Vaccinations are Coming

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) has launched a “Notify Me” campaign to make it easier for residents to find out when they can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.   Residents can visit www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/notifyme to sign up with their email address and indicate which group(s) they want to be notified about. When local clinics… Continue reading

Brook Trout – The Past and Present in Baxter Creek

Brook Trout are the only native trout in the Baxter Creek. They are an indicator of high water quality, requiring cold, highly oxygenated water to survive. They have been here for thousands of years, but have lost considerable habitat in Baxter Creek over the last 200 years. The reasons include… Continue reading

Manvers Historical Society to Host Seedy Saturday

A seed exchange event will be held on April 10th at the Old Post Office in Bethany, running from 1 to 4 pm. Seeds are being collected from local gardeners and to date they have collected 64 varieties of seeds, including a wide range of flowers and vegetables.  The call… Continue reading

Pandemic Challenges for Historic Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute Hall

The members of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute (WI) are known for their hospitality.  They host a variety of social events in their hall located on County Rd. 10, including community dinners, pancake breakfasts, markets, music events and of course, their monthly meetings. The Women’s Institute organization has a rich… Continue reading

MTO Considers Significant Alterations to Cavan Intersection

At Monday’s Council meeting, Executive Director of Planning and Development John Connolly presented a report regarding the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) submission outlining the results of a study of the traffic issues at the four-way stop in the hamlet of Cavan. Conducted by engineering consulting firm WSP, the analysis… Continue reading