CharlotteStreet Events General 

Notice of Public Open House: Charlotte Street Renewal Project

Charlotte Street Renewal Project Event date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Sutherland Room, City Hall The City of Peterborough is inviting the general public to view and provide comments regarding the proposed design concept for the renewal of Charlotte Street between Aylmer Street and Water Street in the Downtown. Presentation drawings, supporting documents, a project phasing plan and a preliminary cost estimate will be available to view. A “Flexible Street” design is proposed where a system of portable bollards will be used to allow…

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Maggie Wheeler Events General 

Seaway Valley’s Queen of Crime to Launch Fifth Novel at Annual Peterborough BHC Day September 23

Award-winning Canadian mystery writer Maggie Wheeler is set to launch her fifth historical mystery All My Worldly Goods at the Sixth Annual British Home Child (BHC) Day in Peterborough. As the Seaway Valley’s Queen of Crime, Maggie Wheeler has spent over 15 years showcasing the social, cultural and psychological impact of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project on Canadians affected. She is the author of the best-selling “Lost Villages” historical murder mystery series, which has garnered a nomination for the Ontario Premier’s Awards for the Arts, an Ontario Provincial Hansard, and…

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Counterfeit Currency Police Media Release 

Fake Canadian currency circulating in Peterborough

Be watchful for counterfeit bills The Peterborough Police Service is warning businesses and the general public to be watchful for counterfeit bills currently circulating in our area. The bills, that may at first glance appear as Canadian currency, have identifiable Chinese characters marked on them. If your Canadian cash has Chinese writing on it, it’s a fake. Three of these fake bills were recently seen at a Peterborough-based grocery store. The bills with Chinese lettering are apparently intended for training purposes and are not meant for circulation. We are advising…

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Liftlock Foodland Events General 

Grand Re-Opening Liftlock Foodland

Grand Re-Opening Liftlock Foodland Sobeys Inc. is pleased to announce the grand re-opening of our newly renovated Foodland location in Peterborough. To help us celebrate, we invite you to join us in the opening festivities at our store on the morning of Friday, September 8, 2017. Where: Liftlock Foodland 142 Hunter Street East Peterborough, ON K9H 1G6 When:  Thursday, September 8, 2017 Time:    8:45 a.m. start time (please arrive by 8:30 a.m.) What: – Cindy Cameron, VP Operations will deliver brief remarks – Gift card donation to Community Cares Peterborough – Ribbon-cutting and…

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Troy Speck General News 

New Chief Administrative Officer for Peterborough County Announced

Troy Speck to the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Peterborough County Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Troy Speck to the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the County. Troy is currently the CAO for the Town of The Blue Mountains, a role he has held since 2011. Troy comes to the County with significant experience in municipal management including many years as a CAO. Council undertook an extensive recruitment process for the position that attracted the interest of over 100 candidates. Troy brings a proven…

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Waste Management Services General News 

New Reuse Building at the Bensfort Road Landfill

Reuse Building A new waste diversion option is available at the Bensfort Road Landfill.  Customers will see a new addition at the facility starting this week. A “Reuse Building” is now in place at the drop-off platform, allowing people to set aside items they believe someone else might want. Those who see something they like can take it home, free of charge. Putting material at the Reuse Building does not mean it can be brought to the facility for free; customers will pay the same tipping fee as usual. It…

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