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Thanks to Fleming Student Administrative Council and the City of Peterborough, the Zagster Bike Share service is now available in Peterborough. Here is the Zagster station outside the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre at Sutherland Campus. (Photo: Fleming College)

Zagster bike sharing service launches in Peterborough

15 bikes will be available at Fleming College Sutherland Campus and two downtown locations.
Tickets are on sale for two days only, April 29 and 30, for the 2017 Lakefield LobsterFest & Show that takes place on June 3 with the Indian River Band at the Lakefield Fairgrounds (photo: Beauclerc Photography)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – April 19, 2017

Featuring BOSS seminar, LobsterFest tickets, LDIS news, and more.
Mastermind Toys has been aggressively expanding its locations across Canada. The Peterborough location, pictured here, is Mastermind's 50th store in Canada. (Photo: Mastermind Toys)

Big box toy retailer Mastermind opens store in Peterborough

Canada's largest speciality toy retailer opens 50th Canadian store, first in Kawarthas.
Kawartha Lakes City Council will raise taxes in 2017 to help fund a deficit caused by more than 50 winter weather events in 2016 (photo: Wikipedia)

Kawartha Lakes residents to pay for bad winter with increased taxes

$1.1 million tax increase will fund half of 2016 deficit caused by snow clearing and removal.
With the warmer weather, the risk of your pets being exposed to wildlife increases. Raccoons, along with bats, foxes, and skunks, are the main carriers of the rabies virus in Canada. Immunizing your pets against rabies is required by law and it not only prevents your pets from getting rabies, but it also helps protect the rest of your family.

Protect your pet and your family from rabies

Peterborough Public Health and local veterinarians offering low-cost vaccinations on April 29.
88-year-old Al Turner was last seen on Easter Sunday leaving his residence in his 2009 Toyota Corolla (photo courtesy of the Peterborough Police Service)

Missing 88-year-old Al Turner found dead

Body found in car near Otonabee River south of Peterborough.
Lovesick Lake is located between Buckhorn Lake and Stoney Lake near Burleigh Falls (photo: Joel Knott)

Man drowns in Lovesick Lake on Easter Sunday

Two employees of Toronto-area roofing company took paddleboat into water where it capsized.
Dan Duran appears in the latest episode of Designated Survivor as White House reporter Joel Estevez (photo: ABC Studios)

Peterborough’s Dan Duran appears in Designated Survivor

Former co-host at Magic 96.7 also joining CHEX as new weather analyst.
Steve Lorentz (pictured) and Jonathan Ang both scored twice to help the Petes defeat the Kingston Frontenacs 6-2 in Kingston on April 13. The Petes now advance to the OHL conference final for the first time since 2006. (Photo: Tyler Penney / Peterborough Petes)

Peterborough Petes to take on Mississauga Steelheads in Eastern Conference Final

First two games on April 20 and 22 in best-of-seven series are in Peterborough.
Gotta have that BBQ! This helicopter out of Canadian Forces Base Trenton landed in a farmer's field beside Muddy's Pit BBQ in Keene. (Photo: Neil Lorenzen)

Watch this helicopter fly in to Muddy’s Pit BBQ in Keene

Search and Rescue Team from CFB Trenton drops in to popular eatery for lunch.

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