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The Foley family and friends, with the support of Showplace Performance Centre, present the 15th annual A Cozy Christmas on December 15, 2018 at Showplace in downtown Peterborough. The concert will raise funds to pay each teacher at a small village school in the West African country of Liberia one month's wages. (Supplied photo)

‘A Cozy Christmas’ on December 16 raises funds for schoolteachers in West Africa

Benefit concert at Showplace in Peterborough features music, stories, silent auction, and shopping village.
Police tape

SIU called in after man injured during interaction with Peterborough police

Man was found armed with a weapon after allegedly assaulting his mother.
Peterborough's Robert Gauvreau is now a Fellow of CPA Ontario, the highest honour that can be bestowed on a Chartered Professional Accountant. (Photo: CPA Ontario)

Peterborough’s Robert Gauvreau selected as Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

President and CEO of Gauvreau & Associates one of 52 CPAs receiving organization's highest honour.
Christmas tree farms are open for business in the Kawarthas. Picture is a grove of Spruce trees at Barrett's Tree Farm north of Cobourg. (Photo: Barrett's Tree Farm)

Where to get a fresh grown-in-Ontario Christmas tree in the Kawarthas

Seven area tree farms offer cut-your-own and pre-cut trees.
The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in Lindsay. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Police seek witnesses to early morning shooting in Lindsay area

27-year-old man turned up at Ross Memorial Hospital with gunshot wound.
Dr. Katy Shufelt (left), Interventional Cardiologist at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, with a patient in the recovery area of the hospital's Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. PRHC cardiologists like Dr. Shufelt use electrocardiogram (ECG) test results as the first step to diagnose heart attacks. Private donations from people like you will allow PRHC to replace six of the hospital's ECG machines that are nearing the end of their lifespan. (Supplied photo)

How community donations help Dr. Katy Shufelt stop heart attacks in their tracks

The second in our five-part series from the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation.
New York City's award-winning jazz pianist, accordionist, and composer Ben Rosenblum is performing at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, December 5th, with Jonny Chapman on bass, Ben Zweig on drums, and Montreal's Sam Kirmayer on guitar. (Photo: CK Photography)

nightlifeNOW – November 29 to December 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 29 to Wednesday, December 5.
Come experience a traditional pioneer Christmas this Saturday and Sunday night with Christmas by Candlelight at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, carolling, Christmas treats, a Christmas market and, of course, Father Christmas himself. (Photo: Garry Barker)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 28, 2018

Featuring Business After Hours Holiday Social, new member Lakeridge Property International, Christmas By Candlelight, other upcoming holiday events, and more.
The top 10 finalists have been chosen for the 2019 Win This Space competition, which includes a free year's lease for a downtown Peterborough storefront. One of the finalists is musician and promoter David Searle, who wants to create a new multi-purpose arts venue that would be a community space during the day and an event space in the evening for local musicians. (Screen capture from application video)

Top 10 finalists chosen for downtown Peterborough’s Win This Space competition

Grand prize valued at $40,000 includes a free year's lease of a downtown storefront.
Photographer Wayne Eardley took this iconic shot outside of Coronation Hall in Omemee, where Neil Young performed his "hometown concert" on December 1, 2017. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

A year ago today we learned Neil Young was really coming to Omemee

A photo essay by Wayne Eardley to mark the one-year anniversary of Neil's hometown concert.

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