Authors Articles by kawarthaNOW

Articles by kawarthaNOW

1635 Articles
Our generic staff writer account, covering breaking and local community news. Follow kawarthaNOW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google+.
Kids enjoying camping at Beavermead Campground in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Otonabee Conservation)

Warsaw Caves and Beavermead campgrounds open for 2019 season on May 10

Otonabee Conservation celebrating its 60th anniversary with events and activities at the family-friendly campgrounds in Warsaw and Peterborough.
Staff and board members of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough pose with Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Peterborough—Kawartha MP, on April 26, 2019 following an announcement of federal funding.. The organization is one of six women's oroganizations in Ontario that are receiving funding under the Government of Canada's Capacity-building Fund. From left to right: board chair Frances Wilbur, Minister Maryam Monsef, board member Marlis Lindsay, board treasurer Mary Goddard, executive director Debbie Carriere, and board member Emily Rashotte with Clive. (Photo: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough / Facebook)

Two women’s organizations in the Kawarthas receive $492,000 in federal funding

Multi-year funding will help Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough and Women's Resources of Kawartha Lakes in Lindsay build capacity.
Hamilton-based folk-roots duo Piper & Carson (Piper Hayes and Carson Ritcey-Thorpe) perform at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, May 1st, with guest opener Alé Suárez. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – April 25 to May 1

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 25 to Wednesday, May 1.
In 2017, Little Lake rose above the retaining walls and flooded the parking lot at Ashburnham Lock 20 at Beavermead Park in Peterborough. While water levels are not yet this high, the City of Peterborough remains under a flood warning as water levels will continue to rise along the Kawartha Lakes and Otonabee River and 25 to 45 millimetres of rain is forecast for Friday. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Flood warning remains in effect for Peterborough as water levels continue to rise

City encourages residents to take precautions with forecast for 25 to 45 millimetres of rain on Friday .
Car on flooded road during heavy rain

Heavy rain on Friday likely to worsen flooding conditions in the Kawarthas

Rain will begin overnight on Thursday, with 20 to 40 millimetres possible by Friday night.
Comedian Amy Poehler makes her directorial debut in "Wine Country", a new Netflix comedy starring Poehler's real-life friends and former Saturday Night Live castmates Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey, and Tina Fey. The film, about a group of long-time friends who reunite during a vacation to Napa Valley and revisit past their past choices, debuts on Netflix Canada on May 10, 2019. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in May 2019

A little bit of the old and a lot of the new, including Amy Poehler's new comedy "Wine Country", comes to the streaming service.
The White Lightning Shopping Bus in Little Britain during a test run in the summer of 2018. Bus owners Michael Bryant and Pauline Kiely are launching regular routes every Tuesday beginning April 30, 2019. (Photo: Danielle VanGennip)

Free rural transit in Kawartha Lakes begins on April 30

White Lightning shopping bus will make stops in Lindsay, Woodville, Oakwood, Little Britain, Cameron, Long Beach, Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Dunsford, and Omemee.
Kristey (second from left) is a 13-year-old girl currently receiving treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, which has made it challenging for her to go shopping for a dress for her Grade 8 gradulation. Staff of the Pediatric Outpatient Clinic including RN Shay Cannon (left) contacted Shelby Watt (second from right), owner of Save Our Soles in downtown Peterborough, to ask if she could help. (Photo: Peterborough Regional Health Centre / @prhc1 Instagram)

Peterborough business owner Shelby Watt steps up to help a young girl find the...

13-year-old Kristey, undergoing treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, was unable to shop for a dress for her Grade 8 graduation,
Dental instruments

Health unit concludes investigation into potential hepatitis and HIV exposure at Lindsay dental clinic

After extensive testing, no newly positive cases of hepatitis C, hepatitis B, or HIV have been identified.
Laser light directed at aircraft can create a hazard by distracting or temporarily blinding a pilot during a critical phase of flight. It is a federal offence in Canada punishable by up to $100,000 in fines and/or up to five years in prison. (Photo: YouTube screenshot)

Police seek person responsible for shining a laser at a small aircraft over Lindsay

Intentionally pointing laser light at an aircraft is a federal offence punishable by fines and jail time.

Join the #kawarthaNOW Tribe


Sign up for our VIP ENEWS

Sign up for our VIP Enews
Delivered every Wednesday morning, our VIP Enews has featured news and events for the week, along with ticket giveaways and offers for our VIP Readers!

Submit your event for FREE!

Use our event submission form to post your event on our website — for free. To submit editorial content or ideas, please contact us.