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Concept illustration showing the Charlotte Street entrance to the planned Charlotte Street Urban Park. The demolition and removal phase to prepare the site for the park begins on December 4, 2017. (Illustration: AECOM)

Work to begin December 4 on Peterborough’s new urban park at Charlotte and Louis...

Demolition and removal phase will remove portion of Louis Street and the parking lot as well as a building.
For the past four years, the Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group has been supporting charities by giving away Christmas trees to residents in each of the three communities where they have offices. (Photo: The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group)

Christmas tree giveaway in Lindsay for charity on December 2

Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Dr. Joslin Cheverie and Dr. Jacob Hassan, two of the minimally invasive surgeons at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, thank donors for supporting surgical innovation at the hospital. (Photo: PRHC Foundation)

PRHC Foundation thanks donors for supporting surgical innovation to improve patient care

Donor support means less pain, fewer complications, and shorter hospital stays at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Torstar Corp., the publisher of the Toronto Star, announced a deal to buy and sell ownership of a number of community papers with Postmedia Network Canada. Under the deal, Northumberland Today is closed and the Peterborough Examiner will be operated by Metroland Media, which already operates Peterborough This Week. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Northumberland Today closes, Peterborough Examiner under new ownership with new deal announced today

Torstar Corp. and Postmedia Network Canada Corp. deal will close three daily and eight community newspapers across Ontario.
Peterborough illustrator Jason Wilkins and photographer Samantha Moss have teamed up to provide a new, fun graphic design service that fuses their talents. (Graphic: Jason Wilkins and Samantha Moss / Facebook)

businessNOW for November 27, 2017

Featuring Jason Wilkins and Samantha Moss, the Women's Business Network of Peterborough, Venture13 in Cobourg, fundraising auctions, business holiday socials, and more.
Frost leaf on the ground

Last chance for Peterborough residents to bag green waste for collection

Final curbside green waste collection runs November 28 to December 1.
The Canadian Canoe Museum has selected Montreal-based GSM Project to assist with the design of visitor experiences in the exhibition galleries and collections centre of the planned new museum beside the Peterborough Lift Lock on the Trent-Severn Waterway. GSM Project has designed exhibits and visitor experiences for museums and science centres around the world, including the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in Singapore pictured here. (Photo: GSM Project)

One of the world’s leading exhibit design firms to work on new Canadian Canoe...

Montreal-based GSM Project has designed exhibits at museums and science centres in Canada and around the world.
On November 23, 2017, Crayola Canada announced it had achieved its goal to break $1 million mark in funds raised for the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes over the past 29 years. (Photo: United Way of City of Kawartha Lakes)

Crayola Canada has now raised over $1 million for United Way for the City...

Workplace campaign and $40,000 donation from annual Crayola sale push 29-year fundraising total to $1,003,275.
Sudbury's Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie, who was nominated for Indigenous Music Album of the Year at the 2017 Juno Awards, is one of many hip hop artists and rappers who will be performing at Hip Hop Unlimited at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, November 25th. The fundraiser features a family-friendly dance event followed by a hip hop musical extravaganza. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – November 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 23 to Wednesday, November 29.
Crystal Parker, shown here with her son Brodie, has recently been diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Friends have arranged a benefit and a GoFundMe campaign to support her as she undergoes cancer treatment. (Photo via Crystal Parker GoFundme page)

Benefit on November 26 for Peterborough woman fighting cancer

A crowdfunding campaign has also been set up to support Crystal Parker.

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