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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.
Students at Prince of Wales School (Mariah Dalzell, Paige Dalzell, and Sabrina Dalzell) enjoy a healthy snack of local food (photo: Peterborough Public Health)

School food boxes support local farmers while helping student nutrition

Food For Kids program distributing 500 food boxes to 48 schools in city and county of Peterborough.
Peterborough's Chris Culgin performs on Friday, September 23 at Marley's Bar & Grill in Buckhorn and on Saturday, September 24 at The Arlington in Maynooth (publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – September 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 28.
Under a new animal control by-law, cats are treated similar to dogs in the City of Peterborough. New requirements for cat owners include keeping cats on their own property (with a leash or harness if necessary), obtaining an annual licence from the Peterborough Humane Society, and picking up after their cats.

New requirements for cat owners in the City of Peterborough

Owners with more than 3 cats must register them immediately, other registration and licensing begins January 2017.
On Live with Kelly, actor-musician Keifer Sutherland tells Kelly Rippa how he was reunited with his childhood best friend, Stephen Barker of Omemee (photo: Live with Kelly)

Kiefer Sutherland gives shoutout to Peterborough on Live with Kelly

Actor/musician tells Kelly Rippa how he was reunited with his childhood best friend at June concert at Peterborough Musicfest.
Rick Roberts and Nicola Correia-Damude (on the couch) with Philippa Domville and Paul Braunstein in the Tarragon Theatre premiere of "Within the Glass". Roberts and Correia-Damude will be reprising their roles in the New Stages reading at Peterborough's Market Hall on September 25, joined by Tony Nappo and Chick Reid (photo: Cylla von Tiedemann)

New Stages launches 2016-2017 season at Peterborough’s Market Hall

First of five performances begins with staged reading of Within the Glass on September 25

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