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In 1968, Ross Memorial Hospital Auxiliary president Mrs. A.B. Patterson pins a tag on Lindsay mayor John Eakins as part of the auxiliary's "Tag Days" fundraiser first held in 1957. Since then, Tag Days grew to become one of the auxiliary's biggest fundraisers, supporting various equipment needs across the hospital. On April 11, 2024, auxiliary members voted to dissolve the 120-year old organization. (Photo: Ross Memorial Hospital / Facebook)

After 120 years, volunteer organization supporting Lindsay hospital has decided to dissolve

With dissolution of Ross Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, hospital will provide administrative support for its volunteers,
Heavy rain coming out of a downspout. (Stock photo0

Significant rainfall for southern Kawarthas region Sunday morning

Rainfall amounts of 20-30 mm expected, with a few thunderstorms.
United Way Peterborough & District's director of philanthropy Anne Ondercin (left) presents a "Spirit of the Community" award to the team at the Royal Bank of Canada, one of 23 donors, workplaces, and volunteers who received Community Campaign Spirit Awards during a celebration on April 11, 2024 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough, where the United Way also announced its 2023 campaign raised $1.4 million. (Photo: Andrew Macdonald Photography)

United Way Peterborough & District celebrates $1.4 million campaign success

April 11 event also saw Community Campaign Spirit Awards presented to 23 donors, volunteers, and workplaces who contributed to the achievement.
Acclaimed New Brunswick singer-songwriter Colin Fowlie performs at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Sunday afternoon as part of his "Coffee Stains & Back Pain" tour of Ontario and Quebec. (Photo: Trevor Jones)

nightlifeNOW – April 11 to 17

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Car on flooded road during heavy rain

Significant rainfall for southern Kawarthas region Thursday through Friday

Rainfall amounts of 20-45 mm possible, with risk of thunderstorms by Thursday evening and gusty winds late Friday.
The rehabilitated Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic on October 20, 2023. Since the rehabilitation project began in October 2020, the project has faced continual issues that delayed the completion of the project from May 2021. (Photo: Impact 32 / Facebook)

Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge to temporarily close Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon

Additional work will be completed to optimize bridge swing operations for May 17 opening of navigation season.
Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

53-year-old man arrested in connection with March death of a cat south of Millbrook

Cavan-Monaghan Township man faces two charges after cat was shot by an arrow and had to be euthanized.
"Wall with Four Pots, The Kasbah" by Belleville photographer Lola Reid Allin has been awarded "best in show" in the SPARK Photo Festival's 2024 juried exhibit. The theme of this year's exhibit was "texture." (Photo: Lola Reid Allin courtesy of SPARK Photo Festival)

Belleville photographer Lola Reid Allin captures ‘best in show’ award in SPARK Photo Festival’s...

Robert Beninger and Emma Taylor took second and third place, with Laura Berman and Corin Ford Forrester tying for fourth.
Sarah Joore of The Gardens of Peterborough Retirement Residence (second from right) presented a $3,000 sponsorship cheque to Trent Valley Archives board of directors president Steve Guthrie (right) on March 28, 2024 in support of Trent Valley Archives Theatre's inaugural history play "Tide of Hope" to be performed in May. Also pictured from left to right are Trent Valley Archives Theatre co-producers Mary and Greg Conchelos and Trent Valley Archives board vice-president Madison More. (Photo: Edward Schroeter)

Sponsorship opportunities still available for Trent Valley Archives Theatre’s inaugural history play

A fundraiser for Trent Valley Archives, 'Tide of Hope' will be performed for the public at Peterborough's Market Hall on May 15 and 16.
Retiring Kawartha Lakes Police Service chief Mark Mitchell (left) congratulates Inspector Kirk Robertson, who will become the new police chief effective May 18, 2024. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes Police Service)

Inspector Kirk Robertson is the new chief of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service

Born and raised in Lindsay, Robertson has been a member of the service for 22 years and will assume his new role on May 18.

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