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DBIA OFFERS DOWTOWN STORE OWNERS INCREASED SECURITY
8/22/2017 6:54:55 AM
About 25 businesses in the downtown have agreed to take part in a pilot project that would see the installation of security cameras.

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KAWARTHA LAKES POLICE SEIZE FENTANYL
8/22/2017 6:46:22 AM
Police in the City of Kawartha Lakes got more than just a distracted driver on Friday afternoon during a vehicle stop.

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TWO MEN FACE THEFT CHARGES
8/22/2017 6:38:20 AM
Two men in their 20's are accused of robbing three men over the weekend.

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PARAMEDICS USING NEW METHODS TO REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT
8/21/2017 3:31:03 PM
In an effort to go green, the Peterborough County City Paramedics have outfitted one of the ambulances with a solar panel to operate on-vehicle systems and monitor energy consumption and Green House Gas emissions.

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PAA HOSTING AN ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY
8/21/2017 12:58:45 PM
Millions of people are viewing the solar eclipse.

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STILL ROOM ON LAKERS FAN BUS FOR GAME 1 OF THE MSL FINAL
8/21/2017 6:39:31 AM
Just one more sleep before the Peterborough Lakers and Six Nations hook up in the MSL Final. Six Nations won a thrilling 7 game series last year over Peterborough. Game 1 will played in Oshweken tomorrow night and the Lakers have put out a press release looking to fill up a fan bus.

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GOLDFINGER SAYS BEWARE OF BAD INSURANCE ADVICE
8/21/2017 6:25:10 AM
Getting in a car accident can be a traumatic experience, especially when you're the one at fault.

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PEOPLE FLOCK TO PETERBOROUGH FOLK FEST
8/21/2017 6:15:25 AM
Nicholls Oval Park was packed full of people on Saturday for the 28th edition of the Peterborough Folk Festival. organizers say over the course of the three day event they predict roughly 5,000 people to come check out the festival each day.

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HAVELOCK CRASH SENDS 5 TO HOSPITAL
8/19/2017 4:42:42 PM
Highway 7 remains closed east of Havelock following a serious crash earlier this afternoon. OPP say that a group of 7 motorcycles were traveling east on Highway 7 near Weller Road, three of those bikes collided with a westbound pickup truck after it allegedly crossed the centre line.

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FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE CASE DISCOVERED
8/18/2017 5:21:38 PM
Today Peterborough Public Health officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) acquired locally. ?With confirmation of our first human case of the season, we encourage residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of West Nile virus in our area,? said Dr.

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POLICE ONLINE PORTAL PROVES TO BE A VALUABLE ASSET
8/18/2017 10:15:06 AM
City Police are encouraged by the support they get from the community when they see a crime being committed, however they want to make sure everyone knows where to go to report a crime.

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TRAFFIC UNIT ADDS SECOND AUTOMATIC LICENCE PLATE READER
8/18/2017 7:23:09 AM
If you've been putting off updating that licence plate sticker, you may want to re-consider. About a year ago, the Peterborough Police Traffic Unit outfitted one of its SUV's with the Automatic Licence Plate Reader which scans for stolen and expired plates.

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THE PETES ARE LOOKING FOR BILLET FAMILIES
8/18/2017 7:14:15 AM
One of the most important parts of running a successful OHL franchise is getting a great group of people to provide caring homes for out of town players. The Petes are putting out a call for those interested in being a Billet Family for the upcoming season.

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LAKERS HIT THE ROAD TO START MSL FINAL
8/18/2017 7:06:07 AM
The schedule has been released for the MSL Final. Peterborough is facing Six Nations for the fourth consecutive season, with the winner of the series heading west as Ontario's representative in the Mann Cup Senior A Canadian championship.

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PEACEFUL VIGIL PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND IN CONFEDERATION SQUARE
8/18/2017 6:58:42 AM
Peterborough is being asked to denounce hate and racism at a peaceful vigil this weekend. The vigil is scheduled for Sunday night in Confederation Square and is being organized by the Community Race Relations Committee, Black Lives Matter and the Peace Council of Peterborough.

