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LINDSAY DRINKING WATER IS CONSIDERED SAFE
6/23/2017 4:17:20 PM
Health Unit officials are stressing to Lindsay residents that the drinking water is not unsafe. Raw sewage spilled into the Scugog River this morning because of the heavy rains.

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SOME PARTS OF THE COUNTY COULD BE WITHOUT POWER SUNDAY
6/23/2017 4:03:50 PM
More than 3000 Hydro One customers are going to be without power later on this weekend. The company says there are planned power outages from 9am to 1pm on Sunday. Crews will have to turn off the hydro in parts of Peterborough County for repairs.

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STUDENT FROM CHINA DIES IN BOATING INCIDENT
6/23/2017 10:45:51 AM
A 20 year old from China has lost his life as a result of a boating incident last night. OPP say a group of students were out on Chemong Lake taking a tour of the area on a pontoon boat. Officials say the victim fell from the bow of the boat and became entangled under it.

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WOMAN CHARGED IN ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
6/23/2017 9:16:20 AM
A 35 year-old woman has been charged with assault and mischief following a road rage incident. Back on May 26th, Peterborough Police say two women got into an argument while at the intersection of Chamberlain and Monaghan and continued it on foot out on the street.

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LAX: LAKERS MOVE TO 7-0 ON THE MSL SEASON
6/23/2017 6:25:04 AM
The Lakers continue to roll through their MSL schedule. Peterborough thumped Oakville last night 11-4 in front of a crowd of 2,700 at the Memorial Centre. Captain Robert Hope says it's been amazing how well the team has played with so many still missing from its lineup.

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COMMUNITY BBQ HELD IN NORTHCREST WARD
6/23/2017 5:40:54 AM
Those in Northcrest Ward had a chance to speak up on some of the issues they have concerns with. Last night, Councillors Andrew Beamer and Dave Haacke held a community barbeque at Queen Elizabeth School. Haacke says one topic was brought up more than others.

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HOSPICE PETERBOROUGH DECIDES TO BUILD NEW FACILITY
6/23/2017 5:28:56 AM
Hospice Peterborough will be building a brand new facility at the corner of London and Reid Streets. Last month, the organization revealed there were a number of structural issues, protected bat colonies, and poor soil conditions inside the Victorian home that stand on the property already.

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NOBLEGEN MOVES TO NEXT PART OF LONG-TERM PLAN
6/23/2017 5:02:22 AM
A local company is looking for your investment to help it grow. Noblegen Inc. has announced it is starting the second phase of its multi-million dollar financing campaign.

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FATAL BOATING INCIDENT ON CHEMONG LAKE
6/23/2017 4:54:04 AM
We're expecting to learn more information today about a death on Chemong Lake. The Peterborough Examiner reports a young man died last night after being stuck in the motor of a boat on the lake just before 6 o'clock near Lakeside Drive.

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NEW SHOWPLACE LINEUP EXPECTED TO ENTERTAIN FANS OF ALL AGES
6/22/2017 4:48:37 PM
Friends, volunteers, supporters, and board members of Showplace gathered at Millennium Park Thursday afternoon to announce the launch of the 2017/18 season at the George Street theatre.

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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN FENTANYL BUST
6/22/2017 3:15:46 PM
Four people have been arrested following an investigation into the trafficking of Fentanyl patches in the city.

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PETERBOROUGH MAN CHARGED IN STEWART STREET STABBING
6/22/2017 3:04:36 PM
A man in his 30's remains in a Toronto hospital being treated for stab wounds after an incident at a Stewart Street home last night. Police say the accused and the victim began to argue, and during the dispute, the 53 year old accused was stabbed with a knife.

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NORWOOD WOMAN IN HOSPITAL AFTER SERIOUS CRASH IN KEENE
6/22/2017 2:57:19 PM
A 62 year old Norwood woman remains in a Toronto hospital after being airlifted from a crash scene east of the city last night.

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APPEAL HEARD IN DEL MASTRO CASE
6/22/2017 1:57:17 PM
Former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro is out on bail once again following an appeal hearing in Toronto.

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LOCAL SEARS NOT IMPACTED BY BANKRUPTCY
6/22/2017 1:50:00 PM
While thousands of employees across the country are looking for new jobs, its business as usual at the Sears store at Lansdowne Place. Sears Canada has been granted temporary court protection from its creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS PICK UP ROAD WIN IN BURLINGTON
6/22/2017 6:38:04 AM
The Jr. A Lakers picked up a big win on the road. Peterborough took down the Burlington Chiefs last night 12-10. Jake Fox led the attack with five goals and two assists, while Brett Lafonte made 43 saves between the pipes.

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BE SMART WHEN HIRING HELP THIS SUMMER: OPP
6/22/2017 6:21:44 AM
Many home owners are considering doing some work around the house this summer and the OPP warn everyone that when hiring someone to help out with those renovations, do your homework. Officials say they have received a number of tips from residents about possible door-to-door scams.

