Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has been my favourite animated movie since I first saw it about a year after its release. Sure, it doesn’t have the emotional heft of a Toy Story or the loveable senility of...

Listening to Reading

I don’t have memories far back enough to remember being read to by a parent, but I do have fond, though fuzzy, memories of my grade five teacher reading various novels to us. If we finished our last subject...
A development plan that could potentially take up to 20 years to complete has recently been authorized to begin undergoing public discussion in Peterborough. The Lily Lake Development Project, which would use 198 hectares of land that has been...
If you were to mention a potential minimum wage increase today, more often than not, you would find yourself in a passionate debate about why this needs to be done or why it’s impossible. The debate has recently surfaced in...
All photos by Sara Ostrowska
The third annual Purple Onion Festival (POF), an all-volunteer initiative hosted by Transition Town Peterborough (TTP), was celebrated on September 22 at Millennium Park. It brought together more than 2,500 people, according to the Co-Event Manager Fred Irwin. The theme...
It was a beautiful, sunny day as local dignitaries cut the ribbon in the official opening of the Brock Mission’s new deck, created with the financial support and volunteer work of members of the Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha. In...
The Purple Onion Festival (POF) fundraising show was held on September 15 at Market Hall to help make it possible for POF to take place on September 22. It allowed supporters to make donations at the door for the POF,...
Enter at your own risk! The motley collective is bringing a cult classic to a Peterborough stage this October for the group’s inaugural production. Amy M. Cummings and Jess Lynch are the co-directors and co-founders of motley collective. “We’re putting...
It wasn’t a day of rest for Steward of Sadleir House, Dwayne Collins, Sunday September 22. Collins arrived at work to find a surprise waiting for him: one of his recently planted shrubs had been uplifted and removed from the...