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MyKawartha News

  • Duncan urges Liberals to look at privatization
    Former finance minister urges Ontario to pursue privatization of public services
  • Water levels continue to fall across the Kawarthas
    PETERBOROUGH -- Water levels on Rice Lake are expected to stabilize over the next 24 hours, according to the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA). On Thursday (April 24), ORCA's daily update on flooding conditions across the region provi
  • Wire Awards handed out anew Sunday night
    PETERBOROUGH -- It's as close to the Grammy Awards in Peterborough as you're going to get and it happens again this Sunday night (April 27) at Market Hall. The 2014 Wire Awards will be presented during a live music-heavy event starting at 7 p.m.
  • Junior C hockey franchise for North Kawartha Township
    NORTH KAWARTHA-- Gordon McKenzie-Crowe was never a threat to make the NHL. Mr. McKenzie-Crowe says he didn’t have the talent or the wheels to make a career of playing hockey, But the Cobourg native’s love for the game kept him involved off the i
  • Let the tour begin
    PETERBOROUGH -- The 10th anniversary of the Pedal For Hope cycling tour began on Thursday (April 24) morning at Westmount Public School. Students eagerly awaited the cyclists to arrive. They lined the street giving the riders high fives as they c
  • Brian O'Toole announced as chair for United Way campaign
    PETERBOROUGH -- United Way CEO Jim Russell didn't exactly get down on one knee, but he says asking Brian O'Toole to lead the charge for the United Way's 2014 campaign wasn't unlike any other proposal. "You ask, and then there's that pause," he say
  • Champion woodcarver from Young's Point heading to Australian competition
    YOUNG'S POINT -- A chainsaw is a powerful tool of destruction but in the hands of Steven Kenzora, it is also a powerful tool of creation. Mr. Kenzora is a championship woodcarver from Young's Point. He has competed across Canada and England, an
  • Learn how to protect yourself against fraud
    (CANNINGTON) Hundreds of people across Durham Region and the GTA are targeted by clever and unscrupulous fraudsters every week. Whether by phone, email, or at the door, fraudsters are looking to benefit at the expense of trusting citizens. Many re
  • Officers kicked, spit at during arrest
    PETERBOROUGH -- A 20-year-old woman is facing charges after police officers were kicked and spit upon. Peterborough-Lakefield police say officers were called to a King Street address at 9:30 p.m. on April 23 regarding a disturbance. Police found
  • Gallery hosts presentation on Permanent Collection
    (LINDSAY) It may be called the Permanent Collection, but its residency could be short-lived if the Lindsay Gallery’s financial concerns are not soon addressed. It’s a message local artists RoseMarie Condon and Chuck Burns hope to hammer home as

Topix Peterborough News

  • Can-do attitude
    After Ladyhawk wrapped up its tour in support of its last album, 2012's No Can Do , the Vancouver-based indie rock outfit entered a period of inactivity.
  • Nina Ricci and Much countdown the reasons why we love Serena Ryder
    Is there anything you would like to tell us about how we are doing? What you'd like to see more of on Much or on Much.ca? Thank you for completing our MuchCloser survey.
  • Theatre Centre spins a trio of tales
    Over at the Theatre Centre's brand new building on west Queen West, you'll currently find Cock upstairs and Lecoq downstairs.
  • How doctors are using a simple test in surgery to save blood - and money
    Dr. Vivek Rao, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery with the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, prepares an aortic valve replacement during open heart surgery on a sixty nine year old Michael Joseph Towns on April 10 2014.
  • Best pictures from the past 24 hours
    Pope Francis lies prostrate as he prays during the Celebration of the Lord's Passion in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 18, 2014.
  • TVA celebrates our strong folk song tradition
    Dr. Allan Kirby will explore the very rich folk song tradition of the Peterborough area on Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at Highland Park Cemetery Auditorium, 2510 Bensfort Road, Peterborough.
  • News of the Weird
    The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix threatened a lawsuit in March against Formula One management because the races should also be showcases of noise.
  • News of the Weird
    The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix threatened a lawsuit in March against Formula One management because the races should also be showcases of noise.
  • Poloz Stresses Bank of Canada Continuity on Rate Panel
    Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is stressing continuity at the central bank even as it undergoes the biggest turnover of senior management in its 79-year history.
  • Wilkins Becomes First Female Bank of Canada Senior Deputy
    The Bank of Canada named Carolyn Wilkins senior deputy governor, the first woman to hold the No.
  • Community Museum donation remembers the Clementi family
    Last week Christ Church Community Museum received a significant donation from Edward and Marion Clementi in memory of their grand nephew, Zachary 'Zak' Powell.
  • Jobs surprise: 42,900 jobs created, most for young Canadians
    Canada's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 per cent in March, driven by an increase in jobs for young people, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
  • It's spring in Canada - technically
    Arianna Hewie, her friend Allison Fydirchuk, both 11, and Allison's father Jeff pedal their bicycles through a deep puddle as they soak up the sunny 8C weather on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Beavermead Park in Peterborough, Ont.
  • Royal Wood: 'I needed to find that current again'
    'I didn't even know I was going to come back with a record,' singer-songwriter Royal Wood said about his trip to Ireland.

