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Young children are among those most susceptible to infections caused bacteria in water, so always check water quality conditions before taking your family to a Kawarthas-area beach.

Health units now testing water quality at public beaches in the Kawarthas

You can view all test results on kawarthaNOW's website.
While local businesses such as Pet Valu and Pet Supply Warehouse have been generous in helping the pet food bank, supplies are low and the organization is seeking donations from individuals (photo courtesy of Peterborough Pet Food Bank)

Peterborough Pet Food Bank urgently seeking donations

Supplies are low and donations slow down over the summer.
Powerhouse performer Matt Andersen will kick off the 2015 Peterborough Folk Festival with a concert at the Market Hall on Friday, August 21 (photo: Kevin Kelly)

Peterborough Folk Festival announces 2015 lineup

Three-day August festival features 18 acts, including kick-off concert by Matt Andersen
Jim Russell, CEO United Way Peterborough & District, joins in a group pose at Del Crary Park during the June 16th media launch for the Peterborough Yoga Festival, which takes place at the park on Sunday, June 21st

Celebrating harmony and peace while helping community

Proceeds from the Peterborough Yoga Festival on June 21 will go to the United Way
One of the 71 dragon boat teams that participated in the 15th anniversary of the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, June 13, 2015 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival

15th anniversary of annual event raises funds for mammography unit at local hospital.
The 2015 Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday, June 13th at Del Crary Park in Peterborough (photo: Robert Boudreau)

Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival at Little Lake this Saturday

Fifteen years of raising awareness and funds for breast cancer.
Founded in 2009, the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough pools charitable gifts of donors to enhance the quality of life in the City and County of Peterborough County

Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough awards $160,000 in grants

Local community and arts organizations receive 18 grants to enhance community vitality.
The City of Kawartha Lakes is hosting a series of workshops during June to hear stories about the origins of local communities and to identify the traditions, events and activities that are a part of the City's cultural identity

Putting cultural heritage on the map in Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes hosting community workshops in June to gather stories for digital mapping project.
Warsaw Paralympian archer Alec Denys was the final torchbearer and carried the flame into Del Crary Park to light the community cauldron

Photos of Peterborough’s Pan Am Games Torch Relay

Twenty-two torchbearers carry the flame from the Trent Severn Waterway to Del Crary Park.
The passing of the flame in Thessalon in Northern Ontario, between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, on Day 4 of the flame's 41-day journey. On June 4, the flame will travel through the Kawarthas. (Photo: T0215)

Pan Am Games Torch Relay passes through the Kawarthas on June 4

Flame will travel through Minden, Lindsay, Omemee and Peterborough.

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