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New Pool Pod improves accessibility at Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre

A new portable Pool Pod that can assist people with mobility impairments to independently get in and out of a pool has been installed at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre thanks to a $50,000 grant from Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. The City of Peterborough was selected as one of nine inaugural Jumpstart Accessibility Grant […]

Public Input Sought in Peterborough Transit Study

Event date: Tuesday, February 05, 2019, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Location: Peterborough Public Library The City of Peterborough is undertaking a study that will include a Transit Route Review, a Long Term Growth Strategy for the Transit System, and a plan for the Downtown Transit Terminal.The first part of the study, the Transit Route Review, […]

Police investigating following Wednesday night robbery of cab driver

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating after a cab driver was robbed Wednesday night. Shortly after 11 p.m. on January 23, 2019 a taxi driver was dispatched to pick up a fare in a Dutton Road parking lot. The customer entered the cab, brandished a knife and demanded money from the driver. The driver handed […]

Peterborough Public Health issues first Frostbite Alert of the season

Frostbite Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -27 or lower from January 18 to 20. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can […]

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Feline and Fido Frolic Fur Ball to take place Saturday February 23rd

Team VanRaHan ready to Frolic for the Peterborough Humane Society Feline and Fido Frolic Fur Ball to take place Saturday February 23rd Each year the Peterborough Humane Society hosts a gala which is one of its major sources of funding for operational costs. This year, the Peterborough Humane Society is pleased to present the 6th […]

Needle Drop Box Program Expanded in City of Peterborough

There are now more needle drop boxes available in downtown Peterborough as part of a coordinated effort by several local health agencies and the City’s Public Works Division to increase community safety. Four new boxes have been installed, one behind the Peterborough Library, one along the Millennium Trail, another on the eastern side of the […]

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Feline and Fido Frolic Fur Ball to take place Saturday February 23rd

Team VanRaHan ready to Frolic for the Peterborough Humane Society Feline and Fido Frolic Fur Ball to take place Saturday February 23rd Each year the Peterborough Humane Society hosts a gala which is one of its major sources of funding for operational costs. This year, the Peterborough Humane Society is pleased to present the 6th […]

Foreigner’s Cold as Ice Tour 2019

Foreigner’s Cold as Ice Tour 2019Monday March 11th 2019 at 7:30pm The Peterborough Memorial Centre presents FOREIGNER, the band behind “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Juke Box Hero,” and so many others of rock’s most enduring anthems, announces the Winter 2019 Cold As Ice tour. The legendary rock band will heat […]

Farquharson Back on the Streets – October 20

The Countdown is on — Farquharson Back on the Streets Next Saturday! If you happened to pass by the corner of King and George on a crisp January day earlier this year, you would have been forgiven for thinking you had come across a really cool street festival. Musicians were playing on a temporary stage […]

Peterborough Bras around the Building

Bras Around the Building is a Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign that will run for the month of October. As part of this campaign, radio stations Country 105 and Energy 99.7 are kindly asking the ladies of Peterborough to each donate a gently used bra. Energy 99.7 and Merrett Home Hardware Building Centre are raising bras and funds during October’s Breast Cancer […]

🔥 Fire Prevention Week 2018

Event date: Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Fire Hall #3 Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. Fire Prevention Week runs from October 7-13, 2018Peterborough Fire Services is urging everyone to LOOK, LISTEN and LEARN about fire safety during this year’s Fire Prevention Week October 7-13, 2018.This […]

The Fairy and Dragon Festival 2018

The Fairy and Dragon Festival 2018 All day, all ages, all fun! The Fairy and Dragon Festival (4th annual) is a costume event held the second weekend of June every year. The Saturday, June 9, 2018 is a free costume event at The Cenotaph Park, Lakefield across from Lakefield Foodland from 10 am to 4 […]

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Police looking to identify suspect following robbery

Police looking to identify suspect following robbery at Sherbrooke Street convenience store The Peterborough Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery at a Sherbrooke Street convenience store. On October 2, 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m. an unknown male entered a Sherbrooke Street convenience store, brandished a knife […]

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Traffic Light Offences targeted

During the month of March the Traffic Services Unit will focus on traffic light offences. This targeted enforcement is in addition to regular traffic enforcement and education the Unit provides on a daily basis. These offences relate to people disobeying traffic signals including: Red light $325 and 3 demerit points Amber light $180 and 3 […]

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Peterborough Police targeting distracting driving and view obstructed offences

During a three day plain clothes detail more than 100 charges were laid relating to distracted driving and view obstructed offences. “This is an incredibly high number of charges in such a short period of time. It is very concerning as we know that every year in Ontario distracted driving fatalities continue to surpass deaths […]

Peterborough man loses $7,000 in emergency scam

A Peterborough man has lost $7,000 in an emergency scam involving the purchase of gaming gift cards. In late January 2018 the victim, a man in his late 70’s, received a phone call from someone he thought was his son who quickly stated he had been in an accident, was at court and he needed […]

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  • Parents: Did You Receive an Immunization Notice from Us?
    Parents: Did You Receive an Immunization Notice from Us? Peterborough Public Health Mails 1,900 Notices Regarding Incomplete Student Immunization Records Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is asking all parents to ensure they’ve submitted their child’s current immunization records to avoid school suspensions later this year. “Many parents don’t realize it’s their responsibility to keep their local […]
  • Board of Health Feb/13 Meeting Summary
    Delegation: Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) PRHC’s Board Chair Adair Ireland-Smith and President & CEO Dr. Peter McLaughlin provided an update to the Board of Health on the hospital’s 2018 accomplishments. Highlights included the opening of a children’s cancer clinic and the introduction of a downtown Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinic run to support […]

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