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Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival logo

Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival and Ennismore Shamrock Festival return to Selwyn Township...

Live music and artisan vendors at Isabel Morris Park on July 9 followed by day of family-oriented activities in Ennismore on July 10.
A young girl during summer heading to a beach for a swim. (Stock photo)

The Beach Report for June 24 to 30, 2022

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings and Prince Edward.
A conceptual rendering of Ashburnham Realty's commercial and residential development in the City of Peterborough's Louis Street urban park development if the former Montreal House building is demolished, looking northwest from King Street and Louis Street, with a five-storey podium including a restaurant and eight-storey apartment building behind it. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of Lett Architects Inc. presentation)

City of Peterborough heritage committee recommends heritage designation for former Montreal House

Property developer Ashburnham Realty has requested demolishing the building to proceed with commercial and residential development.
Peterborough native Michael Martyn is coming home to perform at Jethro's Bar + Stage in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, June 25. (Photo courtesy of Michael Martyn)

nightlifeNOW – June 23 to 29

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Now home to Dr. J's restaurant, the building at the corner of Aylmer and King streets in downtown Peterborough was formerly the Montreal House, with the original structure dating back to as early as 1858. (Photo: Peterborough's Architectural Heritage, 1978)

City of Peterborough heritage committee reviewing request to demolish former Montreal House

Property owner and developer Ashburnham Realty believes preserving building for urban park development is untenable,
Parks Canada will be repairing selected grating panels of the metal deck of the Warsaw Road swing bridge in Peterborough from July 4 to 8, 2022 to reduce the noise caused by vehicles using the bridge. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Warsaw Road swing bridge in Peterborough to be closed first week of July to...

Parks Canada will be repairing grating panels on metal deck of Parkhill Road bridge to reduce noise caused by vehicles using the bridge.
Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven and Matthew Modine as Dr. Martin Brenner in the fourth season of the Netflix hit Stranger Things. The final two episodes will be released on Friday, July 1. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in July 2022

Highlights include the final 2 episodes of season 4 of Stranger Things, Keep Breathing, Uncoupled, Persuasion, The Gray Man, How to Change Your Mind, and more.
A colourized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox virus particles (green) cultivated and purified from cell culture. (Photo: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

First monkeypox case confirmed in Peterborough region

Peterborough Public Health has notified contacts of infected person who are being offered a vaccine.
Boaters coming through Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Parks Canada / Facebook)

Trent-Severn Waterway will reopen for navigation on Friday

Parks Canada had closed 25 locks earlier in June due to high water levels and flows.
Severe thunderstorm watch

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for most of greater Kawarthas Wednesday

Strong wind gusts, hail, and heavy rain possible in the afternoon and early evening.

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