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National Girls Learning Code Day on May 13 will be celebrated in Peterborough with a workshop for girls aged eight to 13, along with their parents or guardians, at The Cube in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Ladies Learning to Code)

Girls can learn to code at May 13 workshop at The Cube in downtown...

Workshops held in 29 communities across Canada on National Girls Learning Code Day.
The groundbreaking ceremony of the new 24-unit affordable housing project in Lindsay: Dylan Robichaud (representing Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock), Mayor Andy Letham, City of Kawartha Lakes Housing Manager Hope Lee, City of Kawartha Lakes CAO Ron Taylor, Director of KLH Housing Corp Board Elizabeth Howell-Jones, Councillor Doug Elmslie, Councillor and Director of KLH Housing Corp Board, and Councillor John Pollard. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

City of Kawartha Lakes breaks ground on new affordable housing project in Lindsay

New 24-unit building aimed at ending long-term homelessness.
Six businesses run by entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 29 will be located and supported in The Cube in the VentureNorth building over the next four months, as part of the Slingshot summer incubator program run by the Innovation Cluster - Peterborough and the Kawarthas. (Photo: Innovation Cluster).

Six youth entrepreneur businesses selected for Innovation Cluster’s Slingshot program

Young entrepreneurs will be supported at The Cube in downtown Peterborough to grow their businesses.
Ponding of rainwater in the soccer fields on May 5 at Beavermead Park in Peterborough. (Photo: kawarthaNOW)

Rainfall warning continues for the Kawarthas until Saturday

Up to 70mm of rain possible, Otonabee Conservation updates flood warning.
Police car lights. (Stock photo)

Peterborough man accused of defrauding his parents

46-year-old man faces 38 charges including fraud and forgery,
The Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market is a producers-only market, so you can be assured of fresh locally produced and grown products

Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market opens for its 20th year on Wednesday

Market runs every Wednesday and features fresh local produce, dairy and meat, prepared foods, and more.
In this scene from the award-winning "Murphy's Law", which returns to Showplace for a screening on May 12, filmmaker Megan Murphy lies at the edge of a cliff on the Aran Islands in Ireland. It was the same spot where her father, taking the same journey of self-discovery in 1973, decided to spend the rest of his life with Megan's mother. (Photo: Megan Murphy)

Megan Murphy screening two documentaries at Peterborough’s Showplace this spring

Award-winning Murphy's Law on May 12, new short documentary Towns End on May 18.
The Pedal for Hope cycling team, pictured here in 2013, has raised $4.8 million for pediatric cancer research since 2005. (Photo: Pedal for Hope / Facebook)

Pedal for Hope touring schools in the Kawarthas in May

Pediatric cancer fundraiser wraps up on May 13 at first annual Courtney Druce Memorial Golf Tournament.
Illustration of the exterior of the VentureNorth building at 270 George St. N. in downtown Peterborough once renovations are completed. The offices of the newly rebranded Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development as well as the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism Visitor Centre are relocating to VentureNorth effective May 8. (Photo: Samantha Moss)

Peterborough Economic Development is now Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development

Announcement accompanies relocation of corporate offices and tourism visitor centre to VentureNorth.
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef, pictured beside Noblegen CEO & Founder Adam Noble and Executive VP & Co-founder Andressa Lacerda, announced a $600,000 investment in the Peterborough-based biotech company. (Photo: Innovation Cluster Peterborough and The Kawarthas / Twitter)

Federal government invests $600,000 in Peterborough bio-tech start-up Noblegen

Repayable contribution will help Noblegen market and sell its products globally.

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