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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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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 […]

Flying Colours Expands!

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has announced it is adding more than 140,000 square feet to its North American footprint as it continues its ambitious expansion and embarks on its largest infrastructure growth to date. Plans are currently being finalized for the groundbreaking of a brand-new hangar by the end […]

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 […]

Grand Opening of Shorelines Casino Peterborough Scheduled for October 15th, 2018

Shorelines Casino Peterborough Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP), a subsidiary of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, is pleased to announce that Shorelines Casino Peterborough is scheduled to open on Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 5pm. “Opening day will be an exciting one for our 300 team members – 180 of which are new – who […]

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 […]

Local Events

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 […]

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 […]

Peterborough Police Services

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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 […]

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 […]

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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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  • Notice of Hearing - Committee of Adjustment
    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 November 20, 2018.
  • Winter Parking Restrictions
    To assist snow clearing operations, winter parking restrictions are now in effect in the City of Peterborough. From December 1st to April 1st, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 2:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. During a snowstorm, when snow-clearing operations are underway, no stopping of a vehicle is permitted on any city street.

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  • November 14 – Board of Health Meeting Summary
    Staff Recognition – 30 Years of Service at Peterborough Public Health Public Health Inspector Kathleen Shepherd was recognized for her 30 years of service in the Septic Inspection Program at Peterborough Public Health (PPH).  When she started in 1988, she became the first female Public Health Inspector to ever work at PPH. Her work inspecting […]
  • Needle Drop Box Program Expanded in City
    More Locations Added to Increase Community Safety 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, […]

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