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Bobcaygeon – Three Little Islands, One Big Heart

Bobcaygeon – Three Little Islands, One Big Heart

Let’s say you’re strolling down the main street of a pretty little cottage-country town, enjoying a summer day. You stop here and there to get a closer look at store windows and to investigate a menu. Ahead you can see the locks where boats from far and wide are making their way through the Trent-Severn

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Exploring Independent Living Resources for Special Needs Kids

Every parent knows that all children are born with varying degrees of ability, and by the time they’ve reached adulthood they have usually adapted to the world around them. What, though, if your child has additional challenges or delays which are of a physical, intellectual, social, emotional, language or behavioural nature? What then? When the

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Those Were The Days Sleepless Nights

We have all done it, lay awake at night staring at the ceiling, the only sound is the air conditioner in the summer or the furnace clicking on in the winter. We close our eyes and our mind is like a video rewinding to places we have either never been or have long forgotten. Events

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Welcome Summer…

I welcome your bright early mornings, your rays of sun that shine down on dewy tableclothed picnic tables, and the chill of your night air that hangs low in the grass until late morning. I welcome your bold smells of coffee percolating on the fire, and bacon sizzling on the camp stove. I welcome your

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What to Consider when Buying a New Dock

Whether you are looking to purchase a dock for a seasonal cottage or your year round home you will need to consider a few factors first. The first and most important factor is why you would like a dock?  Are you looking to create a seating area by the water, mooring a small fishing boat

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Those Were The Days Be A Sport

I have no idea why I keep them, my wife calls them dust collectors and to a degree I have to agree. I am referring to the trophies I won during a younger period of my life, a couple dozen bowling trophies, a half dozen darts, the same number in hockey, three or four in

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Volunteering A Valuable Experience

Donating your time to a cause you are passionate about can be very rewarding, but it is often difficult to find the time. When life gets busy, it’s easy to push the thought of volunteering out of your mind. Many local not-for-profit organizations rely on volunteers to provide guidance and assistance with day-to-day operations. The

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Canada 150+ Passport to local Events launched for the Greater Peterborough Area

Pick up your Peterborough County Canada 150 Passport today!  2017 is going to be a full year of celebrating Canada’s sesquicentennial. We will be celebrating the 150th birthday of Confederation alongside our First Nation communities who will be celebrating 150 years plus. Here in the Greater Peterborough Area, Peterborough County, our 8 townships, our First

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