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PJHL: CHIEFS SKATE ALL OVER MERCHANTS
11/22/2017 7:37:44 AM
Lakefield was able to get back in the win column in PJHL play. The Chiefs beat up on Little Britain last night 9-4. Matt Carroll, Matt McIntyre and Cole Robbins each had a pair of goals to pace the offence.

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STEVE PAIKIN DISCUSSES BILL DAVIS' LEGACY AT SHOWPLACE
11/22/2017 7:21:52 AM
The legacy of former Ontario Premier Bill Davis was a topic of discussion at Showplace. Last night, TV Ontario host Steve Paikin was interview about his new authorized biography entitled "Bill Davis: Nation Builder and Not So Bland After All".

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FAMILY HEALTH TEAM LOOKS AT WAYS TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE IN APSLEY
11/22/2017 7:12:53 AM
Residents of Apsley are still waiting for a new family doctor to establish a medical practice since the retirement of Dr. Wagdy Rayes.

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COUNTY COUNCIL WANTS YOUR THOUGHTS ON NEW SIGN BY-LAW
11/22/2017 7:03:29 AM
Peterborough County Council has extended the public consultation period for review of its Sign By-Law and are seeking your input. The purpose is to address the proliferation of signs along County roadsides that are not visually appealing in natural areas.

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CITY TO RELEASE 2018 WASTE REDUCTION AND CONSERVATION CALENDAR
11/22/2017 6:55:00 AM
City staff are applauding the work submitted by local photographers as they get ready to send out next year's Waste Reduction and Conservation Calendar. A copy of the calendar can be found in this Friday's edition of the Peterborough This Week.

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PRHC LANDS PROVINCIAL AWARD
11/22/2017 6:43:31 AM
The Peterborough Regional Health Centre has been recognized for its work helping out with housing for seniors. The health centre received a Leading Governance Excellence Award at a conference in Toronto for its teamwork with Peterborough Housing Corporation to help seniors in the community.

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16 YEAR-OLD ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO LOCAL BREAK-IN
11/22/2017 6:34:28 AM
A 16-year-old Peterborough teen has been charged following a residential break-in. On Monday, officers were called to an east-end home for reports of a broken window and a person walking away from the scene.

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PETERBOROUGH MAN CHARGED IN ONLINE REAL ESTATE SCAM
11/21/2017 9:53:03 AM
A 45 year old Peterborough man is facing a slew of fraud charges. It's alleged that the accused had placed an online ad for a rental home in Peterborough, and collected first and last month's rent from post-secondary students while knowing that the home was either sold or foreclosed.

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COUNCILLORS SUPPORT NEW APARTMENT BUILDING ON PATERSON STREET
11/21/2017 9:44:37 AM
A new apartment building will be popping up on a piece of land along Paterson Street. Last night, members of Peterborough's Planning Committee supported a rezoning to allow for the project. Staffer Caroline Kimble gives details.

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HOSPICE PETERBOROUGH TAKES PART IN NATIONAL BEREAVEMENT DAY
11/21/2017 7:10:51 AM
It is the first annual Bereavement Day across the country. The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is inviting all Canadians to reflect on the importance of relationships past and present and to think about those who have passed on.

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'BEYOND FIRST IMPRESSIONS' PROJECT LAUNCHED LOCALLY
11/21/2017 7:01:40 AM
Officials with the YWCA and local dentists have announced the launch of 'Beyond First Impressions' project in honour of Dr. Judith Buys. We spoke with Executive Director Lynn Zimmer, who says this is a fitting tribute to a woman who gave a lot back to the community.

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TEEN SENTENCED FOR PART IN DEATH OF TERRY PRINGLE
11/21/2017 6:52:58 AM
More punishments have been handed out in relation to the death of Terry Pringle. Yesterday, a 17 year-old boy was sentenced to two-years for his role in the death last year.

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POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR AN SUV AFTER A CYCLIST WAS HIT
11/21/2017 6:42:37 AM
The search is on for an SUV that was involved in a collision with a cyclist. Peterborough Police say a person on a bike was hit in the parking lot of a service station in the Monaghan and Lansdowne area back on Saturday afternoon and suffered minor injuries.

