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Cars in a snowstorm

Snow squall warning in effect for Northumberland County on Saturday

Local snowfall accumulations of 15 to 30 cm by Sunday morning.
The 19th annual ReFrame Film Festival runs from January 26 to February 3, 2023. ReFrame is returning as a virtual festival, with films available for streaming across Canada, although some limited in-person events will be held in Peterborough including an opening night screening at Showplace Performance Centre. (Graphic: ReFrame Film Festival)

Early bird passes on sale for Peterborough’s 2023 ReFrame Film Festival

Festival returns as mainly virtual festival from January 26 to February 3, with in-person opening reception and film screening at Showplace Performance Centre.
The Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association is bringing back the Deluxe Blues Jam, hosted by The Bravery Shakes (Hillary Dumoulin and Brandon Humphrey) and their band (Matt Goody, Richard Fairthorne, and Tony Silvestri), on Saturday afternoon at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: The Bravery Shakes / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – November 17 to 23

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Representatives from the Peterborough Police Service's K9 unit and victim services (including facility dog Pixie) and Peterborough Humane Society unveiled the new K9 calendar at the police station on November 17, 2022. All proceeds from the sale of the calendar will go to the Peterborough Humane Society for the new Peterborough Animal Care Centre. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service / Facebook)

New Peterborough police K9 calendar raising funds for humane society’s new animal care centre

2023 calendar features photos of police service dogs and facility dog and their handlers.
Indigenous advocate Mkwa Ghiizis (Crystal Hebert), who has lived and worked in the Nogojiwanong-Peterborough community since 2006, is being honoured with the 2022 YMCA Peace Medal at a ceremony on November 24, 2022. (Photo: YES Shelter for Youth and Families / Facebook)

Nogojiwanong-Peterborough’s Mkwa Ghiizis to receive 2022 YMCA Peace Medal

Mkwa, whose colonial name is Crystal Hebert, is 'a fearless advocate and voice for those experiencing systemic failures'.
An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

Pedestrian dies after bring struck by tractor-trailer on Highway 7 just east of Peterborough

Victim was pronounced dead at scene of Wednesday night collision, highway was closed for several hours.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum volunteer John Caldwell with his Volunteer Service Award of Excellence from the Ontario Museum Association on November 7, 2022. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village Museum / Facebook)

Lang Pioneer Village volunteer John Caldwell receives Ontario Museum Association award

Caldwell has put in thousands of hours of volunteer work at museum over past two decades, including restoration projects.
The new council for the City of Kawartha Lakes was sworn in and held its inaugural meeting on November 15, 2022 at City Hall in Lindsay. (Photo courtesy of City of Kawartha Lakes)

New Kawartha Lakes city council sworn in at inaugural meeting on Tuesday

Mayor Doug Elmslie outlined council priorities, councillor Tracy Richardson acclaimed as deputy mayor.
Cars on a road in a winter snow storm. (Stock photo)

Winter weather travel advisory for Kawarthas region continues Wednesday

Another 2 to 5cm of snow expected by noon in 'first significant snowfall of the season'.
The 2022 Kawartha Rotary Auction, running online from November 21 to December 4, is raising funds for the railway replacement project at Peterborough's Riverview Park and Zoo. Pictured is the train crew during the popular miniature train ride's 2019 season. (Photo: Riverview Park and Zoo)

2022 Kawartha Rotary Auction raising funds to help replace Riverview Park and Zoo miniature...

Annual online auction runs November 21 to December 4 featuring hundreds of items donated by local businesses and organizations.

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