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Peterborough Examiner News
- Unbeaten Wolverines off to Conference finalsThe Peterborough Wolverines bantam and junior varsity teams kept their unbeaten seasons intact in the OFC Ramsay Conference semifinals Saturday at the Thomas A. Stewart Athletic Field.
- Pink at the Pitch meaningful to City men's teamFranco Turnone's goal in the 89th minute salvaged the Peterborough City men's soccer team a 1-1 draw with Peniche CC in Pink at the Pitch night at Eastgate Memorial Park Saturday.
- Auburn, Ashburnham areas played big roles during warsRemembering the historical roots was the message delivered during a summertime walk through a Peterborough neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
- Veterans honoured for their service, sacrificeIt was a time for remembering at Del Crary Park on Saturday evening.
- Jerry Robinson hasn't lost the touch after 42 yearsJerry Robinson was a leading driver when Kawartha Downs opened 42 years ago and the cagey veteran still has the touch as he showed in Saturday’s first race at the Fraserville oval.
- Fire causes extensive damage to Aylmer St. homeA kitchen fire caused damage estimated at $25,000 to a home on Aylmer St. north Saturday morning.
- Andy Ogilvie headed to Canadian Lacrosse Hall of FameWhile Andy Ogilvie's biggest lacrosse feats came after he left Peterborough, he says his hometown is where it all started.
- Annaleise Carr ends Lake Erie swimAnnaleise Carr, who in 2012 became the youngest person to swim Lake Ontario, ended her official crossing of Lake Erie at Long Point, which is on the north shore of the lake, early Saturday morning.
- $25K damage in home fireA kitchen fire caused $25,000 in damage Saturday morning at a home on Aylmer St. N., according to the city fire department.
- Winning $20M Lotto Max ticket sold in Orillia, Ont."Oh, really?" That's what someone in Orillia probably said when they found out they'd won the Lotto Max jackpot Friday.
- Time to recover from 'worst week ever'DEAR AMY: I have had an especially horrible week.
- Uncertain if Masin will report to Petes camp, but other import pick Vladimirov expectedAll signs point to Artyom Vladimirov being at Peterborough Petes training camp while the OHL club awaits a decision from Dominik Masin.
- Trillium grant will allow Kawartha Nordic Ski Club to hire staff, add night trail lightingA $221,800 Ontario Trillium Foundation grant will help the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club keep pace with its growth and promote further growth, says a club executive.
- City to contract out public works: UnionThe head of the union representing the city's public works employees says he's been informed by the city that much of the work his membership does will soon be contracted out.
- Company retreat a homecoming for Kenner gradA Peterborough native gathered his staff from Toronto, Calgary and Montreal for a weekend retreat in his hometown this week.
- WEEKEND WANDERINGS: They fought, they suffered, they died...our part is easyPETERBOROUGH -- When entertainment and tribute come together, the impact can be, and often is, dramatic. And so it is that this Saturday night's Peterborough Musicfest audience will be treated to a presentation that will give pause to remember the
- Wounded Soldiers readies for 4th Line Theatre premiereMILLBROOK -- What ever happened to Billy Fiddler and Johnny Singer? They don't write, they don't phone. Nothing. Not a word. For those familiar with the storyline of Dr. Barnardo's Children, 4th Line Theatre's popular take on the plight of Engli
- 6 indicted in U.S. in StubHub accounts caseAP source: Cyber thieves got into 1,000 StubHub accounts; company says it issued refunds
- Harper gov't proposes easing gun lawRestrictions on transporting firearms to be eased under federal proposal
- Concern as 6/10 Ontario bees die during winterBeekeeper group calls for action after 6/10 Ontario bees die during winter
- Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did 'devil's' workCanadian-Egyptian journalist, Al-Jazeera colleagues did the 'devil's' job:judge
- Fox falls asleep aboard Ottawa city busFox gets famous after photographed sleeping aboard Ottawa city bus
- Students launch 15 new businesses through entrepreneur programPETERBOROUGH -- For Alex Watson, there's no better time than the present to advantage of an opportunity to be his own boss. The third-year Trent University says he'd been contemplating starting up his own grocery-delivery business since his own gr
- Charities may be asked for donor listsCharities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister
- Anti-Semitic graffiti found north of TorontoAnti-Semitic graffiti found north of Toronto, days after Islamic centre defaced
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- 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.
