Chainsaw challeng

The effort of using a cross-cut saw is evident on the face of Natasha Bardy as she competes in the Obstacle Course competition.

Chainsaws roar in Marlbank

Marlbank - The Marlbank ball field echoed with the roar of chainsaws recently at the 15th annual Wyatt Davis Memorial Chainsaw Challenge....

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5 Unexpected side effects of losing (a lot of) weight

5 Unexpected side effects of losing (a lot of) weight

5 Unexpected side effects of losing (a lot of) weight

    Losing weight can have a lot of side effects that are pretty cool. For some people, it sends diabetes into remission....

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Accessibility award

Tammy Bennett, chair of the Asphodel-Norwood Public Library Board and secretary Laurie Mulholland, accept the Peterborough County Accessibility Recognition Award during the county’s annual awards gala at the Buckhorn Community Centre. The county presents just one accessibility recognition award each year. Making the presentation were Peterborough County Warden J. Murray Jones, Asphodel-Norwood Mayor Terry Low and Deputy-mayor Rodger Bonneau.

Plenty of local residents honoured by county

Buckhorn - There were lots of local winners at this year’s Peterborough County Recognition Awards held at the Buckhorn Community Centre...

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One for James

Maggie Bidgood, the daughter of late James Bidgood, was the recipient of a “One For James” coffee that was bought to honour the cherished legacy of her father who was killed in a tragic snowmobile accident in February.

“One For James” lights up the world

Norwood - It’s a gesture sealed with a smile, coffee and a “pay it forward” shout-out to the irrepressible spirit of James Bidgood, a young...

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Thunder in the Park

Ken and Shelley Ketcheson of Peterborough took part in the Thunder in the Park show and shine with her 1988 H-D Sportster, and his 2002 H-D Heritage Softail.

Thunder in the Park in Marmora

Marmora - Once again, Marmora boasted a special weekend, on Saturday, May 23, as there was lots of excitement, music, the roar of...

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Ride for Hunger

Paul and Kim Vandenburg came from Picton to take part in the annual Ride For Hunger on Sunday, May 24, at Market Square in Belleville to support Gleaners Food Bank.

Ride For Hunger raises money for Gleaners Food Bank

Belleville - Market Square in Belleville was a sea of chrome, leather and powerful motors on Sunday, May 24, as motorcycle riders gathered...

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Spring Sprint

Among the volunteers helping make the 15th annual Spring Sprint a success were, from left, Belleville resident and Spring Sprint co-ordinator Elizabeth Gyuk, Nancy and Peter Taylor of Frankford, Christopher Gyuk of Belleville, Leo Phillips of Trenton and Sandor Gyuk of Belleville.

Spring Sprint raises funds to help people with brain tumours

Belleville - Despite unseasonably chilly weather, a good crowd of runners, walkers and cyclists showed up on Saturday morning, May 23, at...

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Sky diving at 94

Former Brighton resident Mary Lawrie, who now lives in Cobourg’s Legion Village, and Brighton Mayor Mark Walas will be making their second jump, but first together, when they go skydiving June 6 in Gananoque.

Senior’s present to self is to leap into the wild, blue yonder

Mary Lawrie is going to treat herself to an early 95th birthday present next week.

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News From Beyond Belleville Region


Canada Post and Hamilton in court over mailboxes

Canada Post and Hamilton in court over placement of large community mailboxes



Wynne open to teacher bargaining changes

Wynne open to changing teacher bargaining process once negotiations over



Hamilton to get $1 billion LRT line

Wynne promises $1 billion for Hamilton LRT line, additional GO train station


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Events In Belleville Region

Belleville Garden Club

Tue May 26 | 7:00 PM

Belleville Plein Air Festival

Thu May 28 | 9:00 AM

Belly Dancing Class

Thu May 28 | 9:30 AM

Upcoming Events

Thu May 28 | 2:00 PM

International Folk Dancing

Thu May 28 | 7:00 PM

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