Author Archives: Patrick Conway

Dominion Day in Peterborough: 1963

We are well behind in this series, but that’s ok, we shall pick it up where we left off and check on what was happening around here on the occasion of the national holiday in 1963.  And what we find … Continue reading

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A Couple of Weeks Ago in Peterborough: 1962

And so we resume “This Week in Peterborough”-ing!  When last we checked in, it was mid-June of 1961, so now we move on to the latter part of that month in 1962.  Here we find Peterborians assessing the just-completed federal election, … Continue reading

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Stalked by a Heron

We are, as you can no doubt see, a little behind in the “This Week in Peterborough” series, but never fear, posting on that will resume very shortly.  In the meantime, I give you the above image of a Great … Continue reading

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Last Week in Peterborough: 1961

As we saw in last week’s brief post, mid-June of 1961 saw feline Peterborians once again exploring the mysteries that dwell at the top of hydro poles.  However, that of course was not all that was going on!  Read on, for … Continue reading

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Again? Yes, Again.

Our look at mid-June of 1961 will be up in a couple of days, but here is a bit of a spoiler: it would seem that Peterborough’s amazing pole-climbing pussycats were at it again!  Something in the water, perhaps…

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Last Week in Peterborough: 1960

It is appropriate enough to post this in the week in which he have said our final goodbyes to the great Gordie Howe; June of 1960 found hockey fans likewise bidding farewell to one of the giants of the game. … Continue reading

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Last Week in Peterborough: 1959

We’re back (and a little behind schedule, as I’m sure you’re aware)!  Our period of interest for 1959 is actually the very beginning of June, and here we find Peterborians talking missile defence systems, provincial election politics, and — loudly … Continue reading

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