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Last year's winners of the Bears' Lair entrepreneurial competition, Tim and Dan Waggoner of Loch Effects and Alex Bushshell and Steve Wright of Lab Improvements, have some advice for entrepreneurs entering the 2018 competition, along with four other past winners and finalists of the competition. The deadline to apply for this year's Bears' Lair is February 15, 2018. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks Photography)

Entrepreneurial tips from six past Bears’ Lair winners and finalists

Deadline to apply for this year's competition is February 15, 2018,
Last year's inaugural FrostFest saw large crowds attending, with families and businesses creating more than 50 snow sculptures. The event returns to the park at Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Impact 32)

Free family fun returns to Bobcaygeon with FrostFest on February 18

Create a snow sculpture, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, play games, and win prizes.
The Burnham family of Cobourg will receive the 2018 James Crossen Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce (NCCOFC) and the Town of Cobourg. Pictured are award sponsor Hillary Allen of Cobourg Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Clinic with members of the Burnham family (Mark, Anne, Jen, Katie, Amy, and Paul) with Cobourg community events coordinator Jackie Chapman Davis and past NCCOFC chair Tonya King. (Photo courtesy of Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce)

businessNOW – February 12, 2018

Featuring Cobourg's Burnham family, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, Eastern Ontario Leadership Council, AON Inc., upcoming business events, and more.
According to a public post on Facebook, Cody Wellman of Peterborough was assaulted early on Sunday morning outside The Social pub in downtown Peterborough, suffering a broken jaw and nose among other injuries. (Photo: Aimee Wellman / Facebook)

Local man in hospital following weekend assault in downtown Peterborough

Police seeking at least two unknown suspects in early morning incident.
Canadian music icon Gordon Lightfoot is performing at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on November 23, 2018.

Gordon Lightfoot performing at Peterborough Memorial Centre on November 23

Tickets for one-night-only concert now on sale.
Measha Brueggergosman, The Sheepdogs, The Jim Cuddy Band, Pavlo, Alan Doyle, and Brett Kissel are only a few of the acts that Showplace Performance Centre has lined up from February to April 2018. (Graphic: Showplace Performance Centre)

What’s coming up at Showplace in Peterborough from February to April 2018

Featuring world music, classic rock, musical theatre, Motown soul, and more.
New seating installed on the main floor of the Academy Theatre in Lindsay. The new seats maintain the look of the older seats with red upholstery, dark wood, and curved backs, but are larger and more comfortable. (Photo: Academy Theatre / Facebook)

Renovations at historic Academy Theatre in Lindsay almost complete

Non-profit organization is celebrating 125th anniversary with new seating on main floor and other renovations.
Two cars on a snow-covered road

Freezing rain warning for Sunday

Up to 10 cm of snow Saturday and more snow with freezing rain on Sunday.
Invictus Games medalist Denise Hepburn (right) hangs her four bronze medals on attendees at a United Way City of Kawartha Lakes announcement that Hepburn will the guest speaker at the orgnaization's Community Champions Touchdown Dinner on March 22, 2018 in Lindsay. (Photo courtesy of United Way City of Kawartha Lakes)

Invictus Games medalist Denise Hepburn to share her inspiring story

Former combat medic who suffered spinal injury will speak at March 22 fundraising event in Lindsay for United Way CKL.
Russell DeCarle, former frontman for Prairie Oyster, is one of many musicians who will be performing at "Blue Valentine" on the afternoon of Sunday, February 11th at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough. The tribute to late Peterborough singer-songwriter Willie P. Bennett, who passed away on February 15, 2008, also features Rick Taylor, Barry James Payne, Russell DeCarle, Pat Temple, Sean Conway, David Berger, and many more performing Willie P's songs. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – February 8 to 14

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

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