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Located in Pigeon Lake just east of Bobcaygeon, Boyd Island is one of the largest and most significant undeveloped islands in Ontario

How to save an island

With only six weeks left in campaign to protect Boyd Island, Trent Lakes pledges $75,000 to Kawartha Land Trust.
Butter tarts from End of the Thread Cafe in Brighton

Mmm … butter tarts

Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour Taste-Off takes place September 19 at the Peterborough Saturday Farmers' Market.
The LoveLocalPtbo Business Expo takes place September 9 from noon to 7 p.m. at the Morrow Building in Peterborough

Business trade show in Peterborough on Wednesday

Connect with local businesses at the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce's LoveLocalPtbo Business Expo on September 9.
Although new owner Chris Nickle has expansion plans for The Oxford Parlour & Patio, the venue will continue to focus on whiskey and provide the private whiskey tasting room (photo courtesy of Chris Nickle)

New owner and name for The Whiskey Club in downtown Peterborough

Along with whiskey, The Oxford Parlour & Patio to feature craft beer, food, and live music.
The Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market will be handing out freshly boiled cobs of local corn on September 2

September events at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market

Featuring Corn Fest, Iron Chef Challenge, and Guest Chef Brad Watt.
The Pagoda Bridge in Jackson Park in Peterborough will be restored over September and October (photo: Ron Crough)

Pagoda Bridge in Jackson Park to be restored

Heritage bridge in Peterborough will be closed to pedestrians for around six weeks.
The 26th annual Peterborough Folk Festival begins on Friday, August 21 with a kick-off concert at Market Hall, followed by a full weekend of free music and more at Nicholls Oval Park

7 things not to miss at the Peterborough Folk Festival

Annual music festival takes place August 21 to 23 in Peterborough.
Hunter Street between George and Aylmer in downtown Peterborough was closed on Saturday, August 8 for the fifth annual Hootenanny on Hunter Street (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from Hootenanny on Hunter Street

Annual street festival took place on August 8 in downtown Peterborough.
The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has digitized an old 16-mm documentary that describes the building of the Centennial fountain, seen here being towed to its final location in Little Lake

A fascinating look back at Peterborough’s iconic fountain in Little Lake

Peterborough Chamber of Commerce uncovers documentary on fountain's construction in 1967
This looks like a lot of fun, but it's actually unsafe — and illegal. When towing, you must have a "spotter" and sufficient seats on the watercraft to carry each person being towed. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Have a fun and safe August holiday weekend

Be aware of your liability and obligations while at the cottage.

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