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DAVE ADAMS READY TO CALL IT A DAY
6/22/2017 6:12:58 AM
Five Counties Children Centre will be without a familar face in the near future. Executive Director Dave Adams has submitted his retirement notice and will be stepping down either later this year or early next year. He says now is just the right time.

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HUMAN SOCIETY LAUNCHES HOT PETS CAMPAIGN
6/22/2017 5:24:25 AM
The Peterborough Humane Society along with the OPP and Ontario SPCA are reminding residents again of the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles during hot summer days.

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WOMAN HURT IN CRASH NEAR KEENE
6/22/2017 5:16:15 AM
A two-vehicle crash near Keene has left a local woman in hospital with serious injuries. Peterborough County OPP say a motorcycle and car collided around 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon on County Road 2. The road was closed between Lakeside and Heritage Line for the investigation.

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TRENT NAMES CHANIE WENJACK SCHOOL FOR INDIGENOUS STUDIES
6/22/2017 4:51:31 AM
Trent University announced an addition to its history instilling Indigenous reconciliation in the school's every work by approving 11 recommendations.

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POLICE INVESTIGATING A STABBING
6/21/2017 10:13:42 PM
One man is in custody as police continue to investigate a stabbing at around the dinner hour. Just before 6pm, police were called to a home on Stewart Street in the area of McDonnel. The victim has been transported to a Toronto hospital for surgery and listed in stable condition.

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SUMMER HAS ARRIVED
6/21/2017 5:30:45 PM
Summer is officially here. The season officially kicked off just before 1230am this morning. Summer Solstice is the day with the most hours of sunlight during the entire year.

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PRO-LIFE ORGANIZATION STAGES DOWNTOWN RALLY
6/21/2017 3:43:02 PM
A Pro-Life rally in Downtown Peterborough had a lot of people taking notice.

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WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPENDING SIBLING INHERITANCE
6/21/2017 12:50:51 PM
A 36 year old woman is facing a theft charge. It's alleged that she had taken money left in trust for her half brother and half sister who are both minors, transferred the funds into her own bank account and spent it. The theft is said to be roughly $60,000.

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WOMAN CHARGED FOR USING BEAR SPRAY
6/21/2017 12:43:33 PM
A 21 year old Peterborough woman is facing assault charges. Late last week, an group of people began arguing in the area of Adeline Street. It's alleged that during the altercation, the female suspect sprayed three people with bear mace before leaving the scene.

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SECOND INTAKE FOR 'STARTER COMPANY PLUS' IS NOW OPEN
6/21/2017 6:22:41 AM
If you are looking to start your own business, 'Starter Company Plus' is open to all entrepreneurs who are over the age of 18 and out of school. The program guides young entrepreneurs through a series of workshops to support the creation of a formalized business plan.

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NEW SENIORS COMPLEX ON THE HORIZON
6/21/2017 6:13:38 AM
A new development in the city is about to give seniors another option for housing. The PRHC and Peterborough Housing Corporation have teamed up to deliver affordable housing units. We caught up with PHC CEO Darlene Cook.

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APPEAL HEARING COMING UP FOR DEL MASTRO
6/21/2017 5:32:16 AM
Another court date is rapidly approaching for Peterborough's former MP. The Examiner reports Dean Del Mastro's second appeal of his conviction of election fraud charges will be heard on Thursday at the Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto.

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SECOND ANNUAL 'LOCK'N PADDLE' AIMS TO SET NEW RECORD
6/21/2017 5:08:52 AM
Organizers of the second annual 'Lock'n Paddle' event at the Peterborough Lift Lock are trying to smash records. On Saturday afternoon, 150 paddlecraft will be jammed into each of the two lock chambers in honour of National Canoe Day.

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NEW FEATURES ADDED TO TRENT STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC
6/21/2017 4:50:02 AM
The student health clinic at Trent University has received some additions. Yesterday, a special event was held to show off the new features to MPP Jeff Leal as well as representatives of the Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundation.

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CENOTAPH AND PTSD SUFFERERS GET A FINANCIAL LEG UP
6/20/2017 11:46:48 PM
Protecting Canada's history and Canada's heroes is the cause behind a significant donation. The 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge was acknowledged earlier this year, and as part of that ceremony, roughly 600 ceramic trilliums were created by the Kawartha Potters Guild.

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INVESTIGATION LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS
6/20/2017 12:01:25 PM
Two men have been arrested a result of a weapons call at a rooming house at Water and London Streets late last night. Officials say a search of the home led to no weapon being found.

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$4,000 IN GOODS STOLEN FROM GARAGE ON WHITEFIELD DRIVE
6/20/2017 8:41:53 AM
Peterborough Police are looking for your help in solving a break-in. Officers say sometime between Sunday night and yesterday morning, a suspect gained entry into a garage on Whitefield Drive.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS PLAY TO 6-6 TIE WITH ORANGEVILLE
6/20/2017 8:02:44 AM
The Jr. A Lakers have snapped their lengthy losing streak. Peterborough jumped out to a 5-1 lead last night against Orangeville but ultimately had to settle for a 6-6 tie. Kyle Killen led the Peterborough attack with four goals.

