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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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Peterborough Public Health Issues the Second Heat Warning of the Season


Source: July 11, 2016 – Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the second Heat Warning of the season.  The heat will arrive during the day Tuesday, July 12 with highs of 30°C to 33°C in most places. Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14 are also expected to be very warm, however, some areas could see some occasional relief …

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Healthy Parks Healthy People – July 15

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People! Ontario’s provincial parks play a vital role in the protection of our natural environment, but did you know spending time in nature is good for your health too? The research is clear; spending time in nature improves our physical, mental and social well-being. As our society becomes increasingly urban, there is growing recognition that Canadians are …

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Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above?


Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change posted this tweet titled Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above? As you can see, Peterborough is a beautiful place to live.   Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above? Check it out: @TrentSevernNHS #LockNPaddle #BirdsEyeView — Catherine McKenna (@ec_minister) July 7, 2016 The Honourable Catherine McKenna MP was …

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Peterborough Police release their 2015 Annual Report


  The Peterborough Police Service releases it’s 2015 Annual Report today on their web site and announced it on Twitter. Want to learn more about our Service? Check out our Annual Report: -LG — Peterborough Police (@PtboPolice) July 4, 2016 CLICK HERE to view the Peterborough Police 2015 Annual Report    

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Rotary Ribfest


Millennium Park will once again be filled with the smell of barbeque and the sound of live music with the return of the 14th Annual Rotary Ribfest from July 8-10. This Annual 3 day event is organized by Kawartha Rotary Club and is co-sponsored by Peterborough Downtown Business Area. Ribfest is a BBQ Ribs & Beer Festival with live entertainment. …

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Mudmoiselle 2016


Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers. The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5 km stretch of Canada’s muckiest, filthiest, slimiest mud. It’s where your inner child runs free while testing your endurance, strength and ability to keep a straight face. Go the extra muddy mile and reach the minimum $150 fundraising goal and then some! Mudmoiselle In …

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Kiefer Sutherland Rocked Peterborough Musicfest!


Kiefer Sutherland rocked Peterborough last night at Musicfest!   .@RealKiefer is rocking Del Crary Park! #musicfest30 — Ptbo Musicfest (@PtboMusicfest) June 30, 2016 Visiting from England & Texas to see @RealKiefer at Peterborough Musicfest! Show starts at 8pm! #musicfest30 #ptbo — Ptbo Musicfest (@PtboMusicfest) June 29, 2016 #24 #jackbauer #ptbo @PtboMusicfest @tmz @etalkCTV @1005FreshRadio @dj_dollabill @Country1051 — …

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Try Fishing for Free During Licence-Free Days, July 2-10


Fishing is a wonderful activity for people of all ages, and a great way to spend some quality time with friends and family this summer. With that in mind, there’s no better time than now to drop a line in the water with the launch of Ontario Family Fishing Week 2016, which gets underway July 2 and runs through July …

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Distracted driving still number one offence during traffic blitz


Peterborough Police report that Distracted driving is still the number one offence during a recent traffic blitz. The Peterborough Police Service’s Traffic Management Unit is conducting a number of traffic blitzes throughout the summer to crack down on distracted driving. On Tuesday June 21, 2016 the Peterborough Police Service’s Traffic Management Unit conducted a Summer Safety Blitz Traffic Detail at a …

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Lindsay Rodeo Days – June 25 & 26, 2016


RAWHIDE RODEO is riding into to the Lindsay Fairgrounds – June 25 & 26, 2016. RODEO Tickets: Adults $15 in advance  – $ 20 at the gate SATURDAY ADVANCE RODEO TICKETS INCLUDE ADMISSION TO THE DANCE Youth (13 & under) $10 in advance – $ 15 at the gate The Daily Schedule: Saturday June 25th 1:00 pm Local Entry Rodeo starts in …

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Peterborough Public Health Issues Heat Advisory – June 19


June 19, 2016 – Peterborough – Summer officially arrives on Monday, and Mother Nature is delivering weather to match the calendar. The most significant heat episode of the year is expected for much of Southern Ontario. Increasing heat over the past couple of days will peak Sunday and Monday with temperatures forecast to top off in the low to mid thirties. …

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Minacs to add 220 advisors in Peterborough


Minacs, a global outsourcing business solutions partner, today announced it will be adding 685 customer support representatives for its Hamilton, Niagara Falls, and Peterborough offices in Ontario over the next five months. This ramp-up is to support its business growth with a leading high-tech client. Minacs will hire 240 advisors in Hamilton, 225 in Niagara Falls, and 220 in Peterborough. …

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