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Peterborough police are investigating break-ins at a Hunter Street East business and two businesses on Charlotte Street, including at Ritual Apothecary, the winner of the 2018 Win This Space entrepreneurial competition in downtown Peterborough. All three break-ins took place between February 14 and 17, 2019. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough police investigating break-ins at three local businesses

Series of break-ins, including one at Ritual Apothecary on Charlotte Street, took place between February 14 and 17
A family going for a winter walk outdoors

What’s open & closed on Family Day 2019

Holiday hours for 256 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough, Lindsay, and across the Kawarthas.
2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games

Peterborough to host the 2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games

Games will run from August 11 to 15 at venues across the city and county.
Peterborough country musician Dean James is performing at the Pie Eyed Monk Brewery in Lindsay, with special guests Jesse Adam and Cameron Von, on Saturday, February 16. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – February 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 14 to Wednesday, February 20.
A jackknifed tractor trailer and four other vehicles were involved in a serious collision on Highway 401 near Brighton on the morning of February 13, 2019. One of the drivers was transported to hospital with serious injuries. (Photo: Northumberland OPP)

Westbound Highway 401 near Brighton reopened after serious collision

Jacknifed tractor trailer and four other vehicles involved, one drive taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Barb Overwijk from Rubidge Retirement Residence and Kawartha Rotary member Janet McLeod with a few of the 80 customized Valentine's Day cards Rotary members made for residents of Rubidge Retirement Residence in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha)

Kawartha Rotary sends some Valentine’s Day love to local retirement home residents

Rotary members made 80 customized Valentine's Day cards to be distributed at Rubidge Retirement Residence.
A customer picking up her order from Locavorest, an online farmers' market carrying items from local producers. The founders announced on February 11 that the business would be closing its virtual doors as of February 28, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Innovation Cluster)

Peterborough online farmers’ market Locavorest is shutting down

First launched in 2016, final delivery date will be February 22, 2019.
Older woman walking in a winter storm

Winter storm warning in effect, school buses cancelled

Up to 35 cm of blowing snow expected on Tuesday and Wednesday
A pair of snowshoes at Westwind Inn on the shores of Lower Buckhorn Lake, an ideal destination for a romantic getaway, some winter fun, or maybe a bit of both. You can also rent private cottages at Beachwood Resort or Catalina Bay Resort, visit Gallery on The Lake, Whetung Ojibwa Centre, and Kawartha Country Wines, eat at Lock Stop Cafe or Pizza Alloro, and more. (Photo courtesy of Westwind Inn)

Experience a Canadian winter getaway in Buckhorn

Explore Canadian and Indigenous art, discover local wines, rent a private cottage, ice fish, snowshoe, and more
Snow squall

Snow squall warning issued for Kawartha Lakes

Strong winds with snowfall amounts of 15cm every 12 hours possible

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