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Police cars outside the personal residence of Peterborough medical officer of health Dr. Thomas Piggott on the evening of January 19, 2022. (Photo supplied to kawarthaNOW)

Police arrive at home of Peterborough medical officer of health Dr. Thomas Piggott Wednesday...

Two people arrested and charged with criminal harassment and intimidation of a health official.
Detail of a photo by Adam Stibbards which claimed first prize in the Lakefield Trail 20th anniversay contest. (Photo supplied by Lakefield Trail Stewardship Committee)

Winners of Lakefield Trail photo contest announced

Contest ran in 2021 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the trail
Steve Carell and John Malkovich return in season two of the space-themed satire Space Force, which premieres on Netflix on February 18, 2022. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in February 2022

Highlights include season two of Space Force, Murderville, Inventing Anna, The Tinder Swindler, and more.
Through a $300 million partnership with the Canadian and Ontario governments and the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN), Rogers will deliver mobile connectivity to 113 municipalities and Indigenous communities in eastern Ontario by building more than 300 new cellular towers and upgrading over 300 existing sites by 2025. (Photo: Rogers Communication)

Rogers expands 5G network to eight cities in eastern Ontario including Peterborough, Lindsay, Port...

Expansion of high-speed wireless network part of $300 million partnership between Rogers, federal and provincial governments, and Eastern Ontario Regional Network.
The 15 inductees of the Junior Achievement of Northern and Eastern Ontario's Business Hall of Fame for 2022. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of JA-NEO video)

Junior Achievement announces inductees of 2022 Business Hall of Fame

Ray Kapoor, Mary LaRocque, Bill Lockington, David and Kimberley Morello, Vanessa Oake Hogan, and Ian Scates among the 15 inductees.
Thermometer on snow showing extreme cold temperature of more than -30C. (Stock photo)

Extreme cold warning in effect for most of the Kawarthas for Thursday morning into...

Mild temperatures will begin to plummet late Wednesday afternoon, bringing wind chill values between -30°C and -35°C by Thursday morning.
Cars on a snow-covered road during a winter storm. (Stock photo)

Winter weather travel advisory for northern Kawarthas Tuesday night into Wednesday

7-14 cm of snow with risk of freezing drizzle followed by falling temperatures.
Ferrari, the two-toed sloth at the Riverview Park and Zoo in Peterborough, has passed away at the age of 32. (Photo: Riverview Park and Zoo / Facebook)

Ferrari, the two-toed sloth at the Peterborough zoo, has passed away

Popular with visitors, Ferrari died at 32 following complications from several age-related conditions.
Betty White with Auggie the dog in August 2015 in a promotion for Discovery Family Channel's Pawgust. After the beloved actor and animal rights advocate passed away just weeks shy of her 100th birthday, a social media campaign encouraging people to donated to local animal rescue organizations in her name went viral. (Photo: Scott Everett White / Discovery)

#BettyWhiteChallenge raises over $20,000 for Peterborough Humane Society

Social media campaign encouraged people to donate to local animal rescue organizations in honour of late actor and animal-rights advocate.
Holiday Shopping Passport grand prize draw winner Arlene Petrany of Peterborough and her grand prize of $1,500 in Boro gift cards with Peterborough DBIA executive director Terry Guiel. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough resident Arlene Petrany wins Holiday Shopping Passport grand prize draw

Annual program to encourage local shopping generated over $2.6 million in spending at downtown Peterborough businesses

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