Friday, October 24th, 2014

Exploring Vacant St. Joseph Hospital


YouTube user DaaDeeOh created and posted this video of St. Joseph Hospital Peterborough.  DaaDeeOh has been exploring abandoned structures since a child. Looking for adventure and searching for artifacts. The link gives the history of the St.Joseph Hospital DaaDeeOh’s Youtube channel is located at Read More »

It’s all about ART Gala Auction


Event date: Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 7:00 PM Location: Art Gallery of Peterborough Tickets $50 – Available now The Art Gallery of Peterborough is honoured to invite our members and community to attend our annual fundraiser it’s all about ART – this year with a new twist. We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary year, and we thought it was time for ... Read More »

U-Haul Expands Moving and Self-Storage Operations to Peterborough


Situated on the bank of the Otonobee River, U-Haul Moving and Storage of Peterborough is now open for business. With its close proximity to Trent University and Fleming College, U-Haul Moving and Storage of Peterborough will provide added convenience to students moving to and from the area. Located at 900 Water Street, this formerly vacant facility features 45,908 square feet ... Read More »

The Patch Ptbo


Come visit The Patch: for more than just clothing! We have a separate store dedicated to providing you the greatest and largest selection of jewelry and accessories on the beach. Under our silver products you can find rings, pendants, earrings, necklaces, anklets and much more (including a great variety of stone products). Come check out the Butterfly located right beside ... Read More »

Residents invited to be torchbearers for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay


As per the City of Peterborough website: The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice, is coming to the  City and County of Peterborough next spring. Three-thousand torchbearers will proudly carry the flame and share its welcoming Pan Am spirit on the 41-day journey towards the lighting of the cauldron on July 10, 2015 to officially open the ... Read More »

The interior of Fleming College Haliburton School of The Arts is now on Google Streetview


Interested in looking around inside Fleming College’s Haliburton School of the Arts? Well now you can using Google Street View technology. Once inside you can look up, down, and all around with the seamless visuals we’re used to with Google Maps and Google Earth. There’s room to wander inside too. Clicking on arrows will move you around the room or ... Read More »

2014 Norwood Fall Fair


The Norwood Fair was established back in the year 1868 as a showplace for area residents to display the fruits of their labours. It was also an opportunity for some friendly competition between friends and neighbours, however it was mostly a community gathering where village folk came together to celebrate the harvest, catch up with each other and have a ... Read More »

Pumpkinfest Time!


It’s almost Pumpkinfest time at the Buckhorn Berry Farm location. DAYTIME PUMPKIN FESTIVAL Their Pumpkin Festival opens on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend (Closed Thanksgiving Monday) and continues on each weekend throughout the month of October, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting. - Daily Entertainment – Tim Holland (a great show for all ages) – ... Read More »

Cat Show – Parkway Place – October 4 and 5


The National Cat Show comes to Parkway Place this weekend (October 4 and 5).  The event runs from 9am until 4pm each day at 1135 Lansdowne Street, West at the Parkway Place in the Parkway Banquet Hall. Purebred cats and kittens Vendors Door prize No pets allowed in the show. Details at   Read More »

2014 Municipal Election – Monday, October 27, 2014


General Voting is not only a democratic right, it is also the easiest way to have a say in how your community is governed. When you cast a ballot, you are choosing someone who will represent you. Municipal government is involved in many aspects of our daily lives. Some of the services include fixing roads, providing water and electricity, collecting garbage, ... Read More »

Free Parent Conference on Mental Health


Registration is open for KPR’s annual Parent Conference, to be held Saturday, October 18, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Bowmanville HS. The conference is free, as always. This year’s theme is Making Connections for Mental Health.  Keynote speaker, singer and actor Lesley Andrew will offer a presentation on Beating the Odds.  Participants also will be able to choose two workshops from ... Read More »

Fall Low-Cost Rabies Clinics on September 27 & 28


Rabies Shots Available at Vets Across Peterborough City and County The Peterborough County-City Health Unit and local veterinarians are teaming up again this fall to provide pet owners with low-cost rabies clinics across Peterborough City and County on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. The cost for a rabies shot is only $20 per animal and $20 for a ... Read More »

New Deputy Fire Chief Announced

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City of Peterborough Fire Chief, Chris Snetsinger, announced today that Chad Brown will be the new Deputy Fire Chief effective October 14, 2014. Mr. Brown has over 20 years experience with progressive responsibility within the fire and emergency management fields. Since 2008, Mr. Brown has been employed as a Program Specialist with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency ... Read More »

Keeping Serious Diseases At Bay: School-Based Vaccination Clinics Start Sept 22


Parents Reminded to Provide Signed Consent Forms for Children Receiving HPV, Meningococcal and Hepatitis B Immunizations Local grade 7 and 8 students will be offered free vaccines in schools by the Peterborough County-City Health Unit starting September 22. Public Health Nurses will be visiting all schools throughout the city and county of Peterborough in the coming weeks to immunize all ... Read More »

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