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Louis Prins picking up his $100,000 cheque at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. He won the prize by matched six of the seven Encore numbers in exact order in the May 17, 2019 Lotto Max draw. (Photo: OLG)

Douro carpenter wins $100,000 in Lotto Max draw

Louis Prins plans on using the money for home renovations and to buy a truck and a four-wheeler.
Toronto blues musician and singer-songwriter Mike Nagoda, who self-identifies as LGBT and disabled, performs at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, June 5th. Born with cerebral palsy, Mike struggled to play guitar in the conventional manner until the late legendary Toronto bluesman Brian Cober taught Mike how to play "double slide" guitar. (Photo: Mike Nagoda / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – May 30 to June 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 30 to Wednesday, June 5.
Cineplex and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment are offering free viewing parties of the 2019 NBA Finals at 33 Cineplex theatres across Canada. (Photo: Raptors / Facebook)

Watch the Raptors at Galaxy Cinemas in downtown Peterborough

Cineplex theatres are hosting free viewing parties across Canada for the first four games of the NBA finals.
The team at Peterborough bio-tech startup Noblegen, which has secured $25 million in Series B financing led by Richardson Ventures Inc. and BDC. Noblegen co-founder, CEO, and chairman Adam Noble is pictured in the front row at the far left. (Photo: Noblegen)

Peterborough bio-tech startup Noblegen secures $25 million in Series B financing

Company plans to scale its production capabilities and bring its ingredients to market in 2019.
Computer scammer/hacker

Peterborough woman gives $13,000 to gift card scammer

67-year-old woman received phone call from scammer posing as bank employee.
Local events marking International Trails Day 2019 on Saturday, June 1st will be held in Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes and, on Sunday, June 2nd, Otonabee Conservation is hosting a celebration of trails at Harold Town Conservation Area where you can try out demonstration mountain bikes courtesy of Fontaine Source for Sports, Wild Rock Outfitters, and Shimano. (Photo: Otonabee Conservation)

Head outdoors this weekend to celebrate International Trails Day 2019

Events take place June 1 and 2 in Norwood, Ennismore, Lindsay, and Peterborough.
On Saturday, June 1st, the 2019 Taste of Downtown features food from 24 local restaurants, a beer and wine garden, live music from local performers, children's activities, and a sidewalk sale on Charlotte Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Taste of Downtown on Saturday features local food and drink, live music, kids’ activities,...

Annual family-friendly event takes place on Charlotte Street in downtown Peterborough on June 1
Unifor, the largest union representing school bus drivers in Ontario, will be in Peterborough on May 28, 2019 to protest the process for awarding school bus contracts in Ontario. (Photo: Unifor)

School bus driver union protest in Peterborough on Tuesday

Unifor will protest at STSCO and MPP Dave Smith's office.
In the "Gifts from the Earth" episode of MasterChef Canada filmed at The Canadian Canoe Museum, Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette discusses the Three Sisters of Indigenous agriculture with MasterChef Canada judge Chef Michael Bonacini and guest chefs Mandie Sellar and David Wolfman. The episode airs on CTV at 9 p.m. on May 27, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CTV)

CTV’s MasterChef Canada filmed at The Canadian Canoe Museum airs on Monday night

'Gifts from the Earth' sees the top four home cooks travelling to the museum for a team challenge.
His Royal Highness The Duke of York speaking at Lakefield College School in Lakefield on May 25, 2019, when the school held its annual Regatta Day festivities. (Photo: Lakefield College School)

The Duke of York visited Lakefield College School on Saturday

Prince Andrew has frequently returned to the school since spending six months there in 1977.

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