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Paul Ayotte

Paul Ayotte receives Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Award

JA Canada is pleased to announce Paul Ayotte and Dan McPhee as the recipients of the 2018 Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards. These awards honour volunteers who advance the goals of JA both locally and nationally. “Paul and Dan are truly deserving of the Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards – for their dedication to preparing our students […]

Peterborough

Peterborough is the second best Canadian city to buy real estate

Peterborough is now the second best Canadian city to buy real estate in 2018 according to MoneySense. Peterborough rose from ninth place last year. We still think Peterborough is number one! Rank City Average home price (2017) Average 5-year rent increase Avg income to home price ratio 5-year annual ROI 1 Brantford (ON) $506,016 $887 5.88 4.48% […]

Lock n Paddle

Are you ready to Lock and Paddle?

Are you ready to Lock and Paddle? Mark Sunday, June 24th, 2018 on your calendars! Our goal is to have as many paddlers as possible at this Lock and Paddle event, so it’s important to know your best options to get your canoe or kayak into the water and on the way to the Peterborough Lift Lock. […]

Flood Warning

Otonabee Conservation issues Flood Warning for all watercourses/waterbodies

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning issued on Saturday, April 14, 2018 has been updated for all watercourses/waterbodies within the watershed region. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or is occurring. Ouse River, Indian River and Tributaries of the Kawartha Lakes and the Otonabee River During the past 4 days, a […]

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Lock n Paddle

Are you ready to Lock and Paddle?

Are you ready to Lock and Paddle? Mark Sunday, June 24th, 2018 on your calendars! Our goal is to have as many paddlers as possible at this Lock and Paddle event, so it’s important to know your best options to get your canoe or kayak into the water and on the way to the Peterborough Lift Lock. […]

4th Line Masquerade Ball – April 14

With the gloomy weather this week lets – Kick off Spring with 4th Line Theatre and an evening of masquerade ball –themed fun, music, drag bingo, food, drinks and dancing at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough on Saturday, April 14th. You are invited to come out to enjoy a fun-filled night to support a […]

Alex Cuba

Alex Cuba to play at Market Hall – April 24

On April 24, the Grammy Award winning and Juno Award winning singer-songwriter Alex Cuba will be coming to Peterborough to play Market Hall. Originally from Cuba, but now based in Smithers BC, Alex’s musical repertoire includes incredible melodies, coupled with his Hendrix-esque guitar riffs, and his soul inspired jams that bridge together all worlds in […]

CREATIVE HANDS CRAFT AND ARTISAN SHOW

Creative Hands Craft and Artisan Show

The East Peterborough Lions Club is hosting a CREATIVE HANDS CRAFT AND ARTISAN SHOW this Friday 3-8pm and Saturday 9-4pm.  Also features hot/cold food, tea room and silent auction. Event is FREE South entrance of Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Rd. Plenty of parking and handicap friendly. All proceeds to local charities.

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Paul Ayotte

Paul Ayotte receives Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Award

JA Canada is pleased to announce Paul Ayotte and Dan McPhee as the recipients of the 2018 Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards. These awards honour volunteers who advance the goals of JA both locally and nationally. “Paul and Dan are truly deserving of the Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards – for their dedication to preparing our students […]

Peterborough

Peterborough is the second best Canadian city to buy real estate

Peterborough is now the second best Canadian city to buy real estate in 2018 according to MoneySense. Peterborough rose from ninth place last year. We still think Peterborough is number one! Rank City Average home price (2017) Average 5-year rent increase Avg income to home price ratio 5-year annual ROI 1 Brantford (ON) $506,016 $887 5.88 4.48% […]

Peterborough Sports

Public Skating

Peterborough Public Skating

The City of Peterborough is once again offering public skating at local arenas. Cost if only $4.00 and there are many dates, times and locations available. Details of the public skates are that they are: Open to the public For people of all ages Helmets are recommended Approved skating assistant items permitted Hockey sticks/nets prohibited […]

GoodLife opens Monaghan Co-Ed club – Sept. 12

GoodLife opens Monaghan Co-Ed club in time for back-to-routine fitness 25,000 sq. ft. facility will feature two different fitness club models side-by-side Peterborough residents will have a brand new space for fitness with the opening of a new Monaghan Co-Ed GoodLife Fitness club this Monday, September 12. The 25,000 square foot club is one of […]

Peterborough Police Media Releases

Traffic L:ights

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 […]

Hand on Steering Wheel

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 […]

Peterborough Police

Peterborough Police offering FREE Homeguard Inspection Program

FREE Homeguard Inspection Program If you plan on vacationing out of town this winter help ensure your home stays safe by using the Peterborough Police free Homeguard Inspection program. The Homeguard Inspection Program is a community-based crime prevention initiative of their Auxiliary officers and allows community members to take an active role in making their […]

Peterborough Police Service investigating a Sunday afternoon robbery

Peterborough Police Service is investigating and asking anyone with information to come forward following a Sunday afternoon on robbery. On January 7, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m. police received a 9-1-1 call regarding a robbery. It was reported that while an adult male was walking in the area of Wolfe Street he was approached by […]

Warm up Theft

Help Prevent Warm-up Theft

With bitterly cold temperatures continuing it’s tempting to leave your vehicle idling and unattended while it warms up but Peterborough Police warn this action is an open invitation to thieves. Protect your property and plan to leave extra time during your routine to put on a few extra layers of clothes and stay with your […]

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  • Large Article Collection April 23, 2018
    The City of Peterborough Waste Management Division will hold 6 large article collection events in 2018. The first collection takes place on Monday, April 23, 2018. Book online or in person at City Hall or the Public Works Office by Thursday, April 19, 2018.
  • Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting Secondary Suites Policy Review
    Take Notice that the City of Peterborough has initiated applications and pursuant to the Planning Act, the General Committee will hold a public meeting in the Council Chambers, City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018, to consider the applications under Sections 17 and 34 of the Act.
  • Agenda: Committee of Adjustment April 17, 2018
    Applications will be heard by the Committee of Adjustment at its meeting to be held in Council Chambers, City Hall at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

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  • Community-Wide Flu Outbreak Continues
    April 19, 2018 – Residents Reminded to Prevent the Spread of Illness This year’s severe flu season has prompted Peterborough Public Health to remind local residents to prevent spreading the flu, especially those who engage with seniors. “With a three-fold increase in influenza outbreaks in local long-term care facilities this season, we urge local residents to […]
  • Protect Your Pets and Families from Rabies:
    April 18, 2018 – Low-Cost Rabies Clinics on Saturday, April 28 Peterborough Public Health is teaming up with local veterinarians to help combat rabies. On Saturday, April 28 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m., there will be multiple clinics running across the County and City to help protect pet dogs and cats against the disease. These […]

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