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CHARGES LAID AFTER FIGHT AT A HOUSE PARTY
6/28/2017 10:24:39 AM
A teen has been charged after a fight broke out at a party at a Peterborough home over the weekend. Officials say the accused and a victim began to argue, and then during the dispute, the victim was apparently hit in the face twice.

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LAX: LAKERS TO HONOUR 2016 AWARD WINNERS BEFORE THURSDAY'S GAME
6/28/2017 6:48:37 AM
Lakers fans might want to show up early to Thursday's game against Cobourg. The team will be honouring its 2016 award winners.

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YOU CAN SPEAK ON THE 2018 BUDGET AT A SPECIAL MEETING
6/28/2017 6:18:09 AM
If you want to have your say on the city's Budget Guideline Report, this is your chance. A public meeting is being held tonight at City Hall starting at 6 o'clock. Councillors received a report from staff recently using 2.85 as its starting point.

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LOCAL FAMILY GETS KEYS TO NEW HOME IN WARSAW
6/28/2017 5:59:06 AM
A local family has finally realized their dream of owning a home. Josh and Natasha and their two daughters Jasmine and Autumn are now new residents of Warsaw thanks to Habitat for Humanity.

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PETERBOROUGH RECEIVES EASTERN ONTARIO DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM SUPPORT
6/28/2017 5:15:14 AM
New funding will allow for the Peterborough Innovation Cluster to oversee the growth of clean tech jobs in the community.

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MONSEF TO HOST TOWN HALL ON POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY
6/28/2017 5:06:23 AM
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef is holding a town hall as the Feds look to develop a poverty reduction strategy.

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ITEMS FROM THE PIG'S EAR IN HIGH DEMAND
6/28/2017 4:58:16 AM
It seems people really want a piece of 'The Piggy'. According to Parkview Homes, an online auction of items from The Pig's Ear Tavern fetched $15,000. The money is going to be split between the YES Shelter for Youth and Families and YWCA Crossroads Shelter.

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'RUN FOR MENTAL HEALTH' TO RETURN IN SEPTEMBER
6/28/2017 4:50:29 AM
The second annual 'Run for Mental Health' is shaping up to be bigger and better than the first. Details were announced at a press conference yesterday. The event will take place on September 9th and will feature a 2.5, 5 or 10 KM run for participants.

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FOUR INJURED AFTER MVC INVOLVING A TRAIN
6/27/2017 9:20:50 PM
Four people were injured after a train collided with an SUV east of the city. OPP say the SUV was traveling along the Third Line in Norwood, and failed to come to a complete stop at an uncontrolled railway crossing before being struck by a freight train.

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8 PETES HOPING TO EARN INVITES TO NHL TRAINING CAMPS IN SEPTEMBER
6/27/2017 5:18:27 PM
8 Petes are competing at NHL development camps this week. Newly drafted Zach Gallant and Cole Fraser are both in the motor city with Detroit. Tampa has 3 Petes competing including Jonne Tammela, Matt Spencer, and Chris Paquette.

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MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING AN OFFICER DURING TRAFFIC STOP
6/27/2017 11:36:24 AM
A routine traffic stop has led to the arrest of a 42 year old Keene man. Just after 10am on Saturday, an officer apparently saw the man driving without his seatbelt on.

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ARREST MADE IN STABBING INVESTIGATION
6/27/2017 9:59:45 AM
A 52 year old man is making a court appearance today, accused of stabbing another man at an Aylmer Street rooming house last night. Officials say the accused, and the alleged victim began to argue, and during the argument, the 52 year old suspect stabbed the victim with a knife.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS PICK UP ANOTHER WIN
6/27/2017 6:56:24 AM
Chalk up another win for the Jr. A Lakers. Peterborough got past Kitchener-Waterloo last night 7-4. Nick Finlay lead the attack with a goal and two assists. In the MSL, Oakville downed Cobourg 13-5.

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CREWS PUT OUT FIRE IN MILLBROOK
6/27/2017 6:48:57 AM
The cause of a fire in Millbrook remains under investigation. Late yesterday morning, flames broke out at the Buck or Two Plus store on Tupper Street. Cavan Monaghan firefighters worked quickly putting out the fire and significant damage was avoided. There were no injuries as a result.

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HOME DEDICATION TO BE HELD IN WARSAW
6/27/2017 6:41:34 AM
A Dedication Ceremony will take place later today to celebrate Habitat for Humanity's first home built in Douro-Dummer. During the event, the Clark-Bandi family will get the keys to their new home on Peterborough Street in Warsaw.

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PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING PUT ON HOLD
6/27/2017 6:33:12 AM
There will be a new approach to getting input on this year's budget. City councillors voted at last night's meeting to develop a new Community Wellbeing Plan as opposed to bringing back the participatory budgeting process.

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LOCAL LANDLORDS WILL SOON REQUIRE BUSINESS LICENCES
6/27/2017 6:20:42 AM
New rules for local landlords will be coming into effect. Last night, Peterborough city council approved a bylaw which makes those renting out rooms in a house with at least four bedrooms get a business licence.

