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Kawartha Settlers' Village in Bobcaygeon will host more than 50 local artists and makers, along with food and beverage vendors, live music, and more during the Made in Kawartha Lakes show and sale on May 27 and 28, 2023. (Photo: Kawartha Settlers' Village)

Browse and buy the works of local artists and makers at Made in Kawartha...

Also featuring food vendors, live music, and kids' workshops, event runs rain or shine May 27 and 28 at Kawartha Settlers' Village in Bobcaygeon.
Peterborough's Dan Duran, Megan Murphy, and Lisa Devan get in the spirit to prepare for the seventh Porch Pirates for Good porch food drive on May 27, 2023. On Saturday morning, people are asked to leave a bag of non-perishable food items on their front porch, which will be collected by volunteers to deliver to the Kawartha Food Share warehouse. (Photo courtesy of Kawartha Food Share)

Peterborough’s Porch Pirates for Good are back on May 27 for their seventh food...

Saturday's semi-annual porch 'foodraiser' will help restock the dwindling shelves at Kawartha Food Share.
Jack Hoggarth from Curve Lake Cultural Centre and Meredith Carter from Otonabee Conservation hold up Anishinaabemowin mikinaak (turtle) education signs at the Curve Lake First Nation Mshkiigag Wetlands. (Photo courtesy of Otonabee Conservation)

New signs at Curve Lake First Nation and Peterborough’s Jackson Creek Trail raise awareness...

Curve Lake First Nation Educational Department and Otonabee Conservation install mikinaak (turtle) trail signs in Anishinaabemowin.
The Peterborough Petes celebrate after winning the OHL championship and the J. Roberston Cup for the 10th time in the team's history on May 21, 2023. The team is heading to the Memorial Cup for the first time in 17 years, with game one the Western Hockey League champion Seattle Thunderbirds on May 27. (Photo courtesy of the Peterborough Petes)

Peterborough Petes win OHL championship and advance to Memorial Cup for first time in...

Petes defeat the London Knights in six games, with a community celebration taking place Victoria Day afternoon in downtown Peterborough.
The Rotary Victoria Day Fireworks over Little Lake in Peterborough in 2017. The annual event was last held in 2019 before the pandemic, and has since been discontinued. (Photo: Scott Tromely)

What’s open and closed on Victoria Day 2023

Holiday hours for 295 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg, Port Hope, and across the greater Kawarthas region.
A Peterborough resident living on the south side of Dalhousie Street took this photo from an uptairs window of a late-night fire at at the Wolfe Street encampment in downtown Peterborough on May 18, 2023. (Photo supplied to kawarthaNOW)

One person displaced after fire at Wolfe Street encampment in downtown Peterborough

Police and fire crews responded on Thursday night to multiple temporary structures on fire in the overflow parking lot.
Peterborough police have released images of four suspects in an alleged fraud scheme involving driveway and pavement repairs. (Police-supplied photos)

Peterborough police seek suspects in driveway and pavement repair fraud

Police continue to receive calls after Lakefield business owner was defrauded of $15,000 last week.
Hamilton alt-funk and soul band Junestone (Justin McHugh on drums, Olivia Brown on bass and vocals, Ian Aisling on keyboards, and Borys Franiczek on guitar) will perform in The Lounge in the Hollow Valley Lodge in Dorset on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of Junestone)

nightlifeNOW – May 18 to 24

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
A portion of proceeds from the sale of Collective Arts Brewing's limited-edition Trail Loop honey lager, featuring artwork by Toronto artist Gosia Komorski, will support reforestation work at Balsam Lake Provincial Park in Kawartha Lakes. (Photo courtesy of Collective Arts Brewing)

Limited-edition craft beer supports reforestation work at Balsam Lake Provincial Park in Kawartha Lakes

Collective Arts Brewing launches Trail Loop honey lager to support Ontario Parks project to plant 1,000 trees at the park.
Siobhán Marie, a graduating student at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Lindsay, has been awarded the 2023 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award for her efforts at volunteering and giving back to the community. The award includes a university scholarship of up to $28,000, which Siobhán plans to use for her studies in education at at Queen's University in the fall. (Photo: Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington District School Board)

Lindsay’s Siobhán Marie one of 15 high school students across Canada to receive 2023...

University scholarship award recognizes students who exemplify the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox by volunteering and giving back to their communities.

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