Expanded Midwifery Services Coming to Peterborough

Expanded Midwifery Services Coming to Peterborough
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Last week the province announced an additional $193,648 this year to support midwives in Peterborough-Kawartha, part of their $28 million commitment to expand midwifery services across Ontario.  This extension will help families access additional choice in primary care during a pregnancy, birth and postpartum.  The province is also working to… Continue reading

Restoration Celebration at Trinity the Marsh Anglican Church

Restoration Celebration at Trinity the Marsh Anglican Church
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On Sunday June 30th there was a “Restoration Celebration” at Trinity the Marsh (Anglican) west of Millbrook. The board and batten church was built in 1876 and recently the exterior of the church and the interior floor were painted. The entrance steps were replaced with a new step and ramp…. Continue reading

Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis

Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis
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  Peterborough’s opioid crisis has been getting worse, despite best efforts to provide more treatment options for people with opioid addictions, and the additional harm reduction measures that we have deployed. Naloxone kits are more accessible than ever, either from a pharmacy or from Peterborough Public Health, who can now… Continue reading

Twilight Dinner for the Local Dairy Association

Twilight Dinner for the Local Dairy Association
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The Carl and Harrigan family hosted  a Twilight Dinner for the local dairy association providing tours of the new state-of-the-art automated dairy facility on Zion Line. The 400+ attendees were treated to a beef dinner followed by an unlimited supply of mild and ice cream.

St. John’s Ida in Today’s World

St. John’s Ida in Today’s World
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In last month’s second article about St. John’s Church, Ida, we concluded its history up to the 1985 tornado. In this final article as part of our celebration and thanksgiving for our 200th anniversary, we will look at our church today.   After a long pairing with our original parish of… Continue reading