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- New COVID-19 case in Northumberland County August 7, 2020Northumberland County has a new confirmed COVID-19 case, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reported Friday afternoon.It’s the 216th cumulative case for the health unit, 176 of them in the City of Kawartha Lakes, 26 in Northumberland County and 14 in Haliburton County.The jurisdiction now has four active cases, two in Haliburton County, […]
- Peterborough jobless rate rises to 10.6% August 7, 2020Peterborough’s jobless rate rose to 10.6 per cent in July from 9.5 per cent a month earlier, Statistics Canada reported Friday.Peterborough had a net gain of 400 jobs in July as more employers reopened from pandemic lockdowns, but 1,200 people rejoined the labour force, resulting in the higher rate.The local rate remains below the national […]
- Showtime: Galaxy Cinemas in Peterborough reopening Friday August 6, 2020Galaxy Cinemas is reopening Friday in downtown Peterborough with $5 admission tickets.The 11-screen cinema at Water and Charlotte streets in the Peterborough Square was temporarily closed in March as a safety precaution in the COVID-19 pandemic.It reopens early Friday afternoon with matinees and there are evening screenings as well.A lineup of newer releases, including “My […]
- New shelter will have education room, thanks to couple’s $100K donation August 6, 2020A local couple has donated $100,000 to help fund an education room within a planned new Peterborough Humane Society facility.Judy and Gord Atkins, who live on Chemong Lake, made the donation.The new $10-million building, which will be located on Technology Drive in the city’s southeast end, will house the Judy and Gord Atkins Humane Education […]
- Peterborough landlord blasts tenant over unpaid rent through sign August 6, 2020A Peterborough landlord has put up a large sign on her apartment building asking the provincial government for help with tenants that refuse to pay rent.The sign names the tenant and claims he owes 13 months of rent, totalling $16,250.“Landlords have no rights. The more I am learning about it, the angrier I get,” said […]