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22-year-old Jason Shaw of Minden Hills Township in Haliburton is missing. He was last seen walking his dog on December 3, 2017. (Photo: Jason Shaw / Facebook)

Missing Haliburton man has been located

22-year-old Jason Shaw was last seen walking his dog on December 3, 2017.
Peterborough County is taking measures to curb littering by anglers on the James A. Gifford Causeway. Local realtor Brad Sinclair first brought the issue to the public's attention in August 2017 and has continued to advocate for a resolution. (Photo: Brad Sinclair)

Peterborough County takes steps to stop littering on James A. Gifford Causeway

New anti-trespassing by-law to go into effect with enforcement by private security.
Hardcore grunge-rock-punk band Julie & The Wrong Guys (Juno award-winning songwriter Julie Doiron, singer-songwriter Eamon McGrath, and Mike Peters and Jaye Schwarzer of Toronto punk band Cancer) perform at the Red Dog in Peterborough on Wednesday, December 13. (Photo: Dustin Rabin)

nightlifeNOW – December 7 to 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 7 to Wednesday, December 13.
Gordon Lightfoot speaks at The Canadian Canoe Museum as museum curator Jeremy Ward (left) and Lightfoot's friend and fellow canoest Fred Gaskin looks on. The yellow canoe behind Lightfoot is one of three canoes he is donating to The Canadian Canoe Museum collection, along with one canoe donated by Gaskin. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

Iconic musician Gordon Lightfoot visits The Canadian Canoe Museum to donate three canoes

One of the donated canoes was the subject of his song 'Canary Yellow Canoe'.
The free New Year's Eve service on Peterborough Transit was first offered in 2015, sponsored by Wolfe Lawyers. (Photo: Don Vassiliadis / Twitter)

Ride for free on Peterborough Transit on New Year’s Eve

Wolfe Lawyers sponsors free late-night transit service for the third year in a row.
Peterborough MPP and Minister Responsible for Small Business Jeff Leal (third from left) with Starter Company Plus program coordinator Madeleine Hurrell (right) and the owners of seven local small businesses that shared $26,000 in funding from the third intake of the Starter Company Plus program offered by the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre. (Photo: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)

Seven more local small business owners receive funding under Starter Company Plus

Provincial program administered by Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre has funded 21 entrepreneurs since March.
There are several tree farms in the Kawarthas area where you can harvest your own Christmas tree or get a fresh pre-cut one. Grafton Christmas Trees, east of Cobourg, offers cut-your-own Balsam Fir and White Spruce. (Photo: Grafton Christmas Trees)

Where to get a fresh Christmas tree in the Kawarthas

Pre-cut and cut-your-own trees available in Apsley, Omemee, Cobourg, Grafton, Colborne, Roseneath, Cramahe, and Bowmanville.
Scott Lawder, Brad Luby, Mark Sullivan, Amanda Nichols, Chief Snetsinger, Ed Venuk, Jaclyn Finney, Joe Cadigan, and Patrick Wayne of the Peterborough Professional Firefighters Association, pictured in 2016. Once again this year, the association will be donating money to the annual Salvation Army Toy Drive as well as to the Salvation Army hamper fund, and will help transport the toys and distribute the hampers. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough firefighters donate to the Salvation Army Toy Drive and hamper fund

On December 10, Firefighters Association will collect toys purchased by Jean Grant of The Toy Shop.
Corporal Roy receiving his soldier blanket in November 2017 from Cuddles for Cancer, which is hosting a "True Meaning of Christmas" event on Saturday, December 9th at the Cuddles Drop In location at 15 Queen Street in Lakefield. The day will begin with packing 17 boxes for Canadian soldiers who are serving overseas in Iraq, Romania, Kuwait, Ukraine, and Latvia. (Photo: Cuddles for Cancer)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – December 6, 2017

Featuring director nominations and committee volunteer applications, Bill 148, Ontario infrastructure plan, Cuddles for Cancer holiday initiatives, and more.
Neil Young performing his "Home Town" concert at Omemee's Coronation Hall on Friday, December 1st. (Live stream screen capture)

You can watch Neil Young’s Omemee concert on CTV on December 10

'Home Town' concert from December 1 to be broadcast on CTV television stations on Sunday evening.

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