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Group wants to turn Peterborough alley into green paradise

'Depave Paradise' project would replace 1,000 square feet of pavement

January 28, 2020
By MyKawartha.com

Efforts are being made to rip up the pavement in a downtown Peterborough alley and replace it with grass. Taylor Clysdale/Torstar

A movement is afoot to turn a downtown Peterborough alley into a green paradise. A wall along the alley has already been transformed into a colourful LGBTQ mural, but a local committee wishes to enhance the area by ripping up its paved surface and replacing it with grass and other flora.