Writing about No Pussyfooting was a personal challenge I set for myself, having never written a music piece before. I was determined to do this only because their music moved me. I have to say, they are hands down my...
An informal interview with John K. Muir, General Manager of Trent Radio and Jill StavelEy, production manager and Rock and Roll Fairy Godmother. Syed: How did Trent Radio come about? Muir: It was , and I think Stephen (Stohn) may have...
Recently, a combined project was started by multiple organizations in Peterborough to help combat the biggest problem facing the city—unemployment. With Peterborough having an unemployment rate of 9.8%, the second highest in Canada, this is a problem that has...
When was the last time anyone has seen a senior walk the runway and own it? Not ever! Never Too Old to STRUTT, a part of Peterborough Fashion Week 2015, saw a group of beautiful and extravagantly styled seniors strut...
Most people can agree that sometimes, you’re hanging out with a group of friends, making jokes, and there’s that one person who takes a joke too far, whether it be a racist joke or a rape joke. It makes everyone...
There are always at least three shows happening simultaneously if you walk down George or Hunter Street—even on a Monday! It’s one of the quirky and beautiful things about living in Peterborough. The life, the action, all the disparate...
There are several stores and restaurants along George Street that make up part of the colourful downtown scene that both visitors and people who call Peterborough home have grown to love. Even though there’s lots of variety in these...
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,...
“Oh hey, there’s Mary-Kate,” is what I would say if Mary-Kate Edwards were here right now. But she’s not. Mary-Kate Edwards does not frequent my grandparents’ basement. She’s usually somewhere on Hunter Street playing music or at Traill College,...
Dear Editors, Dirty air conditioning systems in automobiles and/or homes may be responsible for a seemingly new, paralyzing epidemic affecting children across the United States, and has also been reported in Canada and around the world. The paralysis is correctly...