Monthly Archives: June 2014

LIQUIDATION SHOPPING in Cottage Country!

LIQUIDATION SHOPPING in Cottage Country!

Overstock Liquidation opened last  September in the former Jack and Jill Farms building across from Paris Marine. Located at 3001 Lakefield Rd between Lakefield and Peterborough. Overstock Liquidation is unique as they receive two truckloads of new merchandise each week and are only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They have no idea what’s on the

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THOSE WERE THE DAYS UFO Sightings Over the Years

On May 4th, 2014 a quiet Sunday afternoon, many people in the area were shaken by a loud boom that echoed through the sky. It wasn’t long before news spread the noise was caused by a meteoroid or meteorite, something the size of a beach ball which had plummeted towards Earth. Another mystery testing our

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1st Heat Alert: Now We Really Know Winter is Over

Health Unit Issued Heat Alert for Peterborough City and County for Sunday, June 29 to Wednesday July 2nd. Residents Advised to Take Precautions to Avoid Heat-Related Illness The Peterborough County-City Health Unit is issuing the area’s first Heat Alert of the season for Peterborough City and County. The alert is issued for Sunday, June 29.

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Liftlock and the River Cruise’s Celebrate 20 Years of Cruising!

Liftlock and the River Cruises have been cruising the Kawartha waterways for 20 years. The Captain and Crew are dedicated to ensuring that each guest have a pleasurable and memorable experience. Explore the beautiful Trent Severn Waterway aboard either of their vessels: The Island Princess (a double deck replica side wheeler) or the Skylark VIII

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By the Water

The Child within us desires to enjoy being outdoors.  Yet in cottage country, the elements are not just sun and the heat, there are also plentiful black flies and mosquitos.  This can keep you indoors.  Consider an outdoor structure or screened in porch to gain relief. How about a screened in structure right on your

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The Myths of the Contemporary Kitchen

Have you ever yearned to have that beautiful, sleek, modern/contemporary kitchen of your dreams then shuddered at the thought of what the cost might be?  If so; fear not!  One of the most common misconceptions regarding the contemporary kitchen is that the cost of it makes it unattainable.   Another common misconception is that you are

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Hiring Employees – The Real Cost

As most Ontarians know, minimum wage increased on June 1st to $11.00/hour. There are actually several different minimum wages and they all increased – $10.30/hour for a student under 18 working part-time or summer only, $9.55/hour for liquor servers, and $12.10 for employees who do paid work in their own homes. When deciding if your

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Thanks for Supporting Global Angel Charity

Many, many thanks to all the volunteers, plane pullers, sponsors, donors, attendees and others especially the children who helped to make the June 21, 2014 Global Angel fundraising event at the Peterborough Airport a great success.  Special thanks to the Mayor Daryl Bennett and Member of Parliament Dean Del Mastro who opened the event and

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