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LAX: JR. A LAKERS HIT THE ROAD TO WHITBY
5/22/2018 7:08:39 AM
The Jr. A Lakers will try and enter the win column for the first time this season. Peterborough is 0-4 and coming off a 10-4 loss to Kitchener-Waterloo on Sunday. Tonight, the Lakers play in Whitby against the Warriors. Game time is 8 p.m.

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COUNCILLORS TO VOTE ON TRAIL EXTENSION
5/22/2018 6:56:47 AM
Peterborough city councillors will gather and look at a plan to extend a current trail. Among the items on this evening's agenda, councillors will vote for a final time to extend the Crawford Trail.

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NDP'S HORWATH VISITS PETERBOROUGH
5/22/2018 6:17:05 AM
We are now just two weeks away from the provincial election and the Peterborough area received another visit from a main party leader.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING WILL MEAN NEW ROUTES IN SELWYN
5/22/2018 6:09:42 AM
It soon may be easier to get around the Township of Selwyn. We told you recently the province is giving the township $1.48 million over five years through its Community Transportation Grant Program. CAO Janice Lavalley provides details of the route system.

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PETERBOROUGH FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE UNDERGOES NAME CHANGE
5/22/2018 5:15:37 AM
Peterborough Family Resource Centre has a new identity. The organization will has been re-branded and will now be known as Peterborough Child & Family Centres.

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ALL-CANDIDATES MEETING TO FOCUS ON THE ENVIRONMENT
5/22/2018 5:04:53 AM
The latest all-candidates meeting will focus on climate change and sustainability. All are invited to attend the event at Trinty United Church from 7 until 9 p.m. The meeting will feature provincial candidates in Peterborough-Kawartha riding.

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NEW FARMERS' MARKET LOCATION TO BE REVEALED THIS AFTERNOON
5/22/2018 5:01:27 AM
The location for the new Saturday Peterborough Regional Farmers' Market will disclosed at an upcoming press conference. Details are set to be released this afternoon at a 4 o'clock press conference downtown held by the Peterborough Region Farmers' Network.

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THREATS TO CARLETON UNIVERSITY DEEMED NOT CREDIBLE
5/21/2018 9:54:08 AM
Carleton University has responded to reports of a threat upon the school.

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5/21/2018 6:00:02 AM
Happy Victoria Day! Our team is off enjoying the holiday today, but we will return with local news on Tuesday.

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MASSIVE YARD SALE CAN HELP SEND KIDS TO CAMP
5/18/2018 10:04:13 PM
You may be able to find a new to you treasure at a massive yard sale taking place just outside the city, and at the same time, you'll be able to help send kids to camp. Hope Valley Day Camp provides a fun and safe summer camp experience to kids aged 7-17.

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RECENT FIRE SERVES AS A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF RENTERS INSURANCE
5/18/2018 9:52:30 PM
The community will be collecting donations at Town Hall and the Port Hope Police station to aid those affected by the blaze. According to reports, some of the individuals do not have renters insurance.

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ROTARY FORCED TO DELAY VICTORIA DAY FESTIVITIES
5/18/2018 9:45:56 PM
A little bit of rain has put a bit of a damper on the Rotary Victoria Day Fireworks event this weekend. The event was slated to go tomorrow at Del Crary Park, but the weather has forced organizers to move it to Sunday instead.

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REAUME HIRED TO LEAD TRENT'S VARSITY ROWING PROGRAMS
5/18/2018 7:40:53 AM
There is a familiar name taking over as head coach of both the men's and women's rowing teams at Trent. The school announced yesterday that the former Excalibur student athlete Jessica Reaume has been hired.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS GET DUMPED IN TORONTO
5/18/2018 7:14:36 AM
The first road game of the season for the Jr. A Lakers didn't go according to plan. Peterborough was dropped 16-3 last night in Toronto to fall to 0-2 on the season. The Lakers were outscored 12-1 in the final two periods of play.

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TRENT SEVERN WATERWAY OPEN FOR 2018 SEASON
5/18/2018 6:31:50 AM
Another boating season is upon us, as the locks along the Trent Severn Waterway begin operation. Karen Feeley of Parks Canada says after a lot of traffic last year with free lockage for Canada 150, there are hopes that this year will be just as successful.

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OPP READY FOR INCREASED LONG WEEKEND TRAFFIC
5/18/2018 6:08:34 AM
We're gearing up for a busy stretch with extra traffic expected on area highways as many get set to celebrate the unofficial kick-off to summer with the Victoria Day long weekend.

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LAKEFIELD'S FAITH DICKINSON READY TO ATTEND ROYAL WEDDING
5/18/2018 5:18:46 AM
A local girl will be at one of the year's most anticipated events. Faith Dickinson, a local 15 year-old entrepreneur, is in the UK right now and is attending the Royal Wedding coming up at Windsor Castle tomorrow between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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LYME DISEASE ON THE RISE IN THE AREA
5/18/2018 5:14:10 AM
Health officials are giving you a heads-up to reduce the risk of bites from black legged ticks. The advisory encourages residents prevent bites from the insect which can lead to several diseases and bacteria.

