Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!

Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!
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‘Screen time’ is the time spent using a screen-based device, such as a smartphone, tablet, computer, or television. Not all screen time is unhealthy. Screens can offer an important way to learn and communicate at school and at work. Most often, kids use screens for recreational purposes such as watching … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Brings a Long Goodbye

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Brings a Long Goodbye
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In April, 60 Minutes aired a segment produced by Dr. Jonathan LaPook, the chief medical correspondent for US broadcaster CBS.  Dr. LaPook followed Carol Daly’s progression dealing with Alzheimer’s.  For ten years, Carol and her husband Mike were filmed during annual checkups in what has been called the longest video … Continue reading

2017 Police Community Reports

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In their annual report to Council, Inspector Dan Smith of the Peterborough Police Services outlined the highlights of the activities and calls for service experienced by the local police for in Cavan Monaghan.  The township is currently served by four officers who are permanently assigned to the area, who along … Continue reading

Police Launch Residential Speeding Campaign Called “Safe Under 7”

Police Launch Residential Speeding Campaign Called “Safe Under 7”
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The Peterborough Police Service is launching a summer traffic campaign targeting speeding in residential neighbourhoods.  The campaign is in direct response to community concerns and complaints and will run during the summer months. “The number one complaint we hear on a daily basis is about speeding in residential areas,” says … Continue reading