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Fire Service increases Fire Hazard Index to Extreme

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 AM

As the area continues to have hot, dry weather with little rain, grass and brush can easily ignite and rapidly grow in size. Despite the adverse conditions, there have been few...

Kawartha Lakes 100 Mile Dinner tickets now available

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 AM

This popular event is a celebration of local food, community and collaboration. The event features a mouth-watering family style service experience using products and produce raised...

Environment Canada issues Heat Warning for Kawartha Lakes

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Kawartha Lakes offers plenty of options to stay cool during the hot weather, including:

  • 6 Service Centres – Stop by one of the City’s air-conditioned facilities. For operating hours,...

Residents advised how to spot and report toxic Giant Hogweed plant

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:00 AM

The plant’s toxic, watery sap can cause severe burns, painful blistering and contact between the sap and the eyes can lead to temporary or permanent blindness.

Giant hogweed resembles...

Kawartha Lakes embarks on 20,000 Homes campaign

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 12:00 AM

The initiative is inspired by the successful 100,000 Homes Campaign from the United States that concluded in 2014, having housed a total of 105,580 people.

“The 20,000 Homes Campaign...

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