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LOCAL FEEDBACK NEEDED ON CANADA'S NATIONAL FOOD POLICY
8/18/2017 6:50:34 AM
Peterborough Public Health want residents to aid in shaping Canada's national food policy to ensure Canadian have access to nutritious and safe food. Peterborough has a higher rate of food insecurity than seen in most other parts of the province and country.

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28TH ANNUAL HAVELOCK JAMBOREE UNDERWAY
8/18/2017 6:42:03 AM
Mother Nature didn't cooperate but that didn't hurt the spirit of those attending the first night of the Havelock Jamboree. Last night was wet and on the chilly side to kick-off the festival.

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TEENS CHARGED IN FRAUD INVESTIGATION
8/18/2017 5:33:47 AM
A teen and her boyfriend are accused of defrauding her own grandmother. Back in late July, police say they were contacted after a number of unauthorized withdrawls were made. The value of the fraud is estimated to be about $2800.

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SECOND ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION TO THEFT EARLIER THIS SUMMER
8/18/2017 5:25:46 AM
Two teens have been charged following a theft at a Hunter Street laundromat. The pair apparently went into the laundromat and stole surveillance video cameras in late June. On August 6th, a 16 year old male was picked up at a Water Street address and charged with theft under $5000.

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FOLK FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PETERBOROUGH THIS WEEKEND
8/17/2017 7:29:07 AM
The Peterborough Folk Festival is only a day away from getting underway and it's shaping up to be a busy weekend. Among the performers this are Sharon Hampston and Bramwell Morrison of the famous trio Sharon, Lois and Bram. Bram says he's pumped up to return to the Peterborough-area.

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LAKERS HEADING BACK TO THE MSL FINAL
8/17/2017 7:19:57 AM
For the fourth consecutive year, the Peterborough Lakers will be facing the Six Nations Chiefs for the MSL final. The Lakers took down the Brooklin Redmen four games to two in the semi-finals with a 10-4 win in the deciding game last night. Holden Cattoni had two goals and two assists.

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PROVINCE ANNOUNCES MONEY TO FIGHT INVASIVE SPECIES
8/17/2017 7:05:08 AM
The topic of invasive species was front and centre at the Holiday inn on George street. Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal was on-hand along with the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, Katrhryn McGarry.

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RODD TAKES OVER AS INTERIM CEO AT LONG-TERM CARE HOME
8/17/2017 6:52:38 AM
There has been a change in leadership at one of the city's long-term care homes. Patrick Gillespie has announced he is stepping down at CEO of St. Joseph at Fleming to pursue other interests. He has been the CEO since 2014.

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TRENT AMONG THE BEST PARTY SCHOOLS IN CANADA
8/17/2017 6:45:10 AM
It seems Trent University has a well-known reputation when it comes to a certain part of student life. An annual survey by Maclean's magazine's has put Trent as the 11th best party school in the country. The Excalibur student body party an average of 3.92 hours per week.

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27 YEAR-OLD ARRESTED FOR A THEFT LAST YEAR
8/17/2017 6:36:43 AM
Peterborough Police have arrested a 27 year-old Peterborough man in connection to a theft that took place in April 2016. Investigators used the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto to try and determine who broke in to a Lansdowne Street West auto business and stole a TV.

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WILFONG DEAD AT 85
8/17/2017 6:29:21 AM
The longest serving school board trustee with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has passed away. Roy Wilfong, who spent roughly six decades serving as a trustee died in hospital according to The Peterborough Examiner. Mr.

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BROCK MISSION GETS BIG DONATION FROM LOCAL BUSINESSMAN
8/17/2017 6:19:31 AM
The first pillar has been planted on a plan to rebuild the Brock Mission.

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OFFICERS ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED IN TWO SEPERATE INCIDENTS
8/16/2017 3:06:45 PM
It was a rough day yesterday for members of the Peterborough Police. Yesterday morning, a 42 year old man is alleged to have walked into a Chemong Road store, picked up a flat screen tv and then walked directly to the exit without making any attempt to pay for it.

