Local Talent Shines at Magna Hoedown Showdown in Aurora

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After months of auditions where competitor numbers were whittled down to only ten, two Peterborough lads took second and third place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown on Saturday September 17th. Jade Daniel Eagleson of Bailieboro took second prize while Cameron Von Criegren of Peterborough took third place in … Continue reading

Where are They Now? Catching up with Jim Gleason

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Jim Gleason first came to Peterborough to study at Trent University. During that time, he met Robert Winslow when the two were performing a student production of “Waiting For Godot” at one of Trent’s venues. By then, Robert was already mulling over an idea for an original play about the … Continue reading

Soccer Shoes for Belize

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Sherry-Ann and Rob, co-owners of Coach’s Diner and Pizzeria in Bethany, are both sports nuts. Their diner is named Coach’s for good reason: they have decorated the interior with sports paraphernalia and consistent with that theme, the plastic moose head on the exterior wall represents hunting. They have added a … Continue reading

Kawartha Lakes receives over $5 million in funding for cast iron water main replacement

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The City of Kawartha Lakes announced it will be the recipient of over $5 million of funding awarded through the Small Communities Fund (SCF), a component of the New Building Canada Plan, which is intended to support critical infrastructure needs in municipalities and First Nations communities that have less than … Continue reading

Award-winning Botanical Garden Expert Presents at Next Garden Club Meeting

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The next Millbrook & Area Garden Club is having a very special guest. He is the owner of Whistling Gardens, a Botanical garden in Wilsonville near Brantford. Join the Millbrook & Area Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5th. We are having a very special guest speak to … Continue reading

Julie Vallieres’ Takes Her Mental Health Awareness Message to the Streets of Quebec

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On Sunday August 28th, St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School Teacher ran her 3rd marathon covering the 42.2 km from Levis to Quebec City in support of mental health awareness. She also dedicated this effort to her friend and neighbor whose tragic and sudden accidental death this summer has left behind … Continue reading

Jazz Festival Held on Stewart Line

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Century Barn Weddings and Events developed and operated by Dave and Susan Stewart, recently sponsored a jazz festival in their barn which has been lovingly transformed into a spectacular venue for weddings and other special events. The free jazz festival was hosted for invited neighbours and vendors as a way … Continue reading