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Get these cottage chores done!

Weekends in the spring are the perfect time to get cottage chores out of the way.  Take care of any...
06/04/2019
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What to do after a run in with a skunk or porcupine

Cottagers can get themselves into some tricky situations. Here's what to do when things go wrong! When an unfortunate encounter...
06/03/2019
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Flood watch cancelled

The flood watch in Kawartha Lakes areas has been cancelled.  Kawartha 411 reported, "The Trent Severn Waterway officials are monitoring...
05/31/2019
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Landscaping with native plants

If you're going to landscape your yard, why not use native plants? They look beautiful, are good for the environment,...
05/30/2019
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How do you feel about noise laws?

Do you like your leaf blower? Despise your neighbor's generator? The city of Kawartha Lakes is looking into noise bylaws...
05/29/2019
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How to clean well at the cottage

Things get dirty at the cottage - and that's OK! If you have tree sap stuck to something, just grab...
05/28/2019
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Mixing modern and traditional with color

The color you choose for the exterior of your cottage is important! It's what you and your family remember years...
05/27/2019
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Make your own popsicles!

Sure, store bought popsicles hit the spot sometimes but have you ever tried making your own? All you need are...
05/23/2019
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The Trent-Severn waterway opens May 24

This year the Trent-Severn waterway ovening has been delayed. The new opening date with be Friday, May 24. KawarthaNow reported,...
05/22/2019
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Nautical design inspiration

Nautical design is classic, and it's perfect for a waterfront cottage! Hygge Houze featured a Harbourside Cottage and said, "You'll...
05/22/2019
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Do you have beech trees? They might be in trouble.

Mature beech trees in Canada are in trouble.  Cottage Life reported, "Beech bark disease isa one-two punch combining an attack...
05/22/2019
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Don’t miss these summer events!

There are loads of fun events in downtown Peterborough this summer.  Kawartha Now said, "Launching last year, this is Peterborough’s...
05/21/2019
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Have you seen these caterpillars?

It's spring - and it's a great time to search for some caterpillars! Possibly the easiest to find is the...
05/20/2019
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How Kawartha Lakes is helping the environment

The city of Kawartha Lakes is looking to make some environmental changes.  The Lindsay Advocate reported, "A motion brought forward by...
05/17/2019
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Decorating your fireplace

The kitchen might be the heart of the home - but the fireplace is a close second! House Beautiful has...
05/16/2019
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Cool birdwatching moment in Kawartha Lakes

Birdwatching in Kawartha Lakes is a great hobby and a lot of fun! MyKawartha shared a story of a great...
05/15/2019
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Disaster Recovery for flooding

There will be some disaster recovery assistance for areas affected by flooding in Kawartha Lakes. Kawartha 411 reported, "The disaster...
05/15/2019
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New stop signs in Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes is installing nine new stop signs.  MyKawartha said, "The city is installing stop signs and/or flashing red lights at nine...
05/14/2019
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Come to the turtle walk!

Kawartha Lakes is hosting a turtle walk next month. Kawartha 411 reported, "The walks take place during the first weekends...
05/13/2019
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Important boat tariff news

Big news in the boat tariff world! Cottage Life reported, "On April 30, the federal government lifted the retaliatory tariff...
05/09/2019
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New ReStore in the area

There is a new Habitat for Humanity ReStore in the area! KawarthaNow reported, "Habitat for Humanity Peterborough and Kawartha Region...
05/08/2019
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