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A resident of R.J. Brooks Retirement Centre in Bancroft had died following a fire on March 15, 2018.

Police identify victim of fatal fire at Bancroft retirement home

75-year-old Margaret Kellestine of Bancroft died in March 15 fire.
Cindy Windover, President of the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism board, and Emily Ferguson, Resource Development Manager with Habitat for Humanity Peterborough and Kawartha Region. Both the Chamber and Habitat for Humanity, along with several other Chamber members, are hiring. (Photo: Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 14, 2018

Featuring Chamber and member job postings, Young Professional panel, Ontario Chamber Vote Prosperity letter campaign, and more;
Peterborough-Kawartha MP and Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef speaking at the second annual International Women's Day Peterborough conference on March 8, 2018. The previous week, Monsef announced the creation of the Women of Peterborough–Kawartha Community Award during the inaugural Rural Women's Summit in Buckhorn. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

Nominations now open for Women of Peterborough-Kawartha Community Award

Peterborough-Kawartha MP and Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef announced creation of new award on March 2.
The Trees for Rural Roads program offers trees, free of charge to Clarington and Port Hope residents, to be planted on private land along municipal roads.

Free roadside trees available for Port Hope and Clarington residents

'Trees for Rural Roads' program aims to restore trees along rural roads.
Owners Robert Black and Barb Matchett expect to open Black's Distillery in Peterborough's East City this week. The distillery produces gin, vodka, rye whiskey, and barley whiskey from local grains, including heritage grain. (Photo: Robert A. Metcalfe)

businessNOW – March 12, 2018

Featuring Black's Distillery, Lock Stop Cafe, Kawartha Golf and Country Club, heritage trade show, and upcoming business events.
PetSmart Charities of Canada donated $161,000 to the Peterborough Humane Society at the shelter's annual fundraising gala on February 24, 2018. Pictured from left to right: OSPCA CEO Kate MacDonald, OSPCA senior director Daryl Vaillancourt, PHS board chair Nicole Truman, PHS executive director Shawn Morey, PetSmart Peterborough's Star Shaw, gala emcee Ray Henderson (in costume), and Pet Smart Peterborough, Ray Henderson MC, amd PetSmart Charities regional relationship manager Dani Mailing. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Humane Society)

PetSmart charity donates $161,000 to Peterborough Humane Society

Funds will support new education and adoption centre, low-cost spay and neuter clinic, and Ontario SPCA Dog Rehabilitation Centre.
The Ontario Cannabis Store name and logo. (Graphic: LCBO)

Ontario cannabis stores will be named … Ontario Cannabis Store

LCBO reveals name and logo of new stores to be opened when cannabis is legal in July 2018.
Peterborough Utilities Group

Hydro One pulls out of Peterborough Distribution Inc. sale

No reason given for withdrawal from controversial sale approved by Peterborough City Council in December 2016.
The 18th annual Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday, June 9th at Del Crary Park in Peterborough. Registration is now open for the festival, which has new features for paddlers and visitors alike. (Photo: Peter Curley / Peterborough Clicks)

Registration now open for enhanced 2018 Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

18th annual event features new team rewards, single paddler's option, vendor's village, family fun zone, and more.
Windsor-area singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist Max Marshall brings his original folk/country blues/ragtime to the Arlington Pub in Maynooth on Tuesday, March 13. (Photo: Amy Pelow)

nightlifeNOW – March 8 to 14

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 8 to Wednesday, March 14.

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