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The design of the new Canadian Canoe Museum to be located beside the Peterborough Lift Lock. (Graphic: heneghan peng architects / Kearns Mancini Architects)

New Canadian Canoe Museum site contaminated by cancer-causing chemical

Designated Parks Canada property beside Peterborough Lift Lock contains industrial solvent believed to have come from adjacent property.
Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region - May 27, 2020

Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 27, 2020

Cases and deaths as reported by regional health units: Peterborough Public Health; Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.
Members of the Peterborough Public Library can reserve library materials beginning May 28, 2020 and pick them up outside the library starting June 3, 2020. All returned materials will be quarantined for three days before being made available for other members. (Photo: Peterborough Public Library website)

Curbside pick-up available at Peterborough Public Library starting June 3

Library members can reserve items starting May 28 and pick them up at scheduled times on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Peterborough paramedics will be conducting COVID-19 testing at Kinsmen Civic Centre seven days a week by taking a specimen using a nasopharyngeal swab and then sending it to a public health lab for analysis. (Stock photo)

Drive-through COVID-19 testing now available for asymptomatic Peterborough residents

Peterborough paramedics will conduct testing at Kinsmen Civic Centre, a vehicle is not necessary to get tested.
Recent increases in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Ontario and this large group gathering at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto on May 24, 2020 has prompted the Ontario government to extend all emergency orders, including the five-person restriction on social gatherings, until June 9, 2020. (Photo: Dr. Eileen de Villa / Twitter)

Ontario government extends all COVID-19 emergency orders until June 9

Social gathering restriction remains at five people due to recent increase in cases and large crowd at Toronto park.
Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region - May 26, 2020

Daily COVID-19 update for Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region – May 26, 2020

Cases and deaths as reported by regional health units: Peterborough Public Health; Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.
The Peterborough Ex, originally scheduled to take place in Morrow Park in August, is moving to a virtual event in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The poultry and open horse show will move online, as well as the market steer and lamb show and sale. (Photo: Peterborough Agricultural Society)

Peterborough Ex at Morrow Park cancelled due to COVID-19, to be replaced with virtual...

Some exhibitors will be able to show their animals online for judging.
Peterborough police have opened a satellite office at the Simcoe Street tranist terminal in downtown Peterborough. Mainly used by officers working in the downtown core, the new office will increase police visibility and provide opportunities for community engagement including crime prevention, upcoming events, and recruiting and volunteer opportunities. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police open new satellite office at Simcoe Street transit terminal

New office intended to increase police visibility in downtown core and promote community engagement.
Thermometer showing temperatures in the mid-thirties

Heat warning issued for Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Temperatures will near or exceed 30°C mark until Friday with humidex values in the mid thirties.
The Lindsay Farmers' Market runs on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Victoria Avenue in Lindsay between Kent and Peel. (Photo: Lindsay Farmers' Market)

Lindsay Farmers’ Market opens for season on May 30

Market will open with food vendors only and with strict safety protocols in place due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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