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Peterborough Examiner News
- Saturday concert, Sunday service honours military sacrificesThis Saturday's Peterborough Musicfest concert in Del Crary Park will honour the sacrifices made during the First and Second World War.
- Police Services Act charges against officers withdrawnCharges against three city police officers have been withdrawn after a resolution in the case involving an Oakville man who alleged the officers called him derogatory names and refused to help him after he approached them with a broken leg nearly two years ago, CHEX-TV reported Monday.
- Religions unite for Middle East peace vigilThrough songs of peace and words of prayer, positive energy was sent to the Middle East hoping it will "give peace a chance."
- Stopping pucks, fighting cancerSteve Rexe, the former Peterborough Petes goalie and Peterborough and District Sports Hall of Fame member, was a terrific story-teller.
- Eight Trent Swim Club members in World MastersThe area will be well represented by eight members of the Trent Swim Club at the FINA World Masters championships, for swimmers 24-and-over, at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal from Aug. 1 to 10.
- SPORTS BITS AND PIECES: Former Peterborougb Petes player Brent Hughes to coach Brampton BeastBrent Hughes, who played eight games for the Peterborough Petes in 2000-01, has been named as head coach of the Brampton Beast of the Central Hockey League.
- Ted Brown PGA Tour Canada's player of the weekTed Brown of Peterborough was recognized for the second time this month as Canadian Player of the Week by Freedom 55 Financial, this time at PGA Tour Canada's Staal Foundation Open, which ended Sunday.
- Surging Red Sox embarrass Blue Jays 14-1It turns out the soft part of the Blue Jays scheduled ended when the Texas Rangers left town.
- Peterborough draws first blood against Six NationsMat Giles, head coach of the Peterborough Merit Precision Junior A Lakers, was pleased with many things his team showed in their Ontario Lacrosse Association quarter-final win over the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves.
- U-Haul move to Craaytech backedU-Haul pledged its commitment Monday night to working with the city on turning the empty Craaytech plant on Water St. into a rental and self-storage facility.
- EXAMINER SPORTS FLASHES: Wolverines host playoffs SaturdayThe Ontario Football Conference (OFC) alignment has now been set for the Ramsay Conference playoffs.
- Fighting erupts in Ukraine as crash investigators arriveUkrainian army tanks were reported to be launching an assault to break pro-Russian rebels' hold on the eastern city of Donetsk on Monday.
- Starved boy rescued from Pennsylvania home, authorities sayThe mother and grandparents of a Pennsylvania boy, who authorities say was starved nearly to death, are facing criminal charges, according to court documents.
- Accused Boston bomber’s friend found guilty of obstructing justiceA U.S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts by removing a backpack containing fireworks shells from the suspect's dorm room.
- Single-day Summer Discovery day camp registration now available at Peterborough Museum and ArchivesChildren aged 7 to 11 can now be registered by the day for Summer Discovery camp at the Peterborough Museum and Archives.
- Mace used during fight leads to arrest of Lindsay womanLINDSAY -- The use of mace during a Canada Day fight has led to the arrest of a Lindsay woman. Kawartha Lakes police say on July 1, a woman was sprayed with mace during a fight with another woman on Kent Street West. On July 21, the woman allege
- Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held cityRemains of Malaysia Airlines bodies reach Ukraine-held city; Europe mulls more sanctions
- Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from RussiaProtesters at Russian Embassy in Malaysia call for justice for victims of downed plane
- Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages onIsraeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on and truce efforts continue
- Suspect in stabbing deaths to appear in courtSuspect in stabbing deaths of Calgary young people to appear in court
- Duffy charged for trainer, makeup artist: RCMPDuffy accused of charging for travel to funeral, ceremonies in Ottawa
- Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in KabulSuicide bomber kills 4 foreign security guards in Kabul, Afghan officials say
- Norway honours victims of 2011 terror attacksNorway commemorates victims of bomb and shooting attacks, PM calls for tolerance, diversity
- UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy deathUK government announces full inquiry on death of Russian spy poisoned in 2006
- Study sheds light on schizophrenia geneticsResearchers expand knowledge of genetic underpinnings of schizophrenia
Topix Peterborough News
- Zimbabwean sculptor makes his mark on the West IslandZimbabwean sculptor Vengai Chiwawa during one of his sculpting demonstrations in Centennial Park, Beaconsfield, as part of the Shona D'Afrique exhibition.
- Del Mastro trial now awaits closing argumentsIndependent MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at court in Peterborough, Ont., on June 23, 2014.
- Global Real Estate Network Adds 34 Firms WorldwideLeading Real Estate Companies of the WorldA has expanded its global membership with the addition of 34 firms with 85 offices and over 2,000 sales associates year-to-date in 2014.
