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"Even though I've had more time on my hands, I've been missing the mental clarity and emotional focus to write music." - Sue Newman, Music/Theatre Artist / "We tried to have some physically distanced band rehearsals, but quickly realized it wasn't very practical. I continue to play music every day and look forward to being able to play for a live audience in the future." - Rob Fortin, Music/Theatre Artist (Photo: Julie Gagne)

The Essential Project: music/theatre artists Sue Newman and Rob Fortin

A visual documentation by photographer Julie Gagne of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Peterborough artists and arts organizations.
COVID-19 tests in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 841 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties

Province-wide deaths increase by another 9, hospitalizations increase by 10, but school-related cases are down.
Peterborough's Linda Kash welcomes Humberly Gonzalez as the new Philly Cream Cheese Angel. (Photo: Kraft Heinz Canada)

Peterborough’s Linda Kash passes her wings to a new Philly Cream Cheese Angel

Venezuelan-Canadian actor Humberly Gonzalez was selected as the newest Angel, one of more to come.
The two suspects in a theft from a William Street grocery store in Lindsay that left an employee with minor injuries. (Police-supplied photo)

Police seek two suspects in Lindsay grocery store theft on Wednesday

Employee was injured after attempting to stop man and woman from leaving store without paying for merchandise.
Jo Anne's Place at 1260 Lansdowne Street in Peterborough has temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 on October 21, 2020. The employee has not worked at or visited the store since October 15. This is not the case at the McDonald's restaurant at 1045 Chemong Road North in Peterborough, where an employee who also tested positive was working at the store on October 21 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Photo: Jo Anne's Place)

Jo Anne’s Place temporarily closes Lansdowne store in Peterborough after employee tests positive for...

McDonald's restaurant at 1045 Chemong Road North has also temporarily closed after positive employee test.
Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 790 new COVID-19 cases, including 4 in Peterborough

Province-wide deaths increase by 9 but hospitalizations are down, school-related cases jump to 144.
Paul Finigan (front) and Pat Kramer (back) from Otonabee Conservation plant native shrubs at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on October 21, 2020. The tree planting, which honours the hospital's front-line healthcare workers, is one of six tree plantings with five community partners that Otonabee Conservation is hosting over the fall. In all, Otonabee Conservation will be planting 5,690 trees. (Photo courtesy of Otonabee Conservation)

Native trees planted at Peterborough Regional Health Centre to honour front-line healthcare workers

Otonabee Conservation is planting 5,690 trees throughout the Peterborough area this fall with five community partners.
Season four of The Crown takes us into the 1980s, when Queen Elizabeth clashes with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher while Prince Charles enters a tumultuous marriage with Lady Diana Spencer (performed by relative newcomer Emma Corrin). Season four premieres on Netflix Canada on Sunday, November 15th. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in November 2020

Featuring season four of The Crown, The Liberator, Shawn Mendes: In Wonder, Hillbilly Elegy, and a lot of Christmas content.
Edwin Hum, former owner of Peterborough's landmark Hi Tops restaurant, has passed away at the age of 63. (Photo: Hum family)

Ed Hum, former owner of Peterborough’s landmark Hi Tops restaurant, has passed away

Visitation at Highland Park Funeral Centre takes place on October 29, followed by private funeral service on October 30.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 821 new COVID-19 cases, including 4 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties

No new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, or Haliburton.

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