Downtown

Peterborough Tries Out Private Security In Downtown Core

Submitted by a contributor this morning, this story is rather timely. Peterborough’s downtown BIA has taken the unusual step of hiring a private security firm to patrol the downtown ward and given them the title of “ambassadors”.  They are not in body armour and don’t have the tell tale utility belts and their role seems […]

New Bayshore Drive Parking A Concern

My share is a concern regarding Bay Shore parking. The sight lines at intersections are a safety issue and parking on the south side could be a disaster in the making. With the curves in the road, I am haunted by a vision of a child rushing to get to the north side park and […]

Heated Meeting Ends In A Unanimous Welcome To Barnstormer Brewing

In a contributed piece by one of our members at large who live tweeted from tonight’s council meeting, it seems the contentious Bay Street parking lot issue has been put to rest as Council reportedly voted unanimously to complete the deal with Barnstormer Brewing.  More details about this project will come later but in the […]

Opposition Continues To Mount Against Bay Street Lot Sale

In open letters served upon the Mayor and Council, opposition to the secret land sale deal of the downtown Bay Street parking lot continues to mount.  The following have been added to this coming Monday’s Council meeting agenda and seem to bring up points beyond the procedural skullduggery surrounding the disposal of yet another Town […]