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To ensure boater safety and reduce erosion, Parks Canada is opening the Trent-Severn Waterway in stages. Only locks 28 to 42, between Burleigh Falls and Couchiching, will be open for boat navigation as of Friday, May 26. (Photo: Parks Canada)

Trent-Severn Waterway only partially open for season on May 26

Locks between Burleigh Falls and Couchiching are open, other locks remain closed to boat traffic due to water conditions.
There's still time to register for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, or to pledge your support to an individual participant or team, before the event takes place on Friday, May 26. (Photo: YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to help women and children fleeing abuse

Annual fundraiser for YWCA Crossroads Shelter takes place in downtown Peterborough on Friday, May 26.
Montreal-based alt-country singer Bobby Dove, whose 2016 debut album "Thunderchild" was produced in Peterborough by James McKenty, performs at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday May 27 and at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough (accompanied by Bobby Watson) on Monday, May 29. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – May 25 to 31

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 25 to Wednesday, May 31.
Ribbet co-founders Sana Virji and Ribat Chowdhury posing with entrepreneur Johnny Earle, founder of Johnny Cupcakes, during Earle's 2016 visit to Peterborough. (Photo: Innovation Cluster)

Peterborough tech startup Ribbet is expanding

Company started by Trent University graduates is hiring after angel investment.
The Lakefield Farmers' Market opens for the season on Thursday, May 25th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be activities including a pinata to break open the new season and cupcakes to celebrate. (Photo: Lakefield Farmers' Market / Facebook)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – May 24, 2017

Featuring Ontario Business Growth initiative, Lakefield Farmers' Market opening day, Peterborough County recognition award winners, and more.
The recipients of the 2017 City of Kawartha Lakes Accessibility Awareness Awards with Mayor Andy Letham, Councillor Stephen Strangway and Accessibility Coordinator Barb Condie at City Hall on Tuesday, May 23. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Ten people and businesses recognized for improving accessibility in Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes announces recipients of Accessibility Awareness Recognition Awards.
City of Peterborough Mayor Daryl Bennett, Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef, County of Peterborough Deputy-Warden Mary Smith, and Chief Operator of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Daryl Stevenson at the May 23rd announcement of funding for modifications and improvements to the Peterborough Waste Water Treatment Plant. (Photo: Office of Maryam Monsef)

Governments announce $3.9 million to improve Peterborough wastewater treatment

One of 29 joint Canada-Ontario clean water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the Kawarthas.
Fleming College is hiring 14 full-time faculty and staff positions this spring. The college has campuses in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, and Haliburton. Pictured is the Haliburton School of Art and Design. (Photo: Erin Kernohan / Fleming College)

Fleming College embarks on major hiring initiative

Fourteen full-time faculty positions available across academic areas.
The 2017 Great Gilmour Street Garage Sale takes place on Saturday, May 27th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo: Linda McIlwain)

Great Gilmour Street Garage Sale returns for its 27th year

Peterborough's biggest and most popular street sale takes place on Saturday, May 27.
The Victoria Day long weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, when many people go camping and open their cottages for the season.

What’s open & closed on Victoria Day

Holiday hours for 248 selected businesses, organizations, and services across the Kawarthas.

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