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CHEX Television

50-year tradition continues at Cobourg-area Christmas tree farm

Taking the family out to cut down a Christmas tree is a popular holiday tradition.

Havelock-area woman dies in Hwy. 7 head-on collision; two children seriously injured

A woman from the Havelock area has died following a head-on collision on Highway 7 east of Peterborough; two children were seriously injured.

SU 06 VO HIGHWAY 7 CRASH

Two vehicles collided head-on Highway 7 just east of Peterborough on Sunday

Fatal overnight fire in Fenelon Falls

Fire crews from multiple stations responded to the blaze that broke out sometime around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night.

Holiday Jazz Night showcases new Y-Lofts in Peterborough’s downtown core

A Holiday Jazz Night with eggnog, wine and hors d'oeuvres

Peterborough Examiner

Indian River Reptile Zoo rescues huge lizard after Cobourg fire

A specialist from the Indian River Reptile Zoo were called in after a five-foot lizard was discovered in a Cobourg home after a fire Sunday.

Havelock-area woman dies in crash east of Peterborough

OTONABEE-SOUTH MONAGHAN TOWNSHIP -- A 51-year-old Havelock-area woman died in a head-on crash on Highway 7 near Blezard Line shortly before 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Missing Minden Hills man located

A 22-year-old man missing from Minden Hills has beeb located, the OPP reports.

Kiwanis Clubs donate $25K to Hospice Peterborough

Lt. Gov. Terry McLaren (left), fundraising chairman of Kiwanis Club of Peterborough, Linda Sunderland, executive director of Hospice Peterborough, and President Ken Fry of the Scott’s Plains Kiwanis Club in Peterborough, celebrate the Kiwanis Clubs' donation of $25,000 to Hospice Peterborough's new pediatric room, which will be part of Hospice Pete

Elderly man dead after Fenelon Falls house fire

A man has been arrested after an investigation into a house fire Saturday night that killed an elderly man in Fenelon Falls.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

Santa comes to Bobcaygeon

BOBCAYGEON A dusting of snow but no bitter temperatures helped bring dozens of spectators out for the Santa Claus parade in Bobcaygeon on Saturday (Dec. 9). Floats, bands, clowns and elves handing out candy to the kids and of course, Santa Claus m

Hwy. 115 closed going south due to rollover

Road closed between Porter Road and Hwy. 35

Snow falls on Keene Santa Claus Parade

KEENE — It was as if Father Christmas himself was smiling down on the Keene community on Saturday (Dec. 9). Light snow began to fall moments before the annual Keene Santa Claus Parade began around 10 a.m. The snow put everyone into the Christmas s

Woodville students mark sesquicentennial with time capsule

WOODVILLE — Canada’s 150th birthday year isn’t quite over yet, but students at Woodville Elementary School have already started planning for the 200th. On Friday (Dec. 8) the entire school turned out to officially bury a time capsule at the Woodv


Peterborough This Week - City Hall

New director of corporate services has ties to Kawartha Lakes

Jennifer Stover will take on the role of director of corporate services in Kawartha Lakes, just as the city enters a year of transition.

Old Dog Brewing Company rezoning stalled

BOBCAYGEON — Beer drinkers in Bobcaygeon may have to wait a little longer before they can pop the top on some Old Dog brew. The city’s planning committee is asking for a few more details before it would consider a rezoning to allow the Old Dog Bre

Injured Kawartha Lakes councillor transferred to rehabilitation centre

Kawartha Lakes council is taking steps to shuffle some duties in the event that Coun. John Pollard is away for an extended absence.

New 3-year contract for Peterborough paramedics

Peterborough County council has approved a new three-year collective agreement for the Peterborough County/City Paramedic union, CUPE Local 4911. The agreement was ratified by bargaining unit members late Wednesday (Dec. 6). Peterborough County

Legal pot sales slated for Kawartha Lakes next summer

Pot smokers should be able to get their fix in the City of Kawartha Lakes next summer.


Peterborough This Week - Crime

Body of man found inside Fenelon Falls home engulfed in flames, one person now in custody

FENELON FALLS - An elderly man was found dead inside a Fenelon Falls home that went up in flames Saturday (Dec. 9) night. Kawartha Lakes OPP report that at around 9:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to a structure fire at a home on Oak Street

Lindsay court docket Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2017

To see the Lindsay court docket between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5, 2017, click HERE. To see dockets from previous dates, click HERE.

