Events General 

The BEL Rotary Bike for Hospice Peterborough – Sept. 16

Saturday, September 16 The 2nd Annual Bike For Hospice Peterborough is brought to you by the Bridgenorth Ennismore Lakefield (BEL) Rotary Club, in partnership with the Peterborough Cycling Club, Hospice Peterborough, and sponsored by Peterborough Subaru. This charity cycling event is in support of both Hospice Peterborough and local BEL Rotary Community Projects. Help us raise funds for the new Hospice Peterborough Care Centre which will be located at the corner of 325 London Street and Reid Street. It will become a hub for the delivery of integrated hospice palliative…

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General 

Rallying for Randy

Rallying for Randy This is 4 year old Randy Nedow. this sweet little four year old boy from Peterborough, Ontario has a terminal illness called Chediak-Higashi Syndrome (CHS). It is an extremely rare form of partial albinism that is accompanied by problems in the immune and nervous systems. This specific type of albinism also causes vision problems such as sensitivity to light, reduced sharpness, and involuntary eye movement. There have been fewer than 200 reported cases of CHS around the world, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH,…

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West Nile Virus General News 

First Human Case of West Nile Virus

August 18, 2017 – Residents Reminded to Take Precautions Today Peterborough Public Health officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) acquired locally. “With confirmation of our first human case of the season, we encourage residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of West Nile virus in our area,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health.  “The wet summer is giving mosquitoes more places to breed, so we urge residents to keep their properties clean of standing water and brush and protect themselves from mosquito bites.”…

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General 

Accessibility Plan – Consultation Survey

The City of Peterborough is updating our current Accessibility Plan. To help inform the updates, we are seeking input from people who visit, live and work in Peterborough. If you are a person with a disability, or you care or advocate for someone with a disability, we want to hear about your experiences. Everyone is invited to participate in the survey to help set priorities and clear goals for the next phase of accessibility planning in Peterborough. The survey is online at www.peterborough.ca/AccessibilityPlanSurvey. It will be available until 4:30 p.m. on Friday…

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Events General 

Nexicom Free community BBQ in support of the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society – August 18

If you plan to be in the Lakefield area this Friday August 18th and would like to enjoy some free BBQ join us from 11am to 2pm at the M&M Food Market at 140 Queen Street. All donations go directly to support the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. Unopened wet and dry cat & dog food donations will also be accepted. Come out and support the amazing work LAWS does for our community, while enjoying the great quality meats M&M is known for. All are welcome, hope to see you there!…

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General News 

City of Peterborough Official Plan Update

How will our City grow, look, and function in the year 2041? The City of Peterborough is in the process of completing an update of its Official Plan, a legal document which sets the vision and direction that shapes the growth and development of the city to the year 2041. By the year 2041, the City is expected to grow to a population of 115,000 people and 58,000 jobs – an increase of about 32,000 people and 10,000 jobs from 2016. The Official Plan is being developed with input from…

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