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A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

Ontario reports 2,662 new COVID-19 cases, including 16 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase to 174, with 10 new cases in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Peterborough, 2 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton.
Police are seeking the owner or operator of this charcoal-grey four-door hatchback with black rims in the death of 40-year-old Corey Johnston on January 14, 2021 in Peterborough. (Police-supplied photo)

Police seek second vehicle in pedestrian death in Peterborough

40-year-old Corey Johnston was killed after being struck on George Street North on January 14.
The Peterborough Wastewater Treatment Plant. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Boil water advisory for residents who draw their water from Otonabee River downstream from...

On January 25, Wastewater Treatment Plant will discharge partially treated into the river during planned maintenance.
An outbreak at Caressant Care McLaughlin Road long-term care home in Lindsay is responsible for 33 new COVID-19 cases in Kawartha Lakes as of January 21, 2021. (Photo: Google Maps)

2,632 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario, 35 new cases in Kawartha Lakes, 1 new...

Regional active cases jump to 170 with new outbreak at Lindsay long-term care home.
Students in a classroom and their teacher wearing face masks. (Stock photo)

Students in greater Kawarthas region resume in-person learning January 25

Mandatory masks now expanded to include students in grades 1 to 3, targeted asymptomatic testing and enhanced screening measures will be in place.
Snow plow on highway during snow squall

Winter weather travel advisory for Thursday afternoon in northern Kawarthas

Locally heavy snow squalls with up to 10 cm of snow expected by Thursday night,
Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)

Ontario reports 2,655 new COVID-19 cases, including 14 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 136, with 7 new cases in Peterborough, 3 in Hastings Prince Edward, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Northumberland
Residents, local businesses, and community-minded corporations stepped up to support North Kawartha Food Bank after fire destroyed Sayers in Apsley, the only grocery store in the township. For example, Campbell's donated five skids of food to the food bank. (Photo courtesy of North Kawartha Food Bank)

North Kawartha Food Bank thanks community for support after loss of Sayers grocery store...

Many people and businesses stepped up after December fire destroyed the only grocery store in North Kawartha Township.
A road closure sign on Highway 28 in February 2019. (Photo courtesy of Geri-Lynn Cajindos)

Highway 28 is closed between North School Road and 15th Line due to collision

Northbound car crossed into southbound lane and collided with logging truck.
Carter Ryan Pollock. (Police-supplied photo via Christine Pollock)

Peterborough police continue search for missing 11-year-old Carter Ryan Pollock

Police are concerned for safety of boy, last seen leaving Peterborough Regional Health Centre on the morning of January 19.

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