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Danny Bronson, pictured here performing the music of John Denver at Showplace Performance Centre in April 2019, will be hosting the United Way of Peterborough & District's first-ever "streamathon" on Facebook. The live concert, which also features several other Peterborough-area musicians, begins at 8 p.m. on January 30, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Laszlo Prising Photography /

United Way presents Peterborough’s first-ever ‘streamathon’ on Facebook hosted by musician Danny Bronson

Live-streamed evening event on January 30 will also feature other musical guests raising funds for the United Way.
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

Police charge Peterborough massage therapist with six additional counts of sexual assault

Six new victims come forward after police originally charged 60-year-old Gerard Rodrigues following incidents at local spa.
Freezing rain and snow at night

Freezing rain and snow forecast for the Kawarthas for Saturday

Risk of freezing rain overnight into Saturday morning followed by up 10 cm of snow by Saturday night.
Etobicoke indie folk singer-songwriter Andrew Sherriff is performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, January 26th, with support from Erica Knox and Nathan Truax. He'll also be performing at Boiling Over's Coffee Vault in Lindsay on Friday, January 31st. (Photo: Andrew Sherriff / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – January 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 23 to Wednesday, January 29.
In the Netflix original series "October Faction", Lindsay actress Anwen O'Driscoll (right) plays high school student Cathy MacDonald, a loner who befriends Viv Allen (Aurora Burghart), the teenage daughter of international monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen. (Photo: Netflix)

Lindsay actress Anwen O’Driscoll is now on Netflix in the series ‘October Faction’

20-year-old O'Driscoll plays recurring role as high school loner Cathy MacDonald.
The Netflix original series "Locke & Key", a supernatural drama based on the best-selling graphic novels about three siblings who move into their ancestral home and discover magical keys that given them special powers and abilities, premieres on Friday, February 7th. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in February 2020

Titles coming to the streaming platform include Locke & Key, Gentefied, Horse Girl, Queen Sono, season two of Altered Carbon, and more.
While the ReFrame Film Festival, taking place from January 23 to 26 in downtown Peterborough, has always had a firm pay-what-you-can policy for every film presented, they are striving to do more to reduce financial barriers. This includes working in partnership with the Peterborough Public Library to offer a limited number of free festival passes to community members and working with local service organizations such as PARN and the New Canadians Centre to distribute passes to their patrons. (Photo courtesy of ReFrame Film Festival)

This year’s ReFrame Film Festival is about fostering community as well as film

Community initiatives include free festival passes at the Peterborough Public Library, a local teen activist's film to open festival, 11 digital stories created by Peterborough women, and more.
Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem passed away on January 18, 2020 at the age of 55. (Photo: Kathryn Windrem / LinkedIn)

Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem has passed away

55-year-old managing partner at BDO LLP was named Business Woman of the Year in 2009.
Kent Street West, between Lindsay Street and William Street in downtown Lindsay, will be closed as of January 22, 2020 for Enbridge's natural gas pipeline replacement work occurring along Kent Street over the next few weeks. (Map graphic: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Portion of Kent Street West in downtown Lindsay will close as of January 22

Closure between Lindsay Street and William Street required for Enbridge natural gas pipeline replacement work.
OPP police cruiser (Photo:

Thieves steal more than $100,000 worth of meat from two Peterborough County butcher shops

Thefts occurred over two weekends in January at businesses on Highway 7 and on Drummond Line.

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