A few months ago, I was lucky enough to be a part of the Ontario Government’s roundtable on Food Security. What struck me during this discussion (besides the lack of people in the room having experienced food insecurity) is...
There’s currently a crack in the floor of my apartment, and every time I step on it, the floor gives a little bit more. I don’t think it’s actually a problem, but I have an immense fear of breaking...
Peterborough has a housing crisis and a shelter emergency. Downtown, it can seem both hidden and to be staring you right in the face, underlining just how complex this crisis is. Just as the solutions to homelessness are complex,...
Arthur Newspaper would like to formally invite all members of the public to our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday December 12 at Sadleir House, beginning at 6pm. At this meeting, one can expect: • An Editors' Report • An update on Arthur’s...
The Peterborough Parkway seems like a topic that will never find its way off of the official plan of City Council. With vehement opposition on both the local and provincial levels, it seems ludicrous that the Parkway is still...
On November 3rd, Market Hall hosted an event entitled, "We Love the Spill: A Tribute to Dave Tobey." The event was framed as a thank you to Dave Tobey for all he had done for the Peterborough arts community....
When I first came to this institution of higher learning in 1985-86, the Trent student body consisted of roughly 5000 people, and transit was rudimentary. Also, the late night bus service to ferry revellers home from the downtown bar...
The closing of non-productive businesses in the downtown area signals that Peterborough, just like every community, is changing. The question on the minds of many is what direction the community is currently going in. The emphasis on condo developments...
The city of Peterborough in partnership with Trent is planning to build a twin pad arena in order to continue bridging the gap between campus and the city, as well as enhancing sports tourism within Peterborough. The plan was...
I haven’t been writing many preview pieces this year, as not too many shows have intrigued me much. I’ve also not being going to many actual shows this year. As Arthur’s Arts & Culture reporter, I may have been...