Local Stories

End Fossil Fuels – September 2023

On Friday, September 15, about 150 people met in front of city hall as the Peterborough part of a global event to urge leaders to wean the world off fossil fuels as quickly as possible. This was part of a global day of action in which 600 thousand people took part in more than 700 … Read more

50 Million Trees

If you have a plot of open land (minimum ½ acre), why not plant some trees? Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program will assist financially by contributing up to 90% of the total project cost. A member of For Our Grandchildren, Richard Peachey, registered with the program in the spring of 2022 to plant trees … Read more