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From August 25 to 30, 2024, 20 First Nations and non-native youth and four leaders will paddle 100 kilometres by canoe from Beavermead Park in Peterborough to Curve Lake First Nation in Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha's ninth annual Adventure In Understanding trip. Registration for the trip is open until June 1, 2024. (Photo courtesy of Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha)

Registration open for Peterborough Kawartha Rotary’s annual ‘Adventure in Understanding’ canoe journey

In August, 20 First Nations and non-native youth will travel 100 kilometres along the Trent-Severn Waterway in three Voyageur canoes
Peterborough's legendary singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and comedic backwoods philosopher Washboard Hank performs at Jethro's Bar + Stage on Friday evening, and again with the Wringers at The Pig's Ear Tavern on Saturday night. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

nightlifeNOW – February 1 to 7

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region.
Peterborough Family Health Team CEO Duff Sprague, Ontario Minister of Health Sylvia Jones, Alliance for Healthier Communities CEO Sarah Hobbs, and Peterborough Community Health Centre board chair Jonathan Bennett at the announcement of $110 million in funding for primary health care teams on February 1, 2024 at the Peterborough Family Health Team offices in Peterborough. (Photo: Peterborough Community Health Centre)

Newly established Peterborough Community Health Centre to receive $3 million from Ontario government

Part of $110 million investment in primary care teams, funding will connect up to 11,375 area residents to primary care.
A highlight of Selwyn Township's 2024 PolarFest family winter festival is the Polar Paddle race down Queen Street in Lakefield, which begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 3rd. (Photo: Selwyn Township)

PolarFest family winter festival returns to Selwyn Township this weekend

17th anniversary event includes an ice sculpture competition, crafts, Polar Paddle, Polar Plunge, and much more.
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of police that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault, or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. (Photo: SIU)

SIU investigating death of 46-year-old Peterborough man wanted by police for possession of child...

Police officers found the man in medical distress when they went to Otonabee-South Monaghan home to arrest him on Wednesday.
Some of the unique hand-crafted ceramic and wooden bowls donated by local artisans of the Kawartha Potters Guild and Kawartha Woodturners Guild for a past Empty Bowls fundraiser. YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's annual fundraiser to alleviate food insecurity returns for its 20th year on February 23, 2024 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough with an in-person seated lunch for the first time since the pandemic began. (Photo: Kawartha Potters Guild / Facebook)

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s Empty Bowls fundraiser returns as in-person seated lunch

20th anniversary event on February 23 at The Venue will support YWCA's Nourish program to alleviate food insecurity.
Precast structural loadbearing walls being installed in January 2024 at 681 Monaghan Road, the site of a City of Peterborough affordable housing project that will see a six-storey building with 53 units intended to provide housing for vulnerable populations in Peterborough. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Construction well underway on City of Peterborough’s Monaghan Road affordable housing project

Six-storey 53-unit building is city's first construction project to use prefabricated construction techniques.
A Bobcat MT100 mini track loader. (Photo: Bobcat)

Peterborough police investigating weekend theft of $165,000 in equipment from local business

Three mini track loaders were stolen from Bobcat of Peterborough.
The Peterborough Police Service announced a partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada at police headquarters in downtown Peterborough on January 29, 2024. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Police Service)

Wounded Warriors Canada to offer mental health support for Peterborough Police Service

Partnership means nationally recognized mental health service provider's programs and services will be available to officers and their families.
A police cruiser outside the Kawartha Lakes police station. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes Police Service)

Kawartha Lakes police arrest three men in weekend stabbing in Lindsay

Victim of stabbing at apartment building Sunday night suffered multiple lacerations and was treated at hospital and released.

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