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This is North Cavan students’ 16th year of participation in the annual Terry Fox run. Last week, students were inspired by a video in the gym about the Canadian hero, then moved outside to follow his lead. Each class took tours of the school fields, once for each year of… Continue reading
Last month, Peterborough Public Health confirmed that a local bat found in early September, tested positive for rabies, and want to remind residents to steer clear of wild animals commonly known to carry the disease. “This positive animal case confirms what we already know – that rabies is present in… Continue reading
Progressive Conservative Incumbent Jamie Schmale First elected in 2015, Jamie Schmale is the Member of Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock. He recently served as the Shadow Minister for Northern Economic Development (FEDNOR), and Deputy Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Canada. Jamie has also served on the Standing Committee of Procedure… Continue reading
Show hours are Friday, October 25th from 5-9pm, Saturday, October 26th from 9am-4pm, and Sunday, October 27th from 11am-4pm. The Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts proudly presents the 44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale. This is the longest running craft show in the Kawarthas! Their 3-day… Continue reading
Despite the gloomy weather, 115 runners lined up for the St. John’s Ida Anglican Outreach Committee. Participants who showed their stuff along winding routes which began at the McCamus Farm on Stewart Line. The event drew a wide range of participants tackling a 4.7 or 10 km route, having fun… Continue reading
WE Day By Newspaper Club Member Sydney M. James Arthur, Jenna Ortega, David Suzuki, Jordan Fisher, Johnny Orlando,Nav Bhatia, Conner franta, Penny Oleksiak, Scott Helman, Spencer West , Craige and Marc Keilburger. Those are just a few of the famous people who came to We Day this year in… Continue reading
After a year’s hiatus due to the dam reconstruction, the popular Zucchini Festival returned to Millpond last month, bringing out the creative as well as the competing spirit in participants. Zucchini specimens were transformed into colourful boats with wine corks secured to their sides to provide buoyancy required for the… Continue reading
Fall is back and so are the players participating in the Puck & Stick as they took to the BIG ICE on September 23rd at the new Cavan Monaghan Community Centre for their inaugural skate. For the past number of years the Puck & Stick (adult based program for residents… Continue reading