Tag Archives: money

Weekend Vandalism

Over the past couple of weekends there has been some vandalism done to newly constructed homes. Unknown persons caused minor damage, spray painted inside and out and even defecated inside the homes under construction in both the North and South end of town. We would like to encourage the residents …

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Cross-Country Bike Ride for At-Risk Youth

A man from Ontario will finish his cross-country bike ride here this weekend. Derek Shirley began this ride in Vancouver on April 16th, and pulls into St. John’s on Sunday. Shirley is with the It Takes Two Leadership Institute in St. Thomas, Ontario. His bike tour, the Making Wow Tour, …

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Assault

A 41 year old St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with one count of assault yesterday afternoon. The male was attending a West end home which was his girlfriends address. He had been consuming alcohol and was denied entry. The male forced his way into the residence and had …

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Armed robbery

A lone armed suspect entered The Dutch Bakery on May 28th at approximately 5:15 pm and approached an employee demanding money. The suspect displayed a firearm tucked in his waistband and the employee fled the store. The suspect ultimately left the store empty handed last seen southbound from the business …

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Hurdling the Delusional Barriers

Greetings my gentle readers to this weeks installment of the “Be Yourself, Often” blog. Yes, that time when you can just sit back and make the determination and go through the thought process from the week asking the critical question. Did I let my light shine this week or was …

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2012-05-15 – Robbery

St Thomas Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the back parking lot of 669 Talbot Street Monday evening May 14, 2012. Police say shortly after 10:00PM a 25 year old female was confronted by two other adult females that assaulted her while stealing her purse. Both suspects fled …

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2012-04-16 – Theft from vehicle

Sometime during the overnight hours of Monday April 16 2012 a women’s wallet containing money and identification was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of an Alexandria Street residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St Thomas Police Service at 519-631-1364 or Crime Stoppers at …

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February 14th is for suckers

Valentine’s Day, February 14th is the day when we as men are encouraged to buy the ladies in our life diamonds, or other expensive gifts as a way to demonstrate just how much we love them. Really? Will your wife or girlfriend leave you if she doesn’t receive a shiny …

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Real vs Fake. Which do you prefer?

No it isn’t about that but I do appreciate the way your mind works! To say that money is tight for most people would be an understatement, belts have been tightened ,the economy is struggling to recover, and to top it all, we are trying to pay all the bills …

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The truth about me (according to my email)

If you have email, you have an inbox. The term comes from that time, long long ago, when people worked at desks with something called paper. There would be two trays or boxes, an in box and am out box. And you thought you wouldn’t learn anything today! If you …

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How do we kill our lawn?

I know this is not the normal request for lawn advice but no one every said life was always normal. I also use the word “lawn” very loosely, in fact looser than than those women your mother always warned you about, that you spent your whole life looking for! Let …

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The top down low down

There is a certain type of driver that you see during those months when the snow has finally melted away. They are generally gentlemen of an older age, not ancient but old enough, and they all seem to drive convertible cars with the top down! Their cars are never classic …

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The pound is getting full!

Summer is always the hardest time in dog rescue. Money is tight, foster homes are away on vacation, and the pound fills up quickly. Here are 2 nice dogs in the St. Thomas City pound. Please consider being a foster home, or a permanent home for these abandoned dogs? Luke …

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And his heart grew three sizes that day

I have never wanted to ruin Christmas, steal children’s presents, and generally be a meanie. I am not the Grinch. I am an anti-social, grump who prefers the company of books and the internet to real people. I find it easier to relate to inanimate objects than I do to …

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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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A Princess in a Princess Dress, Everybody loves a Princess Best!

In this post I just wanted to call your attention to The Princess Project. This project was started with 1 question presented by a woman named Deb to her friend Jody. “Do you have any dresses?  I have some young ladies that need dresses for their graduation.” Within 24 hours …

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FYI…Elgin Court PTA fundraiser at Wendy’s St.Thomas

Eat at Wendy’s in St. Thomas from 4:30-7:30 on Tuesday January 25th and help raise money for Elgin Court Public School PTA. Don’t forget to invite everyone you know. Dine in, Take away, Drive Through and Gift Certificate purchases all count. If you were going to eat out any way….make …

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FYI…Elgin Court PTA fundraiser at Wendy's St.Thomas

Eat at Wendy’s in St. Thomas from 4:30-7:30 on Tuesday January 25th and help raise money for Elgin Court Public School PTA. Don’t forget to invite everyone you know. Dine in, Take away, Drive Through and Gift Certificate purchases all count. If you were going to eat out any way….make …

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Movember!

Movember The Mo, slang for moustache, and November come together each year for Movember. Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month.  The moustache …

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DOUBT

There is nothing worse than doubt…It creeps into your soul and seeps into every pore until you are convinced that an idea that was seemingly brilliant five minutes ago, has become the single most stupid concept ever to be conceived in all of the memory of man.  And worse than …

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