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Why North Korea?

November 2, 2017 thewire 0

Since Donald Trump started prodding North Korea, the world is wondering whether it’s about to witness America’s wrath “The likes of which has never been seen before.” After threatening Kim Jong-un, the U.S. then slapped crippling sanctions of the DPRK, only to be answered with a threat of “A thousands […]

The US Economy and Peterborough’s Prosperity

October 2, 2017 thewire 0

It’s stressful times for many of us. A war between the US and the rest of the world… a fight of global versus local…climate change believers vs deniers. With Trump in the White House, it comes down to the fate of the US economy versus whatever economic security we can […]

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September 19, 2017 thewire 0

Celebrate with us! Come with friends and family. Dress in Purple or not. Meet your local farmers and the Purple Onion Mascot too ! Take a selfie on the Purple Onion Bench. Kids and adults alike are invited to write their  Eat Local Challenge Action on the Wall. Join us […]

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September is Local Food Month

September 6, 2017 thewire 0

Everyday, we think of food. We get hungry and we want some. But do we really think about our food and what it means? Besides its nutritional value, do we calculate the value food has to a community? Are we helping support the local people who grow food or are […]

City Musings June 2017

June 5, 2017 thewire 0

Mmmmmm… Free WiFi One of the big pieces of news last month was the launch of free WIFI in the downtown core. Thanks to financial support from Community Futures Peterborough, Peterborough Utilities Group and Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development and DBIA members, visitors to Downtown can now hook up […]

May 2017: City Musings

May 1, 2017 thewire 0

What’s the Plan? Well, city council is at it again; trying to figure out what Peterborough should look like in the coming decades. Previous councils throughout the years have sat down with consultants and citizens to sketch out the landscape before them and develop an “official plan.” Did they ever […]