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Boiling Over’s Coffee Vault in Linday and Kyoto Coffee in Peterborough are participating in Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group's second annual "Common Kindness Day" on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The insurance company is pre-paying for 1,000 free coffees or teas across Ontario, asking customers who receive a free beverage to "pay it forward" by pre-paying for another customer's coffee or tea. (Photo: Kyoto Coffee / Twitter)

Get a free coffee in Lindsay and Peterborough on January 10 and pay it...

The Commonwell's 'Common Kindness Day' event returns for a second year at Boiling Over’s Coffee Vault and Kyoto Coffee.
Gail Moorhouse has been appointed interim executive director at Community Futures Peterborough. (Photo: Community Futures Peterborough)

Gail Moorhouse appointed interim executive director of Community Futures Peterborough

Local businesswoman replaces Jeff Day, who announced his resignation in December.
Mother with child sick with the flu

Medical Officer of Health declares flu outbreak in Peterborough area

Increase in flu cases over the holidays points to widespread transmission.
Elmhirst's Resort in Keene launches its winter live music series on Saturday afternoons with old-time music from Lotus Wight on January 6th at the Wild Blue Yonder Pub. (Photo: Lotus Wight)

nightlifeNOW – January 4 to 10

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 4 to Wednesday, January 10.
Thermometer on snow showing extreme cold temperature of 20 below zeroExtreme cold

More bitter cold coming on Thursday

Cold snap of -30°C expected to last until Sunday.
The award-winning Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition returns in 2018 with an orientation session on January 16th. Pictured are the 2017 winners, sunglasses manufacturer Loch and medical technology company Lab Improvements. (Photo: Samantha Moss)

businessNOW for January 2, 2018

Featuring the return of Bears' Lair, Peterborough-Toronto Freight Rail Analysis project, Natas Café reopening, nomination deadline for Northumberland 2017 Business Achievement Awards, and upcoming business events.
Ivory Kathaleen Curwin with her parents Chris Curwin and Sabina Perez. Ivory, who entered the world at 10:54 a.m. on January 1st, was the first baby born in the Kawarthas in 2018. (Photo courtesy of the Curwin family)

The Kawarthas’ first babies of 2018 born on New Year’s Day in Peterborough and...

Ivory Kathaleen Curwin arrives at Peterborough Regional Health Centre followed by Emrys Gustav Green at Ross Memorial Hospital
Including the 2017 concert proceeds and a donation from Wild Rock Outfitters, the annual In From The Cold Christmas concert has now raised over $126,000 for youth and families since 2000. (Photo: Linda McIlwain /

In From The Cold raises more than $16,000 for YES Shelter for Youth and...

Total includes $5,243 raised by Wild Rock Outfitters at special event in November.
Angler in boat

How the new year will affect your wallet

Municipal and provincial fee changes and new regulations come into effect on January 1, 2018.
Couple buying a bottle of wine in a liquor store

What’s open and closed over New Year’s

Holiday hours for 247 selected businesses, organizations, and services across the Kawarthas.

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