Soap for HOPE

Volunteers Meghan Wright, Katie Smith and Ally Roszelle wash one of the first cars through the line at the HOPE car wash and barbecue on Aug. 20.

OPP urge beach safety

A possible drowning call at Port Stanley on Aug. 23 turned out to be nothing, but the Elgin County OPP are reminding the public to be safe when they're at the beach.

Service ready

A pilot project for paratransit services in St. Thomas worked so well that city councillors have decided to make it permanent.

And around we go

The intersection of Wellington Street and Manor Road was reopened to traffic Aug. 24, but with the inclusion of the city's first medium-sized roundabout, considered by officials in many communities as a safer, and more efficient, way to move traffic.

Summer celebration

The culmination of a summer’s hard work happened for students enrolled in the Summer Job Program run by the Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) in St. Thomas on Aug. 17.

Drunk driving arrest

A 32-year-old London man is facing a drunk driving charge after St. Thomas police conducted a traffic stop in the city’s west end on Aug. 23.

United Way giving

St. Thomas Mayor Heather Jackson is joined by some city staffers as they present a cheque for $7,000 to representatives of the Elgin-St. Thomas United Way on Aug. 19.

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Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

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How a photograph changed the Tories' minds

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Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team

Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team

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Feds finalizing plan to house homeless veterans

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Woman ID'd as Toronto shooting victim

Victim of weekend shooting in Toronto identified as 61-year-old Peggy Ann Smith

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New attorney general hopes to modernize court

New Ontario attorney general has sights set on modernizing justice system

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Ontario ticket wins Lotto 649 jackpot

Ontario ticket wins Saturday night's $13.6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

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Woman dies in Toronto shooting

Woman dies in Toronto shooting

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Events In Elgin County

Scenic Train Ride on the PSTR

Wed Aug 31 | 11:00 AM

The Birds and the Bees

Sat Sep 3 | 8:00 PM

Von Foot Care Clinic- St Thomas

Wed Apr 19 | 8:30 AM

Elgin Business Networking Luncheon

Tue Jan 31 | 12:00 PM

Support Through Your Journey

Thu Oct 6 | 12:00 AM

Hospice Volunteers Needed

Thu Sep 1 | 12:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Thu Apr 6 | 11:00 AM

Walk n Dine- Nordic Pole...

Sun Sep 4 | 9:00 AM

St. Thomas Fire Muster Days

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