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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is's managing editor, lead developer, and a contributing writer. When he isn't editing or developing, Bruce enjoys making music, exercising Tess the border collie, and working on his elusive first novel.
The Spiridis family has announced it is closing the Carousel restaurant at 116 Lansdowne Street East in Peterborough as of June 2, 2019. (Photo: Bruce Head /

The Carousel in Peterborough is closing after 50 years

Operated by the Spiridis family since 1969, the family restaurant will close on June 2, 2019.
East Coast singer-songwriter David Myles (centre) will perform at the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on April 24, 2019, accompanied by Alan Jeffries (left) on guitar and Kyle Cunjak on bass. (Photo: Mat Dunlap)

Eclectic song and dance man David Myles performs in Peterborough on April 24

Award-winning East Coast musician in concert with his trio at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith performs at the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre on April 23, 2019. (Publicity photo)

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith performs at Peterborough’s Market Hall on April 23

Three-time Juno Award winner and 15-time nominee counts Elton John, Bob Dylan, and Steve Earle among his many fans.
2019 Women in Business Award winner Monika Carmichael (second from right) and 2019 Judy Heffernan Award winner Kim Appleton (right) along with Tara Spence from Trent University and Jo Oanh Ho from Fleming College, the recipients of the 2019 Female Business Student Award. Not pictured: Erin McLean and Bridget Leslie, the two finalists for the 2019 Women in Business Award. (Photo: Bianca Nucaro /

businessNOW – April 15, 2019

Featuring the 2019 Women in Business Award, Million Dollar Makeover, Bank of Montreal, Sweet Beast Fine Meats & Fish, Milltown Mini Golf, and more.
John Gillis will be the new interim president and CEO of the Innovation Cluster Peterborough & the Kawarthas effective April 30, 2019, when Mike Skinner takes a leave of absence to run in the federal election. (Photo courtesy of Innovation Cluster)

businessNOW – April 8, 2019

Featuring the Innovation Cluster's interim president and CEO, an expansion of Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, Northumberland Chamber Business Achievement Awards recipients, and more.
Sam's Place in downtown Peterborough recently unveiled a renovated interior along with a new logo and slogan. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA / Facebook)

businessNOW – April 1, 2019

Featuring Sam's Place, Electric City Bread Company, Inclusive Advisory, Lake Edge Cottages, Westwind Inn, and more.
A runner trains at the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary in Peterborough for the Monarch Ultra, which is a 4,300-kilometre relay run through Canada, the U.S., and Mexico taking place from September 19 to November 4, 2019. Runner registration beings on April 5, 2019. (Photo: Rodney Fuentes)

Run with the butterflies during the Monarch Ultra Relay Run this fall

Runner registration opens April 5 for the 4,300-kilometre journey from Peterborough to Mexico raising pollinator awareness.
Married musical couple Tif Ginn and Fred Eaglesmith will be performing at the Market Hall in downtown Peterborough on April 5, 2019. (Photo: Fred Eaglesmith / Facebook)

Fred Eaglesmith has found his musical love in Tif Ginn

The two veteran singer-songwriters return to Peterborough to perform at the Market Hall on April 5.
After almost nine years of operation, the Havelock Family Drive-In is officially closed for good. (Photo: Gordon Henderson)

The Havelock Family Drive-In has closed for good

After more than a year of challenges, owner Gordon Henderson is forced to give up on his lifelong dream.
The semi-finalist showcase for the 2018 Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition at The Venue in downtown Peterborough. This year's showcase, where 24 semi-finalists will be displaying information about their businesses and how they operate, takes place on March 26, 2019. Six finalists for the final pitch event on April 30th will be announced at the end of the showcase event. (Photo: Bears' Lair)

businessNOW – March 25, 2019

Featuring Bears' Lair, H2O Makerspace, Rustically Signed, Peterborough DBIA and GreenUP, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, and more.

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