Peterborough This Week - Community
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
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 — 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
Jennifer Stover will take on the role of director of corporate services in Kawartha Lakes, just as the city enters a year of transition.
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
Kawartha Lakes council is taking steps to shuffle some duties in the event that Coun. John Pollard is away for an extended absence.
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
Pot smokers should be able to get their fix in the City of Kawartha Lakes next summer.
Peterborough This Week - Crime
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
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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 — 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
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
Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks pot bucks with provincial counterparts
Official: Man had explosive device strapped on before blast
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
COBOURG — A Cobourg man was arrested after police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Dec. 5.
A local couple were defrauded out of $1,900, following a series of phone calls from someone claiming to be a lawyer.
Fleeing from Port Hope police in the Joeclyn Street area, a 19-year-old former Port Hope man was later found in Garden Hill.
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Stirling Community Press
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Globe and Mail
Jen Gerson: The Weinstein Effect is the first cultural victory social conservatives have scored in decades
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.
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.
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.