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Peterborough Airport “takes off”

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH – The Peterborough Airport has seen substantial growth in recent years due to the acquisition of Seneca College, and Loomex Group’s CEO...

More cycling lanes could reduce vehicle collisions

BY OLIVIA TIMMPETERBOROUGH-Sue Suave, Transportation Demand Management Planner for the City of Peterborough, said that with the update of the Cycling Network, “We expect...

Council plans a re-count on the number of homeless in the city

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Peterborough approved several plans at Monday nights Committee of the Whole meeting, one being a re-count on the number of homeless in...

15 news solar farms get the green light

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Peterborough council approved the construction of 15 local solar farm projects at a cost of nearly $25 million.Tonight’s agenda meeting was short...

The 50th Convocation at Trent University

By Lindsey CookePETERBOROUGH- Trent graduates, faculty and the founding president of Trent said that the relationship between the students and faculty at the university...

Casino plans approved

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Several citizens urged council to delay the rezoning of the Shorelines Casino to Crawford Dr. and The Parkway at last night’s council...

Local volunteer presented with the Holnbeck Award

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Sonya Guthrie received the 2017 Holnbeck Award at Peterborough council for volunteering to help people with disabilities.Mayor Daryl Bennett presented Sonia Guthrie...

Council decides not to pedal forward with bike lanes on Charlotte Street

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-With several citizens emphasizing the importance of bike lanes on Charlotte Street, Peterborough council voted to look into King Street as an...

Potential Heritage Register comes under the microscope

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Downtown Peterborough properties will be looked at more closely when being added to the Heritage register.A few individuals spoke at Monday’s council...

Time to tickle your tastebuds downtown Peterborough this Saturday

By Lindsey CookePETERBOROUGH- Various forms of live entertainment, shops and more than 20 local restaurants are going to be filling up Charlotte street for...

Peterborough’s controversial Heritage Building Register comes back to council

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Peterborough plans to celebrate Canada 150 in style and last night council got a glimpse of come of the celebrations planned. In...

Bike lane plans rolling forward in Peterborough

By Olivia TimmPETERBOROUGH-Peterborough council voted in favour of bicycle lanes on Charlotte St. at Monday’s meeting.Mike HubickI, coordinator of the Public Realm, gave a...

The United Way for Kawartha Lakes celebrates 50 years

Photo: The Above and Beyond Award is presented to (left to right) Pat Twohey, Marlene Wood, Sherry Truax Giltenan, Tim Truax and Barb Truax for...

Site plans were approved for new casino but there is still environmental concerns

By Lindsey CookePETERBOROUGH- The site plan for the new Shorelines casino was approved last night, but a couple of the councillors weren’t so sure...

Syrian Women in Peterborough say “thank you” with hand sewn Canadian Flags

 By Carol LawlessIn the Sunflower Room at the New Canadians Centre, six women are busy sewing Canadian flags. Members of a pilot project, The Newcomer...

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things

By Olivia TimmPhoto: Chief for the Day student Emma Baker, Chief Murray Rodd, Police Services Board Chair Bob Hall and Inspector Dan Smith presenting...

Kawartha Conservation looking for volunteers

Kawartha Conservation is looking for a dedicated group of citizen scientists who would like volunteer their time to take part in a water quality...

Altercation on Rainbow Bridge in Lindsay leads to charges

An altercation on the Rainbow Bridge in Lindsay on Monday afternoon has led to charges for an 18 year old Lindsay man.Kawartha Lakes Police...

Kawartha Conservation looking for volunteers

Kawartha Conservation is looking for a dedicated group of citizen scientists who would like volunteer their time to take part in a water quality...

Stolen iPhone and jewellery found with help of “Find my Phone” app

Two Peterborough residents are facing charges after police used iPhones  "Find My Phone" app to located stolen items.   A Romaine Street home was broken into...

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