Peterborough Examiner News
- Petes win streak at six gamesThe Peterborough Petes clinched their first winning season in eight years with a hard-fought 6-3 win over the Niagara IceDogs on Tuesday night at the Memorial Centre.
- NHL notes: Stars' Peverley 'stable' after collapsing on benchRich Peverley, who recently returned to the Dallas Stars lineup after ongoing heart issues forced him to leave a game last week, collapsed on the bench.
- Michigan police find body of OHLer Terry TraffordThe body of missing OHL forward Terry Trafford was discovered in a truck in Michigan where the Toronto native played for the Saginaw Spirit.
- Brunton sentenced to time served on child porn convictionAlex Brunton was sentenced Tuesday in a Toronto courtroom to time already served in custody following his January guilty pleas to possession of child pornography
- Twitter blames software glitch for outageThe social media site Twitter has come back online after a temporary outage Tuesday.
- GREENUP COLUMN: Contaminated water finding way into lakesYou don’t have to go far to find someone who’s fed up with winter. This winter season has been colder and snowier than in recent years, which has left even the heartiest souls anxiously waiting a reprieve.
- Toddler found with heroin at New Jersey daycareA New Jersey man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after his toddler was found with dozens of heroin packets at daycare, police said on Tuesday.
- The Bell of Batoche makes appearance at St. LaurentA church bell cast in Toledo, Spain some 130 years ago, is today an icon to the Metis people.
- Violent crime rose in city in 2013Violent crime took a leap in 2013, despite a small decrease in reported crimes and another jump in clearance rates.
- Peladeau's political goals won't affect NHL expansion 'process'Pierre Karl Peladeau's bid to win a seat in the upcoming Quebec provincial election won't affect Quebec City's candidacy for an NHL expansion franchise.
- COLUMN: Menu labelling a welcome moveThe provincial government’s intention to introduce legislation mandating large restaurant and fast food chains to include calorie counts as part of their menu labelling is a welcome move to assist consumers in making healthier food choices.
- Rodd pleased with TV show debutThe city’s top cop didn’t get a chance to check out his television debut Monday, but says he’s looking forward to stepping in front of the cameras again in a month.
- Coroner removes body from home in BridgenorthBRIDGENORTH - The coroner just removed the body of a man from a home in Bridgenorth, after paramedics were called to the house around 2 p.m. today. Police on the scene wouldn't give details on the investigation but a coroner's van was at the hous
- Health unit reconsidering downtown purchasePETERBOROUGH -- A move to 185 King St. is back on the table for the health unit. A lack of firm tenants to fill the extra space in the downtown building saw the Peterborough County-City Health Unit scrap plans to buy the whole structure in early J
- Trio charged with drinking and driving last weekendPETERBOROUGH - Three men are facing charges of driving with a blood-alcohol level over the legal limit after traffic stops on the weekend. An Peterborough OPP officer saw a vehicle moving in an erratic manner on Water Street near Marina Boulevard
- Health coalition seeks your vote in an April 5 referendumPETERBOROUGH-- Trish Mcauliffe says she was offered extra TLC for $90. The voluntary payment secured her a real blanket instead of a paper blanket, cookies and juice and extra comfort during her colonoscopy at private clinic in Oshawa. “You feel
- Snowmobile stolen from Syer LineCAVAN - The OPP is investigating the theft of a snowmobile from a home in Cavan-Monaghan Township. A resident reported the theft of a 1999 Polaris snowmobile, with marker #869065, which was taken from the home sometime overnight last Thursday (Ma
- Sal Polito steps down as Lindsay Muskies’ GM(LINDSAY) Sal Polito will be moving on, after more than 15 years of service in various roles, with the Junior A Lindsay Muskies organization. “The Muskies do not suspect Sal will venture too far from the team, and we hope he isn’t a stranger to Frid
- Video-taping hockey volunteer sentenced to time served on porn charges | UPDATETORONTO -A longtime Peterborough volunteer hockey coach was released Tuesday after being sentenced to time served for making, possessing and distributing child pornography. James Alex Brunton, 65, was arrested in May 2013 on 62 charges and pleaded
- Canadian author among five people to get honourary degrees from Trent University in JunePETERBOROUGH - The man who captured Aboriginal history in the must-read novel of 2013 is one of five people slated to receive honourary degrees from Trent University at its June convocation ceremonies. Joseph Boyden, author of The Orenda, will be
- Carden Twp. man charged after 200 marijuana plants discovered(CARDEN TWP.) A Carden Township man is facing charges after police searched two properties on Monday (March 10). Kawartha Lakes OPP say members of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) executed the first warrant at a residence on Lake Dalrymple Road. Abo
- THE POLICE BEAT: March 11 Crime NewsWelcome to The Police Beat, our ongoing effort to document the daily occurrence of crime within our community. Now keep in mind, those charged are innocent until proven guilty and the police have been known to be wrong.
