Monthly Archives: October 2015

This Week in Peterborough: 1928

“Snow in the field and on the roof tops all along the lake front is reported by motorists who drove from Toronto during the night,” was the announcement in the October 29th Peterborough Examiner, and the paper went on to warn … Continue reading

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Minor Technical Issues Tonight…

… so “This Week in Peterborough: 1928” will be up tomorrow evening.  And there will be Halloween discussion, among other things!

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This Week in Peterborough: 1927

At long last, the fabled 1927 post!  Mid-fall of that year was a bit of a varied time, in terms of what was interesting Peterborians.  Feats of aviation were always big news, so we will hear a bit about an ill-fated … Continue reading

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Limericks!

I will crave your indulgence here for one more brief delay on the “This Week in Peterborough” post.  I have all the material, finally, for 1927, and it will be up tomorrow evening.  Next week we’ll be back on schedule. … Continue reading

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Autumnal Peterborough

Our examination of late October around here in 1927 will be along tomorrow evening (hopefully — it may be as late as Friday morning), so to tide you over I give the above picture of the head of the Trent … Continue reading

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This Week in Peterborough: 1926

Criminals!  Justly or unjustly prosecuted, famous or infamous (or both), driven by a variety of motives — they were running rampant through the pages of the Peterborough Examiner in the early fall of 1926.  So read on, for police activities here, … Continue reading

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This Week in Peterborough: 1925

Finally, the much-delayed 1925 post!  Early Fall in that year would find Peterborians considering their options in an imminent federal election, so there is something we can related to 90 years on.  And, it was still the season of the ball … Continue reading

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