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Supporting Local A 2018 Resolution

Supporting Local A 2018 Resolution

After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season the new year brings new goals and resolutions. Now that we are into 2018, and the festive season is behind us, it is still important to think local when purchasing products and services. Winter months can be lean for many local businesses, so this is a

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Enjoying Winter in the Kawarthas

There is no doubt that peak time in the Kawarthas is during the summer. But what about winter in the region? It often doesn’t get enough credit. Take some time to enjoy the serenity and peacefulness of nature in the Kawarthas during the winter. Scenic walking trails are available for a casual stroll, or light

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Treat Your Pet At The Paw Spa

Shirley Manning’s Paw Spa in Lakefield is just like a home-from-home for little Buttons (pictured here). She gets so excited just getting out of the car when she arrives at Shirley’s place because she knows exactly what’s in store for her at her favourite doggy spa. When you pull into the driveway at the Paw

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Ask me about my horse. Have you got all day?

The above bumper sticker is one that makes us horsey people smile and it adorns a bumper or two in our stable parking lot. For non-horsey people, it may be hard to understand why horsey friends or partners are so consumed with horse ownership and spending time with their horse.  I think my grandfather summed

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Introducing Lakeshore Designs’ New Furniture and Accessory Store

Angela Jones is passionate about helping clients create their own distinctive living space, and until now has been offering premier design services to clients in Peterborough and the Kawarthas out of her downtown store. Lakeshore Designs is growing and expanding, and, in order to provide clients with the optimum shopping experience, Angela has opened a

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Keeping Kids Busy in the Kawarthas

For school children, the month of June is filled with anticipation, as the freedom of summer is just around the corner. A few weeks into summer holidays, many parents may not feel the same excitement, as they rack their brains to come up with fun activities to avoid the inevitable, “I’m bored!” Living in an

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Agriculture in Small Communities

Our region is often sought after by tourists and day trippers for its abundance of lakes and rivers. However, our small communities are also tied together by agriculture. Farmers have planted their roots – and their seeds – in the Kawarthas for generations. According to Peterborough Economic Development, “Agriculture and related businesses generate an excess

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