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Peterborough deputy police chief Tim Farquharson is retiring on March 1, 2003 after 36 years of service. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough deputy police chief Tim Farquharson will be Port Hope’s new police chief

Farquharson will assume his new role on March 1.
Alice Williams and Nadine Changfoot at the ReFrame Film Festival's in-person opening night event at Showplace Performance Centre on January 26, 2023. The documentary film festival continues until February 3, featuring more than 60 films streaming online as well as panel discussions, filmmaker Q&As, and a free exhibition in partnership with Artspace Peterborough. (Photo: Ziysah von Bieberstein)

At the ReFrame Film Festival, all are welcome

Peterborough's documentary film festival, streaming to anyone in Canada, strives to break down barriers to access.
The Hussey family shows their support for "Love Month", a month-long series of events Kawartha Lakes Food Source is hosting with local businesses and organizations to raise wareness about food insecurity in the City of Kawartha Lakes, while also providing the community with more opportunities to donate during one of the months when the non-profit food distribution organization feeds the most people yet receives the fewest donations. (Photo courtesy of Kawartha Lakes Food Source)

Show your love for food-insecure families in Kawartha Lakes during ‘Love Month’

Kawartha Lakes Food Source is hosting a series of events with local businesses and organizations including Kawartha Conservation.
Peterborough City Hall. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough city council approves 2023 budget with 3.15% property tax increase

Approved budget includes $325.8 million in operating expenditures and $131.2 million in capital expenditures.
Peterborough police chief Stuart Betts (right) and detective staff sergeant Michael Jackson stand beside a table containing illicit drugs worth over $1.1-million that police seized after executing search warrants at several locations in Peterborough and at a Durham Region residence on January 25, 2023. A Peterborough man and women face multiple drug trafficking charges. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Seizure of over $1.1-million worth of illicit drugs among largest in Peterborough police history

Peterborough man and women face multiple drug trafficking charges for crystal meth, cocaine, and opioids.
A mobile phone dialing 911. (Stock photo)

48-year-old Lindsay man charged after making unnecessary 911 calls

Police accuse David Hulland of calling 911 more than 20 times in the last three weeks.
Cars on snow-covered highway.

Winter weather travel advisory in effect for entire Kawarthas region this weekend

10-20cm of snow expected by Sunday afternoon.
Fourcast manager Kerri Kightley, Peterborough County-City Paramedics deputy chief Craig Jones, and Windsor's Dry Cleaning Centre president Bruce Thompson outside Windsor's Dry Cleaning Centre at 655 Parkhill Road West in Peterborough during the announcement of the "Blankets for People" initiative on January 27, 2023. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough County)

New initiative in Peterborough collecting donated blankets and sleeping bags for people in need

After being professionally cleaned, donated items will be available at Consumption and Treatment Site in downtown Peterborough for anyone who asks.
Rob and Monica Jardine (centre) of Jardine Funeral Home have donated 12 licensed Gund Teddy Bears to Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue, so emergency responders can help comfort children who have been involved in a fire or other emergencies, with four fire stations each receiving three of the bears. Also pictured (from left to right) are Captain Chris Bacon of Station 12 Cameron, Fire Chief Terry Jones, Captain Scott Sabovitch of Station 20 Burnt River, frefighters Paul Weaver and MacKenzie Lunney of Station 19 Coboconk, and Station 22 Fenelon Falls Coordinator and Captain Don Barber. (Photo courtesy of City of Kawartha Lakes)

Fenelon Falls business donates 12 comfort teddy bears to Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue

Four fire stations in Kawartha Lakes will use Gund Teddy Bears donated by Jardine Funeral Home to help comfort children experiencing trauma.
Northumberland County independent folk singer-songwriter Harry Hannah will be celebrating the release of his new single "Baby Don't Look Back" at The Oasis in downtown Cobourg on Friday night. (Photo via

nightlifeNOW – January 26 to February 1

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.

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