Authors Articles by Carol Lawless

Articles by Carol Lawless

Carol Lawless
49 Articles
Carol Lawless is the fund development coordinator at the New Canadians Centre Peterborough. She is also a writer and editor with more than 30 years' experience. Carol lives in Peterborough with her daughters Grace and Joan and their beagle, Lally. You can follow Carol on Twitter at @CarolLawless.
17-year-old Omar Hattab, a new Canadian from Syria, with Sue Houde, who owns and operates Two Dishes restaurant in downtown Peterborough along with her sister Paula. Omar is now working at Two Dishes doing what he loves, baking, thanks to Sue and Paula with support from the New Canadians Centre. (Photo courtesy of New Canadians Centre)

Thanks to Sue Houde at Two Dishes in Peterborough, 17-year-old new Canadian Omar has...

After his father and brother were killed in Syria, Omar began working as a baker at 12 years old to support his family.
Canadian singing duo Christopher Dallo and Brian Roman are performing at "The Big Night" at Showplace in Peterborough on October 9

Singing for Showplace

"The Big Night" concert on October 9 celebrates Peterborough's regional centre for the performing arts.
Ian Armstrong is the Athletic Director at Lakefield College School (photo: Simon Spivey)

Beating cancer takes a team effort

Ian Armstrong credits his doctors' rapid response and diligence after his diagnosis.
It's official! (photo: Jeannine Taylor)

Carol’s Most Memorable Moments of 2013

kawarthaNOW's Carol Lawless shares her most memorable personal moments of the past year.
Rob Steinman and Mike Casey of Parks Not Parkway, a community-based and volunteer-driven campaign to preserve Peterborough's greenspace

Parks Not Parkways aims to protect Jackson Park

Proposed mega bridge would close the park for two years and move traffic away from downtown.
The building at the corner of Hunter & George is currently being restored to house Apollo Grill's new location (photo: Carol Lawless)

Burger titans strengthen reign with new location

Apollo Grill opening soon at Hunter and George in downtown Peterborough.
Event hosts Dr. Tom Phillips and Erica Cherney (right) with Shannon Mak of Le Petit Bar (photo: Carol Lawless)

It’s a Small World

Unique event on September 15 celebrates small in support of Peterborough's Family Health Team Foundation.
Judy Lynn Heffernan: 1952-2013 (photo graciously supplied by Christina Robertson –

An Homage to Judy Heffernan

Judy's laugh, her smile, her wisdom, her voice will all be missed by many.
Ashburnham Ale House is the most anticipated project in East City since the Lift Locks (photo: Carol Lawless)

Ashburnham Ale House – Craft Beer Cafe

East City's most anticipated development since the completion of the Lift Locks opens on June 27.
Mike Andrews, owner of Mike's Tattoo at 388 Water Street, is regarded as one of the foremost tattoo artists in the area

Tattoo You

Mike Andrews turns his art passion into a successful Water Street business.

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