Authors Articles by Paul Rellinger

Articles by Paul Rellinger

Paul Rellinger
405 Articles
Paul Rellinger a.k.a Relly is an award-winning journalist and longtime former newspaper editor still searching for the perfect lead. When he's not putting pen to paper, Paul is on a sincere but woefully futile quest to own every postage stamp ever issued. A rabid reader of history, Paul claims to know who killed JFK but can't say out of fear for the safety of his oh so supportive wife Mary, his three wonderful kids and his three spirited grandchildren. Paul counts among his passions Peterborough's rich live music scene, the Toronto Maple Leafs, slopitch and retrieving golf balls from the woods. You can follow Paul on Twitter at @rellywrites.
Stay Home Save Lives sign

Peterborough’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise despite stay-at-home order

'Some people are not limiting their socializing' says medical officer of health
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is located at 1 Hospital Drive in Peterborough. (Photo: PRHC)

Peterborough Regional Health Centre ramps down non-urgent care to accommodate transferred COVID-19 patients

Chief of staff Dr. Lynn Mikula says 24 intake patients now being treated for COVID-19, with 16 patient transfers from GTA arriving over past two weeks.
The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available at more than 1,400 pharmacies across Ontario, with this number expected to reach approximately 1,500 by the end of April. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Peterborough’s medical officer of health urges residents 55 years or older to get AstraZeneca...

Anticipated shortfall in Pfizer and Moderna vaccine doses leads to recommendation that eligible residents book pharmacy appointment.
Sunset Park, greenspace located at Sunset Boulevard and Chemong Road in Peterborough, was one of two remaining locations under consideration for the location of a new fire hall for the City of Peterborough. City staff will be recommending the fire hall be located at the site of the to-be-closed Northcrest Arena. (Photo: Google)

Sunset Park to remain as is with new Peterborough fire hall to be located...

Friends of Sunset Park group claims victory in its fight for retention of 'neighbourhood gem' at Sunset Boulevard and Chemong Road.
The first shipment of 5,850 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrive at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on February 23, 2021. (Supplied photo)

Vaccine shortage predicted for Peterborough this month threatens to stall good progress

Medical officer of health says a projected deficit of 11,000 doses in April is resulting in demand 'outstripping our supply'.
BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. in Peterborough and Toronto manufactures nuclear fuel bundles for use in CANDU nuclear reactors, supplying both the Pickering and Darlington nuclear power plants. The carcinogenic heavy metal beryllium is used during the fuel bundle manufacturing process. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has approved a 10-year operating licence for BWXT that also authorizes the company to move its fuel pellet manufacturing operation from Toronto to Peterborough. (Photo: BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.)

Canada’s nuclear regulator: beryllium sampling at BWXT Peterborough shows ‘no risk to environment and...

Peterborough citizen group proceeding with legal challenge against operating licence approval that includes uranium fuel pellet production at former GE building.
Severn Court Student Residence at 555 Wilfred Drive in Peterborough provides off-campus student housing primarily to Fleming College students, as well as students of Seneca College Aviation and Trent University. (Photo: Severn Court Management Company / Facebook)

Peterborough police end investigation into Severn Court outbreak with no charges or fines

Medical officer of health says police investigation did not result in 'enough good evidence' to take further action.
Brittany Leigh plans to open The Kingsway Spa, a therapeutic body rub massage and conversational support business, at 697 The Kingsway in Peterborough. For zoning purposes the business is classified as an 'adult entertainment parlour' since a massage may involve partial nudity, but Leigh stresses her business is only intended to support the mental and emotional health of clients and will not allow sexual activity, serve alcohol, or remain open late at night. (Stock photo)

Proposed adult therapeutic bodywork business in Peterborough close to clearing final hurdle

April 6th public meeting to consider zoning amendment to allow 'adult entertainment parlour' use for property on The Kingsway.
Residents 80 years of age and older receiving their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the COVID-19 immunization at clinic Evinrude Centre in Peterborough on March 21, 2021. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Almost 25,000 Peterborough-area residents have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose

Health unit trying to contain outbreaks so province doesn't move area into 'Grey-Lockdown' level.
Following a pilot project last fall that saw The Sheepdogs and three other bands perform at two drive-in concerts in the Peterborough Memorial Centre parking lot, plans are in the works for six more drive-in concerts to be staged in summer 2021, with Showplace Performance Centre and Market Hall Performing Arts Centre on board to assist with programming. (Photo: Kate O'Neill)

Drive-in concert series at Peterborough Memorial Centre planned for the summer

Showplace and Market Hall on board as partners for six concerts to be held June through August, with details on dates and acts forthcoming.

Become a #kawarthaNOW fan

22,027FollowersLike
20,624FollowersFollow
15,778FollowersFollow

Sign up for our VIP ENEWS

Sign up for our VIP Enews
Delivered every Wednesday morning, our VIP Enews has featured news and events for the week, along with ticket giveaways and offers for our VIP Readers!

Submit your event for FREE!

Use our event submission form to post your event on our website — for free. To submit editorial content or ideas, please contact us.