Topix Peterborough News
- Conservatives to end NDP's committee filibuster, Mayrand expected...The government forced an inevitable end Tuesday to a lone NDP MP's committee filibuster over contentious new election legislation, paving the way for long-awaited testimony on the government bill from Canada's Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand.
- Pedal power as cycle club raises hundredsCyclists and walkers hit the road for charity as they joined a 3,000-mile relay across the country to raise money for Sport Relief.
- Singer JRDN hoping for a breakthroughJuno-nominated musician JRDN will be among the groups opening for Hedley on February 23 at Affinity Place in Estevan.
- New Multi-Turn Stator Coil Facility in Peterborough, OntarioTo meet the demand in the North American market, this 17,000 square foot facility will use press curing technology to supply stator coils for use in new and refurbished hydropower generators.
- OHL: Moran strong in net as IceDogs edge SaginawST. CATHARINES, Ont. - IceDogs goaltender Brent Moran stopped 35 shots as Niagara topped Saginaw 4-2 in Ontario Hockey League action on Friday.
- TVCogeco Debuts New Show "Answering The Call With Chief Murray Rodd"What a great idea this is. TV Cogeco in Peterborough is introducing a brand new show, Answering The Call With Chief Murray Rodd. It airs Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm (starting March 10th). You can call in with your questions, concerns and suggestions to Chief Rodd on all local police and crime-related matters. No word if Chief Rodd will sing the COPS theme song […]
- Carrie Underwood Makes Surprise Appearance Onstage At Peterborough Rocker's Concert In TulsaAs Peterborough celebrity Twitter account PMZ first reported, Carrie Underwood made a surprise appearance at a Thousand Foot Krutch concert during their Winter Jam Tour stop at the BOK Centre in Tulsa, Oklahoma last night (March 9th), completely shocking the sold-out crowd. Thousand Foot Krutch's lead singer Trevor McNevan (pictured in the pics below vi […]
- DBIA Featured Post: McThirsty'sPub culture is one that is well ingrained in today’s society. Whether you’re out for a pint, meeting up with friends to watch the game, or simply out for the pub fair, there is always a great selection of taverns to choose from. Peterborough’s resident Irish style pub, McThirsty’s, located at 166 Charlotte Street in the heart of the downtown, is always one t […]
- Watch: "I Am A Girl, I Am A Woman"Peterborough's Strutt Central posted this inspiring video on International Women's Day featuring local girls from The Strutt Program along with their mothers reciting lines from a powerful poem, "I Am A Girl, I Am A Woman", written by Carolyn Abbott. Check it out below...[YouTube]Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter and Ins […]
- Happy International Women's DayWomen, you rock. You are the everything. Image via InternationalWomensDay.com Tip us at email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Watch This Great Video On YMCA Peterborough Half MarathonThe 36th annual YMCA Peterborough Half Marathon took runners on a scenic route through the heart of Peterborough recently. Check out this great video made by Get Out There magazine.[Get Out There Magazine YouTube channel]—Sports Guy Scott Arnold Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Old Postcards Of Lift LockThrough a unique partnership we have with Trent Valley Archives to bring local history to life, we bring you these gems... Tip us at email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Here's A Timelapse Video Of A Guy Driving From Peterborough To Ottawa In 37 SecondsIf only it were this quick...[video by Todd Steenburgh]—Scott Arnold Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Enter A Team In Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival!As one of the community’s most important fundraising events, Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival—which PTBOCanada.com is a proud sponsor of this year—has announced their 2014 goal to raise $200,000 to support the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)’s mammography program, with new reporting workstations for radiologists and new breast viewing software. […]
- You Can Now Order The PtboCanada.com Pizza From Southside PizzeriaYep, we have a pizza named after us. "The PTBOCanada.com" (see pic below) is now available at Southside Pizzeria, located at 25 Lansdowne St W. Available in sizes small through extra large, this original recipe includes: sausage, red onion, feta cheese, blended cheese, BBQ sauce, tomato sauce, and Peameal bacon. We've sampled it, and it's […]
The Connection News
- Visit Our New WebsiteWe have now launched the new website: connectionnewspaper.com Please go to our new website location for the latest information.
