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Peterborough icon Erica Cherney, pictured here with Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef prior to her election in 2015, has passed away (photo: Maryam Monsef / Twitter)

Peterborough’s Erica Cherney has passed away

Community leader and relentless volunteer served on numerous boards and committees
Before the expansion, the three turbine-driven generators at the London Street facility each produced around 1.3 megawatts of power from the flow of water in the Otonabee River. With the expansion, the facility now has the capacity to produce 10 megawatts of green power. (Photo: Bruce Head /

More renewable energy for Peterborough

Peterborough Utilities can now generate enough green energy to power 12,000 homes.
Sylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough has won the 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award (photo:

Peterborough teacher wins national award

Sylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School receives over 62,000 votes in Canada-wide competition.
Beau Dixon performing with Slips N The High Fives at The Hootenanny on Hunter Street on August 13 (photo: Linda McIlwain /

Photos from The Hootenanny on Hunter Street last Saturday

While bad weather cancels headliner Sloan, local bands entertain the crowds
Police have closed Lansdowne Street between Monaghan Road and Erskine Avenue while they conduct an investigation into the plane crash

Stolen plane crashes in Peterborough near Lansdowne Place

Crash kills sole occupant, police are investigating as a crime.
Alternative/rock/folk/roots/pop singer-songwriter Sarah Burton, who performs at the Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort in Keene on August 16

nightlifeNOW – August 11 to 17

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 11 to Wednesday, August 17.
Lindsay is one of the destinations in the City of Kawartha Lakes mentioned in's story of 9 must-see stops on an Ontario road trip (photo: RichardBH / Flickr) features Kawartha Lakes as a “must-see stop” on an Ontario road trip

Travel site mentions attractions in Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, and Lindsay.
The inaugural PTBO Game Jam, where game developers will create one or more video games in 30 hours, takes place August 13 and 14 at the Holiday Inn in Peterborough (supplied graphic)

Video game developers will “jam” in downtown Peterborough this weekend

Local game development studio hosts inaugural PTBO Game Jam August 13 and 14 at the Holiday Inn.
Showplace Performance Centre's 20th anniversary season this fall offers something for everyone, with a wide range of entertainment options (graphic: Amy LeClair)

Music, theatre, comedy, kids’ shows and more: Showplace has something for everyone this fall

Tickets are available for all performances now through Showplace's online box office.
A Perseid meteor from August 12, 2015 (photo: Wilson Lam / Flickr)

Perseid meteor shower should be amazing this year

Astronomers expect as many as 200 meteors per hour on the peak night of August 12.

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