Nexicom Projects to Bring Fibre to Local Rural Communities

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  At the September 18th Council meeting, Tina Thornton – Manager, Special Assignments with Nexicom, outlined the firm’s plans to launch new fibre-based internet service to three local communities with help from the Connect to Innovate Program.  Launched last year by the department of Industry, Science and Economic Development branch … Continue reading

Jordie Westbrook Joins the Bethany Real Estate Team

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After seven years climbing cell towers lugging heavy wires to rig cell phone communication towers for a number of companies, Jordie Westbrook has decided to keep his feet on the ground in a new career.  He joins Kathie Lycett as a sales rep for Bethany Real Estate.  Kathie is not … Continue reading

Dignity Restored to Pontypool’s Abandoned Grain Elevator

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  On September 16th, Kathy Morton, President of the Manvers Township Historical Society hosted a dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the renovated grain elevator in Pontypool.  This particular structure was built in 1918 to replace the original elevator built in 1894. It is the last elevator if its kind … Continue reading

Galerie Q invites you to an incredible two-day event

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Our very own “Peintre au chapeau” Yvon Lemieux is travelling from Québec city to give his art followers an opportunity to experience art making up close. Watch Lemieux create in real time and engage with him as he produces two works of art over the September 30th weekend.  Guests will … Continue reading

Kim Turney Introduces Trendy Handbag Style to Peterborough Area

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It’s not like Kim had nothing else to do.  A real estate agent in the Cavan Monaghan area is not sitting around in this real estate market.  Her daughter Carla introduced Kim to this sassy young Canadian company founded by Natalie Dusome, a young mother looking to build a business … Continue reading

Cody & Kelsie’s Veggy Patch

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These young siblings started their entreprise at a young age. Kelsie was in Mrs. Fallis’ grade 2 class when her teacher arrived to purchase some produce and found her young student manning the market stall in front of the family home. As would any good teacher, Mrs. Fallis recognized a … Continue reading

Local Mental Health Challenges Continue

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  Despite a growing awareness about mental health thanks to high profile media programs and a wide variety of educational programs offered in schools, corporations and to the public at large, the problem seems to be growing.  The recently released Vital Signs report on the Greater Peterborough area reports that … Continue reading

From Summer to …Fall?

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  Ah, fall: crisp days, cool nights, leaves changing colour, birds heading south; taking sweaters out of storage, shaking out warm blankets in preparation for chilly slumbers. Occasional early morning frost on shady rooftops, maybe even a few drifting flakes of snow toward the end of the month. Wait—what? If … Continue reading

Marie Stevens Opens Your Eyes with Makeup Techniques

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Marie has always had style.  Tall and striking, she can slip her hair into a pony tail, don a pair of big sunglasses and a sun hat and look like she belongs on a fashion cover.  Now she is building a home business using her skills to make others look … Continue reading