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Day use of Ontario's provincial parks is free on July 19, 2024 in recognition of Healthy Parks Healthy People Day, part of a global movement that reinforces and encourages the connections between a healthy environment and a healthy society. (Photo: Ontario Parks)

Day use of Ontario provincial parks is free on July 19

Ontario government encouraging everyone to visit a provincial park to improve their health in recognition of Healthy Parks Healthy People Day.
Police car lights. (Stock photo)

28-year-old Peterborough man charged with two counts of attempted murder

Police say charges resulted from incident of intimate partner violence on July 6 in downtown Peterborough.
In Mae Martin's upcoming Netflix limited series "Wayward", the Canadian standup comic, writer, and actor ("Feel Good", "Sap") plays a queer detective unravelling the sinister story behind a town and a residential correctional school run by a headmistress played by Toni Collette ("Pieces of Her", "The Staircase", "The Power"). Exterior scenes for the limited series are being filmed in Millbrook on July 10, 2024. (Photos: Matt Crockett, Christian Hogstedt)

New Netflix series ‘Wayward’ filming in downtown Millbrook on July 10

Exterior scenes being shot for thriller about a sinister residential school for troubled teens starring Mae Martin and Toni Collette.
Sergeant Natalie Majer of the Haliburton Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) at Minden Wild Water Preserve where a woman was rescued on July 4, 2024 after falling into the water and being swept away by the current. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of OPP video)

Off-duty kayaking firefighter rescues woman swept away by white water in Minden

Witnesses say woman had accidentally entered the water at Minden Wild Water Preserve on July 4.
Families enjoying Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for July 5 to 11, 2024

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
The tunnel under the Peterborough Lift Lock that connects Armour Road to Ashburnham Drive is a common route for drivers heading in and out of East City. The first intersection west of the tunnel, Hunter Street East and Armour Road, is closed to through traffic effective July 2, 2024 and will remain closed for two to four weeks. (Photo: Google Maps)

Intersection closed at Armour and Hunter in Peterborough’s East City

Closure will be in effect for two to four weeks as part of summer-long Armour Road reconstruction project.
Award-winning vocalist Jane Archer sings blues, soul, and more with Blues to the Bone featuring Liam Archer on drums, Jim Usher on sax, Andy Pryde on bass, and Chris Hiney on guitar on Saturday night at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Jackie Wimbush / JAX Photo)

nightlifeNOW – July 4 to 10

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Linda Kassil of Kawartha Kaptures Photography was one of four photographers featured in the "For the Love of Nature" exhibit at Cork & Bean Peterborough during the 2024 SPARK Photo Festival in April. (Photo: SPARK Photo Festival / Facebook)

Peterborough’s SPARK Photo Festival is no more after 12 successful years

Festival board announces festival will not continue for financial reasons.
The B-17G Flying Fortress heavy bomber "Sentimental Journey" is one of two historic World War II aircraft that will be visiting the Peterborough Airport from July 30 to August 4, 2024. Ground tours of each aircraft will be available, and you can also book a seat on one of 18 flights. (Photo: Marina Phillips)

Book a flight on two World War II bombers at the Peterborough Airport this...

B-17 Flying Fortress and B-25 Mitchell will be at airport from July 30 to August 4, with ground tours also available,
Lakefield's family-owned Hamilton Bus Lines was founded in 1969 by Ellwood Hamilton and acquired in 2020 by Burlington's family-owned Attridge Transportation Inc., which continued to use the Hamilton name on local buses and retained all the company's bus drivers and staff at the Lakefield location. On June 27, 2024, Student Transportation Services of Central Ontario (STSCO) announced that Hamilton Bus Lines was not a successful bidder during a procurement and bidding process for existing bus routes. (Photo: Hamilton Bus Lines / Facebook)

Lakefield’s Hamilton Bus Lines loses contract with Student Transportation Services of Central Ontario

Online petition started in support of around 100 local school bus drivers and employees who will lose their jobs in September.

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