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Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Thanks to the generous support from Canadians, the Red Cross will provide direct financial assistance totalling $4 million to households impacted by the flooding in Quebec and Ontario - over half of the funds raised to date. Eligible registered households will receive $600 to help purchase what they urgently need during this very difficult time. This amount includes over $3 million for more than 5,200 households in Quebec and close to $1 million for approximately 1,600 households in Ontario. Beginning...

Posted Monday, May 08, 2017

The newly relocated Peterborough & the Kawarthas Visitor Centre will be open to the public on Monday May 15th at 9am marking the beginning of the 2017 summer season. The new location at VentureNorth, 270 George Street North in Downtown Peterborough will be open 7 days a week from 9am -5pm, including Canada Day and Civic Holiday (Peter Robinson Day) from May 15th to October 7th. “We are excited to get into our new downtown location, where we will be in a centralized hub that will welcome visitors...

Posted Saturday, May 06, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017 Peterborough, ON Flood Warning, Sewage Treatment By-pass Notification and Boil Water Advisory A flood warning remains in effect for the City of Peterborough. Otonabee Conservation has advised that water levels on the Kawartha Lakes and Otonabee River could reach unprecendented levels in the coming days. As a result of the current watershed and weather conditions, the City of Peterborough Wastewater Treatment Plant is now in secondary by-pass...

Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Free Event on April 26 for Parents and Caregivers Clarifies Misconceptions Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled "Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Dispelling the Myths" on Wednesday, April 26 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Peterborough Public Health, 185 King St., in downtown Peterborough. The guest speaker will be Shelly Lamain who has worked as an ASD consultant with Kinark Child and Family Services for 13 years. ASD is a common label that is...

Posted Friday, April 07, 2017

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Flood Watch for the entire watershed region. A low-pressure weather system is currently impacting the geographical area of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority, which stretches from the Kawartha Lakes in the north to Rice Lake in the south. In the next 24 hours, before it leaves our region on Friday morning, the weather system will have delivered 30 to 50 millimeters of precipitation. The lower precipitation amounts will be realized in the northern part of...

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