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POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN OVERNIGHT ROBBERY
7/17/2018 9:45:36 AM
Police are on the hunt for a theft suspect after a George Street convenience store was robbed just before 1am this morning. The lone male went into the store with a knife and demanded that the employee open the till.

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PKED INVITES YOU TO CHECK OUT ITS VISITOR CENTRE
7/17/2018 6:39:58 AM
Even those of us who call Peterborough home, probably don't know all that this area has to offer. Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development is inviting you to check its Visitor Centre.

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REPORT: LOCAL ENERGY PROJECTS CANCELLED
7/17/2018 6:00:59 AM
A trio of new hydroelectric generating stations will not being going ahead as planned. The Examiner reports the projects alongside Lock 24 in Selwyn, Lock 31 in Buckhorn and Lock 25 near Lakefield have been cancelled by the new provincial government.

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POLICE BLOTTER: 37 YEAR-OLD MAN CHARGED IN ASSAULT INVESTIGATION
7/17/2018 5:19:05 AM
A 37-year-old Peterborough man is facing assault charges. On Saturday, police received a number of 911 calls about a disturbance at a Peterborough home. It's alleged that an argument between the accused and the victim, whom he was in a relationship with.

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STEWART TAPPED TO BE NEW AVIATION SERVICES OPERATOR AT AIRPORT
7/17/2018 5:16:19 AM
The Peterborough Airport has a new aviation services operator. Scott Stewart, who operates Stewart Travel, is going to be taking over the role which includes organizing the refuelling and de-icing of planes.

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OPP WARN OF NEW DRUG KNOWN AS 'FLAKKA'
7/17/2018 5:07:20 AM
A new synthetic drug is making the rounds to the south of us, and could end up on the streets in Peterborough in the near future. Constable Kim Johnston of the Northumberland OPP says they're warning residents about the new street drug known as 'Flakka'.

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE CITY'S NEW WEBSITE DESIGN
7/17/2018 5:05:45 AM
The city's website is getting a big of a redesign, and you have an opportunity to have your say as to how it will look and what will be included. Communications Manager Brendan Wedley says a new online survey has been launched.

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POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING A MISSING TEEN
7/16/2018 2:25:15 PM
Peterborough Police are asking for help in locating a missing teen. 13 year old Ella Randall was last seen in the area of Hunter Street East, just after midnight this morning.

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SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING WOMAN
7/16/2018 9:55:36 AM
Peterborough Police are continuing to search for a missing woman. 28 year old Natasha Robinson was reported missing on Saturday. She is described as white, 4'10", 90lbs, with a slim build, light brown hair, usually wears glasses, and has blue eyes.

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LAX: JR. C LAKERS GRAB WINS OVER NORTH SHORE
7/16/2018 8:43:02 AM
The Jr. C Lakers are one win away from advancing in their playoffs. Peterborough beat the North Shore Kodiaks twice over the weekend, 13-2 and 20-8. The series will now shift to Quebec of Game 3 on Friday night. The series is a best-of-five.

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COUNCIL TO LOOK AT AVIATION SERVICES AT PETERBOROUGH AIRPORT
7/16/2018 6:08:52 AM
Peterborough city councillors will be getting together one more time before a summer hiatus. Tonight, a special council meeting will be held to vote on a plan to secure aviation services at the airport.

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OPP CONTINUES TO WATCH TRANSPORT TRUCKS CLOSELY
7/16/2018 6:03:39 AM
There's been a huge increase in fatal accidents involving transport trucks this year. We spoke with OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt, and he says they're in the midst of a safety campaign because of a recently released statistic.

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ENTREPRENEURS INVITED TO SIGN UP FOR 'CAMP STARTUP'
7/16/2018 6:02:03 AM
Registration is now open for 'Camp Startup'. It's run through FastStart Peterborough and is based on the Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience.

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HOSPICE PETERBOROUGH REFLECTS ON ITS GOALS AT RECENT AGM
7/16/2018 5:14:56 AM
Hospice Peterborough is gearing up for what should be busy end to 2018 and busy beginning of 2019. The AGM was held recently. Manager of Volunteer Services, Paula Greenwood says the meeting was a success.

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CMHA LOOKING FOR LOCAL BOARD MEMBERS
7/16/2018 5:11:01 AM
The deadline to apply to become a member of the board of directors at the local CMHA is approaching. Those interested have until August 3rd to submit their information.

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POLICE OFFER FREE HOMEGUARD INSPECTION PROGRAM
7/16/2018 5:10:59 AM
If you're heading out on vacation, you may want to take advantage of the Homeguard Inspection Program. It's offered by the Peterborough Police, and it allows auxilliary officers into your home to do a security audit on the inside and outside of your home.

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TOTAL FIRE BAN IN THE CITY AND COUNTY
7/13/2018 6:07:51 PM
Due to the high number of complaints from residents regarding to open air burning, residents are reminded that open air burning is not permitted within the City of Peterborough.

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MSL: LAKERS GET REVENGE ON OAKVILLE
7/13/2018 7:13:16 AM
The Lakers avenged their only loss of the season, picking up a convincing 12-7 win over Oakville last night at the Memorial Centre. Kyle Buchanan led the Lakers with a pair of goals and six assists.

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OTONABEE CONSERVATION MONITORING LOW WATER CONDITIONS
7/13/2018 7:00:06 AM
Otonabee Conservation is monitoring local watershed conditions as the area continues to experience hot, dry weather. So far this month, July precipitation has been 25 per cent of normal which has caused stream flows to decline.

