Kawartha Pony Club Gears up for the Season

Kawartha Pony Club Gears up for the Season
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Local horselovers find like-minded colleagues at The Kawartha Pony club.  It is one of 150 branches of the Canadian Association which boasts a membership of about 3,500 and is supported by almost 1,000 volunteers.  Managed by volunteers, this association is dedicated to teaching equestrian skills to youth aged 6 to… Continue reading

Cavan Agri Services: Helping Generations of Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Cavan Agri Services: Helping Generations of Farmers Grow Their Businesses
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It’s basic math, applied to chemistry.  Crops use nutrients, absorbing them to fuel their growth.  When crops are harvested, these nutrients are harvested as well, leaving behind soil that has been depleted by its effort to feed the plants.   To maintain soil productivity, these nutrients must be replaced to allow… Continue reading

Pump Track Proposal Receives Warm Reception

Pump Track Proposal Receives Warm Reception
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Council was introduced to an interesting recreational opportunity at last month’s Council meeting when biking enthusiasts John Frizzle and David D’Agostino outlined their proposal for a local Pump Track. These installations consist of a continuous bike loop that users can ride without pedaling, which incorporates berms, criss-crossing lines and smooth… Continue reading

Township’s Building Boom Continues

Township’s Building Boom Continues
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It should be no surprise that building activity in the township was extraordinary last year.  According to the Building Permit Activity Report filed by Chief Building Official Kyle Phillips at the January 14th Council meeting, permit count more than doubled, total dwellings created increased almost five-fold, the value of construction… Continue reading

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure

OLG Revenue to Help Township Address Aging Infrastructure
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Last week, the township received a third-quarter (October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018) non-tax gaming revenue payment of $89,963 from Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment represents revenue earned during the first two weeks of October and during the last… Continue reading