- Campaign workers knew nothing about voter-contact firm, Del Mastro trial toldTemperatures are on the rise in B.C. but don't sweat it, there's plenty you can do to cool down.
- MP Dean Del Mastro loses cool on witness stand at election overspending trialIndependent MP Dean Del Mastro and his wife Kelly arrive at court in Peterborough, Ont., on June 23, 2014.
- Windsor's jobless rate rises to 9 per centCanada's economy lost 9,400 jobs in June, pushing the unemployment rate up slightly to 7.1 per cent, according to Statistics Canada.
- MP Dean Del Mastro explains $21,000 personal cheque at heart of Elections Act caseMP Dean Del Mastro faces a tough day in the witness box on Thursday after he spent Wednesday finally giving his version of events from the election of 2008.
- New bid to ID slain man found 26 years agoTwenty-six years ago, a group of recreational divers made a gruesome discovery in the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ont.
- Lives Lived: Joyce Louise Barrett, 69Family doctor, mother, volunteer, author. Born on May 9, 1944, in Toronto; died on Jan. 18, 2014, in Peterborough, Ont., of cancer, aged 69. When retired physician Joyce Barrett told her family that she had started yet another volunteer position - this time with a high-school program for teen moms - they weren't at all surprised.
- 5 at 5: Rob Ford takes centre stage at 1st post-rehab council meetingRob Ford won't stand to applaud World Pride organizers. The Toronto Mayor is back for his first council meeting since his stint in rehab and he's making plenty of headlines.
- Workers never used voter-contact firm's data, Del Mastro trial toldThe two pop superstars were in Whistler last weekend for the wedding of their manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber and Jepsen.
- Alleged Anonymous hacker Matt DeHart put on suicide watch and his refugee hearing postponedA fellow prisoner gave Matt DeHart a haircut, his first since his April arrest, in preparation for his refugee hearing scheduled to start Tuesday, during which the former U.S. airman was to officially chronicle his claims - of helping Anonymous hacktivists, his aborted attempt to defect to Russia and his subsequent torture at the hands of U.S.
- DDM lawyer tries to undermine credibility of Elections Canada investigatorMP Dean Del Mastro arrives at court in Peterborough, Ont., on Monday June 23, 2014.
- Peterborough woman retracing her father's journeyMegan Murphy is planning to retrace the route her father, the late Peterborough lawyer Marty Murphy, took in 1973 during a cycling journey through Ireland on his red Peugeot 10-speed bicycle.
- Roots band benefits from brother-sister bondThe Winnipeg Folk Festival is all about discovery. Every week from now until the festival, we are digging into the lineup and profiling the artists we think should be on your radar.
- Push is on to make garden plants safer for beesA bee sits on a flower in the east end of Windsor on a sunny August 13, 2010. Local gardeners may unwittingly be adding to the demise of the world's bee population with the colorful displays of flowers they've worked so hard to nurture this season.
- Awesome Idea: The "Repair Cafe" Takes Place July 28th At Silver BeanPhoto via RepairCafePTBO Facebook page Repair Cafe Peterborough is holding a an event Monday, July 28th at the Silver Bean Cafe.Repair Cafe is a cool, simple concept: Bring your broken items out (July 28th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to the Silver Bean at Millennium Park), and work with Repair Cafe Fixers to mend, darn, reattach, rewire, or diagnose what ne […]
- The Weather Network Reminds Peterborough That This Heat Isn't So BadWe tweeted at the Weather Network today (July 21st) about how hot it is here, and they sent these tweets back to us and their nearly 300,000 followers. Thanks for the reminder...You can thank @Ptbo_Canada for this friendly reminder: pic.twitter.com/ufpXmod9yw— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) July 21, 2014 .@Ptbo_Canada Just remember, this is coming in […]
- Josh The Puppy Has Been Found With The Help Of Social MediaA puppy dog named Josh went missing in the Sherbrooke and Monaghan area early Saturday morning after he slipped off his leash. His family was worried sick, and took to social media.The call for help from Stephanie Guyatt on her Twitter handle about her missing dog...Lost dog JOSH in Sherbrooke & Monaghan area. Call 705-868-2339 friendly. got off his coll […]
- Thanks To The Hundreds Of New Fans Joining Our Facebook PageWe have been amping up posts on our PTBOCanada Facebook page, with more highly shareable content and pictures, and more contests and special promotions. Hundreds of new fans have joined us in recent weeks—we're closing in on 2,500. Give us a "Like" over there, and spread the word about us by tagging us on Facebook and your other social media c […]
