Events General 

Strutt Your Mutt 2017

Strutt Your Mutt on September 24th 2017! Your support will help us reach our goal of raising over $25,000 for this community. This event will be one to remember! With live music, face painting, food vendors, games for dogs, swag bags and so much more, this event will start off this fall with a bang! We anticipate there will be over 300 people in attendance. [beautifulquote align=”left” cite=””]Your participation and fundraising for Strutt your Mutt helps the 2000 animals that will be in need this upcoming year[/beautifulquote]   Registration Register as an individual or…

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Events General 

12th Annual Sandcastle Festival in Cobourg – August 5

Surf, Sun and Sand, Sand, Sand… Dig up your shovels and pails and get down & dirty in Cobourg this summer. Sandcastle building competition, master sculptures, inflatables and a live DJ. Schedule for this August 5, 2017 event 8am Master Sculptors begin their work (Viewing all weekend) 8:30am Registration Opens Amateur Competition (under the blue tent) 10:00am Sandsculpting Lessons 10:30am Competition begins 11am – 5pm Kid Zone Open Inflatable Fun Park Opens* Live DJ on Beach 4:30pm Awards Presentation at DJ Booth 8:30pm Movie on the Beach: Moana 10:30pm Fireworks…

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General News 

Peterborough man facing additional fraud charges, police believe there may be more victims

A 29-year-old Peterborough man is facing additional fraud charges after several more victims came forward to police. Through further investigation it was revealed that between January 2017 and July 2017 the accused defrauded several other persons he knows of postsecondary tuition funds and also convinced several of the victims to pay into an investment scam. As a result of the investigation Gaurav Paul, 29, of Applewood Crescent, Peterborough, is additionally charged with fraud under $5,000 X4. The investigation is ongoing. Police believe there may still be other victims and are…

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Business General 

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Awarded CA$34 Million Contract

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) has been awarded a CA$34 million, five year contract to supply seven primary heat transport motors for Bruce Power. The motors are part of Bruce Power’s life-extension program that will extend the life of six of its reactors to continue providing Ontario with clean, low-cost and reliable electricity for decades to come. “Nuclear energy plays a significant role to Ontario’s economy and it is great to see the positive effects of Bruce Power’s…

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Business General 

What is FastStart@Trent ?

  What is FastStart @ Trent? FastStart is an entrepreneurial training partnership aimed at university and college students. FastStart is designed to increase entrepreneurship skills and awareness and help students create solid business plans that take their products and services to market – quickly and successfully. FastStart’s partners include four academic institutions and two community entrepreneurship groups:Trent University/Trent University Durham, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Durham College, Fleming College, Spark Centre, and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster. FastStart is available to students at the four academic institutions in all fields of study. The partnership…

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General News 

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Local Mosquitoes

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is advising the public that mosquitoes in the City of Peterborough have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).  The mosquitoes were trapped from July 17 to 19, 2017. This is the first positive mosquito pool found in Peterborough this year.  During the summer months and early fall, PPH sets five traps weekly; three traps are in fixed locations and two others rotate throughout the Peterborough City and County. “Now that we’ve identified mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus in our area, it’s especially important that residents…

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