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Ontario is building more electric vehicle charging stations across the province (photo: Government of Ontario)

Nine electric vehicle charging stations to be installed at six locations in Peterborough area

Provincial government investing $20 million to expand electric vehicle infrastructure across Ontario.
Port Hope's historic downtown, waterfront trails and beaches, and proximity to the Ganaraska River put it on Cottage Life's list (photo: Christopher Pelletier)

Lindsay and Port Hope are two of the “quaintest” towns in Ontario

Cottage Life magazine bravely selects 10 Ontario towns that balance charm, culture, and community
Paul O'Sullivan was a highly respected and accomplished performer who died tragically at the age of 48. Every year, his wife Linda Kash organizes an improv fundraiser in his name for Hospice Peterborough.

Remembering the late great Paul O’Sullivan

Sold-out "Paul's Left Ball Fore!" fundraiser at Peterborough's Market Hall on April 28.
Peterborough journalist Paul Rellinger has been spending a weekend on a roof for charity for the past six years. This year, he's going up on a Thursday afternoon instead, but will still be on the roof for over 48 hours.

Relly On The Roof fundraiser returns for its sixth year this week

Paul Rellinger will spend over 48 hours on The Brick's roof in support of Habitat for Humanity.
Unlike the privately owned 407 ETR (pictured here at Woodbine Avenue), the extension of Highway 407 east from Brock Road to Highway 35/115 is a separate toll road owned and operated by the Province of Ontario (photo: Wikipedia)

Highway 407 extension to 115 on schedule for 2019 opening

Expect to see more impacts on traffic as construction activity increases with warm weather.
A new study has identified an old-growth forest along the shores of Jackson Creek in Peterborough (photo courtesy of Ancient Forest Exploration & Research)

250-year-old trees identified in Peterborough’s Jackson Park

Jackson Creek Old-Growth Forest is one of eight urban old-growth forests in Ontario.
The sixth annual Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition grand finale takes place at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, April 26

Six finalists enter the Bears’ Lair at The Venue in Peterborough on April 26

Annual entrepreneurial competition features over $120,000 in prizes for the winners.
Dine out at one of 14 participating restaurants on Wednesday, April 20 and 25% of your bill will be donated to PARN - Your Community AIDS Resource Network

A Taste for Life: dine out on April 20 and support people affected by...

14 participating restaurants in Peterborough, Lakefield, Port Hope, and Campbellford.
The new mural will be located on the east-facing wall of a building located near the southeast corner of Simcoe and Queen Streets in downtown Peterborough (photo: Wendy Trusler / City of Peterborough)

Call for proposals for new outdoor mural in downtown Peterborough

Mural at Simcoe and Queen Streets to be completed by fall 2016.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, making the investment announcement at Flying Colours Corp. on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Federal government invests $4.87 million in Peterborough-based aviation company

Flying Colours Corp. will use investment to construct 100,000-square foot hangar at the Peterborough Airport.

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