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The "pool pod" at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre at Fleming College assists people with mobility impairments to get in and out of a pool independently. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

New ‘pool pod’ improves accessibility at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre

Lift equipment was funded by a $50,000 grant from the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
Peterbrough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith (left) has been appointed special advisor for Ontario Parks by Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. (Photo: Government of Ontario)

Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith is now special advisor for Ontario Parks

Smith will provide 'strategic advice' to environment minister on expanding park revenue and programs.
Local musicians will pay tribute to the late iconic singer-songwriter and Peterborough resident Willie P. Bennett during the 11th annual "Blue Valentine" on Sunday, February 10 at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough. Performers will include Washboard Hank, Benj Rowland, Charlie Earle, Sean Conway, David Berger, Pat Temple, Sweet Muriel, Washboard Hank, Rob Foreman, Tom Eastland, Brian Landry, Kim Doolittle, and Dennis O'Toole. (Photo: Willie P. Legacy project)

nightlifeNOW – February 7 to 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 7 to Wednesday, February 13.
The annual YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser takes place on March 1, 2019. You can enjoy lunch as well as your choice of a hand-crafted bowl or a charitable tax receipt. Proceeds will support JustFood and Nourish, local food programs that look at the root causes of poverty, promote equity, and provide connection. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser returns on March 1

Proceeds will support local food programs JustFood and Nourish.
Police car

Three men arrested for shooting in Lindsay last November

27-year-old man turned up at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay with a life-threatening gunshot wound.
Ice pellets and freezing rain on car

Winter travel advisory in effect for the Kawarthas for Wednesday

Up to 4 cm of ice pellets expected along with risk of freezing rain
Stream in winter. (Photo: Otonabee Conservation)

Otonabee Conservation issues water safety statement for watershed region

Rainfall and warm temperatures over next two days may result in high flows and unsafe banks.
A serious two-vehicle accident on February 3, 2019 on Highway 28 on the hill between Big Cedar Lake Road and Mt. Julian Viamede Road. (Photo courtesy of Geri-Lynn Cajindos)

Serious accident closes Highway 28 north of Burleigh Falls

Emergency services responded to head-on collision, one person suffered life-threatening injuries.
Cars on highway in fog

Fog advisory issued for most of the Kawarthas

Dense fog causing reduced or near-zero visibility will persist into Monday morning.
Public Energy is bringing two dance performances by Austrailian indigenous artists to Peterborough in February, including the dance troupe Djuki Mala from a remote island off the tip of northern Austrailia. The five dancers fuse their traditional Yolngu culture with pop culture, dance, clowning, and storytelling in a February 5, 2019 show at Showplace that appeals to audiences of all ages. On February 19, 2019, dance artist Victoria Hunt presents her solo dance work "Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka" at the Market Hall. (Supplied photo)

Take a trip down under with Djuki Mala and ‘Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka’ in...

Public Energy brings two Australian indigenous dance performances to Showplace and Market Hall on February 5 and 19.

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