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Ross Memorial Hospital is located at 10 Angeline Street North in Lindsay. (Photo courtesy of Ross Memorial Hospital)

Obstetrics unit at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay will be closed September 30 to...

Hospital encourages pregnant women nearing their due date to consider alternate options while unit is undergoing 'necessary renovations.
Jonathan Bennett (second from left), board chair of the newly formed Peterborough Community Health Centre not-for-profit organization, moderated a "fireside chat" panel discussion on September 21, 2023 at the Peterborough Public Library with physicians Dr. Jaclyn Vanek (left), Dr. Andrea Zukowski, and Dr. John Beamish. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Community Health Centre)

Local family doctors advocate for a community health centre in Peterborough

During panel discussion, Dr. John Beamish says 'we will be bereft of family physicians' without alternative health care models.
Jess Conlin and Jules Howe of the Peterborough Humane Society pose with Bison, who is currently available for adoption at the society's new animal care centre at 1999 Technology Drive in Peterborough. Pictured in the background are community volunteers planting dogwood and ninebark shrubs on National Tree Day (September 20, 2023) to create shade alongside an animal enclosure at the recently opened centre. (Photo courtesy of Otonabee Conservation)

125 native trees and shrubs planted at Peterborough’s new animal care centre for National...

Partnership between Otonabee Conservation and Peterborough Humane Society has seen property at 1999 Technology Drive naturalized with 925 plants.
This Thursday night and next Thursday night (September 28), Peterborough pianist Rob Phillips is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his Jazz & Blues Night at the Black Horse Pub in Peterborough. He's performed more than 525 shows at the popular downtown pub. (Photo courtesy of Rob Phillips)

nightlifeNOW – September 21 to 27

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in Lindsay. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Ontario’s police watchdog clears Kawartha Lakes police officer after man’s ribs were broken during...

Special Investigations Unit concludes officer used 'legally justified force' after man resisted arrest at Lindsay home.
Peterborough police constable Dillon Wentworth with police service dog Gryphon at the 2023 National Police Dog Competition held in Barrie from September 5 to 9, 2023. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of Peterborough Police Service video)

Peterborough police service dog Gryphon helps apprehend two shoplifters on Wednesday

Two Peterborough men have been charged in two separate incidents near Park Street and Lansdowne Street.
Police are seeking missing 84-year-old Reginald of Brighton. (Police-supplied photo)

LOCATED – Police seeking missing 84-year-old Brighton man

The missing man was last seen on Wednesday afternoon in Brighton driving a black Cadillac.
Peterborough Transit's new online tool allows riders to track the location of buses and plan their trips in real-time, such as this trip from Trent University to Lansdowne Place Mall. (kawarthaNOW screenshot)

Peterborough Transit launches online bus tracking and trip planning tool

Mobile-friendly tool means more information and less waiting for transit riders.
Attendees at the Niibing N'kweshkodaadida ("let's meet and greet in summer") on June 22, 2023, the first social gathering organized by Indigenous-led organizations Lovesick Lake Native Women's Association, Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, and Trent University's First Peoples House of Learning with financial support from the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough)

Local Indigenous-led organizations host free social gathering in Peterborough Square courtyard on Thursday

'Dagwaagig N'kweshkodaadidaa' (let's meet and greet in autumn) features drumming, dancing, food, local Indigenous vendors, and more.
The new Canadian Canoe Museum's lakefront location along Little Lake in Peterborough will open over winter 2023-24 featuring new visitor experiences and programming, with grand opening celebrations taking place on the weekend of May 11, 2024. Pictured is a portion of the new boardwalk that will make it easier for museum visitors to enjoy the on-water programming that will be offered at the new museum. (Photo: The Canadian Canoe Museum)

Peterborough’s new Canadian Canoe Museum to open this winter, with official grand opening celebration...

Originally scheduled fall opening has been delayed because of nationwide construction issues including material and labour availability.

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