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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 […]

Canadian Canoe Museum

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation invests $7.5 million in The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new facility at the water’s edge

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is investing $7.5 million in The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new facility at the water’s edge, building on its more than 20-year-long legacy of leadership with the organization. This lead private gift will support capital costs and educational program development for the new museum, to be built alongside the Peterborough Lift Lock […]

Musicfest

Peterborough Musicfest 2018

Every year a town anxiously awaits an event that will showcase it’s uniqueness and sense of community. For two months in the heart of summer, Peterborough Musicfest galvanizes a city and greatly impacts an economy with 18 free concerts. Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and […]

Ian Maxwell was nominated for the Police Hero of the Year Award

Police Hero of the Year Nomination Every year, the Police Association of Ontario (PAO) encourages Ontarians to nominate police heroes. This year the PAO received over 325 nominations, the most ever for this award. The PAO Awards Committee narrowed hundreds of nominations with compelling, emotional, and often personal narratives to a final shortlist. Winners will […]

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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 […]

Musicfest

Peterborough Musicfest 2018

Every year a town anxiously awaits an event that will showcase it’s uniqueness and sense of community. For two months in the heart of summer, Peterborough Musicfest galvanizes a city and greatly impacts an economy with 18 free concerts. Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and […]

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 […]

Peterborough Entertainment

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 […]

Canadian Canoe Museum

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation invests $7.5 million in The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new facility at the water’s edge

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is investing $7.5 million in The Canadian Canoe Museum’s new facility at the water’s edge, building on its more than 20-year-long legacy of leadership with the organization. This lead private gift will support capital costs and educational program development for the new museum, to be built alongside the Peterborough Lift Lock […]

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 June 25, 2018
    The City of Peterborough Waste Management Division will hold 6 large article collection events in 2018. The third collection takes place on Monday, June 25, 2018. Book online or in person at City Hall or the Public Works Office by Thursday, June 21, 2018.
  • Agenda: Committee of Adjustment June 19, 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, June 19, 2018.
  • 2018 Reusable Exchange Weekend # 2
    Take advantage of this year’s Reusable Exchange Weekend events to pass along items you no longer want, or perhaps find a treasure for yourself. Everyone wins and fewer items will end up in our landfill. The second Reusable Exchange runs from Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17.

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  • Peterborough Public Health Releases Interactive 2017 Annual Report
    Easy-to-Follow Online Format Highlights Public Health Achievements At Wednesday’s Board of Health meeting in Curve Lake First Nation, Peterborough Public Health released its 2017 Annual Report. “This report highlights the strides forward made in public health last year, using an online format designed to share the information in an easy to understand, interactive way,” explained […]
  • June – Food Charters: Designing Our Own Local Food System
    There’s been a lot in the news lately about local food and farming and so last week’s celebrations for Ontario’s fifth annual Local Food Week seems perfectly timed to promote the good things that are grown, made and harvested right here in Peterborough and in Ontario.  I am hoping that everyone will take the opportunity […]

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