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Posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Peterborough, Ontario (November 8, 2019) The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) has lifted the Level 2 Low Water declaration, which was triggered by abnormally dry conditions that began in July and continued throughout August and September. An unusually hot and dry July was followed by continued rainfall deficits in August, which in turn resulted in very low flows in some of our local streams. For example, the average flow of Jackson Creek during August was only 30% of its historical average...

Posted Thursday, November 07, 2019

They will be pitching for their chance to win over $7,000 and bragging rights as the winner of the fourth annual Cubs' Lair Entrepreneurship Competition - you don't want to miss this! It's going to be like watching Dragon's Den live! Get inspired by these new innovators over a drink, some snacks (on us) and you even have the chance to win some prizes while you're at it. It's going to be held at the INCREDIBLE Gordon Best Theatre (located just above The Only on Hunter St.) on November 21,...

Posted Monday, November 04, 2019

First Local Influenza Case of the Season Reported This year’s flu season is off to an early start as Peterborough Public Health is reporting the first lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza in our area just as the flu shot is being widely distributed throughout the community. “With this lab-confirmed case we have confirmation that seasonal influenza is circulating in our community, about a month earlier than last year,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health....

Posted Monday, October 28, 2019

Beginning in November, Ontario food processors and other businesses can apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership). This is part of a commitment to help the agri-food sector grow and support projects that boost innovation, economic development, environmental stewardship and food safety. The application intake, which opens November 4, is tailored for agri-food businesses looking to increase food safety, develop new markets and expand their operations. More information,...

Posted Monday, October 28, 2019

Peterborough, Ontario (October 25, 2019) Otonabee Conservation, along with delegates from Provincial and Municipal governments, community members, local interest groups, project engineers and contractors will celebrate the completion of the Millbrook Dam rehabilitation project. WHO: Greetings and remarks from MPP Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, Laurie Scott, Township of Cavan-Monaghan Mayor, Scott McFadden, and Otonabee Conservation Board of Directors Chair, Andy Mitchell. WHAT: A celebratory...

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