[Fence Posts]

I Don’t Know What Happened…

It’s the most common phrase we hear on the phone these days: “I don’t know what happened… ” The line has disconnected for no apparent reason.…

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[Must, Must, Must]

What’s New and What’s To Do

Our Must, Must, Must section highlights a broad range of events, festivals, activities and galleries that contribute to the diverse character of the Watershed region

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[George's Pond]

Home of the Handyman

Let’s face it, like humans, houses are subject to the ravages of time. Endless cycles of wind and weather take their toll. Inevitably, when things go awry and it’s time for maintenance, there are different categories of homeowners.…

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[Beyond the Garden Gate]

Lavender Haze

Lavender is having a bit of a moment – again. Iced lavender lattes and lemonade, new celebrity-endorsed perfumes with signature lavender notes.It has even made it on the “Eras Tour,” inspiring Taylor Swift’s dreamy lyrics in “Lavender Haze.”…

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[Cultural Currents]

Ian Brown

Photographer Ian Brown offers us through-the-lens observations of the terrain surrounding his home in Prince Edward County.…

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D’s Modern Caribbean

Dee Fryer came from Chaguanas, Trinidad to Campbellford with her flavour memories and traditional recipes stowed away. It took a pandemic and a dare to get her cooking.…

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[Lovin' the Local]

A Showcase Of Locally Curated Products

We’re Lovin’ the Local: A showcase of locally made and locally inspired products that reflect the heart and soul of entrepreneurs rooted in Watershed Country

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Sister Act

From Latin America to Port Hope and Cobourg… How two sisters created Gallola, a global brand offering loafers with provenance and style.…

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[Local History]

The Man with the Midas Touch

Today it’s a blink-and-you’ll_miss-it crossroads, but Hagerman’s Corners was once a landmark in the farm country north of Port Hope. Located at the present-day intersection of Theatre Road and Dale Road,…

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[Day Tripping]

Summer Music

A quintessential part of summer is unpacking your lawn chairs and finding the perfect spot to enjoy an outdoor music concert.…

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[Watershed Presents]

Far and Away, The Story of Home

Home is about belonging and connecting to your community. As immigration is changing the local demographic, the Cobourg & Area Museum marks a quarter-century of stories about identity, discovery and finding home.…

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[Joie De Vivre]

A New Horizon

Soaking up serious down time on the shore of Lake Ontario means total relaxation for the owners of Bustle Clothing.…

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[Field Notes]

Can Ducks Smell?

I can still remember that 1950s *Sports Afield* magazine. The cover illustration depicted two weathered hunters clutching their Winchester pump shotguns, peering over the gunnels of a wooden boat…

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Natural Treasures to Discover This Summer

If you think you need to travel out of the country or out of the province to see exotic, colourful, rare and sometimes even weird plants and animals, think again.…

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[Life Au Lait]

Roughing it with Shannon Hunter

It’s a beautiful day in Bloomfield, the sky is staunchly blue, littered with puffy white clouds, and the breeze is blowing our hair into big halos around our faces while we settle into the cushy cabana to sit…

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