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Peterborough singer-songwriter Kayla Howran is looking for crowdfunding to finance her next record

Musician Kayla Howran wants you to help finance her new record

Peterborough singer-songwriter launches crowdfunding campaign to record an album with producer Colin Cripps.
The 6th Annual Peterborough Speaks takes place on Wednesday, April 27 at the Market Hall in Peterborough

Save the date: Peterborough Speaks fundraiser returns on April 27

Sixth annual event supports Your Family Health Team Foundation's mission to bridge the gap in community health care.
A large crowd greeted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he arrived at the Masjid Al-Salaam mosque in Peterborough (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Trudeau praises Peterborough for supporting the Muslim community

Prime Minister meets with local Muslim association and attends open house at mosque firebombed last year.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Peterborough mosque

Accompanied by local MP Maryam Monsef, Prime Minister will attend open house on Sunday, January 17th.
Snowmobile Safety Week runs from January 16 to 24

It’s Snowmobile Safety Week

Most accidents involve riding while impaired, speeding, and riding after dark.
The flu shot is recommended for everyone over six months of age and is especially important for people with a weakened immune system, pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and anyone who takes care of people in these groups

Peterborough County-City Health Unit reports first local flu case of the season

Medical Officer of Health encourages everyone to get a flu shot.
The City of Peterborough's Public Art Program and the Downtown Business Improvement Area want to bring public art to downtown Peterborough, similar to this mural by Kirsten McCrea under the Hunter Street Bridge funded by the Public Art Program (photo courtesy of Artspace)

Making Peterborough the mural capital of Ontario

City of Peterborough and DBIA seeking downtown sites where public art can be installed.
Ashlee Aitken of Kawartha Food Share (second from right) accepts the $10,054.30 donation from (left to right) Peterborough Mayor Daryl Bennett, the City of Peterborough's Manager of Transportation Kevin Jones, DBIA mascot George King of Downtown, and DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel (photo courtesy Peterborough DBIA)

Downtown Peterborough shoppers raise over $10,000 for Kawartha Food Share

Money was collected from downtown parking meters over late November and December.
Now living in Peterborough thanks to the efforts of a local sponsor group, Amal Alkhalaf and her three children are on the cover of the January 25th issue of Maclean's (cover courtesy of Maclean's magazine)

Maclean’s profiles Peterborough sponsors of Syrian refugee family

Journalist Michael Friscolanti travelled to Lebanon to find single mother and her three children.
Peterborough real estate broker and Rotary Club member Carl Oake has been swimming for charity since 1987 (photo: Peterborough Rotary Club / Facebook)

30 years of swimming for charity

Four celebrity swimmers will join the 30th anniversary Carl Oake Swimathon on February 12.

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