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Posted Friday, July 13, 2018

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is asking local residents to be aware of Lyme disease and how to prevent it. Lyme disease is gaining the attention of health officials because cases in Ontario are increasing. In 2017, residents submitted 308 ticks to PPH with some testing positive. So far in 2018, 127 ticks have been submitted to PPH for examination. Three of these tested positive for Lyme disease, but came from areas outside the Peterborough region. Further information is provided in the attached...

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Apply for the Opportunity of a Life Time! You may have heard of the Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience. Well, we have transformed it into Camp Startup, a new adventure for entrepreneurs to push their limits past their comfort zone and dive into the world of entrepreneurship! 20 successful applicants will embark on an action-packed weekend at Camp Kawartha! It's open to all aspiring and current entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29 who want to learn about starting their own business...

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018

The Township is looking to recruit members of the public to participate in a radon gas survey of residential dwellings within the municipal boundary. Interested applicants are asked to fill out the following application package and return it to the Building Department located at the Township Office no later than July 13th, 2018. The program will start August 1st, 2018. Successful applicants will be contacted by phone to confirm and verify their details and interest in participation in the survey. All...

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018

Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the first Heat Warning of the season. A heat event is expected to start Saturday, June 30 and extend through to the middle of next week. Daytime high temperatures in the low to mid-thirties are forecast, with humidex values in the mid-forties. Overnight low temperatures will only fall to the low twenties, providing little or no relief from the heat. Peterborough Public Health continues beach water testing throughout the City and County of Peterborough...

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The 2017 Progress Report on housing and homeless is now available. This is the fourth annual report on progress made on goals in the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for the City and County of Peterborough. The 2017 report includes highlights of achievements made by the City and community partners. This collaborative work helps vulnerable people in our community. The report shows local challenges and looks forward into planning for the future. The addition of the 20 Commitments and Outcomes...

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