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Mental Health Program Funding on Hold
6 hours ago
St. Thomas Police Chief Chris Herridge is optimistic that their Mental Health Clinician Alex Paterson will be able to continue to work with the Police Service. The Ontario Government put the $91,000 in funding from the annual Proceeds of Crime...
Local Food Bank in Great Shape Entering 2019
12 hours ago
The St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank has entered 2019 on a high note. Manager, Karen McDade explains. Right-click to download McDade says that people and groups held off their fundraisers for the Food Bank in late 2018 because...
Garbage Bin Program Requested by Resident
12 hours ago
A new St. Thomas resident would like to see the City switch to wheeled bins for garbage and recycling collection to make the City cleaner. Erna Tischler wrote her letter to City Council asking for the matter to be placed...
St. Thomas Male Arrested After Fleeing from Police
15 hours ago
Elgin County OPP with the help of St. Thomas Police have arrested and charged a St. Thomas male. 18-year-old Mason Murray is facing 5 charges including flight from a peace officer, operating a motor vehicle while prohibited, trespassing at...
Central Elgin Opts In for Cannabis Retail Stores
17 hours ago
It was a vote of 6-1 in favour of having Retail Cannabis Stores come to the Municipality of Central Elgin. The Municipality is the latest to opt in to have stores come to the area at some point. Mayor,...
Local Students Taking Part in Contest
16 hours ago
Area elementary school students are invited to enter a national writing contest in support of Habitat for Humanity. Elgin County students in grades 4, 5 and 6 are being encouraged to enter the "Meaning of Home" contest which is...
Green Light for Cannabis Retailers
Jan 15, 2019
St. Thomas City Council has voted in favour of permitting licensed cannabis retailers in St. Thomas. Council voted in favour of opting into allowing the licensed retailers on Monday night (January 14), one week before the Provincial Government's January 22nd...
Provincial Government Looks to Lower Auto Insurance
Jan 14, 2019
Auto insurance prices in Ontario are among the highest in Canada. The Progressive Conservative Government is looking for ways to get the prices under control. You are being asked to give your two cents by filling out a survey...
STPS Charge Male After Domestic Assault
Jan 14, 2019
St. Thomas Police have laid charges after a domestic assault. Officers responded to the incident that took place last night (January 13th) at a residence, where an 18-year-old male was with a 16-year-old female. There was a verbal argument...
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