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Ceramic trilliums drying at the Kawartha Potters Guild. Created by volunteers, 600 of the finished trillims will be placed at Peterborough Cenotaph for a ceremony on April 9, the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Some trilliums are still available for sponsorship or purchase from the City of Peterborough, with proceeds going to support restoration of the War Memorial and to enhance treatment services for veterans and their families. (Photo: Kawartha Potters Guild)

600 ceramic trilliums to honour sacrifices of local WW1 soldiers

Trilliums will be placed at April 9 ceremony at Peterborough Cenotaph to commemorate 100th anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Cancer survivor Tessa Smith, shown here meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last October as the Terry Fox Foundation Ambassador for 2016, will be the guest speaker at the Kawartha Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on April 19 (photo: Justin Trudeau / Twitter)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 15, 2017

Featuring summer staff positions, volunteer appreciation breakfast, available space in Lakefield, and more.
Police are looking for this black pickup truck, captured on a security camera, that was involved in the theft of $60,000 worth of equipment from Tucker's Marine in Apsley

Thieves steal more than $60,000 in equipment from Apsley marina

Police seeking several suspects in theft last Friday morning from Tucker's Marine.
If you run across one of these rocks in Peterborough, painted by St. John Catholic Elementary School students, make a donation to Habitat to Humanity and pass the rock to someone else

Young Peterborough students are “spreading the sunshine” for Habitat for Humanity

Painted rocks will be placed throughout the community to encourage donations.
Warm up the final days of winter with some old-time music from Toronto's The Lonesome Ace Stringband (Chris Coole, John Showman, and Max Heineman), who are performing at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Friday, March 10 (publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – March 9 to 15

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 15.
Buckhorn Maplefest at McLean Berry Farm begins this weekend (March 11 and 12) from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and continues every weekend in March. There are activities for the entire family including wagon rides, log sawing, tree tapping, maple candy demos, visiting the sugar bush and sugar shack, and more. (Photo: McLean Berry Farm / Facebook)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 8, 2017

Featuring B.O.S.S. seminar, space available at Lakefield Intermediate School, 2016 Census, Buckhorn Maplefest, and more.

OPP reports fatal snowmobile accidents have doubled to 20 in 2017

Poor driver behaviours are behind deaths, mainly of men in their 50s and 60s.
Police tape

22-year-old man charged after weekend incident that closed streets in downtown Peterborough

Man threatened woman with knife, barricaded himself in home overnight on Saturday.
SPARK Photo Festival is bringing Twitter product development manager Joy Ding to Peterborough, where she will speak about the impact of social media on photography, as well as current and expected technological advances in photography on mobile devices (photo: Maurizio Pesce)

Twitter’s Joy Ding comes to Peterborough for photography presentation on March 20

SPARK-hosted event also features panel discussion with Joy Ding, Rich Helms, and Jeannine Taylor.
Hundreds of people turned out at the first annual Family FrostFest in Bobcaygeon on the Family Day long weekend to create and admire snow sculptures.

Snow sculpture winners at Bobcaygeon’s Family FrostFest

Inaugural event held February 18 to 20 at Lock 32 park attracted hundreds of residents.

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