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CHEX Television

Body discovered along north shore of Rice Lake

The search for a missing boater has been suspended after OPP recovered a body from the shores of Rice Lake. Full details below:

Volunteers tackle trash for annual Earth Day clean up

All hands were on deck in Peterborough for the annual Earth Day clean up. As Niki Anastasakis reports, it's a milestone year for this initiative. Full...

CHEX Daily – Friday April 21, 2017

Caley Bedore is at Fleming College to learn about their newly-introduced Zagster bike share program.

Olympic dreams for former Fleming College athletes

Andy Hein (22) and Riley Olesky (22) have their sights set on competing for Canada at the Olympics. Both are on the right track. Hein and Olesky are g...

An old friend pays the Humane Society a visit

The Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes is thanking donors after German Shepherd Bella's remarkable recovery. She was brought into the Lindsay shelter in...

Peterborough Examiner

Tradition, modernization divides farmers at Saturday Peterborough Farmers' Market

Shoppers line up to purchase fresh produce on Saturday at the Peterborough Farmers' Market at Morrow Park in Peterborough. CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT/Examiner Clifford Skarstedt, Clifford

The Shack wasn't to be shared; Author of bestseller coming to Peterborough on Friday

William Paul Young is in a rare situation. He's been a bestselling author on the New York Times list twice for the same book. His novel, The Shack, hit the top spot in 2008 and is back on the No. 1 spot charts now thanks to a film version starring Sam Worthington.

Peterborough cleans up for Earth Day

Saturday was Earth Day in Peterborough, with volunteers turning out to help clean up the city.

Horror comes to Peterborough

Horror writers Nick Cutter and Brett Savory read from their latest works Saturday at The Loung By Lignum.

Peterborough Memorial Centre repair plan up for final approval

A new plan to repair the floor of the Memorial Centre in the summer of 2019 is expected to be finalized by council Monday.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Last call for the Pig’s Ear

Friends and former staff came by the Pig's Ear Tavern to give it one final goodbye before it closes for good

Jackson Park gets much greener on Earth Day

Families came out to the Annual Jackson Park Cleanup on Earth Day to pick up trash and help the environment

Miss Vickie's recalls jalapeno chips

Miss Vickie's recalls jalapeno-flavoured chips due to possible salmonella

Feds putting off methane regulations

Canada delays methane regulations for three years following U.S. retreat

Affordable housing projects celebrated in Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH — Area politicians gathered at The Mount Community Centre on Friday (April 21) to celebrate affordable housing projects in Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes. MP Maryam Monsef was in attendance, where she announced the federa

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Kawartha Lakes Council splits $1M deficit between 2017 and 2018 tax levies

KAWARTHA LAKES – City of Kawartha Lakes council had a spirited debate on Tuesday (April 18) on how to fund the 2016 deficit of $1,141,474. Several councillors were not happy with the recommendation to hit taxpayers, especially given residents

Townships not in talks with Peterborough about further annexations

CAOs for Selwyn and Otonabee-South Monaghan townships say they are not exploring any options to sell land to Peterborough.

Memorial Centre’s ice pad will be replaced in 2019, will cost $2.9 million

City council approved the funding of an emergency ice pad so the Lakers can play there in the 2018 season.

Peterborough council declines to donate pro-life ad money to charity

Coun. Lesley Parnell, who initially proposed the idea, voted against it, saying it would be a "dangerous precedent."

Tuff Ink: Short-term thinking backfires on Peterborough city council on Cavan Monaghan annexation

This city — and region — need those who look into the future and see great things.

Peterborough This Week - Crime

Peterborough man arrested after police seize drugs and cash

Christopher Donald McCall, 46, of Rutherford Avenue, is charged with possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Hydromorphone), possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000 (Canadian currency), failing to comply with a recognizance, and failing to comply with a probation order.

Andy Watson has been found guilty of first-degree murder

PETERBOROUGH — Andy Watson's only claim to humanity is his beating heart. That was the harsh assessment of Justice Hugh O'Connell after the 79-year-old Watson was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday (April 20). HOT TOPIC: The Disappeara

Evacuations and Kevlar: parents raise the alarm about violence in Durham schools

Violent outbursts by elementary-age students with behavioural challenges have become common place in some Durham schools.

