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The Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market is a producers-only market, so you can be assured of fresh locally produced and grown products

Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market opens for its 20th year on Wednesday

Market runs every Wednesday and features fresh local produce, dairy and meat, prepared foods, and more.
In this scene from the award-winning "Murphy's Law", which returns to Showplace for a screening on May 12, filmmaker Megan Murphy lies at the edge of a cliff on the Aran Islands in Ireland. It was the same spot where her father, taking the same journey of self-discovery in 1973, decided to spend the rest of his life with Megan's mother. (Photo: Megan Murphy)

Megan Murphy screening two documentaries at Peterborough’s Showplace this spring

Award-winning Murphy's Law on May 12, new short documentary Towns End on May 18.
The Pedal for Hope cycling team, pictured here in 2013, has raised $4.8 million for pediatric cancer research since 2005. (Photo: Pedal for Hope / Facebook)

Pedal for Hope touring schools in the Kawarthas in May

Pediatric cancer fundraiser wraps up on May 13 at first annual Courtney Druce Memorial Golf Tournament.
Illustration of the exterior of the VentureNorth building at 270 George St. N. in downtown Peterborough once renovations are completed. The offices of the newly rebranded Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development as well as the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism Visitor Centre are relocating to VentureNorth effective May 8. (Photo: Samantha Moss)

Peterborough Economic Development is now Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development

Announcement accompanies relocation of corporate offices and tourism visitor centre to VentureNorth.
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef, pictured beside Noblegen CEO & Founder Adam Noble and Executive VP & Co-founder Andressa Lacerda, announced a $600,000 investment in the Peterborough-based biotech company. (Photo: Innovation Cluster Peterborough and The Kawarthas / Twitter)

Federal government invests $600,000 in Peterborough bio-tech start-up Noblegen

Repayable contribution will help Noblegen market and sell its products globally.
Singer-songwriter Kayla Howran, who recently moved back to Peterborough from Toronto, is releasing her new record "Spare Parts" (recorded by Blue Rodeo's Colin Cripps at The Tragically Hip's Bathhouse Studio) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Friday, April 28. (Photo: Kalya Howran)

nightlifeNOW – April 27 to May 3

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 27 to Wednesday, May 3.
Severe thunderstorm

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Cold front moving across southern Ontario may produce strong winds and hail.
Matthew Savino, Managing Partner of Savino Human Resources Partners Ltd, will be moderating the May 25th Business Owners Sharing Solutions seminar on human resources and hiring

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – April 26, 2017

Featuring BOSS seminar, Grow Stream Workshop, LobsterFest, SunShrine, Twilight River Run, and more.
2017 Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition judges James Sculthorpe, Kate Ramsay, and Warren Faleiro with emcees Sana Virji and Ribat Chowdhury (founders of Ribbet and Streets of Canada) at The Venue in Peterborough on April 25. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Lab Improvements and Loch win Bears’ Lair

Grand finale of 2017 entrepreneurial competition was held at The Venue on April 25.
The Kirkfield Lift Lock on the Trent-Severn Waterway (photo: Wikipedia)

Federal government invests $330 million in Trent-Severn Waterway

Four construction contracts awarded for 30 infrastructure restoration and repair projects.

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