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With the warmer weather, the risk of your pets being exposed to wildlife increases. Raccoons, along with bats, foxes, and skunks, are the main carriers of the rabies virus in Canada. Immunizing your pets against rabies is required by law and it not only prevents your pets from getting rabies, but it also helps protect the rest of your family.

Protect your pet and your family from rabies

Peterborough Public Health and local veterinarians offering low-cost vaccinations on April 29.
88-year-old Al Turner was last seen on Easter Sunday leaving his residence in his 2009 Toyota Corolla (photo courtesy of the Peterborough Police Service)

Missing 88-year-old Al Turner found dead

Body found in car near Otonabee River south of Peterborough.
Lovesick Lake is located between Buckhorn Lake and Stoney Lake near Burleigh Falls (photo: Joel Knott)

Man drowns in Lovesick Lake on Easter Sunday

Two employees of Toronto-area roofing company took paddleboat into water where it capsized.
Dan Duran appears in the latest episode of Designated Survivor as White House reporter Joel Estevez (photo: ABC Studios)

Peterborough’s Dan Duran appears in Designated Survivor

Former co-host at Magic 96.7 also joining CHEX as new weather analyst.
Steve Lorentz (pictured) and Jonathan Ang both scored twice to help the Petes defeat the Kingston Frontenacs 6-2 in Kingston on April 13. The Petes now advance to the OHL conference final for the first time since 2006. (Photo: Tyler Penney / Peterborough Petes)

Peterborough Petes to take on Mississauga Steelheads in Eastern Conference Final

First two games on April 20 and 22 in best-of-seven series are in Peterborough.
Gotta have that BBQ! This helicopter out of Canadian Forces Base Trenton landed in a farmer's field beside Muddy's Pit BBQ in Keene. (Photo: Neil Lorenzen)

Watch this helicopter fly in to Muddy’s Pit BBQ in Keene

Search and Rescue Team from CFB Trenton drops in to popular eatery for lunch.
Rick Fines and JP Hovercraft performing at the January 2016 Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern. Since 2014, the jam has raised more than $10,000 for the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association, which helps local musicians in need. The final Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern (before it closes its doors for good) takes place on Saturday, April 15th from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The jam will be hosted by Rezonator, whose bass player JP Hovercraft will also be celebrating his 65th birthday. (Photo: SLAB Productions)

nightlifeNOW – April 13 to 19

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 13 to Wednesday, April 19
The Easter long weekend is a perfect time to spend with your family. Many businesses and services are closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, and government offices and schools are also closed on Easter Monday.

What’s open & closed on the Easter weekend

Hours for 241 selected businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities across The Kawarthas.
Cancer survivor Tessa Smith (right), shown here meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last October as the Terry Fox Foundation Ambassador for 2016, will be the guest speaker at the Kawartha Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on April 19 (photo: Justin Trudeau / Twitter)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – April 12, 2017

Featuring Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, Easter Bunny, Selwyn Skateboard Park, Farewell to LDIS, and more.
The March 31st recall of Wholesome Farms brand Sundae Cup products has now been expanded to include additional flavours (photo courtesy Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

Peterborough’s Central Smith Creamery expands recall of sundae cups due to Listeria risk

Dessert products being recalled are primarily used in food service institutions.


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