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Parkside Collegiate Students to the Rescue!!

Enter 2 wonderful Angels!! Katie D and Maria R. Katie D. came up with this wonderful idea and presented it to Princess Project, she wanted to organize an event to help collect dresses for young ladies who may need a dress for an upcoming prom or graduation. Katie with the help of her best friend [...]

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Put your money where your GEEK is…

I often poke around the facebook profiles of the readers of the blog just to get an idea of the demographic that is following us. So far we don’t really seem to have one specific “type” of person following us and that to my mind is a great thing! It …

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The St. Thomas Blog on TV!!

One half of The St.Thomas blog will be appearing on INSIDE ELGIN on April 6 live at noon and repeated again at 6pm. “Inside Elgin is your inside track to what’s happening in St. Thomas and across Elgin County. Join host Mike Vecchio for a half-hour mix of entertaining and …

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Working on it!

Well, we made some changes to the Blog, updating the paint job and tidying up a little but….. we are still unhappy as to it’s look. The website still isn’t working correctly and we are very disappointed that it isn’t as perfect as we want it to. So, in the …

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Japan is shaken once again.

  Japan issues new tsunami advisory after earthquake (CNN) — Authorities issued a tsunami advisory Monday morning for coastal areas of Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan after a 6.5-magnitude quake struck the region, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency said the tsunami height was expected to be about 0.5 …

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Chilli for when it is chilli!!

If you are out and about today, head over to Canadale Nurseries and pick up chilli and a bun for only $5! Yes, $5 only gets you a bun, and a bowl of great chilli made by the master catering himself, James Meadows! This is being run by the women’s …

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Tries hard, could do better.

Just under a year ago, when this website was started, the idea was to keep the residents and visitors to St. Thomas informed as to events and things to do in this great city. It hasn’t been easy, there has been and continues to be resistant from organizations who can’t …

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Local roads icy–truck flips

Picture By Kaitlyn Kimble Please use caution when driving this morning. This picture was taken at approx 7:30 this morning heading into St.Thomas, from London on Highbury. No details are available about possible passengers in the vehicle at this time.

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New dash of paint

If you visit us you may notice that we have done a little bit of decorating, all in the name of bringing you a better service. Please don’t worry if things don’t look quite right, we ARE working on it!

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City water system returning to normal.

The city’s water system is returning to normal after some concerns with low water pressure this morning. Members of the city’s emergency control group met earlier this morning to evaluate the situation, they noted the water pressure was returning back to normal and that the quality of our drinking water …

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City Council Announces Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk

City Council Announces Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk Mayor Heather Jackson-Chapman and Members of City Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wendell Graves as the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk.  Mr. Graves will assume these responsibilities on Monday, April 4, 2011.

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Roll up the Rim Cake

This weekend was about spending time with family and celebrating my mom’s birthday.  She loves her Tim Hortons coffee so we decided to do a 3-D Cake in the shape of a Tim’s coffee.  Me liking a challenge I opted to do the “Roll up the Rim” cup, though at times during the process, i [...]

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The future of news…

It’s true, people can get any information they want now, as fast as they need it. I was talking with my friend Michael Krahn the other day, and he’s a blogger. I mean, he really does it well, and has been for quite some time. He set me up with a...

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DEAL OF THE WEEK FROM UNDER THE UMBRELLA

                                          UNDER THE UMBRELLA’s Deal of the week.  With a very busy past few days, I missed putting up the “deal of the weekend”. I decided to change things up and will offer a DEAL OF THE WEEK instead. This 14″ x 11″ Clown on canvas wall hanging will [...]

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Japan

I woke up today laughing from a dream... no joke. It was hilarious. I turned over and grabbed my phone and saw my twitter feed going nuts about the earthquake in Japan... Then I saw the footage. Then I had to tell my little girl what’s going on. ...

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Magnitude 8.9 Earthquake hits Japan

  At approx 3 a.m. EST a magnitude 8.9 Eartquake hit  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. New and updated information is being released regularly, the concern now is the possiblity for Tsunami hitting coastal areas on both sides of the Pacific. The most current and up to date …

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