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Rhonda Keenan (right) with members of the Economic Development Office in the City of Oshawa, where she was most recently acting director (photo: City of Oshawa)

Peterborough Economic Development announces new President & CEO

Rhonda Keenan, formerly employed by the City of Oshawa, begins new job on February 29.
Public Energy presents the Coleman, Lemieux & Compagnie performance of "Elvis and The Man in Black" at Showplace in Peterborough on March 12 (photo: John Lauener)

Double-bill dance performance inspired by Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley

Public Energy presents "Elvis and The Man in Black" at Showplace in Peterborough on March 12
After more than five years in business, Jake's Bar and Eatery in downtown Lindsay, pictured here in 2014, is closing (photo: Google Maps)

Jake’s Bar and Eatery in Lindsay is closing

Popular sports pub in downtown Lindsay opened in 2010.
In September 2016, the City of Kawartha Lakes will no longer accept opaque garbage bags and will also be launching a curbside household battery collection pilot program

Changes coming in 2016 for waste management in Kawartha Lakes

Municipality to require clear garbage bags and will collect household batteries at the curb.
Three children from local daycares were selected as winners of a colouring contest to promote hand washing, organized by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Teaching young kids the importance of hand washing

Three children from Brighton, Omemee and Burnt River picked as winners in health unit colouring contest.
More than 70 films are screening over the three days of the 2016 ReFrame Film Festival in Peterborough

15 docs to see at Peterborough’s ReFrame Film Festival

More than 70 films are screening at three venues in downtown Peterborough from January 29 to 31, 2016.
In this shot looking north over Little Lake in Peterborough, you can see the pedestrian rail bridge at the bottom and the Hunter Street bridge at the top (photo: Aden Smith)

Peterborough’s winter beauty … from the air

Aden Smith's aerial photographs of Peterborough.
Anti-Poverty Week (January 23 - 29) has been organized by OPIRG Peterborough and the Peterborough Student Housing Co-op

Inspiring people to take action against poverty in Peterborough

Anti-Poverty Week features a series of discussions and workshops from January 23 to 29.
The Peterborough County-City Health Unit has surpassed its fundraising goal for Myrtle's Kitchen, a public health kitchen to be built on the second floor of the health unit's new location in downtown Peterborough (photo: Carolyn Doris / Twitter)

New community kitchen in downtown Peterborough to open in the spring

Health unit exceeds campaign goal for Myrtle's Kitchen, AON to raise more funds with cooking competition.
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef (middle) with constituency staff Lauren, Shivaan, Marisa, and Peter. In addition to the main Peterborough constituency office, rotating offices are being held in Douro-Dummer, Trent Lakes, Seylwn, North Kawartha, and Havelock-Belmont-Methuen. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

MP Maryam Monsef officially opens constituency office

In addition to Peterborough office, rotating rural constituency offices also open starting in February.

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