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ROTARY CLUB HONOURS LOCAL LEADERS
11/21/2017 6:19:18 AM
The Rotary Club of Peterborough has taken time to salute a group of local leaders for their impact in the community. An annual gala was held last night at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club and seven people were given a Paul Harris Fellow Award.

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STUDENTS RETURN TO CLASS TODAY AT FLEMING
11/21/2017 6:10:27 AM
College students who choose to withdraw from their condensed semester due to the strike will get a full tuition refund if they choose not to proceed with their program.

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THE FLU HAS ARRIVED IN PETERBOROUGH
11/20/2017 4:59:11 PM
Peterborough Public Health is reporting its first local lab confirmed case of the influenza virus.

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WEEKEND SPORTS RECAP: TRENT VOLLEYBALL SWEPT, AAA PETES WIN AGAIN
11/20/2017 7:24:27 AM
Some of the best Muay Thai and kickboxing competitors made a stop in the city over the weekend. 'Fall Brawl 3' was held at The Venue on Saturday night. Among the results, organizer Kevin Henry beat Rick Jamieson of North Bay in under a minute.

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PETES' UNABLE TO GET POINTS IN KITCHENER
11/20/2017 7:15:44 AM
The Petes' ended their week on a losing note. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report.

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YMCA GEARING UP FOR 'PEACE WEEK'
11/20/2017 7:06:01 AM
YMCA 'Peace Week' is here. The week long event celebrates the presence of peace in the community and reflect on peace-building work that happens all year inside and outside the Y We spoke with Coordinator Cindy Mytruk.

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COUNCILLORS TO LOOK AT PLAN FOR NEW APARTMENT BUILDING
11/20/2017 6:56:50 AM
Rezoning a property on Paterson Street to make way for an apartment building will be up for discussion at Planning Committee. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Graham Elliott has more.

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KPRDSB TO HOST SCREENING OF 'COLONIZATION ROAD'
11/20/2017 6:47:36 AM
In honour of Indigenous Peoples Awareness Month, everyone is the community is invited to a free screening of the documentary "Colonization Road". The screening is the second of four community events put together by Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board this month.

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SYMONS MEDAL TO BE GIVEN TO PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU
11/20/2017 6:15:15 AM
An annual medal named after Tom Symons will be given to the Prime Minister this week. This year's medal will be handed to Justin Trudeau this week at a ceremony in Charlottetown. Symons was the founder of Trent University and served as its president and vice-chancellor from 1961 to 1972.

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ST. PETER BRINGS IN OVER $67,000 FOR CANCER RESEARCH
11/20/2017 5:29:15 AM
St. Peter Secondary continues to amaze when it comes to supporting the Terry Fox Run. Late last week, a special touchdown event was held and it was announced the school had surpassed last year's fundraising total.

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REPORT: DEL MASTRO EMBARKS ON NEW SOLAR PROJECT
11/20/2017 5:22:01 AM
Peterborough's former MP has a new venture on the horizon. The Examiner reports Dean Del Mastro and his cousin David are planning to build a solar farm in Cuba. A similar project was in the works in Barbados but so far it hasn't come to fruition.

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SANTA CLAUS TOUCHES DOWN IN LAKEFIELD
11/20/2017 5:11:49 AM
Parade season is underway in the Peterborough area. Yesterday marked the annual Lakefield Lions Santa Claus Parade which featured floats and a successful Toy Drive. The city's parade will be held on December 2nd starting at 4:45 p.m.

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COLLEGES WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS THIS WEEK
11/19/2017 5:34:57 PM
Ontario has passed back-to-work legislation, ending a five-week college strike. It paves the way for students to return to class, probably on Tuesday.

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COLLEGES WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS THIS WEEK
11/19/2017 5:26:56 PM
Ontario has passed back-to-work legislation, ending a five-week college strike. It paves the way for students to return to class, probably on Tuesday.

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DOWNTOWN CLEANUP CONTINUES
11/17/2017 2:04:39 PM
The cleanup continues on George Street after last night's late night fire. Deputy Fire Chief Chad Brown says there is lots to do Crews have opened up one lane on George Street between Hunter and Simcoe.

