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Toronto resident Bill B. (middle) with a $646,749 cheque representing the grand prize in the Split the Pot Lottery, a joint venture of 51 hospital foundations across Ontario including the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation in Lindsay. Also pictured from left to right are foundation CEO Erin Coons, Bill's daughter Laura, Bill's wife Debbie, and Bill's son-in-law Adam. (Photo courtesy of Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation)

Supporter of Lindsay’s Ross Memorial Hospital wins $646,749 grand prize in Split the Pot...

Toronto resident who has a cottage in Kawartha Lakes purchased tickets in 50/50 lottery supporting 51 hospital foundations across Ontario.
PRHC Foundation President & CEO and Heart of Healthcare series host, Lesley Heighway (right), talks with Dr. Troy Tebbenham, Peterborough Regional Health Centre's Trauma Medical Director, about how the hospital's Level III trauma program is supporting the care of hundreds of patients with serious and life-threatening traumatic injuries every year. (Photo courtesy of the PRHC Foundation)

Code Trauma: innovating PRHC’s emergency care for patients with life-or-death injuries

In the latest episode of the PRHC Foundation's video series 'Heart of Healthcare,' Dr. Troy Tebbenham shares how the hospital's trauma program is saving lives.
An OPP police car with lights flashing. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

Three people dead in two-vehicle collision on County Road 45 south of Roseneath

Drivers of both vehicles and one passenger were killed in Thursday night crash near Beagle Club Road.
Kitchener folk band Onion Honey (Dave Pike, Esther Wheaton, Leanne Swantko, and Kayleigh LeBlanc) perform their brand of "mountain music fresh from the Grand River Valley" at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Easter Sunday. (Photo: Die Una Photography)

nightlifeNOW – March 28 to April 3

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith delivered a passionate plea at the Peterborough Opioid Summit held Thursday night (July 11) at Market Hall, urging people sign a petition calling for immediate provincial government approval of a consumption and treatment site in the city. (Photo: Paul Rellinger /

Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith appointed as parliamentary assistant for mental health and addictions

Premier Doug Ford announced changes to the 38 parliamentary assistants at Queen's Park on Thursday.
A mobile phone showing kawarthaNOW's Easter 2024 holiday hours beside a table holding a plate of Easter treats. (Photo: kawarthaNOW)

What’s open and closed on the 2024 Easter long weekend

Holiday hours for 288 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, Port Hope, and across the greater Kawarthas region.
A hand placing green waste in a wheelbarrow during spring cleaning of a yard. (Stock photo)

Peterborough yard waste collection resumes after the Easter long weekend

Curbside pickup of leaf and yard waste takes place weekly on your regular collection day beginning April 2.
New signage was unveiled at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) during a private event on March 26, 2024 to recognize a $1 million donation from local philanthropists Denise and Martin Pick (left and second from left). Also pictured are PRHC Foundation president and CEO Lesley Heighway, PRHC president and CEO Dr. Lynn Mikula, Denise and Martin's son Charles Pick and daughter-in-law Dr. Rardi Van Heest, and PRHC general surgeon Dr. Joslin Cheverie. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

Local philanthropists Martin and Denise Pick donate $1 million to Peterborough Regional Health Care...

Donation has allowed the hospital to invest in minimally invasive surgical tools and state-of-the-art diagnostic technology.
Peterborough mayor Jeff Leal, Janice Johnston on behalf of Peterborough-Kawartha MP Michelle Ferreri, Innovation Cluster executive director Camila Duarte, and BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada's Brett Jermyn at an announcement on March 26, 2024 of a strategic collaboration between the Innovation Cluster and BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada, which employs around 400 nuclear industry workers at its Peterborough location. (Photo courtesy of the Innovation Cluster)

Peterborough’s Innovation Cluster announces strategic collaboration with BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada

Goals of collaboration include communicating the benefits of nuclear energy and boosting local employment in the nuclear industry.
Kristie Virgoe, Kawartha Conservation's director of stewardship and conservation lands, at Ken Reid Conservation Area. A certified forest therapy guide, Virgoe regularly leads forest therapy sessions at the 110-acre nature reserve north of Lindsay. (Photo via Conservation Ontario)

Kawartha Conservation urges public to report illegal activities at Ken Reid Conservation Area near...

Recent violations of conservation area rules include dirt bikes using the trails and the starting of campfires.

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