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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.

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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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 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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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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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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Some homes evacuated in Kawartha Lakes

Unfortunately flooding in Kawartha Lakes has gotten to the point where some homes along the Burnt River have been evacuated. ...
04/30/2019
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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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