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What’s In A (Place) Name?

What’s In A (Place) Name?

Have you ever wondered about the source of a lake, township, or community name? Origins of place names can be obvious, less obvious, obscure, or unknown. Their sources may be descriptive, based on natural or man-made features, or may derive from the names of landowners and prominent citizens, other towns or cities, indigenous words or

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Antiques and Decor

Grr8 Finds Markets is a gem nestled in the village of Fenelon Falls – two storefronts filled with treasures from a wide range of vendors boast everything from antique housewares and furniture to artisan creations. Take a walk down Memory Lane with over 5,000 square feet of collectibles, nostalgia, antiques, home décor and gifts. Whether

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The Haunted Village Was A HUGE Success

“Obviously it was an idea whose time had come”, Bruce Hobley, one of the original founders of the Haunted Village reflects on the origins of the event. “We didn’t know if anyone would come, that year we had 600 people”. With shrieks that can be heard from the parking lot and a line-up several hundred

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Finished Painted Rocks

Rock Monsters

Such an easy and fun activity that will keep the kids busy for hours – and parents too. I had a lot of fun!  All you need is some rocks, Googly eyes, glue, paint and brushes. We made an adventure out of finding rocks – a great way to get outside and explore. I also

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Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

A must- have for any event!  Ingredients 1 Dozen eggs – Boiled Until Hard 2 Large Dill Pickles – Chopped Finely 4 TBSP Mayonnaise 1 Heaping TBSP Garlic Powder 1 TSP Yellow Mustard Salt – To Taste Paprika   Instructions Shell Eggs and cut in half, remove yolk into a small mixing bowl. Mix yolks

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Fun on the Water

The New Watersports: Variety is the Spice of Life Summer has drawn to a close but there are still lots of weekends left to get out on the lake. Now is the time to get your maximum smiles per gallon out of the season. As a coach for multiple disciplines I am often asked what my

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Bobcaygeon in Bloom award ceremony

Bobcaygeon Communities in Bloom project reaps rewards

Bobcaygeon has earned a prestigious 4 Blooms with a Special Mention for Community Involvement, as well as two awards for Ontario’s top scores in Floral Displays and Environmental Action. Martin Quinn, Community in Blooms National Director, announced the results of the 2018 Bobcaygeon entry at a ceremony at Kawartha Coffee on Saturday, October 6th. Bobcaygeon’s

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When Two Become One: Kawartha Disposal

When closing the cottage for winter something not usually on the top of your to-do-list is the maintenance of your septic system – out of sight, out of mind – until there is trouble. Perhaps the upgrades on the cottage you did this year left a pile of old unused and unsightly materials on your

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