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John Kenneth Muir at Trent Radio at Lady Eaton College in Peterborough in 1979. Muir passed away on June 3, 2019 at the age of 63. (Photo: Trent Radio)

Celebration of community radio pioneer John Muir’s life planned for June 22

Portions of celebration at Sadleir House will be broadcast on Trent Radio.
AVIT Manufacturing, the new name and brand of Steelworks Design, is unveiled during an open house and media conference at the company's facility at 1961 Fisher Drive in Peterborough on June 6, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Mega Experience)

Peterborough custom machinery company Steelworks Design is now AVIT Manufacturing

New brand better reflects company's products and services for further expansion into global automation marketplace.
American alt-folk singer-songwriter This Frontier Needs Heroes (the stage name of Brad Lauretti) performs at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, June 12th. (Photo: Silja Lomakka)

nightlifeNOW – June 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 12.
There are cycling-related events happening every day in Peterborough from June 6 to 9, 2019. (Photo courtesy of GreenUP)

Enjoy the summer-like weather and get pedalling

Upcoming cycling events in Peterborough and the July B!KE-A-THON fundraiser for Peterborough's community cycling hub.
HGTV Canada's new feel-good home renovation series, tentatively called "Big Home Overhaul", will bring together HGTV's most talented designers and contractors like Mike Holmes (pictured) to complete whole-home renovations for worthy homeonwers. HGTV Canada has issued a casting call for the series, scheduled to premiere in spring 2020. (Photo: HGTV Canada)

Do you know a family in the Kawarthas who deserves a complete home makeover?

HGTV Canada looking for worthy families across Canada for new home renovation series hosted by Cheryl Hickey.
Purple flower in a spring frost

Frost advisory in effect overnight Monday for Haliburton and Hastings Highlands

Temperatures in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland will drop into low single digits.
Representatives from community groups, the Cobourg Police Service, and the Town of Cobourg mimic the famous cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road album during the celebration of the new rainbow crosswalk at King Street West and Second Streets in downtown Cobourg. The crosswalk, which was unveiled during Pride Month in Cobourg, will remain in place for the rest of the summer. (Photo: Town of Cobourg / Facebook)

Cobourg unveils new rainbow crosswalk as a symbol of acceptance and belonging

Installation of crosswalk coincides with launch of Pride Month in Cobourg.
John K. Muir passed away on June 3, 2019. (Photo: John Muir / Facebook)

Peterborough radio legend John Muir has passed away

Community leader, audio engineer, and mentor first became involved in Trent Radio in 1975.
Bobcaygeon Brewing Company, co-founded by Richard Wood and Vincent Castronovo in 2017, is a craft brewery located at 17 Bolton Street in Bobcaygeon with a "innovation lab" opening at 649 The Parkway in Peterborough in June 2019. Wood believe that a new retail system for the sale of beverage alcohol can support Ontario's craft beer industry. (Photo: Bobcaygeon Brewing Company)

Opinion: Expanding access to craft beer the right thing to do

Bobcaygeon Brewing Company co-founder Richard Wood says government's move to end The Beer Store deal levels the playing field.
Drones are not allowed to be operated within 5.6 kilometres of an airport. (Stock photo)

Drone spotted flying illegally near Peterborough Airport

Beside being dangerous, flying drones near airports can result in fines and jail time.

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