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Nova, a child in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation (a fly-in community in the boreal forest of Northern Ontario), reacts as she receives her new donated winter coat. (Photo: Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Support Group)

Campaign delivers winter coats to remote First Nations communities in Northern Ontario

Coats and other winter clothing items can be dropped off in Peterborough and Cobourg until November 17.
Singer-songwriter and roots rocker Laura Merrimen is touring eastern Canada with Tequila Jay and will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Friday, November 3. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – November 2 to 8

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 2 to Wednesday, November 8.
The Chamber's 18th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala on November 3rd is sold out, but you can still participate in the silent auction by submitting outside bids by November 2nd.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 1, 2017

Featuring new Gala outside bid items, Bill 148 public hearings, Lakefield Pantry, Village Pet Food & Supply, and more.
Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes is one of 35 finalists in the 2017 Aviva Community Fund for the organization's project idea "#GrieveNotAlone" to enhance grief support. A panel of judges will announce the grand prized winners on December 5th. (Graphic: Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes)

Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes is a finalist in the Aviva Community Fund...

Organization vying for up to $100,000 to enhance grief support in the community.
Nominations for the 2018 Peterborough Business Hall of Fame are open until November 30, 2017. Pictured are the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees and their representatives at this year's induction ceremony: Peter Duffus, John Bowes, Elwood Jones, Mary McGee, Catia and Mike Skinner, Susan and Darrell Drain, Rhonda Barnet, Eleanor and Carl Young, and Shelley and David Black. (Photo: Eva Fisher /

Nominations for 2018 Peterborough Business Hall of Fame open until November 30

Annual Junior Achievement event honours past and present local entrepreneurs for contributions to community prosperity
The Emergency Department entrance at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg. (Photo: NHH)

70-year-old man killed by police following shooting incident at Cobourg hospital

76-year-old woman, later found dead at scene, identified as his wife.
A portion of Highway 35 was scheduled to be fully closed until November 17, 2017 to replace the Stoney Creek culvert, located near River Road 5.6 kilometres south of Lindsay. The work has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule.

All lanes of Highway 35 south of Lindsay are now open

Culvert replacement project completed three weeks ahead of schedule.
Most pubs and clubs are celebrating Halloween this year on Saturday, October 28, including The Arlington in Maynooth which is hosting a Halloween party with music by The Weber Brothers. (Photo: Linda McIlwain /

nightlifeNOW – October 26 to November 1

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 26 to Wednesday, November 1.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene hosts its annual Historic All Hallows' Eve on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. From 6 to 8 p.m., discover more about the origins of modern Halloween traditions by immersing yourself into All Hallows’ Eve, originally a Celtic Feast celebrated on October 31 when it was believed that the veil between the living and the dead was thinnest. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village Museum)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 25, 2017

Featuring Awards Gala, RBC Apsley closure, Historic All Hallows' Eve, and more.
Happy Days Houseboat High Seas Adventure returns as an auction item at this year's Impact 32 Expert Auction, on November 4 at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobaygeon. All proceeds raised will be used to build additional permanent docks near the locks in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Impact 32)

Fundraiser auctions off local experts to help build docks in Bobcaygeon

Impact 32 Expert Auction takes place on November 4 at Lakeview Arts Barn.

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