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A City of Peterborough transit bus was stuck across Aylmer Street at Hunter Street in downtown Peterborough on the morning of January 17, 2022 after winter storm brought up to 50 centimetres (20 inches) of snow to the area. Transit services have been suspended until further notice. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of video by Steve Guthrie @SkunkRancher on Twitter)

‘Significant weather event’ declared in Peterborough and Selwyn Township

Residents advised to use caution as snow clearing on roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes will take longer than usual.
Cobourg Community Centre is located at 750 D'Arcy Street in Cobourg. (Photo: Town of Cobourg)

Monday’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Lindsay, Cobourg, and Colborne cancelled due to winter storm

Health unit encourages anyone with an appointment at cancelled clinic to rebook through provincial booking system.

Anti-vaxxers show up at home of Peterborough medical officer of health Dr. Thomas Piggott

'You didn't like our protest at PPH so ... here we are!' reads one sign.
Cars on a road in a winter snow storm. (Stock photo)

Winter storm or snowfall warnings in effect for greater Kawarthas Sunday night into Monday

25-40 cm expected for Northumberland County, 25 cm for Peterborough County and northern Hastings County, 15-20 cm for Kawartha Lakes, 15 cm for Haliburton County.
Cold weather

Extreme cold warning in effect for greater Kawarthas region Friday night into weekend

Wind chill values will range from -35°C in the south to -40°C in the north.
A lone skater has the ice to himself on the Trent Canal near the Peterborough Lift Lock early in the morning on January 14, 2022. With the green flag flying, the City of Peterborough has confirmed the ice is safe and skating is officially allowed. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Skating is now officially allowed on the canal at the Peterborough Lift Lock

COVID-19 public health restrictions are in effect.
At a media conference in Queen's Park in Toronto on On January 12, 2022, education minister Stephen Lecce announced that students and staff in Ontario public schools will each receive two rapid antigen tests when schools reopne for in-person learning on January 17. The government will also be launching school-based vaccine clinics, among other measures. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of CPAC video)

Ontario students and staff to each receive 2 rapid antigen tests when they return...

Schools and public health units will only notify parents of potential COVID-19 outbreaks when student absenteeism reaches 30%.
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

Peterborough man charged with manslaughter in November 2020 death of infant

Police are not releasing name of accused man to protect victim's identity.
Police car lights. (Stock photo)

Police seek four suspects in Lindsay home invasion robbery

Suspects forced their way into a Colborne Street apartment on Tuesday night.
Waste and recycling on a street

Curbside collection in Kawartha Lakes may be delayed Wednesday and Thursday

Residents asked to be patient and leave waste and recycling curbside to be picked up.

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