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"On a practical level, I've lost contracts and income opportunities; but, on another level, I feel as though I've lost a part of myself. The stage is my church, I miss it dearly." Sarah McNeilly, Theatre Artist (Photo: Julie Gagne)

The Essential Project: theatre artist Sarah McNeilly

A visual documentation by photographer Julie Gagne of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Peterborough artists and arts organizations.
OPP logo on car door

Trent Hills teen dead after crash north of Campbellford on Monday

16-year-old Chloe Wellman was a passenger in SUV that left roadway, 17-year-old driver seriously injured.
Pumpkins. (Stock photo)

Pumpkin crime spree in Port Hope

Police report stolen pumpkins, vandalism caused by pumpkins, and racial slurs written on pumpkins.
A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 704 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 in greater Kawarthas region

1 new case in Peterborough, 1 new case in Kawartha Lakes, 1 new case in Hastings and Prince Edward counties.
Megan Murphy is organizing "Spare A Square #2", a Peterborough-wide porch food drive on October 24, 2020 to restock the shelves at Kawartha Food Share. Pictured is Megan with some of the over 24,000 pounds of food donations collected during the first Spare A Square porch food drive on March 23, 2020. (Photo: Megan Murphy)

COVID-safe ‘Spare A Square’ porch food drive returns to Peterborough on October 24

This Saturday, volunteers will collect bags of non-perishable food items and more for Kawartha Food Share.
Halloween trick-or-treaters wearing masks during the pandemic. (Stock photo)

Trick-or-treating this year is okay, with some changes, except in Ontario’s four urban hotspots

Ontario's chief medical officer of health provides guidance for safely celebrating our first pandemic Halloween.
COVID-19 tests in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario drop to 658, with another new case in Peterborough

5 new deaths, over 75% of new cases are in the province's 4 urban hotspots.
Police and emergency services respond to a boating accident on Chemong Lake off the shores of Curve Lake First Nation on October 18, 2020. Of the four people on a capsized fishing boat, one male is dead, another male is missing, one female has life-threatening injuries, and another female has minor injuries. (Photo courtesy of Maris Lubbock)

Police recover body of missing man in Chemong Lake boating accident

Boat with four people fishing off shores of Curve Lake First Nation capsized, one man died, one man was missing, and one woman sustained life-threatening injuries
Grammy award-winning record producer Greg Wells has launched the Don Skuce Memorial Music Collective to honour the memory of the late Don Skuce, pictured here at the now-closed Moondance Music in Peterborough in Feruary 2018. Skuce passed away in June 2018 away at the age of 66 after a long battle with an incurable cancer. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

Grammy award winner Greg Wells launches Don Skuce Memorial Music Collective to support Peterborough-area...

Peterborough native, now a record producer and musician in Los Angeles, is honouring his friend, the late Peterborough musician and guitar luthier.
Police released this photo of a single-vehicle collision on Glamorgan Road in Haliburton County on October 16, 2020. 44-year-old Jeffrey Teatro of Haliburton later died in hospital from injuries he sustained in the collision. (OPP-supplied photo)

Haliburton man dead after single-vehicle collision on Friday night

44-year-old Jeffrey Teatro was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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