Police in Lindsay make arrest in January fraud case

LINDSAY - A Minden area man will appear in court in May after being arrested Tuesday (April 18) night on outstanding warrants issued earlier this year. On Jan. 17, Kawartha Lakes Police were contacted by a downtown Lindsay electronics store f

Peterborough Police searching for stolen John Deere tractor

Tractor was taken sometime between 7 a.m. April 15 and 5:30 p.m. April 17 from the yard of a Highway 7A home in Cavan Monaghan Township

Northumberland News - Local

Mudslinging continues in B.C. election

Mudslinging continues as B.C. election approaches halfway mark

Pair still being questioned in dead boy case

Police believe pair they arrested are responsible for Edmonton toddler's death

French in Montreal react to election results

French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

Feds upgrade security at passport offices

Terrorism concerns lead to security changes at passport offices

Body found in lake where boater went missing

Police pull body from lake where boater went missing in November

Northumberland News - Crime

Colborne pharmacy robbed by men with knives, police say

Police are searching for suspects following a robbery in Colborne.

Former teacher assistant accused of sexually assaulting minor

A former local school board assistant has been accused of sexually assaulting a youth about seven years ago.

Andy Watson has been found guilty of first-degree murder

PETERBOROUGH — Andy Watson's only claim to humanity is his beating heart. That was the harsh assessment of Justice Hugh O'Connell after the 79-year-old Watson was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday (April 20). HOT TOPIC: The Disappeara

Theft reported at Port Hope Chrysler dealership

The Chrysler dealership in Port Hope reported an overnight theft on the Easter weekend.

Port Hope resident interrupts intruder

A Toronto Road resident interrupted a break and enter into his residence Monday night.

Northumberland Today

Enjoy Simple Pleasures May 6

Friends and colleagues in art, Veronica Derry and Barbara Buntin are collaborating on their fourth annual Simple Pleasures show and sale May 6.

AGN looks at weddings through the years

What would a wedding be without its photos?

New Colborne subdivision begins approval process

A new 103-unit residential subdivision for east Colborne took a first official step in the process approval at a public meeting April 18.

Cramahe council briefs

Financial audit to go ahead

Cramahe doesn’t support incinerator ban

Port Hope, a sister municipality of Cramahe Twp. in Northumberland County (seven municipalities in the county), is asking the provincial government to “explicitly ban construction of incinerators, and phase out use of existing incinerators, in Ontario.”

Stirling Community Press

Pitter Patter pounds the pavement

The pitter patter of feet both little and large filled the air at Loyalist College on Sunday

Quinte residents get their hands dirty

It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it.

Toronto buyers driving local real estate market

Quinte’s real estate market is as hot as it’s ever been as demand continues to outpace supply, which in turn is driving up prices.“There is more demand than there is supply,” said Sean McKinney of ReMax Quinte. “It doesn’t mean it’s going to go on forever, but at the current time there is a lot of confidence in the economy. We had a best-kept secre

Beer festival is 'hopping'

Brews, bands and barbecue.

Police briefs: missing youths; break and enter

Missing youths

Family identifies toddler found dead in Edmonton

Family members have identified a toddler found dead in north Edmonton on Friday as Anthony Joseph Raine.

Capitals end Leafs' playoff run in Game 6

The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Stanley Cup playoffs after a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 6 on Sunday night.

Are celebrity pads in Los Angeles cheaper than homes in downtown Toronto?

As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, it hurts even more knowing a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in price to some homes in the downtown core.

Senators advance with OT victory over Bruins

Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games.

Trump's bluster doing nothing to neutralize North Korea's nuclear ambitions

On the issue of North Korea acquiring nuclear weapons, Pyongyang doesn't plan to back down – and Washington seems to have no plan at all, writes Saša Petricic.

Capitals beat Leafs 2-1 to take first round playoff series

Marcus Johansson scored the overtime winner as the Washington Capitals beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 on Sunday to capture the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games.

'This is where I want to be': Canadian woman on fighting ISIS in Syria

A B.C. fashion model-turned-freedom fighter is speaking out about her decision to rejoin the fight against ISIS in Syria.

N.L. fisherman's hunger strike ends in hospital

A Newfoundland fisherman’s 11-day hunger strike ended Sunday with an ambulance taking him to hospital, though his supporters say their fight is far from finished.

