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Posted Thursday, February 13, 2020

Winter weather, especially a wet winter with ice, rain and snow, can take its toll on your chimney. Under mild, damp weather conditions, fireplaces do not burn not as hot and clean as they do in cold dry weather, resulting in faster creosote build-up inside a chimney which creates a fire hazard. This highly flammable substance is contained in only a quarter inch of soot and develops in several stages. Initially it forms flaky soot which is easily brushed away, leaving safe and clean flue walls. Left...

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2020

ReFrame Film Festival held its annual event from January 23 to 26 downtown Peterborough for its community celebration of documentary film and media art. ReFrame, along with the Innovation Cluster and other sponsors presented three groundbreaking works of VR documentary at the 2020 festival. Viewings took place in the VentureNorth lobby (270 George St. N.), where the public was welcome to sign up or drop in to watch the films throughout the event. Films included: Homestay: A story about how total...

Posted Monday, January 20, 2020

Message #2020-05 Issued: 3:30 p.m., Sunday January 19, 2020 Subject: FLOOD WARNING - issued for Otonabee River Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation's other partners in flood emergency management. This FLOOD WARNING is issued to alert municipalities, residents and businesses that flooding is occurring or imminent on the Otonabee River....

Posted Monday, January 13, 2020

The Corporation of the County of Peterborough invites nominations for the County of Peterborough 2020 Recognition Awards.  Nominations will be accepted for any resident or group residing in the County of Peterborough who has raised the profile or made an extraordinary contribution to our community.  The nominee shall not have received a County of Peterborough Recognition Award for a similar category within the last fifteen years.  Unless otherwise indicated, there shall be one award for each Township...

Posted Monday, January 13, 2020

Health Promotion Canada Award Recognizes Excellence in Public Health Submissions to City and County Official Plans Health Promotion Canada bestowed a national award yesterday to a project team at Peterborough Public Health for their 2018 submissions to the Official Plan Reviews for the City and County of Peterborough. “We are incredibly proud of this accomplishment as it reflects the importance of applying public health principles to Official Plans, the primary documents that govern municipal...

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