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Representatives from area Lions and Lioness Clubs, the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Foundation, and the PRHC Ophthalmology Group celebrate the success of the "Lions for Sight" campaign, which raised $202,669.68 for cataract surgical equipment at PRHC. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

‘Lions for Sight’ raises $202,699 for cataract surgical equipment

Funds raised by 26 area Lions and Lioness Clubs will support up to 3,000 surgeries a year at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
As part of his "Better Human" album release tour, Toronto singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Monday, June 18, with Ennismore's own Melissa Payne opening. Also be sure to check out the 5th Annual Phil Marshall Birthday Bash at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16th, featuring Water Street Slim & Unlikely Heroes, Rick & Gailie, Christine Atrill Band, Broken Harmony, Bridget Foley Band, and House Brand ($10 at the door, with all proceeds going to the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association).

nightlifeNOW – June 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 14 to Wednesday, June 20.
Scott Gilbert of the Toronto Police Service is Peterborough's new Chief of Police. (Photo: CityNews Toronto)

Toronto’s Scott Gilbert is Peterborough’s new police chief

Long-time member of Toronto Police Service replaces retiring Murray Rodd on July 1st.
A composite sketch of a man wanted for an alleged sexual assault and robbery near Bobcaygeon on May 17, 2018. (Graphic: Ontario Provincial Police)

Have you seen this man?

Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault and robbery near Bobcaygeon.
Take Dad to the 22nd annual Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show on Sunday, June 17th at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – June 13, 2018

Featuring BAH Woodview Hop, Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show at Lang Pioneer Village, Jazz Tour Lakefield, Lakefield Triathlon, and more.
After 15 years on Peterborough radio, Catherine Hanrahan has retiired to pursue a new career. (Photo: Heather Doughty / Inspire Project)

Peterborough’s Catherine Hanrahan is leaving radio in July

Local celebrity and long-time radio host says she will be pursuing a new career.
Ashley Wright with her two children, 11-year-old Brinlee and 13-year-old Logan. Logan lives with severe autisim and the Wright family was publicly shamed twice by the same man while they were visiting the Peterboroug Zoo on June 10, 2018. Wright has written an open letter to the man that is going viral. (Photo: Ashley Wright / Facebook)

Belleville mom’s Facebook post about public shaming of her autistic son is going viral

Ashley Wright's family was visiting the Peterborough zoo when a man yelled 'Why do people bring kids like that out in public?'
This 12-foot canoe once owned by Canadian wildlife artist and naturalist Robert Bateman is one of the artefacts on display in The Canadian Canoe Museum's new 'Just Add Water: Little Boats with Big Stories' exhibit, opening on June 13, 2018 in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of The Canadian Canoe Museum

See artist Robert Bateman’s canoe in new Canadian Canoe Museum exhibit

Opening on June 13, 'Just Add Water: Little Boats with Big Stories' features never-before-exhibited artefacts.
Developer Clear Global Capital Ltd. has purchased the historic St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Peterborough. It was listed for sale in January with an asking price of $900,000. (Photo: Realty Executives Alison Ltd., Brokerage)

businessNOW – June 11, 2018

Featuring St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Rolling Grape Vineyard, Cambium, City of Kawartha Lakes Downtown Dreams, Lindsay Chamber Evening of Excellence, federal accessibility funding, regional business events, and more.
Virtual kidnapping scam

Virtual kidnapping scam hits Peterborough area

Two postsecondary students from China targetted in sophisticated scheme.

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