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  • Trans-Canada Trail bridge to see more repairs
    PETERBOROUGH -- The Trans-Canada Trail pedestrian bridge behind the Holiday Inn will close again for repairs this summer. On the heels of a previous closure to address safety concerns, the bridge needs new concrete surface pads poured. The current
  • Councillor concerned over shutting down visitor's centre on holidays
    PETERBOROUGH -- If Peterborough wants to be open for business, it doesn't make sense to lock the doors to the visitor's centre on holiday weekends, a city councillor is arguing. During Tuesday evening's (April 22) Committee of the Whole meeting, C
  • Councillors delay decision on sponsoring Wildfire tournament
    PETERBOROUGH -- Peterborough city councillors are wary of handing over a cheque for $25,000 to sponsor the WildFire Invitational golf tournament. According to marketing representatives for the tournament, the money is an opportunity for the City
  • Children still hopeful Lorraine Roach is alive
    PETERBOROUGH-- Sitting on a rock just a stones throw away from where Lorraine Roach’s van was found, Mrs. Roach’s daughters look around and wonder if their mother is nearby in the heavily-wooded or bodies of water which surrounds the Trans Canada Tr
  • Join Duke on his trail tour
    PETERBOROUGH -- Sofie Andreou spent time with her dogs Duke and Buddy during a press conference at Montana's to announce details regarding the local humane society's upcoming fundraiser called Duke's Trail Tour. Canine owners are invited to partici
  • The Police Beat: April 22 crime news from Peterborough-Lakefield police
    Drug Arrest: On April 19, at approximately 9:25 p.m. police conducted a vehicle stop on Wolfe Street near Rubidge Street. While police were speaking with the driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, it was revealed there was a small amount of c
  • Firefighters from five divisions battle Long Beach blaze|UPDATE
    (LONG BEACH) - Dozens of firefighters from five Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service divisions spent close to three hours tackling a blaze that significantly damaged a Manor Drive home. Crews were called to the Long Beach residence, south of Fenelon
  • Worst of flooding appears to be over
    An end to spring flooding across the Kawarthas is in sight. Gordon Earle of Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) says as of Tuesday (April 22), water levels on area lakes and rivers are either declining or flat while the Otonabee River w
  • Vandals tried to set fire to vehicle in Lindsay
    (LINDSAY) Police are looking for information after someone tried to set fire to a vehicle parked in a Mill Street driveway sometime overnight Thursday (April 17). Kawartha Lakes Police say the vehicle owner called them at 8 a.m. Friday morning u
  • More fentanyl patches stolen in Lindsay
    (LINDSAY) No arrests have been made after fentanyl patches were stolen from a Lindsay apartment on Saturday (April 19). Kawartha Lakes Police say officers were called to the Cambridge Street South address at 6:30 p.m. after the resident discover

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  • 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 […]
  • Upcoming 2014 B!ke Cycle Touring Workshops In Peterborough
    B!ke: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub (336 Rubidge Street) is hosting a three part Cycle Touring Workshop series. The workshops will be held on Sundays once per month from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The cost per workshop is $15 for members, $20 for non-members, or $40 for the series. You can register in advance via email as space is highly limited.Your Body - […]
  • Sacred Water Circle Gathering At Trent University May 2nd to 4th
    The Sacred Water Circle Gathering, a powerful convergence of First Nations leaders and wisdom keepers, takes place at Trent University from May 2nd to May 4th. This indigenous-led initiative will bring together scientists, industry, academia, water professionals, the faith community and the general public with Elders and Traditional Teachers from all over th […]

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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.