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A trransit rider wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

You’ll have to pay for transit and parking again in the City of Peterborough...

City paused collection of transit fares in March due to COVID-19 pandemic, new health and safety measures now in place.
Police tape

Suspect arrested and charged with attempted murder after Peterborough police officer stabbed on Sunday

On-duty officer was investigating a theft in East City, in stable condition in hospital.
Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)

Fourth new COVID-19 case in Peterborough area in last four days, 116 new cases...

Reports unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings and Prince Edward counties.
Amy Reeds shared this photo on Twitter of a tornado at Sturgeon Lake, taken from her yard across from Sturgeon Point. Environment Canada has confirmed the tornado touched down at around 3 p.m. on June 23, 2020. (Photo: Amy Reeds @amy_reeds / Twitter)

ENDED – Tornado watch in effect Sunday for northern Kawarthas region including Apsley, Bancroft,...

Severe thunderstorm watch, with possible tornado, also in effect for southern Kawarthas.
Car on flooded road during heavy rain

Rainfall warning issued for Sunday for northern Kawarthas region

General rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm are expected, with up to 75 mm possible in some areas.
The Black Horse Pub and Restaurant is located at at 452 George Street North in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: National Trust for Canada)

Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough is closing

Owner Desmond Vandenberg is unable to secure insurance for the building he purchased in 2018.
You can kick back and relax on the Civic Holiday long weekend, as almost all stores are open on Monday. You might want to stock up on beverages though, as all liquor stores are closed on Monday as well as most beer stores.

What’s open and closed on the Civic Holiday 2020

Holiday hours for 261 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough and across the Kawarthas.
A medical professional holding a vial marked "Coronavirus Test" with "Positive" checked to indicate a positive COVID-19 test

First new COVID-19 case in Hastings County since May 18, a third new case...

Ontario reports 134 new cases, no new cases in Northumberland or Haliburton.
The beach at the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area. (Photo: Township of Selwyn)

The Beach Report for July 31 to August 6, 2020

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland .
A waiter with a mask serves two customers on a patio

Province orders bars and restaurants to collect customer names and contact information

Effective July 31, new requirement also applies to tour and guide services.

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