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4 year old boy with special needs has dog stolen

A four-year-old boy with special needs in Peterborough, Ontario is missing his best friend again tonight. Advertisements

The home of Peterborough’s first doctor celebrated

Following a month of bizarre and frankly embarrassing stories coming out of Canada, I thought it would be refreshing to read some good news for a change. It seems we heard it all, from body parts being mailed to the federal Conservative headquarters, a shooting in one of the country’s busiest shopping malls, and just … Continue reading

Province wide protest calls for change

Protests, rallies and social media campaigns took place across Ontario Saturday to send a message to Premier Dalton McGuinty, The Ministry of Education and Queen’s Park.

Here we go again…another summer season in the Kawarthas

The weather may be a bit cooler than normal and the skies may be grey. But wait- there’s light at the end of the tunnel. With warmer weather and sunny skies in the forecast, we begin to feel like summer is actually here in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

PCVS Spreads the Net

Canadian comedian and the host of CBC television’s Rick Mercer Report, Rick Mercer knew PCVS was full of energy even before he arrived at the school in Peterborough on March 21 to shoot the winners segment of his 2012 Spread the Net student challenge.

Belleville high school wins OFSAA women’s hockey championship

The championship game for the OFSAA women’s high school hockey was full of excitement Friday morning in Belleville.

Belleville Ontario gets a new train station

4 a.m. came really quickly this morning. Although some would say that’s a bit extreme, I wanted to give myself enough time to fully wake up before heading down to the VIA station on Station street in Belleville.

Petes’ number 19 leaves his mark

Orleans Ontario native and Petes centre Joey West will go down in the clubs record books this week.

Horse in bad shape finds new home

A horse that was alone and in a field south of Peterborough, Ontario has been rescued.

Cake pops for a cure

Cancer is when abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues in the human body. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start. Cancer types can be grouped into broader categories. Long story short, cancer … Continue reading