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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

Low cost rabies clinics being held in Peterborough

Peterborough Public Health is teaming up with local veterinarians to help combat rabies.In 2016 the number of cases of rabies in Ontario rose significantly....

Mid year tax increase coming for City of Kawartha Lakes home owners

UPDATEThe City of Kawartha Lakes had a budget deficit of more than one million dollars in 2016 and today council decided how to raise...

Missing man found dead

Tragic news for a Peterborough family tonight. Peterborough Police issued an alert earlier today for a missing man.  They now say 88 year old Al...

Covered drains cause flooding in Bobcaygeon

UPDATEHeavy rain on Easter Sunday combined with construction drainage caused flooding at the corner of Helen and Prince Streets in Bobcaygeon.Residents say the City...

Police looking for missing elderly man

Peterborough Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating 88 year old Allison 'Al' Turner. He was last seen leaving his residence in...

Swastikas found on sidewalk in Fenelon Falls turned into something beautiful

Home owners on Francis Street in Fenelon Falls were shocked and outraged when swastikas showed up on the sidewalk on Saturday morning.The symbols were...

Drowning on Lovesick Lake

A sad end to Easter Sunday after man drowned in Lovesick Lake near Ojibway Drive this afternoon.Employees from a Toronto area roofing company were...

Police Forensics Unit and SPCA on Tudor Crescent

Photo Courtesy: Justin BeaudoinThe Peterborough Police forensics unit was called in to a home on Tudor Crescent after a noise complaint and well being...

Motorcycle crash at George and Princess Street

Photo Courtesy: Judd SmokeA motorcycle crash at George And Princess Street in Peterborough this afternoon has left one man with a broken wrist and...

Local memories of Vimy Ridge

Written by: Caroline Fenelius-CarpenterThis past weeks anniversary of Vimy Ridge triggered many memories for people, mostly of loss and what could have been. For...

Easter Seat Belt Campaign starts today

The City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP will be out this weekend and looking for people not wearing seat belts.  The campaign...

Two girls say they were assaulted at Norwood Secondary School

Detectives with the Peterborough County OPP are investigating allegations of sexual assault on 2 females at Norwood District Secondary School.A 17 year old Norwood...

Do you know how to trace threatening or harassing phone calls?

An incident in Peterborough has lead to police reminding residents how to trace threatening phone calls.Peterborough Police Service were called to the Canada Post...

Blood donor clinic on Good Friday in Bobcaygeon

88 blood donors are needed by Canadian Blood Services in City of Kawartha Lakes.The Bobcaygeon Legion is holding a blood donor clinic on Good...

11% of roads in Kawartha Lakes in desperate need of repair

A bump in the road for the city budget after results of a roads needs study were released Tuesday.The study was done by DM...

Post office on Rye St. evacuated

Photo Courtesy: Robert Sixsmith The Canada Post Office on Rye Street in Peterborough was evacuated this morning after police received information about a suspicious package.  A...

Man clocked going 70km/hr over the speed limit

Peterborough County OPP say they clocked a vehicle at 150Km/h in the 80km/h zone on Highway 7A shortly before 1:30pm yesterday.39 year old Stephen Braidy of Newmarket,...

Flour product recall expanded

A flour recall by Robin Hood last month has expanded to include a number of other products. They include one-kilogram bags of Brodie self-raising cake...

Age Friendly initiatives urged in Kawartha Lakes

Almost 15% of the population in Canada is over age 65. In Kawartha Lakes 22% are seniors. Those numbers have lead to an initiative...

UPDATE: Emergency Response team on scene of investigation in Peterborough

UPDATE: A Toronto man has been charged. Peterborough Police closed roads in the area of Water Street, North of McDonnel Street overnight to execute a...

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