Authors Articles by kawarthaNOW

Articles by kawarthaNOW

2824 Articles
Our generic staff writer account, covering breaking and local community news. Follow kawarthaNOW on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Four employees of the Tim Hortons at 289 Big Apple Drive in Colborne have tested positive for COVID-19. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is advising customers who were served at the restaurant between November 23 and 30, 2020, to self-monitor and to get tested and self-isolate if they develop COVID-19 symptoms. (Photo: Tim Hortons)

Health unit advises recent customers of Tim Hortons in Colborne to self-monitor for COVID-19...

After four employees of Big Apple Drive location test positive, health unit says there's a small risk to customers who were served between November 23 and 30.
COVID-19 lab test swabs. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 1,723 new COVID-19 cases, including 17 in greater Kawartha region

Regional active cases rise to 104, with 7 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 4 in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Northumberland, and 3 in Peterborough.
OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

One person dead, another seriously injured after being hit by car near Campbellcroft in...

7th Line closed between County Road 28 and Campbell Road while police investigate
Retired general Rick Hillier, chair of Ontario's vaccine distribution task force, speaks at a media conference at pharmaceutical distribution company McKesson Canada in Brampton on December 1, 2020. (CPAC screenshot)

Ontario plans COVID-19 vaccine rollout as it reports 1,707 new cases and spike in...

Greater Kawarthas region sees 22 new cases, with active cases increasing to 95.
An initiative of the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area, The Boro at features ore than 140 local shops, restaurants, and services offering more than 35,000 items, 1,200 menu options, and 100 gift card options. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Shop online at The Boro and support local downtown Peterborough businesses this holiday season

Shop 35,000 items, dine at home with over 1,200 menu options, or choose from more than 100 gift card options.
A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 1,746 new COVID-19 cases, including 20 in greater Kawarthas region

Province-wide deaths decrease to 8 but hospitalizations increase by 32, ICU admissions by 12, and ventilated patients by 17.
Do you recognize this five-pin bowling ball? It was thrown into the windshield of a moving car by a passing motorist on Buckhorn Road near Upper Chemung Drive in Selwyn Township at around 10 p.m. on November 26, 2020. (Police-supplied photo)

Police seek suspects after bowling ball thrown into windshield of moving car

Incident happened on Buckhorn Road near Upper Chemung Drive in Selwyn Township on evening of November 26.
If you have Kawartha Dairy's Mint Chip Ice Cream or Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream in your freezer, check the cartons for specific production codes to see if the ice cream has been recalled. Kawartha Dairy is recalling the production codes because of the possibility that chocolate chips used in the ice cream may include small pieces of metal. Retailers including grocery stores should also be removing these products from their shelves. (Supplied photos)

Kawartha Dairy recalls some ice cream products that may contain small pieces of metal

Recall affects eight production codes of retail and commercial versions of Mint Chip Ice Cream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream.
The 12 entrepreneurs participating in the fall 2020 intake of Starter Company Plus, a business development program offered through the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre with funding from the Government of Ontario. Top row: Debra Ragbar, Lyle Saunders, Ivan O'Brien, and Janette Fluke; middle row: Sharyn Inward, Jocelynn Vieira, Cheryl Edwards and Charmaine Magumbe, and Alicia Doris; bottom row: Susan Dunkley, Amy and Dean Howley, Jonathan Clement, and Christopher Nayler.

Meet the 12 Peterborough-area entrepreneurs participating in this fall’s Starter Company Plus

Eight-week program teaches participants the skills they need to start and grow their business, including during a pandemic.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 1,708 new COVID-19 cases and 24 deaths

No new cases in Peterborough, outbreak declared at Canadian Centre for Addictions in Port Hope.

Become a #kawarthaNOW fan


Sign up for our VIP ENEWS

Sign up for our VIP Enews
Delivered every Wednesday morning, our VIP Enews has featured news and events for the week, along with ticket giveaways and offers for our VIP Readers!

Submit your event for FREE!

Use our event submission form to post your event on our website — for free. To submit editorial content or ideas, please contact us.