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Two human cases of West Nile virus this summer confirmed in the Kawarthas

Local health units urges residents to take precautions.
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for August 18, 2017

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
VIA Rail executives met with Eastern Ontario Mayors and Wardens in Ottawa about the proposed new rail service between Toronto and Quebec City. Stops are already proposed in Peterborough, Tweed, Sharbot Lake, and Smiths Falls and the City of Kawartha Lakes would like to see a stop in Pontypool. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Kawartha Lakes also in discussions on new VIA Rail passenger service

Proposed rail line from Toronto to Quebec City already includes stop in Peterborough.
Roots-rock singer-songwriter Erika Werry and The Alphabet performs at The Garnet in Peterborough on Friday, August 18 and at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, August 19. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – August 17 to 23

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 17 to Wednesday, August 23.
Youngtown Museum founder Trevor Hosier with Neil Young back stage at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto in 2008. The Youngtown exhibit at the Olde Gaol Museum in Lindsay is closing for good on September 10, 2017, and Hosier will be selling some of the items from his collection. (Photo: Stephen Hosier)

Neil Young exhibit in Lindsay about to close for good

Final day of Youngtown Museum exhibit at Olde Gaol Museum is September 10, collectibles will be for sale.
The Buckhorn Fine Art Festival takes place at the Buckhorn Community Centre from Friday, August 18th to Sunday, August 20th. (Photo: Buckhorn Fine Art Festival)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – August 16, 2017

Featuring business award nominations, Buckhorn Fine Art Festival, Ontario Chamber economic analysis of Bill 148, and more.
A detail from the Unity Pole by Ojibway artist Kris Nahrgang that will be on display at this year's Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto.

Local Ojibway artist Kris Nahrgang has created this totem pole for the CNE

The Unity Pole will be on display at the CNE in Toronto from August 18 to September 4.
Chrissy Poitras' mockup of her mural "Floral Abstraction", chosen to be painted on the wall at 378 Aylmer Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Chrissy Poitras)

Prince Edward County artist selected to paint Aylmer Street mural in downtown Peterborough

Chrissy Poitras' floral mural to be completed in fall of 2017.
Police car

Peterborough man arrested after passing out at McDonald’s drive-thru

Other arrests over weekend include pharmacy robbery, gas station hit and run, and retirement home break-ins.
A Perseid meteor from August 12, 2015 (photo: Wilson Lam / Flickr)

The Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend

If weather conditions are poor, you can also watch online.


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