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We'll make sure you're aware of recent changes and developments that may affect your cottage life in the Kawartha Lakes. For example, the garbage truck will pass your garbage by this cottage season if you don't put it out in a clear bag. (The municipality introduced new regulations on January 1 of this year.) Tax changes for waterfront properties, shifts in the handling of maintenance costs for unassumed roads, and proposals for local development could affect your pocketbook or your quality of life at your waterfront getaway.

Happy retirement to Chief of Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service!

The Chief of Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service, Keith Kirkpatrick, is retiring. He spent 38 years helping save lives, 15 of those...
02/06/2019
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What to do during a snow squall

There was a snow squall watch on 1/30 and 1/31 in the area - were you prepared?  First, you should have...
02/06/2019
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Proof that it’s cold!

OK, we all know it's cold in Ontario. All it takes is a step outside to know that! But, did...
02/01/2019
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How do you feel about the orange paint on the sidewalks?

Have you noticed orange paint on the sidewalks in Kawartha Lakes and Linsday?  MyKawartha reported, "During budget discussions at Kawartha...
01/31/2019
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Puppy Palooza!

It's puppy-palooza over at the Kawartha Lakes Humane Society! Unfortunately, 58 dogs were found a home malnourished and in poor health. The...
01/24/2019
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Proposal for flexibility in growth plan

The city of Kawartha Lakes has a growth plan proposal that puts less pressure on urban areas. MyKawartha reported, "The relaxed standards...
01/23/2019
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It’s cold in Kawartha Lakes!

It's January in Ontario and it is very cold! MyKawartha reported, "Very cold temperatures and moderate winds of 30km per hour...
01/21/2019
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Local business celebrates Kawartha Lakes

The Kawartha Sign & Pillow Co. is the perfect place to buy cottage decor! First of all, we love supporting local...
01/21/2019
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Warning on ice safety from Kawartha Lakes Fire Service

The Kawartha Lakes Fire Service has an important message - if your pet goes through the ice do not attempt...
01/20/2019
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Where are the oldest trees in Kawartha Lakes?

The oldest trees in Kawartha Lakes are on the Pine Ridge property near Omemee, and they are now protected! Some...
12/21/2018
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Bobcaygeon Beach Park update

Bobcaygeon's Beach Park may soon be getting an update! MyKawartha reported, "The new concept of Bobcaygeon’s Beach Park redesign will...
12/17/2018
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Cozy up by the fire with a book

It's winter which means it's officially the perfect time to cozy up by a cottage fire with a good book!...
12/14/2018
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The scoop on road salt

There's a shortage on road salt, but it might actually be a positive. Cottage Life reported, "It may turn out...
12/07/2018
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Local couple saves deer in trouble

A deer trapped in the river by Ski Hill Road caught a very lucky break! Stephanie and Thomas Christopher saw...
11/29/2018
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Celebrating our generous community

Kawartha Lakes Food Source collected food donations at the Home & Christmas Show in Lindsay at the beginning of November. They were...
11/20/2018
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Possible speed limit adjustments

Concerns from residents in Kawartha Lakes have led to city councillor Pat Dunn calling for an official review of speed limits...
11/19/2018
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White moose spotted in Ontario

Have you ever seen a white moose? Two were seen in Ontario late last month! There are very rare, and...
11/13/2018
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Country’s largest jack-o-lantern right here in Kawartha Lakes!

Did you know that a record breaking pumpkin is right down the road? Kawartha Now reported, "A record-breaking pumpkin grown by...
11/09/2018
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Update on the loose elk

A few weeks ago we reported on the elk that was roaming the Lindsay area. MyKawartha reported that the elk was...
11/06/2018
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Beautiful footage of Doube’s Trestle Bridge

Drone photography and videography and show us a whole new perspective! Have you ever wondered what Doube's Trestle Bridge looked like...
11/05/2018
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Kawartha Lakes Food Source receives grant

Wow! The Kawartha Lakes Food Source is doing some really amazing work! They just got a grant for $97,000 to fight...
10/25/2018
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