Kawartha Downs Reopens

After a two-month closure, Kawartha Downs re-opened in time for Christmas with 150 slot machines and 21 racing dates for the 2019 Harness Racing Schedule. This was no small achievement with staff, management and the operator working around the clock to make this happen.  Current operating hours are noon to… Continue reading

The Old Millbrook School EarlyOn Centre Welcomes Community in Grand Opening Event

Visitors to last week’s Millbrook Farmers’ Market also had the opportunity to see the transformation in the premises of the drop in centre located in the Old Millbrook School. Rooms in the lower level of the building feature a padded infant area with a wide mirror and bar to pull… Continue reading

Hand of Man Returns

Fall has arrived and the Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts is presenting their yearly Hand of Man Art and Craft sale.  This is their 43rd year and is the longest running craft show in the Kawarthas and has become a must-see destination. Come join the 130 artisans who make… Continue reading

Cham Shan Temple celebrates

On Sunday, August 12th, guests from the community, the City of Kawartha Lakes, Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, Canada and around the world joined Cham Shan Temple to celebrate the installation of the last rafter, the last step before the roof is installed. This is one of the three major symbolic milestones… Continue reading

Construction Begins on a New Gymnastics Club

Marcel Rene began dreaming about building a new home for his popular gymnastics club on Lansdowne Street West in 2009.  He found what he thought was an ideal location just down the road across from Heron Landing Golf Course, and snapped it up, then walked into the Cavan Monaghan planning… Continue reading

Former United Church Transformed into Captivating Wedding Venue

The grand 19th century building, that for decades housed a vibrant church community, became a performance venue and eventually a family residence has been given a new lease on life as a wedding venue.  Gone are the pews, choir benches, pulpits, and the organ. The sanctuary area has been treated… Continue reading