Refugee Children of Family #417 Don Skates at the Millbrook Arena

  You may have seen the comprehensive article chronicling the circuitous path of Amal Alkhalaf and her three children from Syria to their new home in Peterborough in the January 26th edition of MacLean’s. Fourteen months after their flight from ISIS territory in Syria, they soon found their new Lebanon… Continue reading

Three Millbrook Teams Compete in the largest Atom tournament in North America

Karen Graham What began as a typical one day, 8 team tournament in 1958 has blossomed into a five day event as this year’s Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey tournament includes 116 teams, up more than 20 from last year. With divisions from all levels of play from all-star to house… Continue reading

Another Professional Service Coming to Town

Karen Graham A Peterborough native, Robert Hiseler has spent most of his life in Peterborough but has spent time in several parts of Canada to complete his education. After completing an undergraduate degree at Queen’s, he headed east to the University of New Brunswick for a law degree to spend… Continue reading

Township Seeks Ways to Meet County Garbage and Recycling Targets

Karen Graham Peterborough County is seeking input from municipalities including Cavan Monaghan to establish a modern and enforceable system to encourage more recycling of waste across the County. Cavan Monaghan’s performance in this area while improving marginally is still significantly below that of the County in general. In 2014, Cavan… Continue reading

Samantha Shaw Secures a Seat for the Autumn Colours Classic Young Guns Showcase

Jim Clarke Short track racing has always been about catching a break. Being in the right spot at the right time to gain a position in the running order, or landing a ride instead of watching the action from the sidelines. With Peterborough Speedway’s 23rd Annual Autumn Colours Classic –… Continue reading

Local ‘Escape Maze’ is a Must Try

Sarah Sobanski Escape Maze isn’t a traditional maze you have to escape – it’s even better. Frequent travelers with a bone for entertaining, the Preddy family had the idea for Escape Maze while co-creator Jaclyn Preddy was touring Holland and found a similar attraction. Upon returning home, Preddy and her… Continue reading