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Tom Hanks in a scene from the award-winning documentary film "California Typewriter", an ode to the typewriter that opens the 2018 Reframe Film Festival. Typewriters will be set up at all venues during the festival so attendees can contribute to a community art project being created by Peterborough mixed-media artist Jeffrey Macklin. (Photo: American Buffalo Pictures)

Eight documentaries to see at the 2018 ReFrame Film Festival

14th annual film festival returns to downtown Peterborough with 65 documentaries from January 25 to 28.
Freezing rain on car

Freezing rain forecast for Monday evening commute

Low pressure system will bring precipitation as temperatures drop to zero by Monday afternoon.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby kisses the Stanley Cup after defeating the Nashville Predators in 2017. The Cup will be on display at Lindsay Armoury on January 21, 2018, as part of Hockey Days. (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel / USA Today Sports)

See the Stanley Cup in Lindsay this Sunday

Two-part Hockey Days event also features NHL legend and Lindsay native Ron Ellis on February 18.
Long-time member Jan Schoute passed away suddenly last November, and Sam Weber of The Weber Brothers (centre) will be stepping in to play guitar with Bailien (Shea Bailey and Brent Bailey) at the Dobro in downtown Peterborough at 10 p.m. on Friday, January 19th and Saturday, January 20th. Sam and Brent will also be performing as a duo from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 19th at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Shea Bailey)

nightlifeNOW – January 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 18 to Wednesday, January 24.
Fleming College President Tony Tilly is retiring after 14 years in the position. (Photo courtesy of Fleming College)

Tony Tilly is retiring as Fleming College president after 14 years

First appointed in 2004, Tilly will complete his third and final term in June 2018.
Toronto architect Patrick Li's design for his "Your Story" sculpture. The sculpture will be installed in the new public square adjacent the renovated Peterborough Public Library, with a scheduled completion date of August 2018. (Image: Patrick Li)

Toronto architect Patrick Li to create public artwork beside new Peterborough Public Library

Renovated library opens January 30, public square and artwork to be completed in late summer.
Nathalie Des Rosiers (right) with Premier Kathleen Wynne after being elected as MPP for Ottawa-Vanier in 2016. On January 17, 2018, Wynne appointed Des Rosiers as the new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. (Photo: Radio Canada)

Nathalie Des Rosiers is the new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ottawa-Vanier MPP and influential lawyer is one of three female newcomers appointed to Cabinet.
Soup-a-licious, a fundraiser for Community Care Lakefield, returns to Cassis Bistro in Lakefield on January 29th. Community Care Lakefield is also hosting a 30th anniversary celebration on January 24th at the Lakefield Legion and has launched its "$30 for 30 Years" fundraising campaign. (Photo: Community Care Lakefield)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – January 17, 2018

Featuring Lakefield BAH Hop, Canada Summer Jobs, Career Fair, Community Care's 30th anniversary celebration and Soup-a-licious, and more.
Police tape

Police suspect 26-year-old Northumberland woman died from opiod overdose

Woman was found January 9 at Cramahe Township residence without vital signs.
People parking in downtown Peterborough over the holidays donated $11,488 through the free parking iniative, where people can park free for two hours and any money they put in parking meters is donated to charity. Pictured are: Dan Gemmiti, Vice-Chair of the Kawartha Food Share Board; Mayor Daryl Bennett; Ashlee Aitken, General Manager of Kawartha Food Share; Terry Guiel, Executive Director of the Downtown Business Improvement Area; and Lynn Todd, Parking Operations Coordinator for the City of Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Downtown Peterborough shoppers donate $11,488 to Kawartha Food Share

Funds raised through annual free parking initiative over the holidays.

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