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Hope Jemimah (Ogutu), aged 29, is missing. (Police-supplied photo)

OPP searching for 29-year-old woman who went missing near Bancroft on Monday

Hope Jemimah (Ogutu) was last seen beside her car on Highway 118 near Cheddar Road in Highlands East.
OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

Two people charged with second-degree murder in March 27 death of Campbellford resident

Chad Everett and Nancy Gullage of Trent Hills arrested following police investigation into suspicious death of John Wesley.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 3,670 new COVID-19 cases, including 78 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases climb to 457 with 34 new cases in Northumberland, 21 in Hastings Prince Edward, 20 in Peterborough, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Haliburton.
'Porch Pirates for Good' head pirate Megan Murphy (far right) and her volunteer crew Susan Dunkley (far left) and Lois Tuffin, along with Kawartha Food Share general manager Ashlee Aitken. Not pictured are all the volunteers who collected a record-breaking 50,000 pounds of food donations from businesses and residents in Peterborough on April 9 and 10, 2021. (Photo: Kawartha Food Share / Facebook)

‘Porch Pirates for Good’ food drive in Peterborough collects record-breaking 50,000 pounds of food...

Volunteers drove around city on Friday and Saturday to collect donations from 40 businesses and organizations and local residents.
COVID-19 lab test swabs. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 4,401 COVID-19 cases, including 60 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases climb to 405 with 21 new cases in Northumberland, 17 in Hastings Prince Edward, 11 in Kawartha Lakes, 9 in Peterborough, and 2 in Haliburton.
Premier Doug Ford announced on April 12, 2021 that Ontario schools will remain closed after spring break, with all elementary and secondary school students moving to remote learning as of April 19. No date has been set for the reopening of schools. (CPAC screenshot)

Ontario schools to remain closed after spring break due to community spread of COVID-19...

Students will move to remote learning on April 19 until province decides it's safe to reopen schools.
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

19-year-old man facing slew of charges after multiple attempts by Peterborough police to stop...

Hamilton man charged following police investigation of vehicles stolen from west end on Sunday, 19-year-old Peterborough woman also charged.
Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police issued 14 tickets on Saturday for COVID-19 violations

Police issued tickets at anti-lockdown protest at city hall and youth gathering at Armour Hill, and requested city to close Simcoe and Bethune basketball courts.
Canadian rockers Big Wreck perform in the Peterborough Memorial Centre parking lot on July 2, 2021, as one of the first six shows announced as part of the new PTBOLive Summer Concert Series. Kawartha Lakes band Heaps will open. (Photo: Warner Music Canada)

First six shows announced of new summer drive-in concert series at Peterborough Memorial Centre

PTBOLive Summer Concert series features performances by Shaun Majumder with Ali Hassan, The Trews with Adam and Cale Gontier, Splash 'N Boots, Classic Albums Live, Jim Cuddy Band with Express & Company, and Big Wreck with Heaps.
A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports record high 4,456 COVID-19 cases, including 24 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase to 385 with 15 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward and 9 in Peterborough.

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