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MPP Jeff Leal and Mayor Daryl Bennett handle the time capsule, a sealed glass jar buried in 1864 at the site of the old Peterborough County Jail.

152-year-old time capsule unearthed at site of old Peterborough County Jail

Relics were buried in 1864, before Canada was a nation and during the American Civil War.
20-year-old Mohammad Hassan Chaudhary of Markham has been identified as the pilot of the stolen plane that crashed in Peterborough. The RCMP have concluded there was no national security issue involved in the crime. (Photo: Chaudhary family)

Pilot who died in stolen plane crash in Peterborough identified

20-year-old Mohammad Hassan Chaudhary of Markham diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2014.
Wylie Harold and The Patio Daddios are performing at Chemong Lodge in Bridgenorth on August 19 (photo courtesy of Wylie Harold)

nightlifeNOW – August 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 18 to Wednesday, August 24.
The Omemee episode of CBC's comedy series Still Standing will be broadcast on CBC TV on August 23 (photo: CBC)

Neil Young’s childhood hometown of Omemee featured in CBC comedy series

Episode of popular comedy series Still Standing will be broadcast on August 23.
Dr. Judith Buys of Cornerstone Family Dentistry in Peterborough has died after being injured in an explosion (photo: Judith Buys / Facebook)

Peterborough dentist Dr. Judith Buys dies after being injured in explosion

Second loss to Peterborough business community in same day, double blow to Women's Business Network.
Peterborough icon Erica Cherney, pictured here with Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef prior to her election in 2015, has passed away (photo: Maryam Monsef / Twitter)

Peterborough’s Erica Cherney has passed away

Community leader and relentless volunteer served on numerous boards and committees
Before the expansion, the three turbine-driven generators at the London Street facility each produced around 1.3 megawatts of power from the flow of water in the Otonabee River. With the expansion, the facility now has the capacity to produce 10 megawatts of green power. (Photo: Bruce Head /

More renewable energy for Peterborough

Peterborough Utilities can now generate enough green energy to power 12,000 homes.
Sylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough has won the 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award (photo:

Peterborough teacher wins national award

Sylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School receives over 62,000 votes in Canada-wide competition.
Beau Dixon performing with Slips N The High Fives at The Hootenanny on Hunter Street on August 13 (photo: Linda McIlwain /

Photos from The Hootenanny on Hunter Street last Saturday

While bad weather cancels headliner Sloan, local bands entertain the crowds
Police have closed Lansdowne Street between Monaghan Road and Erskine Avenue while they conduct an investigation into the plane crash

Stolen plane crashes in Peterborough near Lansdowne Place

Crash kills sole occupant, police are investigating as a crime.

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