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Hunter Street between George and Aylmer in downtown Peterborough was closed on Saturday, August 8 for the fifth annual Hootenanny on Hunter Street (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from Hootenanny on Hunter Street

Annual street festival took place on August 8 in downtown Peterborough.
The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has digitized an old 16-mm documentary that describes the building of the Centennial fountain, seen here being towed to its final location in Little Lake

A fascinating look back at Peterborough’s iconic fountain in Little Lake

Peterborough Chamber of Commerce uncovers documentary on fountain's construction in 1967
This looks like a lot of fun, but it's actually unsafe — and illegal. When towing, you must have a "spotter" and sufficient seats on the watercraft to carry each person being towed. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Have a fun and safe August holiday weekend

Be aware of your liability and obligations while at the cottage.
Extreme heat conditions can have a severe impact on the health of infants, elderly people, shut-ins, persons with chronic diseases, and people who are morbidly obese

Take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses

Infants, elderly people, and people taking medications more vulnerable to extreme heat
Citytv's Breakfast Television is broadcasting live from Fenelon Falls on the morning of Wednesday, July 29 (photo: Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce)

Watch Breakfast Television live from Fenelon Falls in Kawartha Lakes on July 29

Broadcast will also feature pre-recorded segments on Bobcaygeon businesses.
"Photuris Versicolor", featuring Sylvie Bouchard and Marie-Josée Chartier as twin fireflies separated at birth, is one of four performances at this year's Dusk Dances taking place at Rotary Park in Peterborough from July 23 to 26 (photo: John Lauener)

Popular outdoor dance festival returns to Peterborough this week

Family-friendly Dusk Dances takes place at Nicholls Oval in Rotary Park from July 23 to 26.
Some of the estimated 4,000 people who enjoyed car-free streets in downtown Peterborough during Peterborough Pulse, the city's first open streets event on July 18 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from Peterborough Pulse on Saturday

Peterborough's first "open streets" event draws more than 4,000 people into the downtown core.
Brownsea Base's "the 420" racing sailboat that was stolen from the bay beside the Mark Street Wharf at Rogers Cove earlier this week

Scouts’ racing sailboat stolen from Rogers Cove in Peterborough

Other sailboats used by safe-boating program on Little Lake also vandalized.
Staff at the Art Gallery of Peterborough earlier this year, preparing for the move to the gallery's temporary location at 420 George Street North in downtown Peterborough. The gallery will be reopening at its upgraded facility at 250 Crescent Street on Saturday, August 8.

Art Gallery of Peterborough moving back to Crescent Street

Gallery will reopen at its upgraded home on Saturday, August 8.
Chef Steve Hancock of St. Veronus, shown here defending his title at last years's Iron Chef Challenge, will be the guest chef at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market on July 15 (photo courtesy of Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market)

Steve Hancock is guest chef at Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market on July 15

St. Veronus chef will demonstrate how to use local ingredients in your cooking

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