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MAN CLIMBS BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION ON MURRAY STREET
5/18/2018 5:11:59 AM
A bizarre situation on Murray Street thankfully ended with no major issues. The Examiner reports Murray just west of George was closed for a brief period last night after a man scaled the frame of the former Peterborough YMCA building.

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POLICE WRAP: IMPAIRED DRIVING AND THEFT ARRESTS MADE
5/17/2018 2:52:52 PM
A crash investigation has led to charges for a 49 year old Peterborough man. Emergency crews were called after a vehicle left the road way and hit a street light on Kawartha Heights Boulevard last night shortly after 9pm.

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LAX: JR. C LAKERS FALL AT HOME TO WHITBY
5/17/2018 7:36:00 AM
The Jr. C Lakers have tasted defeat for the first time this season. Peterborough was dropped last night at home by the Whitby Warriors 13-9. Riley Caldwell led the Laker attack with two goals, while Travis Ferguson had a goal and three assists.

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BEAMER TO SEEK ANOTHER TERM ON CITY COUNCIL
5/17/2018 7:29:51 AM
One of the incumbents in Northcrest Ward has declared his intentions to run in the upcoming Municipal Election. Andrew Beamer officially submitted his paperwork today.

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W. GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION PLEDGES MONEY FOR NEW CANADIAN CANOE MUSEUM
5/17/2018 6:11:32 AM
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has made the largest known private one-time gift to a charitable organization in the City and County of Peterborough. It was announced yesterday the foundation was forking over $7.5 million to help build the Canadian Canoe Museum.

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GUN AMNESTY PROGRAM DEEMED A SUCCESS BY OPP
5/17/2018 6:08:27 AM
During the month of April, Police Services across the province held a month-long Gun Amnesty program with the goal of keeping communities safe.

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PRHC FOUNDATION CELEBRATES DONATION FROM UNIMIN CANADA LTD.
5/17/2018 5:16:35 AM
The Peterborough Regional Health Centre is getting a big chunk of money to support its regional cancer care programs. Officials with Unimin Canada Ltd., a leading producer and distributor of non-metallic industrial minerals, have donated $100,000.

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DETAILS OF 'DOWNTOWN VIBRANCY PROJECT' REVEALED
5/17/2018 5:13:18 AM
A new project is being spearheaded by the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area.

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CHAMBER TO HOST ALL-CANDIDATES DEBATE
5/17/2018 5:03:44 AM
Candidates in the Peterborough-Kawartha riding will once again be dropping the gloves at a debate, this time with a focus on business issues.

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MAN CHARGED AFTER DRUG INVESTIGATION
5/17/2018 5:02:38 AM
A 26 year-old Peterborough man is facing a slew of drug related charges. As a result of an ongoing investigation, the Peterborough Police Drug Unit located the accused in a Lansdowne Street West parking lot, where he was arrested.

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CAUSEWAY REPAIR TIMELINE NOT YET KNOWN
5/16/2018 3:28:27 PM
Repairs to the James A Gifford Causeway and Gannon's Narrows Causeway have been approved, but when those repairs will take place is still unknown.

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PETES ANNOUNCE ADDITIONS TO BUSINESS OPERATIONS STAFF
5/16/2018 7:55:01 AM
The Petes have added some new members to their Business Operations Department. Shelbi Kilcollins and Madeline Rawson will be joining the team.

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'SECONDARY SUITES' COULD SOON BECOME LEGAL IN ALL AREAS OF THE CITY
5/16/2018 6:20:29 AM
No matter where you live in Peterborough, you might soon be able to have a basement apartment or secondary suite. Earlier this week, General Committee supported changing the Official Plan and Zoning By-law to permit secondary suites in all parts of the city.

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MUSICFEST LINE-UP REVEALED
5/16/2018 6:20:28 AM
We now know the line-up that will be jamming out at Del Crary Park during the summer for Peterborough Musicfest.

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ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF LOCAL WORKERS ARE PRECARIOUSLY EMPLOYED
5/16/2018 6:10:10 AM
The first in a series of InfoBriefs pertaining to Precarious Employment in Peterborough has been released. Back in 2016, roughly 800 residents were contacted and requested to fill out questions in regards to their employment.

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LOCAL CRIME RATE UP SLIGHTLY SO FAR IN 2018
5/16/2018 5:20:40 AM
There has been an increase in overall crime in the area through the first part of the year. According to the latest stats shared with the Peterborough Police Services Board, crime is up 1.8 per cent so far in 2018.

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BEAMISH NAMED MEDICAL DIRECTOR FOR HOSPICE RESIDENCE
5/16/2018 5:12:31 AM
There will be a new Medical Director at the new Hospice Residence. Hospice Peterborough announced that Dr. John Beamish will be in the position once the construction of the new facility is complete. Dr.

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ANOTHER NAME ENTERS LOCAL PROVINCIAL RACE
5/16/2018 5:10:33 AM
A former family doctor has entered the race to become Peterborough's next MPP. Ken Ranney is running for the 'Stop Climate Change' party.

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