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George Street North between Hunter and Simcoe in downtown Peterborough will be reduced to one lane of traffic for around a month beginning November 8, 2021. (Photo: Google Maps)

Portion of George Street in downtown Peterborough down to one lane of traffic in...

City will be conducting emergency repairs on partially collapsed storm sewer.
Lacey Finch's two dogs, three-month-old Nova and her mother Hunter, were shot to death on October 21, 2021 after wandering off Finch's property on Trappers Trail in Dysart et al Township around 16 kilometres east of Haliburton, (Photo: Lacey Finch / Facebook)

Haliburton OPP investigating shooting deaths of family’s dog and her 3-month-old puppy

Police reminding public not to take law into their own hands after Lacey Finch's dogs Hunter and Nova were killed last Thursday.
OPP logo on car door

Lindsay man charged in connection to June shooting incident in Bobcaygeon

Arrested in Elliott Lake, 25-year-old Dakota Fredericks faces multiple weapons charges.
Peterborough's Opioid Response Hub will be located in the former Greyhound bus terminal at 220 Simcoe Street (at Aylmer Street North) in downtown Peterborough, pictured here in October 2020. A $160,000 fundraising campaign has been launched to renovate the location which, once renovated, will provide a location for services and supports from organizations such as Fourcast, PARN, the 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, Peterborough County Paramedics, and the Mobile Support Overdose Resource Team (MSORT). (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Campaign to renovate Peterborough’s new Opioid Response Hub receives $25,000 donation

Fourcast and partners seeking to raise $160,000 by November 30 to complete renovations of site at 220 Simcoe Street.
Omemee resident Britney Krzeminsk shows off her new look after having three 28-inch braids of her hair cut off on October 24, 2021 at Glenda's Place Hair Salon in Peterborough. After far exceeding her original fundraising goal by raising $4,100 for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Britney also had her head shaved. (Photo: Omemee Veterinary Hospital / Facebook)

Omemee’s Britney Krzeminsk shaves her head after raising $4,100 for brain tumour research

Vet tech at Omemee Veterinary Hospital is also donating her cut hair to Chai Lifeline Canada.
On Dress Purple Day (October 27, 2021), children's aid societies across the province ask Ontarians to wear something purple to show children, youth, and families facing challenges that help is available and no one is alone. (Photo via Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies)

Dress purple on October 27 to show vulnerable children, youth, and families they are...

October is no longer 'Child Abuse Prevention Month' as it led to overrepresentation of marginalized families in child welfare system.
One of the dolls that will be on display at the Creepy Doll Museum at The Theatre On King in downtown Peterborough on October 29 and 30, 2021. This is the third annual exhibition of Kathryn Bahun and Ben Hatcher's collection, which now features more than 100 dolls of various levels of creepiness. (Photo: Creepy Doll Museum @creepydollmuseum / Instagram)

Peterborough’s Creepy Doll Museum returns to The Theatre On King for the Halloween weekend

Kathryn Bahun and Ben Hatcher have collected over 100 dolls of various levels of creepiness.
Car on flooded road during heavy rain

Special weather statement in effect for Peterborough and southern Kawarthas region

25 to 40 mm of rainfall are possible by Monday night.
A flood watch means flooding is possible in specific watercourses or municipalities. Municipalities, emergency services, and individual landowners in flood-prone areas should prepare. (Photo: Otonabee Conservation)

Otonabee Conservation issues flood watch for Peterborough area over next week

30-50mm of rainfall expected by Wednesday, with another 30-50mm forecast for the weekend.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 492 new COVID-19 cases, including 10 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase by 2 to 53 with 3 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, 2 in Peterborough, and 2 in Northumberland.

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