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SUPPORT COMING IN FOR BATA LIBRARY FUNDING
6/27/2017 5:31:27 AM
The Bata Library may soon see some sprucing up, and the funding could come from a competition. The library is one of 25 historic places vying for the prize money, being put up for grabs by the National Trust for Canada.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE ANOTHER REPORTED STABBING
6/27/2017 5:22:11 AM
We're still waiting for more information about a police investigation that closed a section of Aylmer Street. Last night, officers blocked off Aylmer between London and McDonnel for about two hours after what's being reported as another stabbing at a rooming house.

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MAN CHARGED WITH INCIDENT AT LOCAL PHARMACY
6/26/2017 8:31:15 AM
Peterborough Police have laid charges against a 41 year-old man after a weekend incident. Around 1 a.m. yesterday, the man showed up at a Lansdowne Street West pharmacy and bought some items before leaving.

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PERFECT WEEKEND FOR PETERBOROUGH WOLVERINES
6/26/2017 7:14:30 AM
It was a perfect weekend for the Peterborough Wolverines football program. The Sr. Varsity team handled the Forest City Thunderbirds in a 46-7 win to remain undefeated at 5-0. The Jr. Varsity squad is also now 5-0 following a 51-8 destruction of the Sudbury Gladiators.

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GALLANT AND FRASER DRAFTED BY THE RED WINGS
6/26/2017 7:01:41 AM
A pair of Petes had their names called at this weekend's NHL Entry Draft. Zach Gallant was taken 83rd overall by the Detroit Red Wings. The Oakville-native had 21 goals and 47 points this past season in the OHL and gained the reputation as a faceoff specialist.

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LAX: KODIAKS STILL WINLESS ON MSL SEASON
6/26/2017 6:53:39 AM
It was another tough night at the office for the Cobourg Kodiaks. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Asher Rosh has your game report. Cobourg is in action again tonight on the road in Oakville. Meantime, the Lakers are now 8-0 following an 18-12 win against Brampton on Saturday.

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NEW RULES FOR LANDLORDS TO BE DISCUSSED AT CITY COUNCIL
6/26/2017 6:41:59 AM
Before city council goes into a mini-summer break, there are some hot button issues that need to be ironed out.

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YOU'RE REMINDED ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF ESTATE PLANNING
6/26/2017 6:30:39 AM
Enjoy peace of mind today by planning for tomorrow - that is the slogan for the Peterborough Estate Planning Council. It can be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but getting your affairs in order can save your loved ones some headaches down the line.

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FREE WATER SAMPLE TESTING SERVICE IN TRENT LAKES
6/26/2017 6:20:44 AM
A new courier service is available that will help those in Peterborough County test their water. Brittany Cadence with Peterborough Public Health says well water samples can now be dropped off at the Trent Lakes Administration Office.

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CANOES AND KAYAKS FILL THE LIFT LOCK
6/26/2017 5:53:55 AM
Peterborough is home to a brand new record. On Saturday, 328 canoes and kayaks filled the two sections of the Lift Lock which blew away the goal of 300 at the annual Lock 'n' Paddle event. All the participants sang O' Canada and Happy Birthday in advance of our country's 150th.

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NEW TRAIL OPENS IN ENNISMORE
6/26/2017 5:30:48 AM
There will be a new place to explore for those who want to get out and get some exercise. Late last week, the Ennismore Fitness Trail opened up at the Robert E. Young Recreation Centre. The trail is over 11-hundred metres long and is free and open to all ages.

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LINDSAY DRINKING WATER IS CONSIDERED SAFE
6/23/2017 4:17:20 PM
Health Unit officials are stressing to Lindsay residents that the drinking water is not unsafe. Raw sewage spilled into the Scugog River this morning because of the heavy rains.

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SOME PARTS OF THE COUNTY COULD BE WITHOUT POWER SUNDAY
6/23/2017 4:03:50 PM
More than 3000 Hydro One customers are going to be without power later on this weekend. The company says there are planned power outages from 9am to 1pm on Sunday. Crews will have to turn off the hydro in parts of Peterborough County for repairs.

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STUDENT FROM CHINA DIES IN BOATING INCIDENT
6/23/2017 10:45:51 AM
A 20 year old from China has lost his life as a result of a boating incident last night. OPP say a group of students were out on Chemong Lake taking a tour of the area on a pontoon boat. Officials say the victim fell from the bow of the boat and became entangled under it.

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WOMAN CHARGED IN ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
6/23/2017 9:16:20 AM
A 35 year-old woman has been charged with assault and mischief following a road rage incident. Back on May 26th, Peterborough Police say two women got into an argument while at the intersection of Chamberlain and Monaghan and continued it on foot out on the street.

