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Expected to open its doors on the May long weekend, the Peterborough Tool Library will offer members access to hundreds of tools as well as discounts at local businesses, making house and garden projects more affordable

Peterborough Tool Library launches crowdfunding campaign

Advance membership fee includes tool borrowing, discounts at local businesses, and perks
Kawartha Food Share's Ashlee Aitken and NCC's Tamara Hoogerdyk with examples of the food and kitchen-related items they are asking the public to donate to help welcome Syrian refugee families settling in Peterborough (photo courtesy of New Canadians Centre)

New Canadians Centre launches donation drive to welcome Syrian families to Peterborough

On April 1, organization seeking non-perishable food items, dishes and cutlery, and other kitchen-related items.
This photograph of Curtis Brickworks in 1951-52 is part of the SPARK Photo Festival's 2016 Showcase Exhibit "Peterborough 1945-1965: An Ideal Small Industrial City" (photo: Trent Valley Archives)

SPARK Photo Festival kicks off with showcase exhibit of Peterborough’s manufacturing era

Opening reception takes place on April 1 at Historic YMCA Building in downtown Peterborough.
Dianne Leigh receiving her 2015 Medal of Honour from Canadian Country Music Hall President Don Green and 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Ferguson (photo: Grant Martin Photography / CCMA)

Game changer: Dianne Leigh

Canadian country music legend is one of four speakers at Peterborough SPEAKS community health care fundraiser on April 27.
Anne Arnold with Bill Porter, Courtney's boyfriend, at Riley's wearing their commemorative 2016 Pink in the Rink jerseys (photo courtesy of Anne Arnold)

Peterborough community continues to show its support for Courtney Druce

Peterborough Petes donate $2,800 to crowdfunding campaign through sale of commemorative jerseys.
Local celebrities Michelle Ferreri and Linda Kash will be among volunteers at the Petes' first home playoff game against the North Bay Battalion raising awareness about Peterborough's Community Counselling and Resource Centre

Community Counselling and Resource Centre to host the Petes’ first home playoff game

Local celebrities Linda Kash and Michelle Ferreri will help raise awareness of organization's services.
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is offering online chat on its new website at, along with information on how to access services, educational resources, and more

New online chat in the Kawarthas for survivors of sexual violence

Chat is one feature of Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre's new interactive website.
The Special Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation into the police shooting of a 25-year-old man on Friday. Police have issued an arrest warrant for the man, currently in hospital in Toronto, for the murder of 52-year-old Cindy Torbar (photo: Rebecca Mckenzie-Nguyen / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough Police release details about homicide at Middlefield Road residence

Arrest warrant issued for 25-year-old student in murder of 52-year-old Cindy Torbar.
Mother with child sick with the flu

Health unit declares community-wide flu outbreak for Peterborough area

Flu cases reported in long term care homes and at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Charter airline Nextjet Canada will offer flights out of Peterborough Airport in partnership with Propair, which has a fleet of 12 turboprop aircraft and 35 pilots (photo: Nextjet Canada / Facebook)

Starting in May, you can fly to Quebec and Kitchener-Waterloo from Peterborough

Tickets on sale now for flights out of Peterborough Airport offered by new charter airline Nextjet Canada.

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