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Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 795 new COVID-19 cases, including 13 in greater Kawarthas over past 2...

Regional active cases fall to 85 with 4 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Northumberland, 2 in Peterborough, and 1 in Haliburton.
As part of Public Energy Performing Arts' Pivot 2.0 series of outdoor performances this fall, the dancer/choreographer team of Norma Araiza and Olga Barrios will perform "Hybrid Women" accompanied by musician Edgardo Moreno at The Warren Garden at Trent University on September 22, 2021. (Photo: Marcela Lucía Rojas)

Peterborough’s Public Energy presents outdoor performances of two works of contemporary dance in September

'Hybrid Women' takes place on September 22 at Trent University followed by the world premiere of 'Armour' on September 24 and 25 at Armour Hill.
A coach supporting a young player during a soccer game. (Stock photo)

Peterborough Public Health will require organized sports coaches, officials, and volunteers to provide proof...

Letter of instruction will override provincial guidance that exempts workers or volunteers, including coaches and officials, from requirement.
Peterborough power rockers Big Motor Gasoline are hosting a belated CD release party at the Historic Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on September 18, 2021. (Photo via Big Motor Gasoline website)

nightlifeNOW – September 16 to 22

Featuring live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
COVID-19 tests in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 864 new COVID-19 cases, including 7 in Peterborough

Active cases in Peterborough decrease to 40; updates unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward.
27-year-old Michael Dale Orleck, who worked at the Cobourg Community Centre, has been charged with sexual assault, mischief to property under $5,000, and criminal harrassment. Cobourg police have released his photo as they believe there may be other victims. (Police-supplied photo)

Cobourg Community Centre employee charged with sexual assault; police believe they may be other...

Michael Dale Orleck, 27, of Hamilton Township also faces charges of mischief and criminal harassment/
Federal immigration minister Marco Mendicino (left) and Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef (second from left) welcome initial Afghan refugees at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on August 5, 2021. Monsef was 11 years old when she fled from the Taliban along with her mother and two sisters, arriving in Peterborough in 1996. (Photo: Rachael Allen / Canadian Armed Forces)

New Canadians Centre in Peterborough to help resettle 78 Afghan refugees

Organization expects many of the refugees, who arrive on Friday, will want to permanently settle in Toronto area.
The aftermath of a fiery collision involving two trucks and a passenger vehicle that claimed the life of the driver of the passenger vehicle at the intersection of Highway 7 and County Road 30 in Havelock on September 16, 2021. (Photo: OPP)

Fatal collision involving passenger vehicle and two trucks closes Highway 7 in Havelock

One truck was carrying explosive materials; shelter-in-place order lifted after experts deem area safe.
A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

Ontario reports 593 new COVID-19 cases, including 20 in greater Kawarthas region over past...

Regional active cases decrease to 110 with 7 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 6 in Haliburton, 5 in Northumberland, 1 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Peterborough.
Britney Krzeminsk, a registered veterinary technician at Omemee Veterinary Hospital, is going to shave off all 28 inches of her hair in a fundraiser for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. She has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Canada Helps. (Photo courtesy of Britney Krzeminsk)

Omemee woman to shave her head in brain tumour research fundraiser

Britney Krzeminsk, a registered veterinary technician at Omemee Veterinary Hospital, will also be donating her cut hair to Chai Lifeline Canada.

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