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LAX: LAKERS MOVE TO 7-0 ON THE MSL SEASON
6/23/2017 6:25:04 AM
The Lakers continue to roll through their MSL schedule. Peterborough thumped Oakville last night 11-4 in front of a crowd of 2,700 at the Memorial Centre. Captain Robert Hope says it's been amazing how well the team has played with so many still missing from its lineup.

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COMMUNITY BBQ HELD IN NORTHCREST WARD
6/23/2017 5:40:54 AM
Those in Northcrest Ward had a chance to speak up on some of the issues they have concerns with. Last night, Councillors Andrew Beamer and Dave Haacke held a community barbeque at Queen Elizabeth School. Haacke says one topic was brought up more than others.

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HOSPICE PETERBOROUGH DECIDES TO BUILD NEW FACILITY
6/23/2017 5:28:56 AM
Hospice Peterborough will be building a brand new facility at the corner of London and Reid Streets. Last month, the organization revealed there were a number of structural issues, protected bat colonies, and poor soil conditions inside the Victorian home that stand on the property already.

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NOBLEGEN MOVES TO NEXT PART OF LONG-TERM PLAN
6/23/2017 5:02:22 AM
A local company is looking for your investment to help it grow. Noblegen Inc. has announced it is starting the second phase of its multi-million dollar financing campaign.

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FATAL BOATING INCIDENT ON CHEMONG LAKE
6/23/2017 4:54:04 AM
We're expecting to learn more information today about a death on Chemong Lake. The Peterborough Examiner reports a young man died last night after being stuck in the motor of a boat on the lake just before 6 o'clock near Lakeside Drive.

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NEW SHOWPLACE LINEUP EXPECTED TO ENTERTAIN FANS OF ALL AGES
6/22/2017 4:48:37 PM
Friends, volunteers, supporters, and board members of Showplace gathered at Millennium Park Thursday afternoon to announce the launch of the 2017/18 season at the George Street theatre.

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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN FENTANYL BUST
6/22/2017 3:15:46 PM
Four people have been arrested following an investigation into the trafficking of Fentanyl patches in the city.

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PETERBOROUGH MAN CHARGED IN STEWART STREET STABBING
6/22/2017 3:04:36 PM
A man in his 30's remains in a Toronto hospital being treated for stab wounds after an incident at a Stewart Street home last night. Police say the accused and the victim began to argue, and during the dispute, the 53 year old accused was stabbed with a knife.

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NORWOOD WOMAN IN HOSPITAL AFTER SERIOUS CRASH IN KEENE
6/22/2017 2:57:19 PM
A 62 year old Norwood woman remains in a Toronto hospital after being airlifted from a crash scene east of the city last night.

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APPEAL HEARD IN DEL MASTRO CASE
6/22/2017 1:57:17 PM
Former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro is out on bail once again following an appeal hearing in Toronto.

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LOCAL SEARS NOT IMPACTED BY BANKRUPTCY
6/22/2017 1:50:00 PM
While thousands of employees across the country are looking for new jobs, its business as usual at the Sears store at Lansdowne Place. Sears Canada has been granted temporary court protection from its creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS PICK UP ROAD WIN IN BURLINGTON
6/22/2017 6:38:04 AM
The Jr. A Lakers picked up a big win on the road. Peterborough took down the Burlington Chiefs last night 12-10. Jake Fox led the attack with five goals and two assists, while Brett Lafonte made 43 saves between the pipes.

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BE SMART WHEN HIRING HELP THIS SUMMER: OPP
6/22/2017 6:21:44 AM
Many home owners are considering doing some work around the house this summer and the OPP warn everyone that when hiring someone to help out with those renovations, do your homework. Officials say they have received a number of tips from residents about possible door-to-door scams.

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DAVE ADAMS READY TO CALL IT A DAY
6/22/2017 6:12:58 AM
Five Counties Children Centre will be without a familar face in the near future. Executive Director Dave Adams has submitted his retirement notice and will be stepping down either later this year or early next year. He says now is just the right time.

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HUMAN SOCIETY LAUNCHES HOT PETS CAMPAIGN
6/22/2017 5:24:25 AM
The Peterborough Humane Society along with the OPP and Ontario SPCA are reminding residents again of the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles during hot summer days.

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WOMAN HURT IN CRASH NEAR KEENE
6/22/2017 5:16:15 AM
A two-vehicle crash near Keene has left a local woman in hospital with serious injuries. Peterborough County OPP say a motorcycle and car collided around 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon on County Road 2. The road was closed between Lakeside and Heritage Line for the investigation.

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TRENT NAMES CHANIE WENJACK SCHOOL FOR INDIGENOUS STUDIES
6/22/2017 4:51:31 AM
Trent University announced an addition to its history instilling Indigenous reconciliation in the school's every work by approving 11 recommendations.

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POLICE INVESTIGATING A STABBING
6/21/2017 10:13:42 PM
One man is in custody as police continue to investigate a stabbing at around the dinner hour. Just before 6pm, police were called to a home on Stewart Street in the area of McDonnel. The victim has been transported to a Toronto hospital for surgery and listed in stable condition.

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