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MP MONSEF HOSTS HOUSING SUMMIT
7/13/2018 6:18:34 AM
Creating crucial partnerships was the main goal of a Peterborough-Kawartha Housing Summit. MP Maryam Monsef was the one who brought the summit together yesterday and she says she also arranged to have guest speakers at the event.

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SUSPECTS WANTED AFTER VEHICLE BREAK-INS IN CAVAN MONAGHAN
7/13/2018 6:17:30 AM
There was a rash of vehicle break ins in the Township of Cavan Monaghan earlier this week. Police say while people attended a soccer game, windows of four vehicles were smash and things like purses, cash and designer sunglasses were stolen.

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SIMON SAYS FUND TO HELP THOSE WITH NOWHERE ELSE TO TURN
7/13/2018 5:18:28 AM
The 'Simon Says Fund' is now accepting donations. The fund is managed by the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough. Executive Director John Good says the Simon Says Fund is honouring someone in our community.

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PETERBOROUGH PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES SECOND HEAT WARNING
7/13/2018 5:07:01 AM
This weekend is expected to be another scorcher in Peterborough and so the local health unit has put out its second Heat Warning of the year.

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TWO MEN CHARGED AFTER DRUG INVESTIGATION
7/13/2018 5:04:59 AM
A tip from a concerned citizen has led to charges being laid against two Peterborough men. Police say an officer was on bike patrol when they were approached about suspicious activity in a park.

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CANADA DAY ALTERCATION UNDER INVESTIGATION
7/12/2018 12:35:57 PM
Police are looking to find out more information about an incident that took place at Turtle Island on Canada Day. Officers say that two men were swimming near the London Street footbridge when they got into an altercation. Few other details have been released.

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YOU'RE INVITED TO GO 'KRUZZIN FOR KHLOE'
7/12/2018 7:08:22 AM
'Kruzzin for Khloe' is just around the corner. This Saturday, there will be a day long tour of muscle and classic cars and motorcycles all in support of Khloe, a little girl living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

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PETERBOROUGH PREPARES FOR 'BIG BAND DAY'
7/12/2018 6:50:29 AM
Big Band Day is officially coming back to Peterborough. The event is meant to bring more seniors to Peterborough's downtown, but DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel says it'll be an experience for all ages.

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CREWS PUT OUT FIRE IN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY
7/12/2018 6:15:36 AM
A fire earlier this week in Peterborough County was caused by humans. That is according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

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MONSEF TO HOST PETERBOROUGH-KAWARTHA HOUSING SUMMIT
7/12/2018 6:08:56 AM
Peterborough-Kawartha MP, Maryam Monsef is set to host a local Housing Summit. It's being held from noon until 3 p.m. today at the Mount Community Centre and will bring together partners from the city and county.

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TWO WOMEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY USING A STOLEN CREDIT CARD
7/12/2018 6:03:24 AM
Two Peterborough women have been arrested in relation to a stolen credit card. Peterborough Police say it was taken on June 21st and used across the city.

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'PROJECT ZERO' HELPS MAKE CAVAN MONAGHAN SAFER
7/12/2018 5:59:54 AM
'Project Zero' will be making an impact locally. The program is being brought to the Township of Cavan Monaghan thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Fire Marshal, the township's fire department and Enbridge Gas Distribution.

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MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION TO LOCAL BREAK-INS
7/12/2018 4:54:38 AM
A Peterborough man is facing several charges after a string of break-and-enters. Police say that on July 4th, a Lansdowne Street West business was broken into and cash was stolen from the register.

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THE CMHA'S KERRI DAVIES WILL BE RETIRING
7/12/2018 4:51:35 AM
One of the most notable figures at the local Canadian Mental Health Association has announced she's retiring. Manager of Community Engagement Kerri Davies is getting ready to call it a day, having served in the role since 2013.

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POPULAR CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW RETURNS TO LANG PIONEER VILLAGE THIS WEEKEND
7/11/2018 7:20:05 AM
The 22nd annual Transportation Day Car & Motorcycle Show is this weekend at Lang Pioneer Village. Laurie Siblock is the manager of the museum, and she says the event has been really well developed over the years.

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NEW BYLAW LEADS THE WAY FOR SMOKE-FREE AND VAPE-FREE SPACES
7/11/2018 6:46:23 AM
If you've taken up vaping over smoking cigarettes, you may want to be aware of the city's new bylaw. At Monday night's session of council, the smoking bylaw was revised to include e-cigarettes.

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SELWYN HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A 'BEE CITY'
7/11/2018 6:13:40 AM
The Township of Selwyn is Canada's 18th Bee City. Deputy Clerk for the Township, Tania Goncalves, explains what this really means.

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OSM ISSUES BURN BAN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
7/11/2018 6:11:26 AM
A burn ban has been put in place in Otonabee-South Monaghan. Fire Chief Ted Bryan says after the warm weather we've experienced lately, it's extremely important to follow the burn ban and not take the risk.

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NEW MPP SMITH CHOOSES LOCATION FOR CONSTITUENCY OFFICE
7/11/2018 5:29:24 AM
The provincial constituency office for the Peterborough-Kawartha riding is moving from its previous location. It will no longer be housed at the foot of the Citi Centre apartment buildings downtown where it had been under former MPP Jeff Leal.

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POLICE STILL INVESTIGATING THE ASSAULT OF TWO WOMEN
7/11/2018 5:29:18 AM
Peterborough Police are hoping the public has some information on an assault last month. Police say that just before 1 a.m.

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