Sustainable Forestry in My Woodlot

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After years of learning about sustainable forestry with the help of the Kawartha Chapter of the Ontario Woodlot Association, I decided to have trees marked for selective cutting on my property. It was a huge decision for me to make since no significant cutting had been done here since the … Continue reading

The Death of the Traditional Funeral Business?

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While we all know that death and taxes are inevitable, the business surrounding this final life event is changing. In small towns, funeral homes are still mostly small, family-owned businesses, but the industry has undergone considerable consolidation with large corporations dominating urban markets. Succession planning for this type of family … Continue reading

Proactive, Collaborative Approach to Crime Prevention in Peterborough

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Recognizing that many calls for service to the Police Service are very complex and have the potential to involve many local agencies, Peterborough has joined the over 30 communities in Canada with a proactive approach to calls for service known as Situation Tables. Each week, members of local service providers … Continue reading

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up

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There was something for everyone, young and old, at this year’s Christmas in the Village weekend. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make this happen, and here’s to the beginning of another exciting year. Over 200 visitors cast their ballots on Thursday evening during the Christmas in … Continue reading