Peterborough Newspapers Online: Thanks to a project undertaken by the City of Peterborough in 2019, issues of the Peterborough Examiner and other Peterborough newspapers from 1847 to 1947 are now available online! For best results, use this link and download separate PDFs by date range.

Our in-house newspaper collections include:

  • Peterborough Examiner, microfilm,1847-2008 and hard copy 1970-1973 and 2008 to 2010
  • Peterborough Times and the Peterborough Review, microfilm and some hard copy 1872-1884; 1898-1900; 1916-1920
  • Peterborough Review, hard copy, 1935-1975
  • Cobourg Star, microfilm 1831-1839
  • Havelock Standard, hard copy, 1899-1970
  • Lakefield newspapers, various titles, hard copy 1950-present

Over the years, many people have also donated single issues of local newspapers and we have filed these in separate boxes for each decade.