Peterborough Petes Town Hall – Thursday, September 15


On Thursday, September 15 at 7:05pm, the Peterborough Petes Board of Directors will host season ticket holders in the first ever Petes Town Hall event at Market Hall in Peterborough. The purpose of the event is to hold an open forum for questions about the Petes organization, particularly relating to team governance, operations, and community relations. Season Ticket Holders will …

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Robert Bateman’s Scenic Lodge in Haliburton is for Sale


“The Lodge” has served as an inspirational landscape and family getaway for internationally recognized Canadian painter and naturalist, Robert Bateman. This high-end log cabin has complete privacy and is surrounded by serene wilderness and gorgeous waterfalls. With 4 bedrooms on the main floor and a massive granite stone fireplace serving as the centrepiece for cozy gatherings – this bright, open-concept …

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PARD to host RCMP Musical Ride – September 7th 2016

RCMP Musical Ride

This year, PARD will be joining forces for one of our biggest events ever. This is the first time in 30 years that the Musical Ride has been hosted in Peterborough, and we are are honoured to have partnered with such exciting and patriotic event to bring forth and share with our beautiful city. Not only will this be an …

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West Nile Virus Detected in Lindsay Area


West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquitoes Trapped in Lindsay; Area Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions – Local Lindsay area residents are asked to fight the bite of mosquitoes, now that West Nile virus has been detected for the first time this year in the Health Unit region. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has received lab confirmation that …

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Radio Free Peterborough launches new website and two free mobile apps to celebrate 12th anniversary

Radio Free Peterborough

Radio Free Peterborough launches new website and two free mobile apps to celebrate 12th anniversary: search, browse and stream nearly 13,000 tracks of unique audio culture from Peterborough Ontario. There must be something in the water in Peterborough Ontario. For a city of its size “The Patch” (as locals call it) boasts an incredibly rich and diverse live music scene. …

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Peterborough Police launches postcard campaign to spread fraud prevention messaging: “You are their next target:


The Peterborough Police Service launched a postcard campaign aimed at getting crucial fraud prevention messaging directly into people’s homes. Our Service has done a lot of messaging and education around the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam yet we are still being inundated with calls from citizens reporting this fraud,” says Detective Constable Keith Calderwood, Peterborough Police Service Fraud Unit. “The scammers …

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RCMP statement on plane crash


Aug. 19. 2016 – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), York Regional Police (YRP) and Peterborough Police Service (PPS) have been working together to investigate the plane crash that occurred in Peterborough on August 12, 2016 after the plane was stolen from a Markham Airport. As Canadian airspace incidents involve federal authorities in the investigation, PPS contacted the Ontario RCMP Integrated National …

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SOLD! – GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

Photo credit: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares of the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (GEH-C) joint venture. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed, subject to required Canadian regulatory reviews …

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Peterborough Teacher Wins 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award


Peterborough Wins 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award Sylvie Copland Receives $2,500 for School Programming and Supplies August 15, 2016 (TORONTO) – St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School’s Sylvie Copland has won $2,500 for school programming and supplies in the 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Awards, courtesy of program sponsor Johnson Inc. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Teacher Awards continue to recognize outstanding elementary …

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2016 Reusable Exchange Weekend – Fri. Aug. 5 to Sun. Aug. 7


Take advantage of this year’s Reusable Exchange Weekend events to pass along items you no longer want or perhaps find a new treasure for yourself. Everyone wins and fewer items will end up in our landfill. The 4th Reusable Exchange runs from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7, 2016. Please place reusable items at the curb the Friday evening …

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Peterborough Community Police Service Crime Map


The Peterborough Police Service has long recognized the value of sharing information on community safety and security. To further community awareness and improve accessibility to information about calls-for-police-service occurring in the community, the Peterborough Police Service provides crime maps that show some types of criminal offences that have been reported to us. The Crime Map is located at   …

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Announcing the Peterborough County-City Paramedics West End Base


Minutes Save Lives! Announcing the Peterborough County-City Paramedics West End Base Today at County Council, a by-law was passed that authorized the County to enter into a Lease Agreement for the premises located at 1003 Clonsilla Avenue to establish the Peterborough County-City Paramedics – West End Base. County Council, as the approval authority for Land Ambulance through the Consolidated Municipal …

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Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on Warsaw Project with Royal Patrons, Peter & Autumn Phillips

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground with Royal Patrons, Peter & Autumn Phillips. Back Row left to right: Josh Clark and Natasha Bandi (Habitat Partner Family); Mark Rodgers (President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity Canada); Autumn and Peter Phillips (Habitat Royal Patrons); and Sarah Burke (CEO of Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region). Front Row: Jasmine and Autumn (Habitat Partner Family children) (CNW Group/Habitat for Humanity Canada)

Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region (HFHPKR) launched construction of its 27th build project at a ground breaking ceremony today. The celebration included an appearance and special remarks from Habitat’s Royal Patrons, Peter & Autumn Phillips who addressed a crowd of over 150 attendees, making this event Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region’s largest ground breaking ceremony to …

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Nuclear Powered Riding Mower ad on Kijiji


We noticed that someone posted an ad on Kijiji for a Nuclear Powered Riding Mower for the low price of $685,000.00. The ad says: I picked up a smaller nuclear generator in the Soviet Union it runs on U 238 urainum and repowered this machine with it ! NEVER BY GAS AGAIN to mow your lawn This mower produces only …

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Peterborough Pulse – July 16

Ptbo Pulse

Pulse is a vibrant, playful, and active car-free corridor along George St. through the heart of downtown Peterborough. July 16, 2016 More details at How to Participate at Peterborough Pulse There are no cars on the street, and we welcome you to enjoy your public space in a brand new way. Peterborough Pulse will be the city’s first Open Streets event. …

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