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Now home to Dr. J's restaurant, the building at the corner of Aylmer and King streets in downtown Peterborough was formerly the Montreal House, with the original structure dating back to as early as 1858. (Photo: kawarthaNOW via Peterborough's Architectural Heritage, 1978)

Peterborough city council votes to allow demolition of former Montreal House

Property developer Ashburnham Realty says building must be demolished to allow urban park residential and commercial development to proceed.
OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

Construction worker seriously injured Monday afternoon after being struck by vehicle on Highway 28

Highway is closed between Division Road and County Road 8 while police document the scene.
Haliburton OPP are seeking to identify this silver-coloured vehicle belonging to a suspect in a grandparent scam that defrauded a Minden Hills man of $9,000 on July 15, 2022. (Police-supplied photo)

Police ask for public’s help after Minden Hills man defrauded of $9,000 in grandparent...

Haliburton OPP seeking female suspect and vehicle after scammers convinced a man his granddaughter had been arrested.
Thermometer showing temperatures in the mid-thirties

Heat warning in effect for most of greater Kawarthas region Tuesday and Wednesday

Daytime high temperatures near 31°C with humidex values in the upper 30s
An OPP police car with lights flashing. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

Four-year-old boy dies following golf cart roll-over east of Keene on Sunday

A woman also suffered minor injuries when golf cart with six people on board rolled over on Villiers Line near Bellmere Winds Golf Course.
Car on flooded road during heavy rain

Special weather statement for rainfall in Northumberland County Monday

25-50mm of rain possible by Monday evening, with 15-25mm expected in southern Peterborough County and southern Kawartha Lakes.
Jo Haydock, Sarah Quick, Kevin Sepau, and Matthew Olver will play more than 30 characters with multiple costume changes in Globus Theatre's Canadian premiere production of John Nicholson's "The Three Musketeers," a riotous adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic 1844 novel originally performed by physical-comedy theatre company Le Navet Bete on a UK tour in 2019. The comedy runs for nine performances from July 20 to 30, 2022 at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon. (Supplied photos)

Bobcaygeon’s Globus Theatre presents Canadian premiere of comic adventure ‘The Three Musketeers’

From July 20 to 30, four actors will play more than 30 characters in John Nicholson's riotous adaptation of the classic tale.
The Simcoe Parking Garage is located above the Peterborough Transit Terminal at 190 Simcoe Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Simcoe Parking Garage in downtown Peterborough reopens July 18

Parking will be free until August 2, when a new automated parking control system will be operational.
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for July 15 to 21, 2022

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings and Prince Edward,
The May 21, 2022 derecho storm resulted in more than 600 acres of tree blowdown in the Ganaraska Forsst, affecting main trail access points and systems mainly in the west and central areas of the forest. (Photo: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority)

Ganaraska Forest to remain closed until the fall

Trails remain unsafe for recreational use after May derecho storm caused more than 600 acres of tree blowdown,

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