Nathan Leeds

Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.

Search for Missing Man Continues

St. Thomas Police are seeking public assistance in locating 56 year old WILHELM “BILLY” HIEBERT. Billy was last seen on August 29, 2016 at 3:50pm leaving the St. Thomas LCBO on Talbot Street. Billy is wearing a blue plaid short sleeve shirt, cut off blue jean shorts and dark rimmed …

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Dogtoberfest!

Come to Dogtoberfest!!! Bring your family, bring your dog! Beer, BBQ, Scavenger Hunt, Games, Prizes, Face Painting and More!! 11AM to 3PM October 1st Solitude Nature Reserve All monies raised go directly to canfix, saving lives every dayy through spay/neuter programs for first nations communities.

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STEAM Centre opening

The STEAM Centre (50 Wellington Street in St Thomas) to host and deliver new education model for learners of all ages from across Southwestern Ontario ST. THOMAS, ON STEAM Education Centres, a St. Thomas based nonprofit learning initiative, will be opening this fall to serve communities throughout Southwestern Ontario. The Centre will introduce …

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Scorpions Run: 6K for #6

St. Thomas teenager Haley Agius is a normal 16 yr old girl who loves playing hockey and soccer. On April 28th, 2016, just 1 week before Haley’s 16th birthday, Haley became very ill and had to be admitted to a hospital. Soon after, Haley was diagnosed with ITP (Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura) a …

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Return of the Iron Horse

St. Thomas, ON St. Thomas’ favourite festival is back. The Iron Horse Festival will take place August 18th-21st, on the Elgin County Railway Museum grounds. There is so much going on at the festival this year for all ages! There will be a midway full of thrilling rides and delicious …

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Grand opening for new Sparta business!

SPARTA — Join us Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 as we celebrate the grand opening of Bear Friend Factory and Whistle Stop Peddlers with music, facepainting and the unveiling of Sparta Bear! The store will be open from 10am-4:30pm Saturday and Sunday from noon-4pm. In addition to selling …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and torrential rain. ### Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Heavy downpours can cause …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Thunderstorms are expected to affect southwestern Ontario this morning and into this afternoon. Any thunderstorms that do develop will have the potential to produce torrential rainfall. The threat of thunderstorms will diminish late this afternoon as the upper level disturbance responsible moves away from the region. Heavy downpours can cause …

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Student Walkout Wednesday

At 9:00am, Wednesday, June 15th, students from all St. Thomas high schools are being encouraged to walk out of their schools and meet up at Pinafore Park in a show of support for those teenagers who have mental health issues. To quote their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Mental-health-walkout-StThomas-1239510019423304/) “Walk out for all …

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Hospice Volunteers Wanted

VON is in need of more hospice volunteers, especially for males.  If you have an interest in volunteering, please call Becky at 519-637-6408 or becky.ahrens@von.ca

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Transportation volunteers needed

Transportation volunteers are vital in helping seniors and adults with a disability remain independent. Volunteer drivers are needed. For more information, please call VON at 519-637-6408 or toll free 1-800-201-0909.

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3rd Annual Cruise Night for Animal Aide

June 18 from 4 til 8 Elgin Mall Music by Chico Sanchez and Dylan Marz (Dealers Choice) from 4-5. Dj service by Rockin Robbins Service Food and Prizes Freewill Donations greatly appreciated ALL PROCEEDS GO TO ANIMAL AIDE ST THOMAS-ELGIN

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Kids and Cops Celebrate Fishing

Aylmer, ON: It’s that time of year again! Local children will be grabbing their fishing gear for the 27th Annual Optimist Catfish Derby on Lake Erie in Port Bruce. Sponsored by the Aylmer Optimist Club, this catfish derby will take place from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm on Sunday, June …

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Possible high levels of air pollution are expected today.

Possible high levels of air pollution are expected today. A SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT is in place due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality. Hot and sunny conditions are expected to cause increasing ground-level ozone concentrations this afternoon in the above regions. Moderate risk AQHI values are expected throughout …

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Spark Power Corp Completes Acquisition of Ascent Solutions’ Tillsonburg and Belleville Business

Operations Re-Launched Under Legacy Tiltran and Tal Trees Names May 13, 2016 Ascent Group Inc. (“AGI”) Acting CEO Rob Kent, and Jason Sparaga, Co-CEO of Spark Power, today announced the completion of Spark Power’s acquisition of certain assets from Ascent Solutions Inc., a transaction first announced on March 7, 2016. …

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Nemeth, Leslie Wayne

Nemeth, Leslie Wayne of Aylmer passed away at Sakura House, Woodstock on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Dianne (Scratch) Nemeth. Dear father of Les Nemeth and wife Valerie of Cochrane Alberta and Tracy Hewbank and husband Tim of Aylmer. Loving papa of Cadyn, Rhyan …

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Volunteers are needed!

Volunteers are needed to help with VON’s Blood Pressure program in St. Thomas. No medical experience is necessary, training will be provided. Regular monitoring of your blood pressure can help in managing the risks associated with heart disease and stroke. For more information, call VON at 519-637-6408.

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Federal government awards contract for seven new hydrographic survey ships to St. Thomas, Ont. company

OTTAWA—The government of Canada has awarded St. Thomas, Ont.’s Kanter Marine Inc. a $5.3 million contract to build seven new survey vessels for the Canadian Hydrographic Service. Designed to survey and chart seabeds throughout the country’s vast navigable waters, the vessels will be outfitted with multibeam sonar systems, which transit …

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Your help is needed

Your help is needed The Royal LePage Triland Realty National Garage Sale for Shelter are looking for donations. They are looking for anything except upholstered furniture or baby items (car seats, cribs etc..) Drop off items at: 613 Talbot St, St. Thomas Saturday, April 16, 23 or 30th 11am to …

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