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Older woman walking in a winter snow storm

Messy winter weather coming to the Kawarthas starting Monday overnight

Up to 15 cm of snow possible in some areas by Tuesday afternoon, winter weather travel advisory in effect.
Two parent teaching their young child how to skate on an outdoor rink.

What’s open and closed on Family Day 2020

Holiday hours for 263 selected businesses, organizations, and services across the Kawarthas.
Two surveillance photographs from a bulletin on the Peterborough Police Service's "persons of interest" web page. These photographs are related to occurrence RM20000128 (theft) from January 8, 2020. (Photos: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police seek public’s help in identifying ‘persons of interest’

Web page will be updated regularly and bulletins shared on social media.
Halifax roots-blues musician Brent "Buck" Tingley will be performing at The Garnet for an afternoon and evening show on Saturday, February 15th with special guests Jimmy Bowskill, Steve Marriner, and Jerome Avis, and at the Ganny in Port Hope for a matinee show on Sunday, February 16th with special guest Jimmy Bowskill. (Photo: Nathan Boone)

nightlifeNOW – February 13 to 19

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 13 to Wednesday, February 19.
Cold weather

Extreme cold warning in place for the Kawarthas for Thursday overnight

Bitterly cold wind chills near -30°C expected until Friday morning.
The new business incubator, located at 180 Kent Street West in downtown Lindsay, is part of a joint pilot project of the Innovation Cluster Peterborough and The Kawarthas and the City of Kawartha Lakes to support startups in Kawartha Lakes. It was officially opened during a launch and open house event on February 11, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Innovation Cluster)

New business incubator for entrepreneurs launches in Kawartha Lakes

Pilot project is a joint initiative of the Innovation Cluster and the City of Kawartha Lakes.
The federal government is providing $6 million towards the total cost of $15.3 million for the City of Peterborough's composting facility and household organics collection and processing program.

Federal government provides $6 million for Peterborough’s organics project

Funds will support a composting facility and the city-wide expansion of a green bin program.
The new snowbear cub hugging the original Snowlar Bear created in January by Jon Kolodziej and Dana Beren Watts outside of their home on George Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Allison MacGregor @allison.macgregor / Instagram)

Peterborough’s epic snowbear has had a baby!

Snowlar Bear on George Street in downtown Peterborough was created by Jon Kolodziej and Dana Beren Watts.
Hospice Peterborough executive director Hajni Hos and board president Shelley Barrie with some of the customized Valentine's Day cards that members of the Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha recently created for clients of the non-profit organization, which offers support to individuals and families living with or affected by life-threatening illness and grief. (Photo courtesy of Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha)

Kawartha Rotary sends some Valentine’s Day love to Hospice Peterborough clients

Rotarians regularly take on 'small projects' to support the local community.
Extreme cold shown on thermometer in snow

Extreme cold warning in place for most of the Kawarthas on Friday and Saturday

Wind chill values near -30°C, One Roof Community Centre in Peterborough extending daytime shelter hours.

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