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There have been two recent incidents involving large quantities of waste, containing hazardous materials, being illegally dumped on roads in the City of Kawartha Lakes. The city is encouraging residents to be on the lookout for illegal dumping and to report it to city officials and the police. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Two recent incidents of illegal dumping in Kawartha Lakes

City officials are asking residents to report people illegally dumping waste.
Juno award winning folk-pop duo Big Little Lions (Helen Austin and Paul Otten) perform at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, March 27th with special guest Mary-Kate Edwards. (Photo: Big Little Lions)

nightlifeNOW – March 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 22 to Wednesday, March 28.
Trent Valley Honda founder Frank Mandeljc with his daughter and current owner Monika Carmichael, his wife Elfrieda, and his son and used car manager Frankie Mandeljc. (Photo: Trent Valley Honda)

Trent Valley Honda founder Frank Mandeljc has passed away

Slovenian immigrant opened his first car dealership in Peterborough in 1975.
The OPP's province-wide gun amnesty during April allows the public an easy opportunity for the safe disposal of unwanted, unlicensed and unregistered firearms, ammunition and other non-ordinance, without fear of penalty. The amnesty does not apply to people who turn in weapons that have been used in the commission of a crime. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

OPP holding province-wide gun amnesty in April

Residents can voluntarily surrender unwanted or illegal firearms and more without fear of penalty.
Grrass fire

Kawartha Lakes spring burn ban in effect March 23

Large number of grass-related fires results in earlier-than-normal burn ban.
Locally grown strawberries are only a few months away! The Lakefield Farmers' Market is now accepting applications for new agricultural, prepared food, and artisanal vendors. The market opens for the season on Thursday, May 24th. (Photo: Lakefield Farmers' Market)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 21, 2018

Featuring Bill 148 information session, upcoming Chamber events, Lakefield Farmers' Market call for vendors, and more.
Danger Will Robinson! The Robinson family gets Lost In Space again as Netflix reboots the iconic 1965 TV series, premiering on April 13, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in April 2018

Lost in Space reboot, a lot of Monty Python, and documentary on overlooked female astronauts are a few upcoming offerings.
Mike Schreiner, leader of the Green Party of Ontario, will visit Peterborough on March 24, 2018. (Photo: Green Party of Ontario)

Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner to visit Peterborough on March 24

Local Green Party candidate Gianne Broughton will join Schreiner during his visit.
Opal (Jen) Elchuk and Kayla Stanistreet in "Captive:ated", one of 13 new works being presented by Public Energy at Emergency #22 from March 22 to 24, 2018. A twist on the Grimms Brothers' Rapunzel tales, "Captive:ated" is a work of circus theatre employing trapeze and braided silks and will be performed at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre on March 22 and 23. (Photo: Erin Hanes Photography)

Emergency #22 showcases new dance, theatre, and performance work by local artists

22nd festival features 13 new works in three programs in downtown Peterborough from March 22 to 24.
Otonabee Conservation staff and volunteers (Meredith Carter, Dave Wood, and Jasmine Gibson) capturing fish from the Millbrook Dam spillway pool for transfer into Baxter Creek. Almost 800 fish were captured and released, along with more than 200 crayfish and a few frogs. (Photo courtesy of Otonabee Conservation)

Almost 800 fish rescued from Millbrook Dam

Along with crayfish and frogs, captured fish were released into Baxter Creek as part of Millbrook Dam Reconstruction project.

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