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Total fire bans have been implemented for North Hastings, the City of Kawartha Lakes, North Kawartha and most of Peterborough County.

Fire bans implemented for Haliburton, North Hastings, Kawartha Lakes, North Kawartha and Peterborough County

Almost all municipalities in The Kawarthas are now under a total fire ban.
The interactive construction project map is available on the City of Peterborough's website

City of Peterborough launches online construction map

Interactive map shows current road construction projects and subdivisions under development.
Biologist Dan Stuart releases a painted turtle at Harmony-Farewell Iroquois Beach Provincially Significant Wetland. Blackbird Infrastructure Group, the consortium responsible for building the 407 extension to Highway 115, relocated six turtles from a man-made pond that needed to be drained as part of the construction.

Highway 407 company relocates six turtles to a new wetland home

Team of biologists rescues reptiles from pond being drained as part of highway construction.
You shouldn't have any challenges keeping your family supplied for the long weekend as most businesses are open on the Civic Holiday

What’s open & closed on the Civic Holiday

Featuring hours for hundreds of businesses, organizations, and services in communities across The Kawarthas.
Families enjoying Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg (photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report: which beaches are open & closed in The Kawarthas

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Back home from their cross-Canada tour, Peterborough's fuzz-folk duo Mayhemingways (Benj Rowland and Josh Fewings) are performing at Muddy's Pit BBQ in Keene at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 (photo: Mayhemingways / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – July 28 to August 3

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, July 28 to Wednesday, August 3.
For the second year in a row, Subaru car commercials have been filmed at farms in The Kawarthas area

Watch the latest Subaru car commercial filmed in The Kawarthas

"Slowpoke" promotes the 2017 Forester by telling the tale of a sheepdog puppy trying to get to his dinner
Visit the past at Kawartha Settlers' Village in Bobcaygeon and experience what life was like for pioneers, then return to the present for a family-friendly movie or two, a theatre performance, and some craft beer

The past is the present at Kawartha Settlers’ Village in Bobcaygeon

Tour the living history museum and take in a movie, outdoor theatre, and a beer festival this summer.
The Peterborough Challenger Baseball organization is one of three finalists for a $50,000 prize from the Goeasy Community Project

Help the Peterborough Challenger Baseball organization win $50,000

Special needs baseball group is one of three finalists in Goeasy Community Project.
Local health units regularly test the quality of water at beaches in The Kawarthas during the summer months (photo: Peterborough Public Health)

Which beaches are open & closed in The Kawarthas

Beach water quality testing results in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland for July 25.


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