- Enjoy Family Day as a FamilyMost of us do not have to work on Monday February 17th 2014 which is Family Day in Ontario and some other Provinces, and a holiday in many other places. Many things are closed this day to give people a day off. Unless you are a Federal Government employee in Ontario you probably have the … Continue reading →
- Spring is in the AirWe have made it through most of Winter and we now see bright sunshine and seasonable temperatures in Peterborough County. It stays light to almost 6:30 PM now, with the sun setting at about 6 PM. This change, which has elevated people’s moods, seemed to begin on Thursday February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day … Continue reading →
- Read the February Issue of Cottage Country ConnectionConnection_Feb2014_web1
- We Love Our CommunityHappy Valentine’s Day from the Cottage Country Connection. Spread the love today and every day. We are so lucky to be here in such a beautiful place with wonderful people to share it with. If you have seen our latest February newspaper we hope you loved it too. We promise to keep making it better … Continue reading →
- Frostbite Alert for Peterborough CountyBREAKING NEWS: FROST BITE LEVEL 1 WARNING RE-ISSUED FOR SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2014. THIS ALERT WAS LIFTED ON MONDAY MORNING FEBRUARY 10. READ EARLIER POSTED INFORMATION BELOW: The Peterborough County-City Health Unit issued a Frostbite Alert because of a forecasted wind chill of -37 on Tuesday January 28, 2014. (UPDATE: This warning was ended on … Continue read […]
- Spring is only 6 weeks away!Before you know it March 21 will arrive and it will officially be Spring. But we know that it will probably be another month until it really feels like Spring. This can be depressing. Help your community by finding hope in February. Look out for anything that makes you feel Winter is going to end. … Continue reading →
- A New Era for the ConnectionWe are very excited about the February newspaper issue for the Cottage Country Connection. It will be released next week on bright white paper with much improved layout and graphics. We will have lots of great new content. We are welcoming some new advertisers and happy to continue with the loyal advertisers who remain with … Continue reading →
- Warsaw Wally Predicts Early SpringYou may have heard of the famous groundhogs like Punxsutawney Phil and Wiarton Willie but the Cottage Country Connection has discovered a secret groundhog who has accurately predicted weather for Peterborough and the Kawarthas for many years. He lives with his family at the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area in Peterborough County, Ontario Canada. Yes, Virgini […]
- Connect with the Cottage Country ConnectionAt the Connection we believe in connecting everything. We connect this blog to our newspaper to make sure that we are able to communicate real news like the January 28 frostbite warning. You can not do that with a monthly newspaper. Our printed newspaper is a written record of what has been and what is … Continue reading →
Peterborough Petes News
- Playoff Tickets on Sale NowPetes Playoff Tickets on Sale Now Fans can purchase single game playoff tickets, dates to be determined
- Petes Alumnus Zach Harnden Named OUA West MVPHarnden, who played for the Petes from 2005 to 2009, scored 41 points for the Western Mustangs this season
- Petes Run and Gun to a 7-0 Win vs OttawaPeterborough earns their fifth straight win in a blow-out over the rival 67's
- Petes Win Fourth Straight in 5-4 OT Win Over FrontsNick Ritchie scored the OT winner and Andrew D'Agostini stopped
- Liam Heelis Named Atlantic University Sport Men’s Hockey MVPPetes alumnus and third year Acadia player led the CIS in goals
Peterborough Lakefield Community Police News
- March 11, 2014 - Notable IncidentsOn March 11, 2014 there were 59 Calls for Service. These incidents include an Impaired Driving Arrest, a Mischief Arrest and a Break and Enter.
- March 8-10, 2014 - Notable IncidentsFrom the Morning of March 8-10, 2014 there were 184 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Break and Enter and Theft from Vehicles Arrest, an Assault Arrest, a Mischief Under $5,000 Arrest and a Domestic Assault with a Weapon Arrest.
- March 7, 2014 - Notable IncidentsOn March 7, 2014 there were 50 Calls for Service. These incidents include Thefts from Vehicles.
- March 6, 2014 - Notable IncidentsOn March 6, 2014 there were 62 Calls for Service. These incidents include a Criminal Harassment Arrest.
- March 5, 2014 - Special Media Release.2014 ANNUAL CRIME PREVENTION CAMPAIGN YOUR COMMUNITY. YOUR SAFETY. GET INVOLVED.