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The RBC branch at 135 Burleigh Street in Apsley. (Photo: Google Maps)

RBC confirms Apsley will lose its only bank

News leaks that RBC branch in Apsley will close, part of national trend.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)

Peterborough Regional Health Centre to open 24 new inpatient beds year round

Unfunded hospital unit to help address surging patient volumes.
In advance of the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism's annual Awards Gala, bidding is now open for a couples getaway package at Couples Resort in Whitney on the edge of Algonquin Park, a $1632 value with all proceeds supporting the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. (Photo: Couples Resort)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 4, 2017

Featuring upcoming events, couples getaway auction, Parks Canada property in Lakefield, Gala sponsor spotlight, and more.
Lindsay is one of three communities taking place in the Ontario Basic Income Pilot, a three-year test project exploring whether an annual salary can help people in precarious work situations avoid poverty.

Basic income pilot program launches in Lindsay next week

Poverty in the Lindsay area featured on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin.
As well as being one of Canada's most successful tech entreprenurs, Michele Romanow also stars on CBC Television's hit show "Dragons' Den". She will be speaking at a special Ontario 150 E-Connect at the Market Hall in Peterborough on October 30. (Photo: CBC)

Tech entrepreneur and CBC Dragon Michele Romanow to speak in Peterborough

Innovation Cluster and Ontario 150 present 'E-Connect with Michele Romanow' at the Market Hall on October 30
Two children with their "Love Lives Here!" sign at the Solidarity Weekend 2017 on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Peterborough. Families participated in collective art-making with positive messages of resistance to racism and intolerance. (Photo: Linda McIlwain /

Love lives here: Solidarity Weekend in Peterborough celebrates diversity and inclusivity

Hundreds of people peacefully protest racism and white supremacy on September 30.
After 152 years, the Pig's Ear Tavern in downtown Peterborough closed in April 2017. Now, local filmmakers Peter Blow, Malcolm Byard, and Rob Viscardis are creating a documentary film about the history of the tavern and are seeking contributions. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

Local filmmakers raising funds for documentary about Pig’s Ear in Peterborough

Peter Blow, Malcolm Byard, and Rob Viscardis are creating "Last Beer at the Pig's Ear".
Veteran Peterborough musician Rick Young, performing with his life and musical partner Gailie Young, has been diagnosed with cancer. (Photo: Rick & Gailie Young)

Popular Peterborough musician Rick Young diagnosed with cancer

Musical and life partner Gailie Young made the announcement on the band's Facebook page.
Two cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, an infectious and often fatal virus in white-tailed deer, have been confirmed in Ontario for the first time.

Fatal virus found for first time in white-tailed deer in Ontario

Ontario government asks for public's help in reporting cases of sick or dead deer.
Home from Nashville after recording with some of country music's biggest influences, Peterborough country musician Jesse Slack is hosting an album pre-release party at the Gordon Best in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, September 30th, with Emma Leeson opening. (Photo:

nightlifeNOW – September 28 to October 4

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 28 to Wednesday, October 4.

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