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The New York Times has run a feature story on the impact of the pending closure of the GE plant in Peterborough. (Screenshot of NYT website)

The New York Times profiles Peterborough

Article describes the pending closure of the General Electric plant and Peterborough's economic challenges and successes.
The iconic Hi Tops restaurant sign is now hanging in one piece on a wall in Hot Belly Mama's restaurant in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Hot Belly Mama / Facebook)

Peterborough’s iconic Hi Tops restaurant sign has a new home at Hot Belly Mama’s

Originally rescued when Hi Tops closed in 2012, sign was previously at The Spill until it closed last year.
Ontario Provincial Police

Police identify deceased snowmobiler as Earl Strong of Courtice

Strong went missing after accidentally driving into open water in Sturgeon Lake near Bobcaygeon on Saturday night.
Tom Hanks in a scene from the award-winning documentary film "California Typewriter", an ode to the typewriter that opens the 2018 Reframe Film Festival. Typewriters will be set up at all venues during the festival so attendees can contribute to a community art project being created by Peterborough mixed-media artist Jeffrey Macklin. (Photo: American Buffalo Pictures)

Eight documentaries to see at the 2018 ReFrame Film Festival

14th annual film festival returns to downtown Peterborough with 65 documentaries from January 25 to 28.
Freezing rain on car

Freezing rain warning now in effect for Monday afternoon and evening

Ice accumulation will result in icy roads and sidewalks, school bus cancellations likely, and power outages possible.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby kisses the Stanley Cup after defeating the Nashville Predators in 2017. The Cup will be on display at Lindsay Armoury on January 21, 2018, as part of Hockey Days. (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel / USA Today Sports)

See the Stanley Cup in Lindsay this Sunday

Two-part Hockey Days event also features NHL legend and Lindsay native Ron Ellis on February 18.
Long-time member Jan Schoute passed away suddenly last November, and Sam Weber of The Weber Brothers (centre) will be stepping in to play guitar with Bailien (Shea Bailey and Brent Bailey) at the Dobro in downtown Peterborough at 10 p.m. on Friday, January 19th and Saturday, January 20th. Sam and Brent will also be performing as a duo from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 19th at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Shea Bailey)

nightlifeNOW – January 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 18 to Wednesday, January 24.
Fleming College President Tony Tilly is retiring after 14 years in the position. (Photo courtesy of Fleming College)

Tony Tilly is retiring as Fleming College president after 14 years

First appointed in 2004, Tilly will complete his third and final term in June 2018.
Toronto architect Patrick Li's design for his "Your Story" sculpture. The sculpture will be installed in the new public square adjacent the renovated Peterborough Public Library, with a scheduled completion date of August 2018. (Image: Patrick Li)

Toronto architect Patrick Li to create public artwork beside new Peterborough Public Library

Renovated library opens January 30, public square and artwork to be completed in late summer.
Nathalie Des Rosiers (right) with Premier Kathleen Wynne after being elected as MPP for Ottawa-Vanier in 2016. On January 17, 2018, Wynne appointed Des Rosiers as the new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. (Photo: Radio Canada)

Nathalie Des Rosiers is the new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ottawa-Vanier MPP and influential lawyer is one of three female newcomers appointed to Cabinet.

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