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On June 13, 2022, Kawartha Lakes police sergeant Deb Hagarty announced police divers had recovered the body of 11-year-old Draven Graham from the Scugog River in Lindsay, 24 hours after the autistic boy wnet missing from his nearby home. Some parents of autistic children believe Ontario's Amber Alert system should be expanded to include missing vulnerable children as well as abducted children. (kawarthaNOW screenshot)

Petitions call for changes to Amber Alert system after tragic death of Lindsay’s Draven...

Parents of autistic children want alerts issued for missing vulnerable children after 11-year-old's body found in Scugog River.
The New Canadians Centre's Canadian Multiculturalism Festival from June 20 to 27, 2022, will tell the story of our multicultural community through performance, storytelling, film, and food. Pictured is south Asian classical dance by Ukti - Centre for Movement & Arts at the 2019 Multicultural Canada Day Festival. (Photo courtesy of New Canadians Centre)

New Canadians Centre launches first-ever Canadian Multiculturalism Festival in Peterborough

Week-long festival featuring food, film, performance, and storytelling begins on June 20 and culminates on Canadian Multiculturalism Day on June 27.
As part of the '40 is the new 50' campaign in the City of Kawartha Lakes, which is reducing the speed limit in community safety zones from 50km/h to 40km/h, residents in affected rural communities can request a lawn sign to reinforce the campaign. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

’40 is the new 50′ campaign rolling out to five more rural communities in...

Speed limit in community safety zones in Seagrave, Sonya, Little Britain, Oakwood, and Woodville will be reduced to 40km/h this summer.
Lang Pioneer Village Museum's Sawyer-Massey traction steam engine leads the tractor parade during a Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show prior to the pandemic. Early steam engines were hauled by draft animals from job to job during the harvest to provide power to large machines such as shingle mills and threshing machines through a belt-and-pulley system. (Photo: Larry Keely)

Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show returns to Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene...

Family-friendly event features tractor games, vintage farm trucks, power equipment displays, historical demonstrations, and more.
11-year-old Draven Graham of Lindsay. (Police-supplied photo)

Police find body of missing 11-year-old autistic boy in Scugog River

Draven Graham went missing from his Queen Street home in Lindsay at 3 p.m. on Sunday
Grade 10 student Kellan MacKenzie from St. Peter Catholic Secondary School is one of the seven winners of the Lakefield Literary Festival's 2022 Young Writers Contest. Kellan, who won in two categories (junior poetry and junior fiction) also won the junior fiction category in 2021. (Photo courtesy of Lakefield Literary Festival)

Lakefield Literary Festival announces winners of 2022 Young Writers Contest

For the first time, three young writers tied as winners in a single category.
Left to right: Northumberland Paramedics deputy chief of quality improvement & professional standards Gord Nevils, Northumberland Paramedics deputy chief of operations Keith Barrett, Northumberland Paramedics paramedic Dan Dulmage, Northumberland Paramedics paramedic Heidi Brown, Northumberland Paramedics paramedic Angie Morrison, Northumberland Paramedics chief Susan Brown, Northumberland Paramedics paramedic Bob Cranley, Canadian Armed Forces chief warrant officer Martin Bedard, and Canadian Armed Force surgeon general major-general Marc Bilodeau. (Photo courtesy of Northumberland County)

Seven Northumberland Paramedics awarded Governor General’s medal

Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal recognizes 20 years of exemplary service.
Michelle Finley, a district manager with Kawartha Credit Union, and Erin Coons, CEO of the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation, in front of the Lindsay hospital. (Photo courtesy of RMH Foundation)

Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation recognizes 25 years of donations from Kawartha Credit Union

Peterborough-based financial institution is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2022.
11-year-old Draven Graham of Lindsay. (Police-supplied photo)

Police continue search for missing 11-year-old autistic boy in Lindsay

Draven Graham was last seen on Queen Street at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

Police identify the two victims of Saturday night collision between car and ATV in...

A 67-year-old Roseneath man faces multiple charges in fatal collision on County Road 18 at Roseneath Landing.

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