StoosNews Spotlight: Check Out Business Beat This Week Featuring Orange Theory Fitness, Copper Spoons & More!

PTBOCanada is delighted to to be running StooNews columns each week here, spotlighting new businesses and startups in Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Here is this week’s edition…

Orange Theory Fitness recently opened in town. Franchise owner Katie Wheler explains Orange Theory as heart-rate based interval training where you work for 1 hour, and burn for 36. Science-backed, technology-tracked, and coach-inspired, it’s an hour-long HIIT class, incorporating cardio, rowers, weight training, floor exercises, and individual heart rate monitors for personalized results. Orange Theory is located at 1905 Lansdowne Street, just West of Brealey. Visit for more info.

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Say “The Hide-A-Way” to most people in Peterborough and they’ll know that you are talking about the little restaurant on Romaine Street. New owner Jessica Gillett is committed to maintaining that friendly neighborhood feel, but wanted to give it a fresh start. The new name is Copper Spoons and friends and family have helped Jessica with a top to bottom renovation. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, stop in and check it out.

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After 25 years on Crescent Street Ron and Karen Bestard are moving their income tax business and Ron's Mutual Fund Franchise to 250 Sherbrooke Street Unit 4. The new location provides more office space and plenty of ground level parking. With a combined 60 years of tax preparation in Peterborough, Ron and Karen will continue to provide accurate and efficient tax preparation. Call 705-745-6336 for info on their services.

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Adam Parish and Luke Silver recently launched Skip the Dump. They’ll haul away any and all junk for you, with up-front pricing and fast efficient service. Serving Peterborough and surrounding area, visit for details.

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