Police stop 12-year-old boy who drove 1,300 km across Australia

Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia.

Ottawa-area sisters sending Girl Guide cookies to Canadian troops overseas

Four years ago, the Kucherhan sisters’ father, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, was deployed to Afghanistan. The girls missed him so much that they sent him parcels. Now, a little older, the two are going door-to-door in their hometown of Kanata, Ont., selling Girl Guide cookies to ship to Canadian troops deployed overseas.

Globe and Mail

Canadian task force rejects calls for widespread hepatitis C-testing

Liver doctors, including the Canadian who discovered hepatitis C, are in favour of screening for all baby boomers

Japan’s Shinzo Abe agrees to keep close contact with U.S. on North Korea

Abe told reporters after a telephone call with Donald Trump that he appreciated the U.S. leader’s stance of showing that all options are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea

BC NDP dismiss critique of party platform’s financial sustainability

A report commissioned by the BC Liberal Party calls the NDP platform ‘not financially viable’

RCMP labour code trial to highlight concerns over wages, safety

The stoicism, discipline and deference that have long characterized the RCMP are beginning to fade as officers force continue to feel underpaid and unprotected

New light shed on stories of stolen Sto:lo children

No one knows how many Sto:lo boys were taken by American miners during the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush, but new research is surfacing the history

National Post

Retire in Sault Ste. Marie’s Crimson Ridge Community at a fraction of the cost of GTA

The Crimson Ridge Golf Community in Sault Ste. Marie is seeing a surge in buyers from the Toronto area. They have discovered luxury retirement on one of Ontario’s premier golf courses for a fraction of the cost.  A newly minted “Saultite” took a moment and shared observations about his new community while trying to dispel […]

Third U.S. citizen detained in North Korea is an accounting professor who was trying to leave the country

Tony Kim, 58, was detained on Saturday, according to the chancellor of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. He taught at the university for about a month

Why sex assault complainants are turning to human rights tribunals, instead of criminal justice system

The latest case involves a complaint by a woman against the University of Toronto that was filed with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario this month

N.L. fisherman taken away in ambulance 11 days into his hunger strike over federal mismanagement

Richard Gillett says he has consumed only water since April 13 to protest what he says is dire mismanagement of stocks ranging from crab to capelin

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and populist Marine Le Pen make it to second round of French vote

The race is seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism and could help determine Europe's future

Toronto Star

Hell of a game. Hell of a series. Hell of a season: Arthur

This Leafs team could be great next season. Not good, great. They have cap space and youth.

Medical pot works in the battle against PTSD, vets say

Veteran Trev Bungay began looking for a wellness plan better than a fistful of pill. “I felt that if I didn’t actually make a change right now I was dead.”

Contingency fees by Ontario personal injury lawyers should be limited, report says

The report by David Marshall calls for faster and more efficient delivery of care to accident victims to avoid protracted legal disputes over benefits all too common under the current system.

Waterloo stoops to turn dog poop into energy, fertilizer

Waterloo will soon host a pilot program that will turn dog waste into energy, using a process called anaerobic digestion.

Liberals accused of ‘housecleaning’ of Tory appointees at refugee board

Refugee and immigration appeals tribunals have let go 14 adjudicators and another 39 will have their appointments expire by the end of the year, the Star has learned.

Toronto Sun

Dart Guy, other fans proud of Maple Leafs' run

They were just so close to the story line being Mr. Andersen goes to Washington with his band of brothers hoping for a miracle.

Is North York's quiet $51M plan nothing more than a 'vanity project'?

Let me introduce you to the latest whacky scheme from the leftist car haters at City Hall.

Centrist Emmanuel Macron, far-right Marine Le Pen to face off May 7 in runoff vote, pollsters project [Video]

Pollsters projected that pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen both advanced Sunday from the first round of voting in France’s presidential election, setting up a winner-takes-all runoff on May 7.

Marking 20 years in Toronto's homicide unit [Photos]

Sitting in an interview room, a breath away from a killer, Det.-Sgt. Gary Giroux will never forget the first time he successfully elicited a rare confession.

Toronto man who had been missing found dead at Woodbine Beach

A missing Toronto man has been found dead in the water at Woodbine Beach but it isn’t considered foul play.