- Here Are Ninja Turtles Playing In Smashed Beach Volleyball Tourney At BP NorthThanks to @Under_1_Sun for sending us these great pics of the ninja turtles team playing in the Smashed Beach Volleyball Tournament at Boston Pizza North on Chemong Road in support of Easter Seals Ontario on the weekend. There were many great teams participating, including Under One Sun. Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Inst […]
- Check Out This Awesome Engagement Shoot At Trent UniversityIt's a big year for Trent University with this being their 50th anniversary. But the action doesn't stop there. Like an engagement shoot! Photographer Doug Logan, a Trent grad, captured these great pics below of Lara and Paul, who are getting married in September. Trent's stunning campus served as a perfect backdrop for their shoot... [pics vi […]
- PTBOCanada Pics: Twitter Canada's Steve Ladurantaye At The Silver Bean CaféSteve Ladurantaye rocking the plaid Twitter Canada's Steve Ladurantaye gave a terrific presentation at the Silver Bean Café last night (July 17th) on the impact Twitter is having on a global, national and local level, and provided tips for how businesses can leverage Twitter to their advantage. There was a great turnout at the tweetup event, which was c […]
- If You See Smoking Rising Out Of Sewers In Peterborough That Is Only A TestThe City of Peterborough has announced in a release they are conducting a sewer smoke testing program the next couple months.The backstory is this: They are working with Cole Engineering Group Ltd. on an Inflow and Infiltration Reduction study. The study’s objectives are to identify sources of rain water entering the sanitary sewers and to develop a plan to […]
- East City Bakery Is Closing Its Store Front Bakery And This Royally SucksUPDATED...Damn. The beloved East City Bakery is closing its awesome storefront bakery on July 26th [update: the wholesale portion of their business that delivers buns and bread to many local businesses will remain open]. There is an outpouring of disappointment on Twitter [and update: on our Facebook post] at the news of the retail store closing. Loyal East […]
- LOL: The Citiots Improv Playing Gordon Best Theatre July 25thPTBOCanada.com is a proud sponsor of the amazing The Citiots Improv. Their next gig in Peterborough is Friday, July 25th, at 9 pm at Gordon Best Theatre (doors open at 8:30 p.m., and tickets are only $10). Go check 'em out. They are LOL funny. And to book them for your own function—they are getting more and more bookings around the Kawarthas—click here […]
- Cycle Tourism Signage Program & Digital Route Mapping To Launch In Peterborough & KawarthasPhoto courtesy Sean Arruda (via Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism) Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism, part of Peterborough Economic Development, and Shimano Canada have partnered to create a new, marketable cycle tourism product. The multi-phase project will focus on a series of varied length cycling routes joining the County of Peterborough an […]
- You Could Be A Gold Star Recycler & Win PrizesThis summer, the County and City of Peterborough have joined together and will be performing random inspections of blue boxes looking for Gold Star Recyclers. A Gold Star Recycler is someone who uses two blue boxes to sort their containers from their paper products, and their boxes are sorted correctly with no garbage, hazardous waste or electronics.If you a […]
- Today Marks The 10th Anniversary Of The Peterborough Flood: Share Your MemoriesOn July 15, 2004, Peterborough experienced 175 mm of rainfall over the city. During the hour between 3:30 am and 4:30 am alone, 78.8 mm came down. All hell broke loose. Cars were floating (and some people were trapped in them), basements and buildings were flooded, roofs collapsed under the weight of the rain. A State of Emergency was declared by Mayor Suthe […]
- Pet Store Vanity Hound Having Moving SaleDowntown pet store Vanity Hound is moving from their current location at 293 George Street North, to a new location near the intersection of Hwy 28 and Moore Drive.As part of the move, everything in the store is 10% to 50% off. The current location will close July 31st.[Contributed by PtboCanada's Evan Holt]Tip us at email@example.com. Follow us on Tw […]
- The Grafton Cougar Is Now In Quarantine At Riverview Park & ZooGrafton cougar (photo: John Johnston) The "Grafton cougar" that made national attention after it was spotted frequently roaming a rural neighbourhood in Grafton last week has found a new home for now—right here in Peterborough at the Riverview Park & Zoo.The cougar was captured by MNR officials in a live trap, unharmed, Friday night and is now […]
- Peterborough's Star Wars Kittens Are Growing Up And They're The Cutest Thing EverRemember that story we told you in June about Ray and Jennifer Henderson saving a female cat—Leia, they called it—that subsequently gave birth to a bunch of kittens that the couple named after Star Wars characters (Ray and Jen are HUGE Star Wars fans)? (If you don't, here it is.) Well Chewie, Lando, Jango, Padme and Wicket (Ooia, unfortunately, passed a […]