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PETES' LOSE FOR THE SECOND TIME IN AS MANY DAYS
11/17/2017 7:30:12 AM
The Petes' dropped a second straight game last night against Oshawa. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report. Peterborough will be back in action on Sunday night on the road in Kitchener.

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MILLBROOK TURNS BACK THE CLOCK FOR TV SHOOT
11/17/2017 7:20:28 AM
'Anne of Green Gables' may be based in Prince Edward Island, but if you look close enough, you'll see that's not the case. More than 100 cast and crew were on the streets of Millbrook yesterday to shoot scenes for an upcoming episode.

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YOU'LL NOW HAVE TO PRE-PAY AT HUSKY GAS STATIONS
11/17/2017 6:17:54 AM
Motorists filling up at the Husky gas station on Chemong Road in Peterborough will now be required to pre-pay, either in the store or at the pump.

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UNITED WAY TO BENEFIT FROM LOCAL COMEDY SHOW
11/17/2017 5:25:36 AM
A group of local performers will be doing their part in support of the United Way. Tonight, The Citiots Improv team will be having a show at the Gordon Best Theatre. Megan Murphy will be among those taking part.

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FIRE CREWS BATTLE DOWNTOWN BLAZE
11/17/2017 5:15:17 AM
We are still waiting for more information regarding a downtown fire that closed off a section of George Street. Crews were called in around 11 p.m. after the upper part of a commercial building near George and Simcoe went up in flames.

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BACK TO WORK LEGISLATION FOR TEACHERS COULD BE STONEWALLED
11/16/2017 7:10:21 PM
The crunch will be on if students are to return to class as early as Monday.

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NDP BLOCKS LEGISLATION TO END COLLEGE STRIKE
11/16/2017 6:55:05 PM
Ontario's New Democrats have blocked an attempt by the Liberal government to table back-to-work legislation today to end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty.

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SCHOOL BUS GOES INTO A DITCH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
11/16/2017 2:58:16 PM
Nobody was injured following an incident involving a school bus yesterday afternoon.

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ONE PERSON TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL FOLLOWING LATE MORNING CRASH
11/16/2017 1:51:08 PM
Peterborough County OPP are continuing to investigate a serious crash in Selwyn Township earlier this morning.

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PETERBOROUGH TO HOST SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS
11/16/2017 7:07:13 AM
Over 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the province will be competing in Peterborough next May at the Special Olympics Ontario School Championships.

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YOU'RE ASKED TO TAKE PART IN 'GIVING TUESDAY'
11/16/2017 6:58:10 AM
We've all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about the idea of 'Giving Tuesday'. The annual movement encourages individuals to join together and consider charitable giving, as part of their holiday shopping experience.

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FOX TO BE BACK IN COURT ON DEC. 20
11/16/2017 5:35:29 AM
It'll be a few more weeks before a man accused with beating a cyclist returns to court. The Examiner reports the case involving 65 year-old David Fox has been adjourned until December 20th.

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CLEAR BAG INFORMATION SESSION TO BE HELD FOR DOURO-DUMMER
11/16/2017 5:27:57 AM
With the upcoming change to clear bags in Douro-Dummer, the township is holding a public information session. Starting on January 2nd, clear bags will be implemented and so staff want to educate you on bag requirements, recycling, composting, and other diversion streams available.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING TO ENTER 'WIN THIS SPACE' COMPETITION
11/16/2017 5:20:32 AM
Entrepreneurs looking for helping getting started, are running out of time to 'Win This Space'. There are 9 days left to submit your application to 'Win This Space 2018' for your chance to win a free downtown storefront for a year.

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ONE HURT FOLLOWING CRASH IN THE COUNTY
11/16/2017 5:12:23 AM
Peterborough County OPP are looking into the cause of a pair of collisions. Just before 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon a vehicle hit a hydro pole on Hiawatha Line, sending one person to hospital. A short time later, a small bus went into a ditch on County Road 16 in Trent Lakes.

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