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Pineo, Charles “Chuck”

Pineo, Charles “Chuck” of Port Bruce passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Beatrice W. “Bea” (White) Pineo. Dear father of Tricia Manzato(Gabriel) of Aylmer, Mike Pineo(Ginette) of Severn and Dave Pineo(Sherry) of Iona. …

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Trespassing

A 46 year old male spent the night behind bars after being unruly inside a local department store. After conversation with Police it was determined he was intoxicated and as a result he was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place as well as trespassing. He was served a …

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Stolen Kubota

St. Thomas Police are investigating a $100,00.00 theft involving a Kubota skid steer SVL90 with a snow plow attached. Sometime between the noon hour on February 14, 2017 and 5:00am February 15, 2017, unknown persons removed the Kubota from the Elgin General Hospital grounds. We are asking anyone that may …

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Changes to policing in effect: What you need to know

As of January 1, 2017, police must follow new rules for street checks. A street check, sometimes referred to as carding, is when a police officer asks someone for identifying information in a particular type of situation. The new rules apply if an officer asks you to identify yourself when …

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Phone Scam using iTunes cards

St. Thomas Police became informed of a phone scam that had begun in the spring of 2016. The fraudsters started off by saying they were offering software technical support for the victims computer for only $258.00. The victim provided her banking information over the phone and then just assumed the …

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Employment

Who Doesn’t Like to Laugh?

Friends of St. Thomas Public Library frequently run month-long raffles to raise money for Library Revitalization. For the month of July, two lucky winners are going to laugh until they cry. Quai du Vin has generously provided this month’s prize. ...

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Seniors’ Picnic in the Park

Around this time every year, St. Thomas and Elgin County come together in Pinafore Park for a special day centred around seniors and their families. For the past few years, St. Thomas Public Library and Friends of St. Thomas Public Library have a booth...

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Basic Computer Course for Seniors

OK, let’s face it – not everyone is at tech savvy as you or me. Here we are reading blogs, surfing the web, Facebooking our buddies, Skyping our family, and keeping up with Ellen Degeneres’ tweets. But there are some people, like my m...

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Canadian, eh? Draw Winners

For the month of June, St. Thomas Public Library was gearing up for Canada Day with a Canadian Trivia Draw called “Canadian, eh?” This is the second year for our “Canadian, eh?” draw and we’re pleased to present it to a ne...

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School’s Out – Time for Summer Reading Club!

It’s that time of year again – the time when you are left scrambling to find things for the kids to do during the summer. Don’t you worry! St. Thomas Public Library always has the summer solution! (It’s both fun and educational,...

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Friends Volunteer Positions Available

Friends of St. Thomas Public Library have volunteer positions available:   Friends’ Store Volunteer Coordinator Friends’ Volunteer Store Manager Library Friends’ Shop Volunteers   For an outline of responsibilities for the t...

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Updated Construction Photos on Flickr

Howdy folks! For those of you who are interested, more photos of the library’s demolition on Curtis Street have been uploaded to the library’s Flickr account. A word of warning: these photos may send you for a loop! There are a couple that ...

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Normandy & Dieppe: A Photographic Travelogue

My husband and I had discussed a trip to France for several years, hoping to be able to travel with our friends from England. We finally made it!!   My husband’s love of history and a special interest in the two world wars were the main ...

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Obituaries

Dyck, Jacob

Dyck, Jacob of RR6, Aylmer passed away at London Health Science Centre-University Hospital on February …

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