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The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has granted Sears Canada's request for a complete liquidation of its assets, including all 130 of its remaining stores including the Peterborough store at Lansdowne Place.

Court approves complete liquidation of Sears Canada

Liquidation sales at retail locations including the Peterborough store will begin by October 19.
Peterborough native Mallory Richard after her record-setting trail run at The Hennepin Hundred on October 7, 2017. (Photo: Mallory Richard / Instagram)

Peterborough native Mallory Richard breaks record in 100-mile trail run

Ultramarathoner won The Hennepin Hundred in Illinois with a time of 16:28:14.
Thunder Bay folk-rockers Greenbank (Jim Breslin and Craig Smyth) perform at The Spill in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, October 18. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – October 12 to 18

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 12 to Wednesday, October 18.
While the vast majority of participants at the anti-hate rally in downtown Peterborough on September 30, 2017 were local residents who protested peacefully, some of the protestors disguised their identities and some came from outside the area, including 22-year-old William October of Toronto who has been charged with assault and obstruct peace officer. (Photo: Linda McIlwain /

Toronto man charged after September 30 rally in Peterborough

Protestor assaulted another person at rally and gave false name to police,
Lang Mill at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene, which recently won Attractions Ontario's Award for Top Small Museum. (Photo: Sherief Kamar)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 11, 2017

Featuring speed networking seminar, TSW Trail Town Workshop, Know Your Power Cobourg, Lang Pioneer Village, and more.
Rick Mercer was at Viamede Resort at Stoney Lake this past September for the Golden Rescue Picnic, which was featured in the October 10, 2017 episode of CBC Televisions Rick Mercer Report. (Photo: Rick Mercer Report / Facebook)

Viamede Resort in North Kawartha featured in the Rick Mercer Report

Comedian attended the 27th Annual Golden Rescue Picnic this past September.
Scott Mancini of RBC presents a cheque for $61,000 to Paul Ayotte and John McNutt of Junior Achievement of Peterborough Lakeland Muskoka. (Photo: JA-PLM)

RBC invests $61,000 in Junior Achievement Peterborough, Lakeland, Muskoka

Funds will be used to help the organization deliver its day programs, World of Choices, and Business Hall of Fame events.
The 29th annual Crayola Sale for the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes takes place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 at the LEX Fairgrounds in Lindsay. (Photo: United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes)

Annual Crayola Sale for United Way of City of Kawartha Lakes returns on October...

Crayola Canada hopes proceeds from sale will help push its total donation to the United Way to $1 million.
Peterborough Police Service Chief Murray Rodd speaks during a press conference in November 2015 following arson at Peterborough's only mosque. (Photo: CTV)

Peterborough Police Chief Murray Rodd announces retirement

Rodd has served for 35 years with the police service, including the past 10 years as chief.
The Mount Community Centre in Peterborough is one of five organizations in the Kawarthas competing for funding this year from the Aviva Community Fund. The Mount is seeking up to $100,000 to make the heritage wooden verandahs accessible, particularly for five men with special needs who are living there. (Photo: The Mount Community Centre)

Five organizations in the Kawarthas competing in 2017 Aviva Community Fund

Voting now open for community projects in Haliburton, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Warkworth, and Brighton.

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