Police urge homeowners to report thefts of outdoor decorations

BROCK TWP — Durham Regional Police say homeowners can take steps to prevent thefts and vandalism of outdoor decorations this holiday season. After photos of stolen decorations in the Beaverton area were posted on Facebook, the Citizen asked police

Peterborough man accused of striking stepson in the face

PETERBOROUGH — A Peterborough man is accused of assaulting his stepson. Peterborough Police Service say the assault took place on Tuesday (Dec. 5). Police say the boy, who is under the age of 16, and his stepfather were involved in a dispute. Dur

Mugging sees Peterborough man robbed of cash, cellphone and coat

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 6) mugging. Police say between 1 and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, a man withdrew a large amount of cash from a bank machine located at the corner of George and Hunter s


Northumberland News - Local

First electricity sent between N.L., N.S.

Maritime Link sends first electricity between Newfoundland, Nova Scotia

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

Feds, provinces closing in on pot-tax deal

Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks pot bucks with provincial counterparts

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 2

Official: Man had explosive device strapped on before blast

Brighton youth centre asks Cramahe for funding support

Cramahe Township — The Beacon Centre Youth Centre in Brighton has asked the municipality for funding support because high school students from Cramahe Township are among its frequent visitors at lunchtime.


Northumberland News - Crime

Man facing several charges following domestic dispute in Cobourg

A man has been arrested for assaulting a woman after police were called to a domestic dispute in progress on Dec. 7.

Daylight break and enters reported in Grafton and Cramahe area

A number of daylight break and enters has OPP warning the public to secure their homes.

Cobourg man arrested following disturbance at residence

COBOURG — A Cobourg man was arrested after police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Dec. 5.

Port Hope couple loses $1.9K over phone scam

A local couple were defrauded out of $1,900, following a series of phone calls from someone claiming to be a lawyer.

Former Port Hope man charged with fleeing police

Fleeing from Port Hope police in the Joeclyn Street area, a 19-year-old former Port Hope man was later found in Garden Hill.


Northumberland Today

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Stirling Community Press

Health hub plans sit in limbo

Plans for the Trenton Community Health Hub remain in limbo pending more information from Ontario's health ministry.

Fail to stop; impaired drivers

Fail to stop for policeCity police have issued an arrest warrant for a Kingston man following a brief pursuit in the city’s east end.It was shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday when police responded to a driving complaint in the east end. The suspect vehicle was located and when the officer attempted to pull over the vehicle, it sped off “in a dangerous ma

Deputy fire chief hanging up hose after 42 years

Deputy Chief Bruce Greatrix is moving on after 42 years in firefighting.“I’m excited and a bit apprehensive too,” he said. “I’m turning a new page here after 42 years.”Greatrix paused to give thought to the sacrifice his wife, Nora Anne, and family have made over the years.“Through my 42 years, she’s put up with pagers and calls in the middle of th

Mischief; break and enters; shoplifter identified

Arrested on warrantsA 27-year-old city man was arrested Thursday after police recognized him as being wanted on outstanding warrants.Police report officers saw Justin Etches at a Pinnacle Street location. Etches was wanted by both Belleville police and Prince Edward OPP for charges of assault, uttering threats and failure to appear.He was arrested

Luncheon raises $102,000

The well-heeled of Quinte West and area proved again their hearts are as big as their wallets by raising approximately $102,000 at the 66th annual Kiwanis Salvation Army luncheon held Friday at the Trenton Curling Club.“I can’t believe the generosity of this community,” said co-chairperson and stand-up comedian John Lewis, who announced with about

CBC.ca

Israel urges EU to follow Trump's lead on Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Arrest made as NYC police investigate explosion in midtown Manhattan

A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that a man had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a New York City subway platform this morning.

Trump declaration on Jerusalem dampens Christmas cheer in Bethlehem

As Bethlehem gears up for the busy Christmas period, some visitors are staying away because of heightened tensions following U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is Israel's capital city, CBC Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel reports.

The Shape of Water, Big Little Lies lead Golden Globes

Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale The Shape of Water swam away with a leading seven nominations for the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama Big Little Lies led the television nominees with six.

Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government still has no intention of imposing a Netflix tax because it would result in a financial hit for middle-class Canadians.


CTV.ca

LIVE UPDATES: Garnier's defence lawyer argues Campbell died accidentally during rough sex

Christopher Garnier has taken the stand at his trial in the death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell.

How hairdressers can help doctors spot skin cancer

Hairdressers can offer a little-off-the-top trim or a fresh, new look, but new research shows they can do even more than that, spotting possibly life-threatening skin cancer that others might not even notice.