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HACKERNEST MEETINGS CONTINUE TO BE A HIT WITH TECHIES
8/16/2017 7:26:06 AM
When bright minds come together, usually something good will come out of it. Last night was the monthly HackerNest meeting, a tech social which brings together people from all different disciplines such as robotics or software development.

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LAKERS HIT THE ROAD FOR GAME 6 AGAINST BROOKLIN
8/16/2017 7:17:43 AM
The Six Nations Chiefs are waiting for the winner of the Lakers-Redmen series in the MSL Final. The Chiefs punched their ticket to the final last night with an 11-7 win over Oakville in Game 7. Peterborough heads into tonight's Game 6 against Brooklin leading the series 3-2.

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DERRICK WALSER JOINS PETES AS ASSISTANT COACH
8/16/2017 7:08:37 AM
The Petes will have a new face behind their bench this season and it's former NHLer Derrick Walser. The Nova Scotia-native played 19 pro seasons including a stint with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He says he's thrilled to join such a great organization.

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MCDONALD'S CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN CANADA
8/16/2017 6:53:27 AM
McDonald's is marking a special milestone today and are giving everyone a reason to help celebrate. Restaurants across the country are selling hamburgers for 67 cents today. Community Relations Representative Angel Walker says the number '67' has significance to this event.

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DOWNTOWN FARMERS' MARKET STILL GOING STRONG AFTER 20 YEARS
8/16/2017 6:44:32 AM
Aside from the large array of locally grown fruits and veggies, there will be a lot more to see and do at the Wednesday Downtown Farmers Market today. A 20th birthday party is being held at the Louis Street Parking lot.

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SHEEPDOGS READY TO ROCK PETERBOROUGH
8/16/2017 6:36:13 AM
The final stretch of Musicfest concerts begins on a rocking note. Tonight, the Sheepdogs will be on the Fred Anderson Stage in Del Crary Park. The band was formed back in 2006 in Saskatoon and has since won three Juno Awards and scored a number one hit on the Canadian Rock charts.

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MCGARRY TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT IN PETERBOROUGH
8/16/2017 5:31:59 AM
Peterborough is getting a visit from the province's Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. Kathryn McGarry will be joined by MPP Jeff Leal this afternoon at 1 o'clock for an announcement at the Holiday Inn on George Street. The nature of the announcement is not yet known.

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NO SERIOUS INJURIES FOLLOWING CRASH AT PARKHILL AND WATER
8/16/2017 5:23:07 AM
Emergency crews were called in following a multi-vehicle crash in the city. Around 7 o'clock last night, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Parkhill and Water Street. No serious injuries came as a result and the area was cleared shortly after.

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REUSABLE ITEM EXCHANGE WEEKEND IS ALMOST UPON US
8/15/2017 2:52:19 PM
If you have any reusable items you want to part with, this weekend is your chance to do so. The city will be holding its 'Reusable Item Exchange Weekend' where you can place unwanted items at the curb.

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MAN CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL HARASSMENT
8/15/2017 9:11:20 AM
Peterborough Police have charged a 46 year-old man in connection with a criminal harassment investigation. Officers say between July 17th and the 21st, a woman in her 40's received several unwanted messages from the accused who she had been in an on-again-off-again relationship.

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CHAMBER CONTINUES TO HAVE CONCERNS OVER BILL 148
8/15/2017 7:21:18 AM
An independent economic analysis of Bill 148 has been released by the Keep Ontario Working Coalition (KOW) and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce.

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PHA TO HOLD EQUIPMENT SWAP EVENT LATER THIS MONTH
8/15/2017 7:12:26 AM
Do you have any unused hockey gear laying around from your glory years? Well the folks at Fontaine Source for Sports will holding a Peterborough Hockey Association Cares Equipment Swap on Saturday, August 26th. James Bradburn, of the PHA, provides details.

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