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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.
Over 300 men raised $109,204 for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton during the 2015 YWCA Trent Valley Honda "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event on May 29 (photo: Linda McIlwain)

“Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” raises $109,204 for YWCA

Hundreds of men participate in annual fundraising and awareness event for domestic violence
The popular trail bridge linking East City with downtown Peterborough will close for a month this summer so that the City of Peterborough can complete concrete repairs delayed from last year (photo: Bob Linsdell)

Downtown Peterborough trail bridge to close again this summer

Popular pedestrian and cyclist route across the Otonabee River will close for a month on June 15.
"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" Love blossomed on stage after the performance of New Stages' "Taking Shakespeare" on Saturday, May 23rd at Peterborough's Market Hall

Upstaging Shakespeare

A romantic surprise after last Saturday's performance of "Taking Shakespeare" at the Market Hall
Trent Valley Honda "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" takes place on May 29 in downtown Peterborough. Since 2009, more than 1,500 men have raised over $375,000 in support of YWCA Crossroads Shelter and the many YWCA services for women building lives free of violence.

Men walking tall in high heels to support women and children

Annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" takes place on Friday, May 29 in downtown Peterborough.
Natas Café, along with Black Honey and The Whistle Stop, now accept Trent University's student card for payments. The three downtown Peterborough merchants were chosen by Trent students in a recent survey. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA.)

Trent student card now accepted at three downtown merchants

Pilot project to expand TrentU Card program will help attract students to downtown Peterborough.

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