Coyotes attack blind husky, owner fights them off with a bat

A Cape Breton man is worried about increasingly aggressive coyotes in the area after a pair of them attacked his blind husky during a routine walk through the neighbourhood.

Device explodes on NYC subway platform

A pipe bomb that was strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person on the platform at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.

Declaring victory in Syria, Putin stops at military base

Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.

Globe and Mail

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New York police responding to reports of explosion

The New York Police Department was responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Monday morning in midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, according to the police department's official Twitter feed.

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in New York subway, injuring two: officials

Police say the explosion happened in an underground passageway under 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues

President Trump records robocall for Roy Moore ahead of Alabama vote

Alabama voters are getting a recorded phone call of President Donald Trump saying he needs Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate. The recording includes Trump saying progress on his agenda will be 'stopped cold' Democrat Doug Jones is elected.

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theatres after decades-long ban

It’s the latest stark reversal in a county where movie theatres were shut down in the 1980’s during a wave of ultraconservatism in the country

National Post

One person arrested after explosive device set off on Manhattan subway platform in Times Square

Another person on the platform sustained non-life-threatening injuries

Russia to ink $30B nuclear deal with Egypt, expanding its influence in the Middle East

Russia has a history of pursuing energy projects in Egypt, often as part of a broader effort to challenge U.S. political, military and economic influence

Trump vs. the Presidency: Marinating in cable news, Trump battles for self-preservation

Despite his bluster, sources say Trump views himself less as a titan dominating the world stage than a maligned outsider engaged in a struggle to be taken seriously

Jen Gerson: The Weinstein Effect is the first cultural victory social conservatives have scored in decades

While the so called Weinstein Effect has removed the veil of shame that has kept women silent, so too must it also spell the end of the sexual amorality that allowed that culture to fester unchallenged

Nikki Haley, Trump’s own ambassador to the UN, says Trump’s accusers ‘should be heard’

Nikki Haley said, 'I know that he was elected. But, you know, women should always feel comfortable coming forward. And we should all be willing to listen to them'

Toronto Star

Device explodes on subway platform near New York Port Authority and Times Square, one arrested: police


The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday. Details were still developing.

Fatal collision closes westbound lanes on Highway 401 at Martin Grove Rd.


A collision occurred around 5:20 a.m. Monday between a truck and a car, killing one and closing all lanes.

Two top Durham police officials accused of harassing officers' appearances, ridiculing personal lives


Complaints against the high-ranking men allege they mocked subordinates’ personal lives and made vulgar, inappropriate comments.

'We never forget these things': advice columnist Ellie Tesher shares #MeToo stories sent to her by readers


After the Star’s advice columnist shared her own #MeToo experience, readers reached out with their own stories. It’s time their voices were heard, writes Ellie.

OPP fighting court decision that would see detachment used as jail


Not allowing a northern Ontario man to serve a weekend sentence because his community lacks a correctional facility would show unequal access to justice, argued Ontario Justice Gethin Edward.

Toronto Sun

Gas leak prompts Toronto highrise evacuation

TORONTO — An east Toronto highrise has been evacuated due to a gas leak. Police say five buses are being sent to shelter residents of the 17-storey building at Mornelle Court and Morningside Ave. No injuries were immediately reported. Police say roads in the area are closed. GAS LEAK:Mornelle Crt + Morningside Av-Strong smell of […]

GOLDSTEIN: Response to Trump move is about Jew hatred

To anyone unfamiliar with the burning cauldron of Mideast politics, it must seem bizarre. How can people around the world be rioting, firing rockets at Israel, firebombing a synagogue in Sweden and threatening even more terrorism over U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel? And promising to move the U.S. embassy […]

Parade today to celebrate MLS champions TFC

TORONTO — Soccer fans can head downtown Monday to help Toronto FC celebrate a spectacular finish to a record-breaking year. A parade for the new Major League Soccer Cup champions starts at 11:45 a.m. at Maple Leaf Square at the Air Canada Centre. Participants are slated to make their way along Bremner Blvd., York St., […]

One dead in Hwy. 401 car, transport truck collision

TORONTO — Police say a man has died in a crash between a car and a transport truck on Highway 401 in Toronto. Ontario Provincial Police say it happened around 5:20 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes at Martin Grove Road. Paramedics say the one of the drivers, a man believed to be in his […]

BUFFERY: Alford giving the Jays some hope as club tries to make a splash at Winter Meetings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A few observations from the first day of the MLB winter meetings: The first Blue Jays-related rumour surfaced courtesy of Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, suggesting that the Jays are interested in Pirates’ utility guy Josh Harrison — a very good player who would give Toronto more infield depth. […]