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An aerial photograph from January 2015 of the first phase of the Highway 407 East project, looking east from Salem Road in Ajax. The second phase of the project, extending Highway 407 to Highway 35/115, will begin in the fall of 2015. (Photo courtesy of 407 East Development Group)

Public consultations scheduled on second phase of Highway 407 extension

Construction on extension to Highway 35/115 to begin in fall with completion by 2020.
Despite heavy rain, Randy Bachman performed at the opening concert of the 29th season of Peterborough Musicfest on Saturday, June 27 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from the Randy Bachman concert at Peterborough Musicfest

Audience braves downpour to see Canadian rock legend perform at Del Crary Park on Saturday night.
The Lindsay family came across this fawn while they were trying to save a gosling with a broken leg (photo by Chris Lindsay)

Family encounters adorable fawn while helping an injured gosling

What to do if you find injured wildlife
Artist's concept of the Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building to be built at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene

Raising the barn at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene

Peterborough County announces plans and fundraising campaign for new agricultural heritage building .
The former federal building at 185 King St. in downtown Peterborough has been vacant for over two years (photo courtesy of AON Inc.)

Peterborough County-City Health Unit is moving downtown in the fall

Health unit has purchased the first three floors of 185 King Street
One of the thousands of people who sampled a Kawarthas-area craft beer at the inaugural Kawartha Craft Beer Festival in downtown Peterborough on Saturday (photo: Linda McIlwain)

Photos from the Kawartha Craft Beer Festival

Inaugural event took place on June 20th in downtown Peterborough.
A portion of the sales of William English Ale, as well as future beers in the Canadian Canoe Museum Beer Series, will be donated to the Canadian Canoe Museum to support its expansion and continued growth (photo courtesy of Canadian Canoe Museum and Publican House Brewery)

New series of craft beers honours the canoe

Canadian Canoe Museum and Publican House Brewery announce unique promotion and fundraising initiative.
Young boy swimming in the water

Health units now testing water quality at public beaches in the Kawarthas

You can view all test results on kawarthaNOW's website.
While local businesses such as Pet Valu and Pet Supply Warehouse have been generous in helping the pet food bank, supplies are low and the organization is seeking donations from individuals (photo courtesy of Peterborough Pet Food Bank)

Peterborough Pet Food Bank urgently seeking donations

Supplies are low and donations slow down over the summer.
Powerhouse performer Matt Andersen will kick off the 2015 Peterborough Folk Festival with a concert at the Market Hall on Friday, August 21 (photo: Kevin Kelly)

Peterborough Folk Festival announces 2015 lineup

Three-day August festival features 18 acts, including kick-off concert by Matt Andersen

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