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Spring is in the Air

We have made it through most of Winter and we now see bright sunshine and seasonable temperatures in Peterborough County.  It stays light to almost 6:30 PM now, with the sun setting at about 6 PM.  This change, which has elevated people’s moods, seemed to begin on Thursday February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

A New Era for the Connection

We are very excited about the February newspaper issue for the Cottage Country Connection.  It will be released next week on bright white paper with much improved layout and graphics.  We will have lots of great new content.  We are welcoming some new advertisers and happy to continue with the loyal advertisers who remain with … Continue reading

Greetings from Cottage Country

It is Monday morning, January 27, 2014 and there is more snow than there was last night.  It is a balmy -10 degrees outside as the week begins in cottage country.  There is peace and quiet because no neighbours are here.  Winter in cottage country is a beautiful and magical season which is a source … Continue reading

Health Unit Upgrades Alert to Frostbite Warning

To help vulnerable residents cope with the continuing extreme cold weather, the Peterborough County-City Health Unit is upgrading its previous Frostbite Alert to a Frostbite Warning for Peterborough City and County and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations because of forecasted wind chill values of -41 for Wednesday, January 1, 2014 and Thursday, January 2, … Continue reading

Join the Community Care Team • Submitted by Denise Gould, Community Development Coordinator, Chemung Office

We need you to help us make a different in the lives of others. Community Care provides a caring opportunity for our volunteers to give back to the community while enhances the lives of others. Becoming a volunteer with Community Care is a great way to give back to your community. The opportunity to make … Continue reading

Hearing Loss and Aging • By Judy Keith

It is common knowledge that as we age, we begin to experience the cumulative effects of all we have been exposed to; environmental factors such as chemicals, noise, medication, infection, stress, and traumatic physical events. Within the realm of hearing, it is relatively common to see a decline in high frequency hearing sensitivity, a condition … Continue reading

COOKIES! Cookies are Here!

Spring is here and so are the Classic Girl Guide sandwich cookie! Soon, you will see Sparks, Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders at local stores and malls with cookies for you. Some units are planning to go door to door in their neighbourhoods selling cookies as it was done fifty years ago. National Cookie Day is … Continue reading

The #PeterTweeter Awards Are HERE!

The wait is over. After several weeks of intense campaigning, the votes are in and tallied.  All that’s left to do is celebrate. The 2nd Annual Petertweeter Awards will be presented at Aria Night Club on Thursday March 21st at 7:30pm.  “I think people are going to be surprised at some of the results,” reports … Continue reading

Mayor Bennett participating in “Mayors For Meals” Day on March 20

Community Care Peterborough is pleased to announce that Mayor Daryl Bennett will be participating in the 2013 “Mayors For Meals” Day to show his support for community seniors. Mayor Bennett will join 11 other volunteers on Wednesday, March 20th to deliver Meals on Wheels to clients living in their own homes. “Meals on Wheels is … Continue reading

Condolence Books for Stompin’ Tom Connors

Music Peterborough has arranged for condolence books to be made available for members of the public who wish to send their thoughts, prayers and memories of Canadian legend Stompin’ Tom Connors to the Connors family. Books will be made available every day for the month of March whereupon they will be handed over to the … Continue reading


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