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Authorities at every level of government have told us we are in a state of emergency. Some of us feel the urgency of the situation in our bones, but for others it all seems a bit unreal and hard to accept. While it might feel the problem is in some… Continue reading
Winter can be a lonely time of year for people, and a couple of years into single life, I was no exception. I hadn’t had any meaningful interaction with men since the end of my marriage. Then, to my surprise, after many cold nights and a long time flying solo,… Continue reading
Messages from some of our politicians are becoming more strident- Stay home or else….They are upping the ante to convince us to manage our behaviour for the greater good. In these days of instant gratification, it’s a challenge to keep these restrictions going when it takes so long to see… Continue reading
We are writing in support of Leni Rautiainen’s “Open Letter” in the March edition of the Millbrook Times. Ms. Rautiainen and fellow members of the Millbrook Farmers’ Market Management Committee have worked long and hard for several years to create a monthly market of which Millbrook can be proud. This… Continue reading
The Homeguard Inspection program is an award-winning crime-prevention program delivered by auxiliary officers of the Peterborough Police Services to residents in the communities served by this police force. This free service consists of a home security audit conducted by two members of the Auxiliary Program accompanied by the homeowners, where… Continue reading
As I write this, it is unknown if the pandemic will require complete lockdown in future. I am hopeful that if social distancing is continued, we can still garden. The Community Garden started 8 years ago as a way to produce fresh vegetables for our local Food Share and also… Continue reading
The Peterborough Country Agricultural Wall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for the 2020 Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, August 30th at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in the Agricultural Heritage Building. Farm and rural leaders in Peterborough County who have made contributions to the agriculture and agri-food… Continue reading