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Huge Shops Ontario Inc. has been selected to apply for a retail operator licence for a cannabis store at 566 Frank Hill Road in Fowlers Corner. Huge Shops is a Toronto-based cannabis retailer that has a strategic alliance with Chairman's Brands, parent company of Coffee Time, and Cobourg-based cannabis grower FSD Pharma of Cobourg invested $14 million in Huge Shops to acquire at least 10 Coffee Time stores as recreational cannabis suppliers. (Photo: Google Maps)

Coffee Time in Fowlers Corners may become the first legal cannabis store in the...

Huge Shops Ontario one of 42 operators approved in latest lottery to apply for a retail operator licence.
"The Politician" is a new comedy satire from producer Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) starring Ben Platt (left) as a wealthy high school student determined to get elected student body president as part of his career path to become President of the United States. THe Netflix original series debuts on September 27, 2019. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in September 2019

Highlights include Netflix original series The Politician and The I-Land along with lots of other returning series.
Severe thunderstorm

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for most of the Kawarthas for Wednesday

Conditions favourable for thunderstorms that may produce strong wind guest and large hail.
For the first time, this year's Lock and Paddle at the Peterborough Lift Lock on August 24, 2019 will be an evening event featuring a judged lighted paddelcraft parade followed by lighted night-time lockage. Free overnight camping at the Lift Lock will also be available for the first 150 registrants. (Photo: Parks Canada)

Light up the night at this year’s Lock & Paddle at the Peterborough Lift...

August 24th evening event features a lighted paddlecraft parade, lighted night-time lockage, free overnight camping, and more.
No one was seriously injured when a small plane crashed near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road at Ancona Point on Sturgeon Lake on August 16, 2019. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes OPP)

Minor injuries after float plane crashes near Bobcaygeon on Friday night

Plane came down near the intersection of Kawartha Lakes Road 24 and Scotch Line Road on Sturgeon Lake.
OPP police cruiser (Photo:

73-year-old Peterborough woman killed by vehicle on County Road 19

Police say pedestrian was walking in middle of roadway on Friday night when she was struck.
The beach at the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area. (Photo: Township of Selwyn)

The Beach Report for August 16 to 22, 2019

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott announced $790,000 to help the municipality of Kawartha Lakes improve public transit on August 16, 2019 at Lindsay Transit's bus maintenance facility in Lindsay. Pictured in the background is Kawartha Lakes Mayor Andy Letham. (Photo: Office of Laurie Scott)

Kawartha Lakes getting $790,000 in provincial funding to improve public transit

Funding will be used for new and replacement buses, new routes and bus stops, a new transit hub in Lindsay, and more.
Lakefield folk singer-songwriter Kane Miller, who just released his latest single "Through That Door", performs at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, August 21st. (Photo:

nightlifeNOW – August 15 to 21

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 21.
Two Project Safe Trade parking spots were launched at the Kawartha Lakes OPP Detachment in Lindsay on August 15, 2019. Pictured are Municipal Law Enforcement Manager Aaron Sloan, Mayor Andy Letham, Inspector Tim Tatchell, Councillor Ron Ashmore, and Staff Sergeant Robert Flindal. (Photo courtesy of the municipality of Kawartha Lakes)

Parking spots at Kawartha Lakes OPP in Lindsay provide a ‘safe zone’ to meet...

OPP's Project Safe Trade initiative intended to reduce internet-based theft and fraud.

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