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Hyland Crest is a 62-bed long-term care home located at 6 McPherson Street in Minden. (Photo: Google Maps)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Hyland Crest Long-Term Care Home in Minden

With 3 confirmed resident cases and 7 residents isolated, home is closed to further admissions and general visitors.
Taking a sample of water at a local beach for testing. (Photo: Peterborough Public Health)

The Beach Report for August 5 to 11, 2022

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings and Prince Edward,
Thermometer showing a temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius. (Stock photo)

Heat warning in effect for weekend for greater Kawarthas region

Temperatures in the high 20s or low 30s, with humidex values in high 30s to low 40s.
Canadian jazz songwriting duo Dizzy & Fay (Mark Lalama and Amanda Walther) are performing on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 at the Beamish House in Port Hope as part of Port Hope Jazz. (Photo: Jen Squires)

nightlifeNOW – August 4 to 10

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region,
A rendition of what the new Scotts Mills Dam at Lock 19 on the Trent-Severn Waterway in Peterborough will look like when completed. (Graphic: Parks Canada)

Construction of new Scotts Mills Dam in Peterborough reaches ‘significant milestone’

All work below the waterline now complete, remaining work will generate higher levels of noise.
Severe thunderstorm

ENDED – Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Kawarthas region Wednesday afternoon and evening

Strong wind gusts near 90 km/h, nickel-size hail, and torrential downpours in excess of 50 mm possible.
Toronto drag queen Carlotta Carlisle will host 'Viva Burlesque' at Pinestone Resort in Haliburton on August 26, 2022. Part of Minden Pride, the event will feature stars from Toronto's drag scene, local performers, and more. (Graphic: Viva Burlesque - The 2022 Burlesque Ball / Facebook)

Popular burlesque show returns August 26 for Minden Pride

'Viva Burlesque' at Pinestone Resort will feature stars from Toronto's drag scene, local performers, and more.
The Great Blue Heron is one of 16 local bird species vying to become the official bird of the City of Peterborough in a contest intended to raise awareness of the city's recent designation as an entry-level bird-friendly city. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Peterborough residents invited to help select city’s first official bird

Contest intended to raise awareness about Peterborough's designation as an entry-level bird-friendly city.
An OPP police car with lights flashing. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

One dead after head-on crash north of Fenelon Falls Monday evening

Vehicle attempting to pass other vehicles collided with oncoming vehicle, whose driver was killed,
This August, "Grease" and "The Princess Bride" are screening at Lock 34 in Fenelon Falls and "Dirty Dancing" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are screening at Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon. All films are free, but you need to bring your own seating. (kawarthaNOW collage)

Free outdoor movies screening at the locks in Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls this August

Films include 'Grease', 'Dirty Dancing', 'The Princess Bride', and 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off', with retro candy to be won at each screening.

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