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The new mural will be located on the east-facing wall of a building located near the southeast corner of Simcoe and Queen Streets in downtown Peterborough (photo: Wendy Trusler / City of Peterborough)

Call for proposals for new outdoor mural in downtown Peterborough

Mural at Simcoe and Queen Streets to be completed by fall 2016.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, making the investment announcement at Flying Colours Corp. on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Federal government invests $4.87 million in Peterborough-based aviation company

Flying Colours Corp. will use investment to construct 100,000-square foot hangar at the Peterborough Airport.
Artspace has issued a call for proposals for the second public art mural of The Hunter Street Bridge Mural Project. The mural will be located on the structural walls and vault ceiling of the archway over the road linking James Stevenson Park with Quaker Park.

Peterborough’s Hunter Street Bridge to get another public art mural

Artspace issues a call for proposals from artists and will hold a public info session on April 19
Megan Murphy lying at the edge of a cliff on the Aran Island in Ireland in a scene from her documentary film Murphy's Law, which chronicles her journey to retrace her deceased father's bicycle trip across Ireland (photo courtesy of Megan Murphy)

Game changer: Megan Murphy

Local radio personality and filmmaker is one of four speakers at Peterborough SPEAKS community health care fundraiser on April 27.
International Jazz Day Peterborough takes place on Saturday, April 30th in downtown Peterborough (graphics: Richard Peachey / Goodness Graphics)

International Jazz Day Peterborough returns on April 30th

Feature performance by Robi Botos on April 29 with live jazz music Saturday night in downtown Peterborough.
The main branch of the Peterborough Public Library will be located on the lower level of Peterborough Square in downtown Peterborough while renovations are made to the building on Alymer Street (photo: Peterborough Public Library)

Peterborough Public Library closing for two weeks as of April 30

Main branch will reopen at temporary location in Peterborough Square on May 19.
MP for Peterborough-Kawartha Maryam Monsef at the celebratory announcement of the six new transit buses, half funded through the federal gas tax fund (photo: Maryam Monsef / Facebook)

City of Peterborough celebrates six new accessible transit buses

Buses, funded in part by federal tax fund, increase ratio of accessible buses to 90%
Expected to open its doors on the May long weekend, the Peterborough Tool Library will offer members access to hundreds of tools as well as discounts at local businesses, making house and garden projects more affordable

Peterborough Tool Library launches crowdfunding campaign

Advance membership fee includes tool borrowing, discounts at local businesses, and perks
Kawartha Food Share's Ashlee Aitken and NCC's Tamara Hoogerdyk with examples of the food and kitchen-related items they are asking the public to donate to help welcome Syrian refugee families settling in Peterborough (photo courtesy of New Canadians Centre)

New Canadians Centre launches donation drive to welcome Syrian families to Peterborough

On April 1, organization seeking non-perishable food items, dishes and cutlery, and other kitchen-related items.
This photograph of Curtis Brickworks in 1951-52 is part of the SPARK Photo Festival's 2016 Showcase Exhibit "Peterborough 1945-1965: An Ideal Small Industrial City" (photo: Trent Valley Archives)

SPARK Photo Festival kicks off with showcase exhibit of Peterborough’s manufacturing era

Opening reception takes place on April 1 at Historic YMCA Building in downtown Peterborough.

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