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Peterborough Public Library Temporary Location Closed

The Peterborough Public Library has closed the doors to its temporary location at Peterborough Square on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. and has begun moving back to Aylmer Street. The book drop will still be available outside the library at Peterborough Square until staff can accommodate returns at Aylmer Street. Additionally, items may […]

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Skating on the Canal 2018

Trent Severn Waterway and the City Peterborough are pleased to offer public skating on the Canal below the Peterborough Lift Lock – weather-permitting. Ice conditions are monitored regularly and a flag indicates the status. The flag is currently Green – skating is permitted.    

Happy New Year Peterborough!

Wishing all our visitors and family a Happy New Year full of peace, prosperity and health.

Screenwriting-101

Are you a big film buff? Screenwriter Carley Smale teaches a course on how to craft a feature length screenplay

Are you a big film buff? Do you have a fantastic idea for a movie? Have you always thought you could write the next big blockbuster? If so, this is the class for you! Join screenwriter Carley Smale once a week as she teaches an 11-week evening course on how to craft a feature length […]

Local Sports

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 […]

Pink in the Rink 2016

Pink in the Rink 2016 The Canadian Cancer Society is partnering with the Peterborough Petes to host the 7th annual Pink in the Rink on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The purpose of this event is to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society to support lifesaving cancer research for women; cervical, vaginal, uterine, breast and ovarian. […]

Funding for a Skateboard Park in Lakefield Received!

The Township of Selwyn will be receiving $55,000 in funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for the construction of a Skateboard Park in Isabel Morris Park in the Village of Lakefield. The project is expected to be completed by late 2016. The skateboard park has already been designed by local youth during the Youth “Can […]

Why not make Friday, October 2nd, Family Date Night!!

Why not make Friday, October 2nd, Family Date Night!! Team 55 Tackles Suicide Awareness is a fundraising program that will allow us to raise suicide awareness in conjunction with the Canadian Mental Health Association-Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge and the Adam Scott Junior Lions Football Team Bring the whole family out to Thomas A Stewart, enjoy […]

Local Entertainment

4th Line Theatre

Volunteer Actors needed for 4th Line Theatre’s 2018 Season

Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers to perform in its productions of Ian McLachlan […]

SnoFest 2018 Calendar

Peterborough Snofest Winter Carnival – Jan 6-29

Snofest 2018 The Peterborough Snofest Winter Carnival Committee is encouraging everyone to sit less and get more active this upcoming winter! What began in 1976 as a ParticipACTION initiative has now grown to become a month long celebration of winter activities, both indoor and outdoor. With support from the City of Peterborough, Delta Bingo and […]

No Parking Winter

Winter Parking Restrictions on City Streets

To assist snow clearing operations, winter parking restrictions are now in effect in the City of Peterborough. To avoid tickets and/or your vehicle being towed, observe the following: From December 1st to April 1st, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 2:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. This allows better snow clearing of city streets and at a […]

Literature

Peterborough Public Library Temporary Location Closed

The Peterborough Public Library has closed the doors to its temporary location at Peterborough Square on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. and has begun moving back to Aylmer Street. The book drop will still be available outside the library at Peterborough Square until staff can accommodate returns at Aylmer Street. Additionally, items may […]

🚔 Peterborough Police Media Releases 🚔

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 […]

Are you missing property stolen from your vehicle?

A 34-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged after police received a call from a concerned citizen regarding suspicious persons going through vehicles. At approximately 4:30 a.m. on November 23, 2017 police responded to information from the public regarding two male suspects in the area of Haggis Drive and Denure Drive going through vehicles. […]

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  • Board of Health Meets February 14
    February 9, 2017 – Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/about-us-2/board-of-health/meeting-agendas    
  • Time Well Spent
    January 25, 2018 – ‘Family Literacy Day’ Highlights Value of Talking, Playing or Reading with Children to Encourage Literacy Spending a few minutes each day to improve a child’s literacy skills is a worthwhile investment of time that can pay off in life-long benefits for the entire family. Peterborough Public Health is promoting that message in the […]

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