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Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police investigating Saturday afternoon fatal shooting

One person dead after shooting on Park Street North near Sherbrooke Street.
Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Lee-Anne Quinn and Major-General (retired) Lewis Mackenzie cut the ribbon for the UN Peacekeepers Monument in Peterborough's new urban park on July 1, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Sean Bruce)

Peterborough monument commemorates sacrifices of Canadian UN peacekeepers

Canada's famous peacekeeper Major-General (retired) Lewis Mackenzie was guest speaker at Canada Day ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Sandy Beach in Trent Lakes is very popular among residents and visitors because of its soft sand extending into warm and shallow turquoise water. (Photo: Michael Hurcomb)

The Beach Report for July 1 to 7, 2022

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings and Prince Edward.
After performing at Westben's "Friends on the Hill" Canada Day concert in Campbellford with Jane Archer and the Reactionaries, Peterborough singer and guitarist Emily Burgess will be at Haliburton Highlands Brewing for a solo afternoon show on Sunday, July 3. (Photo: John Gearin)

nightlifeNOW – June 30 to July 6

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region
A man wrapped in the Canadian flag sitting on a dock with his young daughter. (Stock photo)

What’s open and closed in Peterborough and the Kawarthas on Canada Day 2022

Holiday hours for 285 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, Port Hope, and across the greater Kawarthas region
Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) Auxiliary 50/50 committee members Nelia Steward, Karen Simser, and Jan Morrison present a cheque for $40,000 to RMH Foundation board chair Ryan O'Neill, left, and RMH Foundation CEO Erin Coons, right. (Photo courtesy of Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation)

Ross Memorial Hospital Auxiliary donates $40,000 to Lindsay hospital

Donation raised through 50/50 raffle and hospital gift shop and cafe sales will help fund new $2.5 million MRI machine.
A view of George Street looking north in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area announces 2023 board of management

New DBIA board includes three previous members and nine newcomers.
A young black bear climbing a fence around Wallis Drive near Sherbrooke Street in Peterborough on June 28, 2022. (Photo: Gail Lavigne / Facebook)

Police remind residents what to do after black bear spotted in Peterborough on Monday

Only call 9-1-1 in an emergency situation when the bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety and exhibits aggressive behaviour.
Bancroft mayor Paul Jenkins says 23-month-old Everett Smith, pictured in an undated photo, died on June 23, 2022 after his mother accidently left him in her car after arriving at her job at the local high school. (Photo supplied by Paul Jenkins)

Bancroft mayor says death of toddler left in hot car was tragic accident

Family friend Paul Jenkins says Everett Smith's mother, a local high school teacher, didn't realize he was still in her car.
"Lessons from the Land - Building Bridges towards Reconciliation" takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on July 1, 2022 at the pavilion in Beavermead Park in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough. (Graphic: New Canadians Centre)

Event on Canada Day invites us to reflect on our relationship with the land...

'Lessons from the Land' at Beavermead Park in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough features guided medicine walks, traditional games and activities, songs and dances, and more.

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