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Members of Enactus Fleming College celebrate receiving the People's Choice Award at the World Project Expo at the Enactus World Cup 2019, which took place in San Jose, California from September 16 to 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Enactus Fleming College)

Enactus Fleming College wins People’s Choice Award at World Project Expo in Silicon Valley

Paper Planet Project social enterprise diverts paper from landfill and recycling to turn it into products that can be sold.
British folk duo Winter Wilson (Kip Winter and David Wilson) are touring Canada in September, with a stop at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, September 25th. Peterborough singer-songwriter Robert Atyeo will be opening. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – September 19 to 25

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 19 to Wednesday, September 25.
Due to a lapse in infection prevention and control practices at Kawartha Endodontics in downtown Peterborough, Peterborough Public Health is advising patients who received treatment at the dental clinic prior to July 16, 2019 to make an appointment with their healthcare provider to discuss testing for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). (Photo: Google Maps)

Peterborough Public Health advises Kawartha Endodontics patients to get tested for bloodborne infections

Patients who received treatment at Peterborough dental clinic before July 16, 2019 may be at risk of hepatitis and HIV infection.
Pterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Foundation president and CEO Lesley Heighway (left) and PRHC Foundation board chair Gord McFarland (right) accept a cheque for $241,738.54 from incoming Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival chair Gina Lee, festival dragon Bill Thornton (in costume), and outgoing festival chair Michelle Thornton on September 18, 2019 at PRHC. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival)

Dragon Boat Festival raises $241,739 for cancer care at Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Over 19 years, annual event has raised more than $3.6 million for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment.
OPP logo on car door

Collision with transport truck near Bancroft claims life of 60-year-old man

Early Wednesday morning accident closed Highway 28 near Belton Road for 11 hours.
The Netflix original film "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" follows fugitive Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), pictured here in the final episode of the AMC television series "Breaking Bad", as he runs from his captors, the law, and his past. Written and directed by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, the so-called "Netflix television event" is coming to Netflix Canada on October 11th. (Photo: Ursula Coyote/AMC)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in October 2019

Highlights include El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, My Next Guest with David Letterman, Riverdale, The Laundromat, Living With Yourself, and The Kominksy Method.
The Minds in Motion Cobourg team, representing people living with dementia and their families, raised $16,000 for the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton during the agency's annual Pulling for Dementia fundraiser, held on September 13, 2019 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Minds in Motion was one of 13 teams that pulled a 44,000-pound fire truck, with the Covia Corp's Mighty Miners pulling the truck the fastest at 15.74 seconds. The fifth annual event raised a total of $34,000 for local programs and services for people living with dementia. (Photo courtesy Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton)

People living with dementia team up to help raise $34,000 for local Alzheimer Society

Minds in Motion team raises almost half of total funds at 'Pulling for Dementia', the annual fire truck pull fundraiser.
If you want to connect with nature and help protect natural spaces, Kawartha Land Trust is looking for volunteers for several land stewardship activities this fall, including an October 5th event on the McKim-Garsonnin Property in Pontypool where volunteers will help staff pick the seeds of an endangered ecosystem to help in the future replanting of the grasses and wildflowers of our native prairies. (Photo courtesy of Kawartha Land Trust)

Volunteer with Kawartha Land Trust this fall and help protect important natural spaces

Public engagement sessions also taking place to help the organization develop its new strategic plan.
Ontario Provincial Police

One person dead after fiery crash on Highway 7 east of Peterborough

Vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic, second driver taken to hospital.
Mia Beer. (Photo supplied by Cobourg Police Service)

Cobourg police seeking missing 15-year-old girl (Update: located)

Mia Beer was last seen in area of Cobourg Collegiate Institute on September 13,

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