- By The Bridge Catering Company Opening DowntownBy The Bridge is Peterborough's newest catering company, and will be opening a retail location between Scholars' Books and Thea's Books on Water Street in downtown Peterborough. They will also offer selections for lunch and ready-to-go meals.[Contributed by PtboCanada's Evan Holt]Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter, Pinter […]
- Cheer On Paul Nabuurs As He Represents Peterborough At The Art Battle FinalsPaul Nabuurs won the Peterborough finals of Art Battle, and he will be representing Peterborough at The Art Battle Finals (a live competitive painting contest where each painter has 20 minutes create a painting).Paul commented on Facebook page this morning..."So this is it !!! Getting ready to head down to Maple Leaf Gardens to compete tonight. Never th […]
- Joey Is The Cutest Thing EverThanks to Jim Moloney, Manager and Curator at Riverview Park and Zoo, for sending us this awesome picture of the Joey... Here's the Joey back in May... Tip us at email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- We Take You For A Paddle Boat Ride Around PeterboroughOur lifestyle reporter Julie Morris, along with her friend Tracey Johnston, set out on a paddle boat ride on the Otonabee River and Little Lake on Friday (July 25th).... @CupcakeJu and I have started our paddling adventure @Ptbo_Canada #pedalandpaddle #paddleboat pic.twitter.com/PIKJf6tjfK— Tracey Johnston (@TraceyMJohnston) July 25, 2014 There is nothing be […]
- Someone Stole The Gnomes From The Magical Fairy Tree On Charlotte StreetThe well known "Fairy Tree" on Charlotte near Albertus has always been decorated in a magical way. It's really neat stuff. But now someone has apparently stolen the gnomes that go with the tree. Bring that tree more magic, and bring them back! Saw this on Charlotte St. Come on people. Who does this? Bring the Gnomes home! @Ptbo_Canada pic.twit […]
- A Peterborough Woman, Her Late Dad And The Beautiful Connection Blue Rodeo Has To ThemMark holding his baby Ashley at 6 months Congrats to Peterborough's Ashley Doherty, winner of our VIP Blue Rodeo contest, who will be attending their special concert August 8th at the Memorial Centre as part of Trent University's 50th anniversary celebrations.When we informed her she won, she told us this in an email: "Wow, thank you so much! […]
- PTBOCanada Featured Post: Green Eyewear OpticalInside the new Green Eyewear store at 234 Hunter St. W Green Eyewear: excellent new location Local business owners Shane and Amanda Palmer have recently moved their George Street store Green Eyewear Optical to the brand new building at the corner of Hunter St and Alymer St (234 Hunter St W), in downtown Peterborough. It was very important to them to keep the […]
- A Look From High Above At 14,500 People In Peterborough Rocking Out To Tegan & SaraTegan and Sara put on an amazing free show last night (July 23rd) in front of about 14,500 fans at Del Crary park as part of Peterborough Musicfest. And the action was caught from above by a plane. "Musicfest trys to get some aerial footage of one show a year," explains David Feeley, Musicfest board member and TVCogeco Manager, Programming & Co […]
- Groovy: New Online Payment System For Large Article CollectionsA new online tool will allow City of Peterborough residents to arrange for curbside collection of their large articles from the comfort of their home.Visit the City’s Waste Management webpage. Under “Current News” there, select “Large Article Collection Info”. Then click on “On-line Purchase” and then choose the collection date you prefer, the items you want […]
- A St. Bernard Named Princess Is Missing In PeterboroughUPDATE: Princess has been found... in the strangest of spots...@Ptbo_Canada @SelwynTownship We found Princess! She dug a small hole under the house and got stuck! No barking to let us know where she was.— Melissa Wilson (@melissa0136) July 23, 2014 ORIGINAL POSTA St. Bernard is missing in the Selwyn area. She answers to the name Princess, and is apparently n […]
- Papa John's Pizza Opening Location in PeterboroughThe retail chain Papa John's will be opening a pizzeria in Peterborough as they also celebrate 30 years in business.The restaurant will be opening on Lansdowne Street West, just behind A&W.They are looking for part-time and full time delivery men. [update: "people", we meant][Contributed by PtboCanada's Evan Holt]Tip us at tips@ptboca […]
- Party City Franchise Moving Into Blockbuster's Old LocationConstruction workers have been hard at work to get the old Blockbuster Video location on Lansdowne St. ready for a new party supply store to move in. Party City will offer party, birthday and wedding supplies, along with costumes and party favours for special events. This will be the 25th Party City store to open in Ontario. You can follow Party City on Face […]
- 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 […]