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A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 848 new COVID-19 cases, with 1 new death in Peterborough

Regional active cases climb to 102 with 11 new cases in Peterborough, 11 in Hastings Prince Edward, 9 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Haliburton.
The Seven Grandfather teachings adorn a wall at the new Lasting Individual Family Enrichment (LIFE) Centre in Hiawatha First Nation, which held a grand opening of the facility on September 4, 2021. The teachings will guide events hosted at the centre that celebrate the culture and traditions and the Michi Saagiig Peoples. (Photo courtesy of Hiawatha First Nation)

Hiawatha First Nation celebrates grand opening of the new LIFE Centre

State-of-the-art facility features child care facilities, ceremonial fire circle, office spaces, fitness centre, gymnasium, commercial kitchen, and more.
A detail of 'Dead Reckoning', a sculpture by renowned Canadian artist David Robinson that depicts a muscular rower in a stylized scull pulling at his oars. The sculpture, installed next to the Trent Atheltics Centre at Trent University, is clearly visible both to passersby and to rowers on the Otonabee River. (Photo: David Robinson Sculpture @robinsonstudiogallery / Instagram)

Towering sculpture at Trent University in Peterborough will inspire students to follow their dreams

'Dead Reckoning' sculpture of rower by renowned Canadian artist David Robinson is visible to rowers on the Otonabee River.
A lab technician evaluates COVID-19 rapid tests. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 798 new COVID-19 cases, including 5 in Peterborough

Regional active cases increase by 3 to 91; updates unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings Prince Edward.
Representatives from Peterborough-area Tim Hortons restaurants joined staff from Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Mental Health Services and the PRHC Foundation on September 9, 2021 to announce that proceeds from this year’s Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign will support mental health care at PRHC. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

Buy Tim Hortons Smile Cookies from September 13 to 19 and support mental health...

Pre-order or purchase the chocolate chunk Smile Cookies at participating Tim Hortons locations for just $1 each (plus tax).
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

Peterborough police say foul play not suspected after body found in Otonabee River on...

Incident is now a coroner's investigation.
Two teenage theft suspects lost control of their vehicle near Balieboro on September 8, 2021, while fleeing police. The 19-year-old and 17-year-old suspects, both of Peterborough, were uninjured and face multiple charges. (Photo: Peterborough County OPP)

Two teenage theft suspects from Peterborough arrested after twice fleeing police

19-year-old and 17-year-old suspects rammed police cruiser and eventually lost control of their vehicle near Bailieboro.
COVID-19 lab test swabs. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 554 new COVID-19 cases, including 18 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase to 88 with 6 new cases in Peterborough, 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 6 in Kawartha Lakes.
Canoe & Paddle is a popular pub located at 18 Bridge Street in Lakefield. (Photo: TripAdvisor)

Health unit advises of potential COVID-19 exposure at Canoe and Paddle in Lakefield from...

Peterborough Public Health considers anyone who dined at the restaurant during that period to be a high-risk contact who needs to get tested and self-isolate.
This dragon head, which attaches to the Peterborough's Survivors Abreast Dragon Boat Team's boat, is one of several items that were stolen from the team's storage locker in Peterborough on September 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Survivors Abreast)

Public asked to keep an eye out for items stolen from Peterborough’s Survivors Abreast...

Dragon head, drum, wooden drum seats among items stolen in September 2 break-in from breast cancer fundraising team.

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