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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.

A wind turbine blade failed in Kawartha Lakes

A wind turbine blade failed in Kawartha Lakes on April 20. The cause is currently under investigation. MyKawartha reported, "Susan...
04/24/2019
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Current flood risk in Kawartha Lakes

There has been a lot of rain recently in Kawartha Lakes, and water levels are consequently on the rise. Global...
04/24/2019
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Ontario budget news that may affect cottagers

Cottage Life reported, "The government projects that it will not be able to balance the budget until 2023-2024, which would...
04/19/2019
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Amazing Kawartha Lakes photographs

Excited for spring? So are we, and so is Kawartha Now!  They shared some amazing photos from Instagram this week,...
04/18/2019
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Make sure you’re prepared for floods

It's going to rain. A lot.  KawarthaNow reported, "As a result of forecast rainfall of 50 to 70 mm forecast...
04/15/2019
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Potential for faster internet

Kawartha Lakes could get faster internet! MyKawartha reported, "The warden of Peterborough County, on hand in Little Britain for a...
04/09/2019
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New transportation option in Kawartha Lakes

A new bus service will begin running in Kawartha Lakes at the end of April! KawarthaNow reported, "The 20-passenger bus...
04/08/2019
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New stop for Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines will be making stops in a new location this summer! Cottage Life reported, "From June 27 until September...
04/01/2019
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Local update on roads

Do the roads seem a little under the weather lately? That's because they are literally under the weather. MyKawartha reported, "Grading...
03/28/2019
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Kawartha Lakes burn ban

There's a burn ban in effect for Kawartha Lakes at least until the end of April.  MyKawartha Reported, "Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue...
03/26/2019
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Community meeting on March 13

On March 13 there will be a community meeting on the topic of housing and homelessness in Kawartha Lakes.  MyKawartha...
03/06/2019
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What is happening between Kawartha Lakes and the fisheries department?

Everything is now settled between the City of Kawartha Lakes and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, but what happened in...
02/28/2019
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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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