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Local lawyer Ann Farquharson, pictured here with Maryam Monsef in February 2015 when she announced her intention to run for the federal Liberal nomination, believes Peterborough City council has erred in its decision to reject heritage designations for the two downtown Peterborough building housing the Pig's Ear Tavern and the Black Horse Pub (photo: Jeannine Taylor, kawarthaNOW)

Opinion: Peterborough city council decision on historic downtown buildings a “disgrace”

Local lawyer encourages citizens to take action before buildings are demolished by developer.
The Lakefield Horticultural Society is seeking community support to beautify the Village of Lakefield with flower baskets for Canada 150th celebrations

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 29, 2017

Featuring summer jobs, federal budget analyses, Workforce Development Board survey, Lakefield beautification, and more.
The walls for the Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building, built by Mortlock Construction Inc. and Fleming College carpentry students, are ready to be raised at Lang Pioneer Village on April 2 and the entire community is invited to the barn raising (photo: County of Peterborough)

Head to Lang Pioneer Village in Keene for an old-fashioned barn raising on April...

Public invited to celebrate raising of the walls of new Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building.
You can enjoy a guided tour of the Maple Valley sap-collecting route during Maple Syrup Day at the Ganaraska Forest Centre (photo courtesy of GRCA)

Celebrate maple syrup season at Ganaraska Forest this weekend

Maple Syrup Day takes place on April 1 and Treetop Trekking Ganaraska opens for season.
Invisible Fence Brand of South East Ontario had donated pet oxygen mask kits and training to Trent Lakes Fire Rescue. Pictured is a puppy who was resuscitated by firefighters in Cleveland Ohio in 2010 using a mask donated by Invisible Fence (photo: Invisible Fence Brand)

Trent Lakes Fire Rescue receives donation of oxygen masks for pets

Invisible Fence Brand donates four mask kits as part of its Project Breathe program
Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism, in partnership with Parks Canada and The Canadian Canoe Museum, is offering 64 people the chance to dine under the Peterborough Lift Lock this summer (photo: Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism)

Dine under the Peterborough Lift Lock this summer

After test run last summer, Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism launches new tourism experience.
Reginal Eddy is a student in Fleming College's Urban Forestry Technician Co-op program (photo courtesy of Fleming College)

Fleming College student wins international forestry award

Reginald Eddy will receive a $12,000 bursary and a forest internship in the United Kingdom.
Peterborough Folk Festival presents Peterborough chanteuses Kate Suhr (pictured) and Melissa Payne (with special guests) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 25 (photo: Bryan Reid)

nightlifeNOW – March 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 23 to Wednesday, March 29.
In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary, Parks Canada is offering free lockage on all historic canals including the Trent-Severn Waterway (photo: Parks Canada)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 22, 2017

Featuring student jobs, free lockage on Trent-Severn Waterway, grants, sponsorship opportunities, and more.
The six 2017 Bears' Lair finalists are (left to right): That Dam Tea (TreeWell Limited), Loch, Ship Shape Service, Mont Pellier, Lab Improvements, and Dock HitchHinge (photo courtesy of Bears' Lair)

Six finalists chosen for 2017 Bears’ Lair entrepreneurial competition

Finalists will compete for over $45,000 in cash and services at April 25 finale at The Venue in Peterborough.

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