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Donna Chamberlain, who alone collected 1,953 bras, with My Left Breast owner Bridget Leslie in front of the Country 105/Energy 99.7 building in downtown Peterborough (photo: Eva Fisher)

Bras Around the Building collects 7,000 bras and raises $16,500 for breast cancer research

Bras will remain on display in Peterborough and Lindsay until October 31.
One of the 58 dogs flown in on October 7 from the community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug at Big Trout Lake. The dogs are now available for adoption. (Photo: Peterborough Human Society)

Puppies flown into Peterborough ready to find their forever homes

Adoptions begin October 31 in Peterborough and November 2 in Kawartha Lakes.
Hydro One is offering $105 million in cash to buy Peterborough Distribution Inc. (photo: Peterborough Utilities Group)

Hydro One offers to buy Peterborough Distribution Inc. for $105 million

City corporation recommends accepting the offer, which also includes stable distribution rates,
Ryan and Sam of The Weber Brothers, who are performing with their band at The Arlington in Maynooth on Friday, October 28 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

nightlifeNOW – October 27 to November 2

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 27 to Wednesday, November 2.
More than 350 students are expected to attend Trent University's first-ever hackathon, Electric City Hacks, from November 4th to 6th (logo: Ana Djurkovic)

Electric City Hacks takes place at Trent University in Peterborough November 4 to 6

More than 350 high school and post-secondary students from across Canada will participate in hackathon.
Peterborough activist Roy Brady speaks at a 2016 media conference outside Peterborough City Hall protesting the potential sale of PDI to Hydro One (photo: Keep Hydro Public)

City of Peterborough launching community consultation on potential Hydro One sale

talkPDI consultation starting October 31 to include open houses, online feedback, town hall, and more.
A scene from choreographer Marie-Josée Chartier's petite danses, which sees its world premiere October 29 and 30 at the Market Hall in Peterborough (photo: Ed Hanley)

Award-winning choreographer brings her “little dances” to Peterborough’s Market Hall

Public Energy presents petites danses October 29 and 30 with sneak peek on October 27.
Complete Retail Solutions accepting the Best of Show award from the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) at Grocery Innovations Canada. Left to right: Dan McMurray (Executive VP Southern CaseArts), Mike Guy (Woodarts), Thomas A. Barlow (President & CEO CFIG), Greg Butler (President, CRS/Pan-Oston), Bennet Foster (President, TechniLite Systems), Stephen Philpott (President, Woodarts), Glen Bonner (VP sales, CRS/Pan-Oston), Phil Golsby (sales, Pan-Oston), Donna O'Brien (VP Sales, Technilite), Dave Powell and Peter Cavin of CFIG, Pete Scanlon (Sales and Marketing CRS/Pan-Oston), and Neil Trineer (VP Sales and marketing Maintech). (Photo courtesy of CRS/Pan-Oston)

Four Peterborough companies create award-winning alliance

Complete Retail Solutions receives Best of Show award at Grocery Innovations Canada
A scene from Far From the Heart, where audience members decide Felicity's fate on her girls' night out through the choices they make. The interactive forum theatre production is coming to schools in the Kawarthas this fall. (Photo: Sheatre)

Interactive theatre aims to prevent dating violence among teens

Award-winning Far From the Heart tours schools in the Kawarthas.
The Secret Path, written and directed by Gord Downie with illustrations by Jeff Lemire, tells the story of 12-year-old Chanie Wenjack who died 50 years ago while trying to walk 600 kilometres to his northwestern Ontario home after fleeing a residential school in Kenora. Trent University is hosting a panel discussion and screening of the film on October 23 at Wenjack Theatre. (Illustration: Jeff Lemire)

Screening of The Secret Path at Wenjack Theatre on October 23 honours namesake

Reconciliation panel discussion precedes Trent University screening of Gord Downie's film about Chanie Wenjack


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