you probate a will that includes real estate?

Our father just passed away and my sister and I are co-executors and the only beneficiaries to his will. Do...
09/26/2018
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Tips for taking care of your cottage exterior

When it comes to cottage exterior maintenance, proactive care trumps procrastination. Taking the time now to maintain the building envelope...
09/21/2018
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A cottager shares practical tips for making eco-friendly decisions at the cottage

With the spreading of wildfires throughout all of Canada, increasing amounts of plastic in our environment, and noticeably warming temperatures,...
09/20/2018
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Toronto home search moves to smaller Ontario cities

Three years ago, you could buy a house in London, Ont., for $234,000. Today, it will cost you $364,000. “I...
09/19/2018
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