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One person is dead and two people injured after a fire at a youth foster home, located in a rural area near Oakwood, west of Lindsay in the City of Kawartha Lakes (photo: Google Maps)

One dead and two injured after fire at youth foster home near Lindsay

Police found building on fire after responding to report about disturbance at home.
As part of the Peterborough Folk Festival's February Folk Folly, Peterborough fuzz-folk duo Mayhemingways (Benj Rowland and Josh Fewings) are performing at The Pig's Ear in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, February 25 with special guests Murder Murder from Sudbury. This will be Mayhemingways last show at The Piggy, which is closing in April, before they head out on a cross-Canada tour with Joel and Bill Plaskett. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

nightlifeNOW – February 23 to March 1

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 23 to Wednesday, March 1

Suspected briefcase bomb closes Peterborough County OPP detachment

Fraudsters gave man a locked briefcase and advised him it contained explosives.
Carla Hunt has retired after 35 years at ServiceOntario in Lakefield, which is operated by the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. Carla, pictured with outgoing Chamber president Kris Keller, was recognized at the Chamber Annual General Meeting on February 15.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – February 22, 2017

Featuring AGM recap, recognizing Carla Hunt, Glow in the Dark Funspiel, first EV Charging Station in Lakefield, and more.
TVO anchor and author Steve Paikin will be speaking about the current state of politics and news during his keynote presentation on March 23 at the Market Hall in Peterborough

Put journalist Steve Paikin on your agenda for March 23

Peterborough Sales & Ad Club brings TVO anchor and author to Peterborough's Market Hall for a keynote presentation.
The awards for the 2017 Ontario 55+ Winter Games were designed and crafted by Hoselton Studio Limited of Cobourg. The apple motif is intended to be reflective of Cobourg and the surrounding area. The stem of the apple is made from recycled aluminum and colour-cured to signify gold, silver, and bronze. (Photo: Chris Oliver Photography)

One thousand seniors taking part in Ontario 55+ Winter Games in Cobourg

Eight-sport competition takes place February 21 to 23.
Each stop on the Kawartha Lakes Arts and Heritage Trail is marked with a roadside sign (photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

New Arts and Heritage Trail launched in Kawartha Lakes

Trail highlights museums, historic sites, and artist's studios and galleries.
Family Day in Ontario is on Monday, February 20, 2017

What’s open and closed on Family Day

Hours for hundreds of businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities across The Kawarthas
Tina Bromley with her husband Winston Bromley, left, and their children at the Win This Space contest finale on February 16 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough. Bromely won the competition which includes a free 12-month lease of a downtown Peterborough storefront for her business Tiny Greens. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

A huge opportunity for Tiny Greens to grow

Tina Bromley wins Win This Space competition including year-long lease on downtown storefront and Women's Business Network membership.
Toronto rockers The Lad Classic are performing a free live show and video shoot at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, February 18, with Cleopatrick and Connor Clarkin & The Residents opening (publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – February 16 to 22

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 16 to Wednesday, February 22.


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