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The musical comedy "Something Rotten!" opened on Broadway in 2015 where it played for 708 performances. A love letter to musical theatre and a satirical spectacle that pokes fun at everything audiences adore about Broadway, The Peterborough Theatre Guild's production runs for 10 performances in April and May.

‘Funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years’ opens at the Peterborough Theatre Guild...

Running from April 28 to May 13, Broadway hit 'Something Rotten!' is a hilarious spoof of Shakespeare and a love letter to musical theatre.
Peterborough Public Library

Peterborough Public Library to be recognized as Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund Legacy...

Legacy Spaces are safe and welcoming places encouraging conversations and education about Indigenous history and reconciliation.
A Cobourg police vehicle. (Photo: Cobourg Police Service)

Cobourg police seek witnesses following early Tuesday morning shooting

Man was dropped off at Northumberland Hills Hospital suffering critical gunshot wound.
SIRCH Community Services of Haliburton County is auctioning off a 104-square-foot bunkie built by participants in SIRCH's Basics of Carpentry program, which gives trainees the carpentry skills they need to gain employment in the construction industry. The auction runs from March 9 to 25, 2023 at, with proceeds supporting SIRCH programs. (Photo courtesy of SIRCH Community Services)

Bid on a bunkie and support SIRCH Community Services in Haliburton County

Valued at $8,000, bunkie was built by participants in not-for-profit organization's Basics of Carpentry employment training program.
Former Peterborough mayor and city councillor Jack Doris (second from right) in the 1980s with the late Peter Adams (left) when he was MPP for Peterborough, community activist John Taylor (the late father of kawarthaNOW publisher Jeannine Taylor), and the late community activist Bruce Knapp, during a fundraiser for McKellar Hamilton Park, now known as the John Taylor Memorial Park. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor)

Former Peterborough mayor and city councillor Jack Doris has passed away

First elected in 1967, Doris was city's longest-serving municipal politician until his retirement in 2014.
'Spring forward' by an hour when daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday of March. (Stock photo)

‘Spring forward’ when daylight saving time returns this weekend

We get more daylight in the evening hours but less in the morning and we lose an hour of sleep when the time changes on March 12.
Cheyenne Sundance is a 25-year-old farmer and owner and executive director of Sundance Harvest, an incubator farm and distribution hub with three locations in southwestern Ontario where more than 20 farmers grow produce, chickens, herbs, cut flowers, fruits, and mushrooms for a community supported agriculture initiative. (Photo: Sundance Harvest / Instagram)

25-year-old urban farmer Cheyenne Sundance guest speaker at free International Women’s Day event in...

Sundance Harvest founder will speak on food justice and equity at March 9th event hosted by Kawartha World Issues Centre and the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre.
Attendees at the Peterborough Seedy Sunday event at Emmanuel United Church in 2019, the last in-person event before the pandemic began. Peterborough Seedy Sunday is returning as an in-person event on March 12, 2023 at a new and larger location on the lower level of Peterborough Square. (Photo: Jill Bishop / Urban Tomato)

Peterborough Seedy Sunday returns March 12 as an in-person event at Peterborough Square

Get ready for spring with a huge diversity of heirloom seeds available for purchase, or you can swap seeds with other growers.
An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

Two dead in Saturday morning head-on crash on Highway 7 east of Havelock

Collision between tractor-trailer and pick-up truck killed two occupants of pick-up and sent third to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The City of Peterborough declared a 'significant weather event' on March 4, 2023 after an overnight winter storm dumped almost 25 cm of snow on the city. The declaration advises residents that it will take the city longer than usual to clear roads and sidewalks of the snow. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

City of Peterborough declares ‘significant weather event’

Clearing of roads and sidewalks will be delayed after overnight winter storm dumps almost 25 cm of snow on city.

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