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If you receive a Porch Pirates for Good flyer for the May 14, 2022 food drive, attach it to your bag of donated non-perishable food items on your front porch so volunteers can see it. The flyer design was again donated by Amy LeClair Graphic Design with printing by Package Plus. (Photo: Kawartha Food Share / Facebook)

Porch Pirates for Good will ‘pillage’ Peterborough porches on May 14 for Kawartha Food...

Saturday's spring food drive will restock shelves of organization affected by rising food costs, supply-chain shortages, and rising demand.
A couple enjoys the view of Little Lake under the tree canopy at Beavermead Park in Peterborough. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Family-friendly tree conservation event takes place at Peterborough’s Beavermead Park on May 14

'Trees for Canopy Conservation' will include a presentation on planting and caring for trees, interactive displays, entertainment, and more.
Bass Lane Quarry is a natural limestone quarry located off County Road 49 around 15 kilometres north of Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Buckhorn Sand and Gravel website)

20-year-old North Kawartha man identified as victim of worksite accident at quarry north of...

Dustin Aubrey died and another man was seriously injured after they became trapped between two vehicles.
St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School is located at 1575 Glenforest Boulevard in Peterborough. (Photo: St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School)

Peterborough police investigating vandalism at elementary school as hate bias crime

'Anti-black, homophobic and other profane messages' spray painted at St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School sometime over weekend.
The audience at Trent University during a debate on the environment involving Peterborough-Kawartha candidates in the 2019 federal election. The provincial election debate on the environment and climate change on May 12, 2022 will be livestreamed on YouTube. (Photo courtesy of For Our Grandchildren)

Peterborough-Kawartha candidates to debate environment and climate change on May 12

Debate will be livestreamed on YouTube, public can submit questions in advance.
Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

65-year-old man died in multi-vehicle collision in Peterborough on Monday afternoon

Man was passenger in westbound vehicle that collided with oncoming traffic at Lansdowne Street and River Road South.
The late David and Liz Bierk of Peterborough in an undated photo. Advocates for the arts, their legacy lives on through the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough's Bierk Art Fund. The annual Bierk Art Fund Bursary Program offers $1,000 bursaries to two graduating high school students who are pursuing post-secondary education in the visual arts.

Applications now open for annual Bierk Art Fund Bursary Program

Program offers two $1,000 bursaries to graduating Peterborough high school students in honour of late arts supporters Liz and David Bierk.
Marnie Callaghan is one of the volunteers with the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Associatiom recognized with an Environmental Hero from the City of Kawarthas Lakes for their work in 2021 to create a pollinator garden at Reaboro Park in Reaboro, between Omemee and Lindsay. (Photo: Elayne Windsor)

City of Kawartha Lakes announces 2021 Environmental Heroes Awards

Awards recognize residents, organizations, and businesses committed to improving wellness of the environment.
Anna’s Perennials Nursery & Gardens, located in Kawartha Lakes between Lindsay and Bobcaygeon, is one of the 10 gardening businesses featured on this year's Peterborough and Area Garden Route. Anna’s Perennials specializes in perennials, and welcomes visitors to walk through their gardens several times a season, as there is always something new in bloom. (Photo courtesy of Anna's Perennials)

Get ready to garden by taking a tour of the Peterborough and Area Garden...

Garden local and support local at 10 gardening businesses in Peterborough, Lakefield, Bridgenorth, Donwood, Bobcaygeon, Keene, and Indian River.
Canadian alt-rockers Texas King will perform at The Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, May 7 in support of their new EP "Changes", with special guests Motherfolk, Loviet, and Revive The Rose. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – May 5 to 11

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.

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