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Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef being sworn in as Minister of Democratic Institutions as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on (photo: CBC Television)

What a year it was: our top stories from 2015

Featuring highlights from local news, charitable causes, music, theatre, and more.
A sketch of MicroAge Peterborough's new location at 267 Stewart Street

MicroAge relocates to downtown Peterborough

Move caps year of achievements for owner Amy Simpson.
Make sure your family stays safe and healthy this holiday

Keep your family healthy and safe over the holiday season

Tips on avoiding the flu and preventing food poisoning and fires.
Peterborough Police Deputy Chief Tim Farquharson, Steve Daynes of Level A Professional Group and The Staffing Connection, Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Aid Society Executive Director Jennifer Wilson, and Peterborough Police Victim Services Coordinator Alice Czitrom

Employment agency donates 100 teddy bears for children in need

Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Aid Society and Peterborough Police Service will use toys to comfort children in distress.
The Grade 7/8 class from Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School gathered at the corner of George and Simcoe in downtown Peterborough

Students spread Christmas cheer in downtown Peterborough

Class from Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School distributes free hot chocolate and collects donations.
Tanah Haney, Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, John Hoffman, and Michael Ketemer, with The Convivio Chorus in the background (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Another successful year for In From the Cold

Photos from the annual Christmas benefit concert for YES Shelter For Youth and Families.
The Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha presents a $25,000 cheque to Hospice Peterborough. Left to right: Rotarian Carl Brown, Campaign Chair Betty Morris, Hospice Executive Director Linda Sunderland, Rotarians Liz Lewis Woosey and Lou Hamel, Auction Chair Kim Winter. (Photo courtesy of Hospice Peterborough)

Rotary Club auction raises $25,000 for Hospice Peterborough

Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha has pledged $100,000 for new palliative care centre
Chief training officer David Braun of Peterborough Fire Services with toys already donated. The firefighters are also giving $1,700 to The Toy Shop, which through the efforts of owner Jean Grant will translate into $3,000 worth of toys (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Fire Services)

Peterborough firefighters team up with The Toy Shop to donate toys to Salvation Army

Thousands of dollars of toys will be taken to Miracle Broadcast at Lansdowne Place on Saturday.
You can drop off new and unwrapped toys at the Canadian Mental Health Association branch at 415 Water Street in Peterborough

Collecting toys for Syrian refugee families

Local volunteer Kerri Davies coordinating toy drive with Peterborough Refugee Network and New Canadians Centre
The first Saturday in December is Christmas Tree Day and, for many families, heading out to a tree farm to harvest a Christmas tree is a holiday tradition

Where to harvest your own Christmas tree in the Kawarthas

Most local tree farms offer both cut-your-own and pre-cut options.

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