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PRHC Foundation President and CEO Lesley Heighway (left) accepts a donation of $196,468.50 from members of Survivors Abreast and Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival as PRHC President and CEO Dr. Peter McLaughlin and Peterborough mayor Daryl Bennett look on (photo: Impact Communications / PRHC Foundation)

Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival raises $196,469 for breast cancer screening

Funds will support new state-of-the-art mammography machines at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Singer-songwriter Melissa Payne in August at The Hootenanny on Hunter Street in Peterborough. She performs in a fundraiser on October 7 at the Gordon Best in Peterborough and on October 8 at Elmhirst's Resort in Keene. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

nightlifeNOW – October 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 6 to Wednesday, October 12.
Ashlee Aitken of Kawartha Food Share with Barry McNair (left) and Bryan Buchanan (right) of Shorelines at Kawartha Downs (photo: Kawartha Food Share)

Shorelines at Kawartha Downs donates 200 turkeys to Kawartha Food Share

Area foodbanks will distribute turkeys to families in need in time for Thanksgiving.
Governor General David Johnston congratulates Peterborough Police Service Deputy Chief Timothy Farquharson, who receiving the Order of Merit of the Police Forces for a Member (supplied photo)

Peterborough’s Deputy Police Chief receives Order of Merit

Timothy Farquharson recognized for work on drug strategy and support for mental health.
Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics ($25 per pet) take place on October 15, 2016 in Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, Lindsay, and Omemee

Protect your pets from rabies

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics take place in Kawartha Lakes on October 15.
Noblegen CEO and Founder Adam Noble with Executive VP and Co-founder Dr. Andressa Lacerda (photo: Lucia Graca Remedios / Noblegen)

Peterborough biomaterials company Noblegen continues to expand

Company plans to build additional plant by 2017 that will create 15 new jobs.
The Farley Mowat Boat Roofed House is being moved to its new location at Eastside Ganaraska Park for the Thanksgiving weekend (photo:

Port Hope’s monument to Farley Mowat is moving on the Thanksgiving weekend

A week of celebratory events will accompany relocation of the Farley Mowat Boat Roofed House.
Juno-nominated indie rock band Hollerado performs at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Friday, September 30, with special guests The Kents from Lindsay (photo: Ryan Faist)

nightlifeNOW – September 29 to October 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 5.
"The Messenger" documents the human impact on songbirds, including their most common cause of death in urban areas: severe head trauma from hitting the glass windows of high-rise structures. Michael Mesure, founder and executive director of the Fatal Light Awareness Program, will be attending the Lindsay screening on October 1 along with the film's director Su Rynard.

Environmental documentary The Messenger screens October 2 at Fleming College in Lindsay

Fundraiser for migratory bird project features discussion session with director Su Rynard.
Some of the butter tarts entered in the 4th annual Butter Tart Taste-Off, hosted by Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour in Peterborough on September 24 (photo: Kawarthas Butter Tart Tour / Facebook)

Winning butter tarts at the Butter Tart Taste-Off in Peterborough

19 bakeries on Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour participated in 4th annual event.

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