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Peterborough grunge rockers The Pangea Project, who recently released their first single "You Don't Know Me", are performing at Jethro's Bar + Stage in downtown Peterborough on Friday night. (Photo courtesy of Liam Boucher)

nightlifeNOW – February 22 to 28

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Federal environment and climate change minister Steven Guilbeault (right) announced a $5.75 million loan and a $2.87 million grant for the City of Peterborough's new Home Energy Efficiency Program on February 22, 2024 in front of a residential home in Peterborough's East City. The funding, which comes from the Green Municipal Fund's Community Efficiency Financing program administered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, will be used to provide financing for Peterborough homeowners to complete home energy efficiency retrofits. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

City of Peterborough receives $8.6 million in federal funding for new Home Energy Efficiency...

New program will provide financing options for homeowners to complete home energy efficiency retrofits.
The Netflix science fiction film "Spaceman" stars Adam Sandler as an astronaut who, six months into a solitary research mission to the edge of the solar system, realizes that the marriage he left behind might not be waiting for him when he returns to Earth. Desperate to fix things with his wife, he is helped by a mysterious creature from the beginning of time he finds hiding in the bowels of his ship. cheduled for a limited theatrical release on February 23, the film debuts on Netflix on Friday, March 1st. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in March 2024

Highlights include Spaceman, The Gentlemen, Damsel, 3 Body Problem, Shirley, The Wages of Fear, and more.
Lotto Max. (Photo: OLG)

A $70 million Lotto Max ticket was sold in Kawartha Lakes

Jackpot ticket was drawn on February 20.
An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

20-year-old driver crashes vehicle while attempting to have sex with passenger

Driver facing charges after vehicle left County Road 2 in Asphodel-Norwood Township on Sunday night and rolled over.
The 19-year-old driver of this tractor had his licence suspended for 90 days and is facing impaired driving charges after being pulled over by police on County Road 30 in Brighton on February 17, 2024. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

Warkworth man arrested late Saturday night for driving a tractor while impaired

Police on patrol on County Road 30 in Brighton noticed tractor was unable to stay in its lane.
Lindsay Wilson (left) and Paden Gilhooley in a scene from Ed Schroeter's "Tide of Hope", the inaugural historial drama production of Trent Valley Archives Theatre. A prequel to the immigration story of Peter Robinson, the play will be performed at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough for school groups on May 15, 2024 with a public performance on May 16. uditions for volunteer actors will be held on February 29, 2024 at Trent University's Sadleir House. (Photo: Suzanne Schroeter)

Trent Valley Archives Theatre seeking volunteer actors for historical play ‘Tide of Hope’

Auditions will be held February 29 for theatre company's inaugural production to be staged at Peterborough's Market Hall in May.
Skaters enjoying the outdoor rink at Quaker Foods City Square in downtown Peterborough. The rink will be open on Family Day, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Peterborough Youth Council will also be hosting a free family drop-in event at Quaker Foods City Square from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on February 17, 2024 as part of Peterborough Snofest. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

What’s open and closed on Family Day 2024

Holiday hours for 287 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, Port Hope, and across the greater Kawarthas region.
On Saturday afternoon, the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association is hosting "Remembering Buzz" at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough, a musical tribute to the late Brian "Buzz" Thompson (pictured with the late Ronnie Hawkins). Affectionately known as "Mr. Soul", Buzz was a beloved musician who was a founding member of The Hangmen in the 1960s and a long-time guitarist and vocalist for Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks. Local musicians who will perform their favourite songs by Buzz include Beau Dixon, Jane Archer, Bridget Foley, J.P. Hovercraft, Gary Peeples, Andy Pryde, Sam and Ryan Weber, Mark Beatty, Dennis O'Toole, Jim Leslie, Brent Bailey, Jim Usher, and Al Black. (Photo via Mark Beatty / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – February 15 to 21

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Peterborough real estate agent Mark Sokolski of The Sokolski Real Estate Group presented a donation of $41,952 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's executive director Kim Dolan on February 5, 2024. Sokolski fundraised $52,440 for Royal LePage Shelter Foundation's Ecuador Challenge for Shelter in November, with 80 per cent of the funds supporting the YWCA. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

Sokolski Real Estate Group donates over $40,000 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Mark Sokolski raised more than $52,000 for Royal LePage Shelter Foundation's Ecuador Challenge for Shelter in November.

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