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News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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Ontario Fall Colour Report

If you needed any more reason to choose Muskoka as your leaf peeping destination, Muskoka was named by Huffington Post...
09/17/2018
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Michelle and Clifford Scott have made Kawartha Caribbean Hut a favourite stop for food in Lindsay

If the decision to open a Caribbean restaurant in Kawartha Lakes seems odd, Michelle says it hasn't hurt business. Those...
09/12/2018
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Significant rainfall expected Monday from remnants of tropical depression Gordon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the most southern areas of Ontario, including Northumberland County in the...
09/09/2018
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Have we overfished our lakes?

Stephen Patterson can remember every delicious detail of the summer day at the cottage in 1956 when he turned seven....
09/07/2018
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Tears, laughter and memories mark Change of Command ceremony for Kawartha Lakes police

Tears, laughter and fond memories showed the closeness that exists in the Kawartha Lakes Police Service as the force said...
09/04/2018
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How wildfires affect our lakes

The wildfires tearing through Canadian provinces this summer have left cottagers and cabin owners worried over the state of their...
08/30/2018
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Coboconk cottager’s book celebrates CNE collection

Lee Shimano may spend half the year in the Kawartha Lakes, but her "second home" is the Canadian National Exhibition....
08/22/2018
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Kawartha Lakes Osprey Heritage Awards to be announced

The Kawartha Lakes Municipal Heritage Committee will present the City’s new Osprey Heritage Awards during a special council meeting next...
08/16/2018
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Metrolinx and Ontario Northland will now be providing Muskoka bus routes

In a recent announcement by Ontario Northland and Metrolinx, the transit services will now be running a pilot program to...
08/13/2018
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Home sales down 31 per cent so far this year in Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes home sales posted noticeable improvement from May to June, although sales are still quiet by historical standards, according...
07/31/2018
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Burn bans lifted in City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, Northumberland County, Trent Lakes, Havelock-Belmont Methuen

The cooler and wetter weather of late has prompted officials to lift fire bans in the City of Kawartha Lakes,...
07/30/2018
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Time to control the noise levels of boats on lakes across the Kawarthas

I find it amazing that there is no control of the noise that is emitted from many of these power...
07/16/2018
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Forest fire still active in north Kawartha Lakes region

A forest fire that spread near Dalrymple late last week was still burning Monday morning. Ramara Township Fire Rescue Chief...
07/12/2018
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Forest fire forces evacuation in north Kawartha Lakes region

Some Carden-area residents were asked to evacuate their homes and cottages Friday afternoon as the threat of a forest fire...
07/11/2018
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