PtboCanada.com blog

  • Public Energy Holding Arts Festival At The Mount Community Centre
    Public Energy has announced the final event of its 20th anniversary season. Called "Erring on the Mount",  it is a major new multidisciplinary arts festival taking place May 30th to June 1st at the Mount Community Centre (1555 Monaghan Road) that features more than 60 artists in 50 works of art and performance. There will be art installations, perf […]
  • Bowskill & Fewings Cover 'Wait On Down' by Garry James White
    This was filmed at The Spill by Jeremy Kelly... Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Invasive Species App Released, Workshop This Thursday
    The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) recently demonstrated the EDDMapS Ontario app for your phone (you can read more about the announcement over at Trail Swag).This handy app is a great way to identify, learn more about, and report invasive species. There is an upcoming Peterborough workshop on how to use the app at the Otonabee Inn (84 Lansd […]
  • The Amazing Duke's Trail Tour Fundraiser For Peterborough Humane Society Launches
    Duke & Sofie The Summer Fundraiser campaign for Peterborough Humane Society's "Duke's Trail Tour" kicked off today (April 22nd) at Montana's Cookhouse. Duke, an 8-year-old Belgian Shepherd, and his owner Sofie Andreou (pictured at left) were there and will serve as ambassadors for the 1st Annual event, which takes place June 22nd […]
  • Connecting The Disconnected: The Story Of Peterborough's Redpath
    Redpath, a Peterborough-based startup for those affected by mental health and addiction, is in the Finals of Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition this Wednesday at Market Hall. To learn more about the backstory of how Redpath came to be, read this post below by the Redpath team...--------------------------------------- In 2004 a maximum security pris […]
  • Peterborough Musicfest 2014 Launch Party
    Join Peterborough Musicfest at Lansdowne Place Centre Court at noon on Wednesday, April 23rd for their 2014 Launch Party. Learn this year's lineup and how to win VIP tickets.[Contributed by PtboCanada's Evan Holt]Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Look At This Video Of The Otonabee River Flood Shot Near Peterborough
    Just outside of Peterborough, Chris Francoeur shot this video. "We got flooded out pretty good this year. Here is one of the clips from my go pro camera." Have a watch, crazy stuff... Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Hope Paterson Made This Tribute Video For Her Fiance Aaron Murray Who Died After Head On Crash Near Peterborough
    Hope & Aaron Aaron Murray, who had been planning to attend Trent University starting in September to study forensic science, died days after a head on collison on Highway 7 near Peterborough earlier this month. Aaron was engaged to his girlfriend Hope Paterson, the mother of their 3-week-old son, Jude. They had met in a Loyalist class in Belleville last […]
  • Horses Head To The Tim Hortons Drive-Through In Peterborough
    Yep, even horses like Timmies. These ones were spotted at the one on Water Street today (April 20th)... Click the "This Just Happened" link below the photo to watch the video. This just happened #peterborough #ptbo Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Kindness Of Stranger Allows Autistic Boy To Ride A Bike Again
    Kate and Jason Wells have given PTBOCanada readers a window of what it's like to have an autistic son in a previous post from last year. There are difficult moments on a daily basis, but there are also joyous moments. Like this for example involving Aidan getting a 3-wheel bike. As Kate writes in a Facebook post, "The kindness of people is astoundi […]
  • Look: Flooding In Peterborough
    UPDATE: April 21st: ORCA advises things should begin to level off with the flooding along the Otonabee River over the next couple days—take a look at this video shot near Peterborough—but water levels remain high in the city (Del Crary Park is flooded), and rain is expected tomorrow. Take a look at these pics from today... Silver Bean Cafe, pic via @LEGnCAS […]
  • Style File Two: Look -#x3E; What's Your Style Peterborough?
    Ashton Swinnerton In the Spotlight: Ashton SwinnertonAsh's Style File Notes: There's nothing more refreshing than being perfectly dressed for an activity. Ashton is kicking it 90s Grunge for a little afternoon leisure by the Otonabee.What Ashton says about her style: "It's always supporting how I am feeling at the time. Right now, I' […]
  • City In Need: Check Out This Kawartha Food Share Fact Sheet
    Kawartha Food Share distributes food to 37 local agencies that run food banks, food cupboards and meal programs. Here's some stats from 2013 they provided to us—many alarming—about the number of people in need in the community:• 48 schools access Kawartha Food Share to help with their breakfast clubs and meal programs. In the month of March 2013, more t […]
  • Silver Bean Café Introducing PTBOCanada Coffee Blend From Kyoto This Summer
    As a fun cross-promotion, we are delighted to announce that the Silver Bean Café will be serving a PTBOCanada Coffee this summer, a special Kyoto Coffee Blend.As Silver Bean explains in a Facebook post announcing the promotion, "We decided to approach Tracy at Kyoto Coffee and ask her to make a special blend for us, one worthy to be called PTBOCanada Co […]

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Peterborough Lakefield Community Police News

  • April 18-22, 2014 - Notable Incidents
    From the morning of April 18 - 22, 2014 there were 299 Calls for Service. These incidents include an Assault Cause Bodily Harm Arrest, a Weapons Dangerous Arrest, two separate Drug Possession Arrests, a Drug Trafficking Arrest and two Break and Enters.
  • April 17, 2014 - Notable Incidents
    On April 17, 2014 there were 67 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Voyeurism Arrest, a Domestic Assault Arrest and a Cause a Disturbance Arrest.
  • April 16, 2014 - Notable Incidents
    On April 16, 2014 there were 51 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Break and Enter and a Theft and Fraud under $5,000 Arrest.
  • April 15, 2014 - Notable Incidents
    On April 15, 2014 there were 65 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Lockdown at Holy Cross High School and a Domestic Breach of Probation Arrest.
  • April 12-14, 2014 - Notable Incidents
    From the morning of April 12-14, 2014 there were 232 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Cause a Disturbance Arrest, a Domestic Uttering Threats Arrest, an Obstruct Police Arrest and an Assault Police charge.