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Investors Group will be moving into the former Craftworks building at Sherbrooke and Water in downtown Peterborough (photo: Google)

Investors Group moving into former Craftworks building in downtown Peterborough

Building will serve as second location for financial services company
The Mount is competing in the Aviva Community Fund for a $100,000 grant for elevator repairs to ensure the building is accessible for all tenants (photo courtesy of The Mount)

Taking The Mount Community Centre to new levels

Non-profit organization seeking votes in online competition for $100,000 grant to repair elevator.
"Salaam Peterborough - Families Helping Families" is a group of residents in Peterborough and Millbrook who are raising funds to sponsor a family of four from Syria

Peterborough community comes together to sponsor a family of Syrian refugees

Salaam Peterborough is raising funds and donations to bring mother and her three children to Canada
The report finds that while Peterborough has many community-based food security initiatives, such as the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton JustFood Program, a systems-wide strategy for food from production to consumption is absent in Peterborough (photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Nourish Project)

New report shows food insecurity a growing concern for Peterborough

University researchers say now is the time for new approaches
A sample of the portraits from Wayne Eardley's Relative Project, a photographic exploration of the human condition (photos: Wayne Eardley)

Media Arts Peterborough presents artist talks at Sadleir House

MAP Talks run at Sadlier House on five Tuesdays in October and November
A mural by late Peterborough artist Chris MacGee at the former Craftworks building being covered over with building materials

Mural by late Peterborough artist Chris MacGee being covered over

Mural at former Craftworks building painted in 1983 as part of an Artspace project.
The northbound lane of Ashburnham just north of Marsdale will be closed from October 5 to 23

Northbound lane of Ashburnham Drive closed for three weeks in October

Northbound traffic will be diverted to George St or Television Rd, southbound traffic unaffected.
Kathryn Rogers, Chair of the Kawartha Lakes Film Circuit, accepts the Best Special Event Film Circuit Achievement Award during the Toronto International Film Festival (supplied photo)

Fenelon Falls film circuit wins award at Toronto International Film Festival

"Films by the Falls" receives TIFF Film Circuit Achievement Award for best special event.
Among other things, the Team 55 program tackles the issue of suicide awareness through the annual Friday Night Lights football fundraiser, with games by senior football teams from local high schools.

Raising suicide awareness among high school students

Team 55 Friday Night Lights football fundraiser on October 2 at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough.
Kawartha Country Wines offeed samples of local wine during Cultivate, a festival dedicated to celebrating the best food and drink in Northumberland and Peterborough counties (photo: Angela Johnson)

Photos from Cultivate in Port Hope

Weekend festival was kick-off event for local food tourism initiative.

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