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There's lots to do during August at The Canadian Canoe Museum, including the popular Voyageur Canoe Tour, a one-of-a-kind guided tour where you help paddle a 36-foot Montreal canoe along the Trent-Severn Waterway and through the Peterborough Lift Lock. (Photo courtesy of The Canadian Canoe Museum)

Make, paddle, play, and connect at The Canadian Canoe Museum in August

Peterborough museum is offering a wide range of activities for both individuals and families.
Highway 28 is closed between between Mt. Julian Viamede Road and Northey’s Bay Road in Woodview as police investigate a fatal accident on July 29, 2019. Pictured is a closure of Highway 28 following another head-on collision in February 2019 on the same stretch of highway. (Photo courtesy of Geri-Lynn Cajindos)

One person dead after accident on Highway 28 in Woodview

40-year-old Aaron Leveck of Peterborough was struck by a truck while walking on the highway.
Severe thunderstorm

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for much of the Kawarthas on Sunday

Torrential downpours and 90 km/h wind gusts possible Sunday afternoon and evening.
Egyptian rescue dog Layaly was successfully trapped on July 27, 2019 after more than a week after escaping from her foster home near Cavan. Layaly was brought to Canada to receive additional medical treatment for her throat and lymph nodes, which were damaged by a string that had been tied around her neck so long it caused her neck to swell greatly. (Photo: Anette Targowski / Facebook)

Layaly, the missing Egyptian rescue dog, has been found

Traumatized dog escaped from her foster home near Cavan on July 18.
Young boy swimming in the water

The Beach Report for July 26 to August 1, 2019

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Residents of Kawartha Lakes are invited to 'jump in' and register for a new online citizen engagement platform offered by the municipality. Jump In, Kawartha Lakes at offers opportunities for residents to get up-to-date information on important municipal projects such as the 2020-2023 Strategic Plan and to provide feedback o provide feedback through surveys, quick polls, interactive maps, and idea forums.

Kawartha Lakes wants residents to ‘jump in’ to citizen engagement

Register at Jump In, Kawartha Lakes to provide feedback on the municipality's 2020-2023 Strategic Plan.
Maple Blues Award winning singer-songwriter and guitarist Emily Burgess, since here with Ryan Weber in The Weber Brothers Band in 2015, is performing at Daisy's Dockside Patio at the Bonnie View Inn in Haliburton on Wednesday, July 31st. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

nightlifeNOW – July 25 to 31

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, July 25 to Wednesday, July 31.
A still from a video of a fireball (upper right) captured by Western University's All-Sky Camera Network at 2:44 a.m. on July 24, 2019. As bright as a full moon (the waning moon is pictured in the lower left), the fireball disintegrated south of Bancroft and is likely to have dropped small meteorites in the area. (Photo: Western University)

Fireball may have dropped meteorites south of Bancroft

Beachball-sized meteoroid observed early in the morning of July 24 was as bright as the full moon,
Baileboro native Jimmy Bowskill takes centre stage at The Sheepdogs concert at Peterborough Musicfest in Del Crary Park on July 24, 2019. Eleven people attending the free concert were charged under the City of Peterborough's no-smoking for smoking, vaping, and using cannabis. (Photo: Eva Fisher /

First charge for smoking cannabis in a city park laid at The Sheepdogs concert...

10 people also charged for vaping and smoking in Del Crary Park under no-smoking bylaw.
The new Netflix original series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" premieres on Netflix Canada on August 30th. Based on Jim Henson's fantasy world of Thra, when three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in August 2019

Highlights include The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and new seasons of GLOW and Mindhunter.

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