Peterborough

Trial underway for Peterborough couple charged with defrauding special needs hockey team

A Peterborough couple charged with defrauding a special needs hockey organization of thousand of dollars has pleaded not guilty in provincial …

Crime

SIU probing police pursuit crash in Peterborough

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is probing a crash which happened during a police pursuit in Peterborough on Saturday morning.<p>The …

Policing

Peterborough fire officials urge residents to check smoke alarms

A wave of fatal fires has swept across Ontario since the new year rang in, prompting fire officials to urge residents to check their smoke alarms and …

Society

Closure of Peterborough Sears could lead to ‘rash of new jobs’ says realtor

Sears stores all across Canada officially closed their doors for good on Sunday, including Peterborough’s very own at Lansdowne Place. The store …

Snofest Winter Carnival in Peterborough keeping people moving, in its second week

Visitors of all ages had the chance to explore the universe from under a dome on planetarium day at Kenner Collegiate, all part of Peterborough’s …

Curling

Peterborough seeing increase in flu cases; number climbs to 89

Peterborough Public Health officials are warning we could be facing one of the worst flu seasons in years, as we’re already seeing a higher number of …

Public Health

Renovations to Peterborough Public Library nearly complete

The main branch of the Peterborough Public Library on Aylmer Street has been closed for 18 months while the structure underwent a $12-million …

Libraries

Dozens of vehicles towed in Peterborough ahead of overnight snow clearing

More than five dozen vehicles in Peterborough were towed overnight Tuesday to make room for municipal snow clearing operations.<p>Snow removal got …

Weather

Fate of seven Peterborough farmers market vendors still in limbo after market meeting

It was a marathon meeting at the Morrow Building on Monday night, as the membership of the Peterborough and District Farmers Market gathered to …

Farmers' Markets

Extreme cold has salt sales lagging, but heaters, snowblowers, machine repairs are brisk, say Peterborough retailers

When salt would normally come in handy for a slippery situation, lately it’s been quite useless, says a hardware store owner, Drew Merrett.<p>“We used …

WWE NXT coming to Memorial Centre in Peterborough

The future stars of World Wrestling Entertainment will be grappling at the Memorial Centre in Peterborough next month.<p>For the first time, WWE’s NXT …

WWE

Aston Villa 1 Peterborough 3 REACTION: Jack Marriott and Ryan Tafazolli embarrass Steve Bruce after Keinan Davis FA Cup opener

16:54Gregg Evans<p>Full-time<p>Villa 1-3 Peterborough<p>16:54Gregg Evans<p>1-3 (Marriott, 90+1)<p>Boro catch Villa on the break as Morais plays in Maddison, he …

English Premier League

Chinese ban on recycled material from the West having little impact in Peterborough

Last year, the Chinese government announced by 2018, it would no longer import plastic and paper collected by municipal recycling programs in the …

Recycling

Fatal drug overdoses spike in Peterborough in 2017

There were six suspected accidental fatal drug overdoses in Peterborough in December, according to police. That brings the number of deaths in the …

Peterborough residents head outdoors as winter holiday winds down

Forget the bone-chilling temperatures that have settled over the city. Many Peterborough residents are embracing the outdoors as the winter holidays …

Canada

Opinion | More than one side to the mess at the Peterborough Farmers Market

To the editor: I'm sorry that others have got involved with the market business, printing all the one-sided news. To my knowledge we, the almost …

Farmers' Markets

SIU investigating circumstances surrounding death of man near Peterborough

The SIU say provincial police received a distress call Monday afternoon<p>Ontario's police watchdog says it is investigating the circumstances …

Crime

Another water main break in Peterborough leaves some residents without water

Crews with the Peterborough Utilities service have been working around the clock to repair several broken water mains that have burst across the city.<p>…

Utilities

Extreme cold warning issued for parts of GTA

Environment Canada says residents of Toronto, the GTA and much of central Ontario will celebrate the New Year with a “multi-day episode of very cold …

Toronto

Peterborough Farmers’ Market will hold meeting, vote to determine fate of seven local vendors

The Peterborough Farmers’ Market is a place where people come together to buy local from some of their favorite vendors.<p>“This is a place where I feel …

Farming

Another downtown music venue closes in Peterborough

It seemed as though Catalina’s on Hunter Street was just beginning to make a name for itself as a music venue when owner Catalina Motta decided to …

Karaoke

Seven local vendors facing termination from Peterborough farmers’ market

Just before Christmas, Erin McLean was given a notice that her family farm, McLean Berry Farm, might be kicked out of the Saturday Peterborough …

Farming

Peterborough shoppers search for Boxing Day deals

Boxing Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and Peterborough shoppers flocked to Lansdowne Place Mall looking for post-Christmas …

Boxing Day

Frostbite alert issued for Peterborough region

Temperatures across the Kawarthas have taken a dive, prompting Peterborough Public Health to issue its second frostbite warning of the season to …

Weather

Bristol trains cancelled as rail staff go on strike

A number of Bristol trains have been cancelled due to staff strikes.<p>The action is taking place on Wednesday, December 27, and is “significantly …

Trains

Nata’s Café reopens following downtown Peterborough fire

Just in time for Christmas, a popular downtown Peterborough coffee shop has re-opened after a fire.<p>Nata’s Café is back in business, exactly five …

Peterborough Vinnies thrift store expanding to Lakefield

The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store has been a destination for bargain hunters in Peterborough since the late 1960s.<p>Re-branded as Vinnies in …

Peterborough is in the spirit of giving this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and many are donating their time and money, to give back to various causes in the Peterborough …

Salvation Army

WSIB to support former Peterborough GE employee in occupational health claim

Former General Electric employee Roger Fowler will have the support of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) as he presents his …

Marijuana producers are bringing 30-plus jobs to Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH - A new business in Peterborough will be growing marijuana starting in 2018. Canveda Inc. CEO Les Hansen says seeds will be put in the …

Cannabis Industry