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This "residential apartment" at 344 George St. S. is going for $199,000 (Photo:

What $199,000 buys you in the Peterborough real estate market

"Residential apartment" on George Street near downtown close to art gallery.
Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario as seen from the International Space Station. (Photo: NASA Earth Observatory)

Celebrate Earth Day in Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Local events include park clean ups, tree planting, workshops and more.
After 152 years, The Pig's Ear Tavern in downtown Peterborough will serve its last pint on Saturday, April 22. Western Swing band The Double Cuts, regular performers at The Cameron House in Toronto, will play the last show ever at The Piggy. (Photo: Esther Vincent,

nightlifeNOW – April 20 to 26

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 20 to Wednesday, April 26.
One of the bikes that will be available for sharing at Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon from May through October. (Photo: Impact 32)

Bike sharing coming to Bobcaygeon in May

Ten bikes will be available at Lock 32 for visitors and residents to share.

Foreign buyer speculation tax will also apply to much of the Kawarthas

New tax is one of several measures announced by Ontario government to cool Toronto housing market.
Follow some common-sense tips to prevent crime during the warmer weather

Tips for homeowners to prevent crime this spring

Warmer weather means increased opportunities for theft and break-ins.
Thanks to Fleming Student Administrative Council and the City of Peterborough, the Zagster Bike Share service is now available in Peterborough. Here is the Zagster station outside the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Sutherland Campus. (Photo: Fleming College)

Zagster bike sharing service launches in Peterborough

15 bikes will be available at Fleming College Sutherland Campus and two downtown locations.
Tickets are on sale for two days only, April 29 and 30, for the 2017 Lakefield LobsterFest & Show that takes place on June 3 with the Indian River Band at the Lakefield Fairgrounds (photo: Beauclerc Photography)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – April 19, 2017

Featuring BOSS seminar, LobsterFest tickets, LDIS news, and more.
Mastermind Toys has been aggressively expanding its locations across Canada. The Peterborough location, pictured here, is Mastermind's 50th store in Canada. (Photo: Mastermind Toys)

Big box toy retailer Mastermind opens store in Peterborough

Canada's largest speciality toy retailer opens 50th Canadian store, first in Kawarthas.
Kawartha Lakes City Council will raise taxes in 2017 to help fund a deficit caused by more than 50 winter weather events in 2016 (photo: Wikipedia)

Kawartha Lakes residents to pay for bad winter with increased taxes

$1.1 million tax increase will fund half of 2016 deficit caused by snow clearing and removal.


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