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MORE DETAILS TO BE RELEASED ON WEAPONS INVESTIGATION THIS MORNING
6/20/2017 6:58:12 AM
The Water and London area has been reopened following an investigation by Peterborough Police. Around 8:30 last night, officers received a weapons call and the Emergency Response Team was forced to clear a house for suspects. The situation was resolved around 3 o'clock this morning.

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COUNCILLORS LOOK CLOSER AT PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING PROCESS
6/20/2017 6:41:09 AM
Whether or not the participatory budgeting program was worth the money was a key topic of conversation at City Hall. Committee of the Whole voted last night to let staff develop a new 'Community Wellbeing Plan' before planning to do participatory budgeting again.

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TAX TARGET SET FOR 2018 BUDGET
6/20/2017 6:06:40 AM
Your taxes could be going up 2.85 per cent in 2018. At last night's Committee of the Whole meeting, councillors received a report from staff using 2.85 as its starting point. City Councillor Keith Riel encourages everyone to get familiar with the financial plan.

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TOTAL FROM CERAMIC TRILLIUM SALES TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY
6/20/2017 5:31:15 AM
We'll soon find out the net proceeds from the sale of 600 ceramic trilliums that were sold to honour the veterans of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Wounded Warriors and the City. A special press conference will be held this afternoon at the Citizens War Memorial at 12:15.

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NORWOOD MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AND BREAK-AND-ENTER
6/20/2017 5:24:04 AM
A 33 year-old man from Norwood has been arrested and charged following an incident late last week. Peterborough Police say the man allegedly entered the home of a man dating his ex-girlfriend and confronted them. During the ordeal it's alleged the victim was assaulted.

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MONSEF INTRODUCES STRATEGY TO PREVENT GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
6/20/2017 5:15:18 AM
The Federal Government will spend 77% of funds allotted to battle gender based violence by creating a centre of excellence within Status of Women Canada to both study and try to solve the problem.

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HUNDREDS OF TRANSPORTS CHECKED PROVINCE WIDE FOR DEFECTS
6/20/2017 4:25:36 AM
Speeding and faulty equipment led the list of charges laid by the Ontario Provincial Police during last week's 24-hour Operation Corridor commercial motor vehicle safety blitz During the campaign, officers stopped more than 700 commercial transport trucks throughout the province.

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HAVELOCK MAN ACCUSED OF FLEEING FROM POLICE
6/20/2017 4:16:30 AM
A 20 year old Havelock man is accused of leading police on a chase this weekend. Police claim the driver of a black pickup truck failed to stop for Peterborough Police early Saturday morning.

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INMATE DIES IN WARKWORTH
6/19/2017 1:47:42 PM
A Warkworth Institution inmate has died. Prison officials say that 69 year old John Kehoe has been serving an indeterminate sentence for Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault and robbery since December, 1972. Mr.

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PETERBOROUGH MAN CHARGED AFTER LATE AFTERNOON ALTERCATION
6/19/2017 8:52:21 AM
A 28 year-old Peterborough man has been charged with assault with a weapon. Just after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Peterborough Police were called to the Douro and Mark street area after a physical altercation broke out between two men.

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LAX: LAKERS STILL UNDEFEATED FOLLOWING WIN OVER COBOURG
6/19/2017 6:37:20 AM
The Lakers' perfect season is still intact following a win over Cobourg. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Asher Roth has a recap. Peterborough is in action next on Thursday night at home against Oakville.

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BUSY NIGHT AHEAD FOR CITY COUNCILLORS
6/19/2017 6:13:46 AM
We could soon have an idea of what tax increase awaits us in 2018. The early projections are staff is looking at an increase of 2.85 per cent next year.

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MUCH TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING TO SELL YOUR HOME
6/19/2017 6:05:34 AM
Buying a home can be extremely difficult but selling a home can also present many challenges. Consultant with Investors Group Kevin Olinger says one of their professionals can help you through the entire process.

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YOGA FESTIVAL TAKES OVER DEL CRARY PARK
6/19/2017 5:38:23 AM
Yoga is an activity that continues to grow locally and that was on display over the weekend. The third annual Peterborough Yoga Festival was held on Saturday at Del Crary Park. Founder Tiffany Nicholson-Smith says it provides a physical challenge and mental wellness.

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TURTLES RETURNED TO RIVERVIEW PARK AND ZOO
6/19/2017 5:30:20 AM
Two turtles that were reported stolen from the Riverview Park and Zoo have been returned. The zoo put out a call on social media on Saturday, asking for help after someone broke in and swiped a box containing 'Jackson and Chubby'.

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CITY TO EXAMINE WARD BOUNDARIES
6/19/2017 5:23:10 AM
Is it time that Peterborough changes its electoral ward boundaries? Committee of the Whole will receive a new staff report tonight which looks closer at the populations of each of the city's five wards.

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FUNDRAISER BRINGS IN MONEY FOR LIONS CLUB DOG GUIDE FOUNDATION
6/19/2017 5:12:48 AM
We're still waiting to see how much money was raised during the inaugural 'Dawg Days of Summer' fundraiser. The event was held on Saturday at the Lions Community Centre in East City.

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