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Kathy Doornenbal, who opened her Driving Miss Daisy franchise in Peterborough in 2009, has announced she is selling the franchise, which provides non-medical services for seniors and people with special needs. Her and her husband Bob Doornenbal will be moving back to Alberta. (Photo: Driving Miss Daisy)

businessNOW – June 18, 2018

Featuring Driving Miss Daisy, You're Welcome, City of Kawartha Lakes, Victoria County Historical Society, and regional business events.
Heat warning

One more day of high heat and humidity

Cold front later on Monday will bring precipitation and cooler temperatures.
Donors and volunteers from Kawartha Land Trust and the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre came together on June 15, 2018 to release more than two dozen snappping turtle hatchlings at the Jeffrey-Cowan Forest Preserve along Stoney Lake Trails in North Kawartha. The hatchlings came from eggs recovered from an injured snapping turtle brought to the centre last fall. (Photo: Kawartha Land Trust)

Baby snapping turtles have a new home at Kawartha Land Trust’s Stony Lake Trails

Volunteers release more than two dozen hatchlings from eggs incubated by Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre.
Young children are among those most susceptible to infections caused bacteria in water, so always check water quality conditions before taking your family to a Kawarthas-area beach.

The Beach Report for June 15, 2018

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Representatives from area Lions and Lioness Clubs, the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Foundation, and the PRHC Ophthalmology Group celebrate the success of the "Lions for Sight" campaign, which raised $202,669.68 for cataract surgical equipment at PRHC. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

‘Lions for Sight’ raises $202,699 for cataract surgical equipment

Funds raised by 26 area Lions and Lioness Clubs will support up to 3,000 surgeries a year at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
As part of his "Better Human" album release tour, Toronto singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Monday, June 18, with Ennismore's own Melissa Payne opening. Also be sure to check out the 5th Annual Phil Marshall Birthday Bash at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16th, featuring Water Street Slim & Unlikely Heroes, Rick & Gailie, Christine Atrill Band, Broken Harmony, Bridget Foley Band, and House Brand ($10 at the door, with all proceeds going to the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association).

nightlifeNOW – June 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 14 to Wednesday, June 20.
Scott Gilbert of the Toronto Police Service is Peterborough's new Chief of Police. (Photo: CityNews Toronto)

Toronto’s Scott Gilbert is Peterborough’s new police chief

Long-time member of Toronto Police Service replaces retiring Murray Rodd on July 1st.
A composite sketch of a man wanted for an alleged sexual assault and robbery near Bobcaygeon on May 17, 2018. (Graphic: Ontario Provincial Police)

Have you seen this man?

Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault and robbery near Bobcaygeon.
Take Dad to the 22nd annual Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show on Sunday, June 17th at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – June 13, 2018

Featuring BAH Woodview Hop, Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show at Lang Pioneer Village, Jazz Tour Lakefield, Lakefield Triathlon, and more.
After 15 years on Peterborough radio, Catherine Hanrahan is retiring to pursue a new career. (Photo: Heather Doughty / Inspire Project)

Peterborough’s Catherine Hanrahan is leaving radio in July

Local celebrity and long-time radio host says she will be pursuing a new career.

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