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St. Thomas Public Library Selects Sierra As New Integrated Library Software (ILS)

St. Thomas Public Library, March 27, 2015 – St. Thomas Public Library is proud to announce that, starting in January 2016, it has selected the Integrated Library Software (ILS) Sierra from Innovative Interfaces. The library currently uses the Symphony ILS from SirsiDynix. “The Library is looking forward to this change,” …

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St. Thomas Public Library Introduces Two New Self-Checkout Machines

St. Thomas Public Library, January 12, 2015 –St. Thomas Public Library is excited to announce the arrival of two new self-checkout machines! The library has been proud to offer self checkout services for over 4 years already, and in recent months, the unit has seen an increase in usage of …

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Rabbitts- Patricia (Thomas)

Rabbitts- Patricia (Thomas) of Port Stanley, passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Larry Rabbitts (2008). Loved mother of William Rabbitts (Gregory) of St. Thomas and Ann Maurie Stevens (Daniel) of Port Stanley. Loving grandmother …

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Fog Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:22 P.M. EST SUNDAY 14 DECEMBER 2014 Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. Widespread fog is expected over Southwestern Ontario tonight due to a moist and stagnant airmass. Fog patches are expected to form this evening after sunset, and become more widespead …

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St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Wins Quality Healthcare Workplace Award for fifth consecutive year

St. Thomas, ON – St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) has once again been recognized by the Ontario Hospital Association and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care with a Quality Healthcare Workplace Award. This is the fifth consecutive year STEGH has been acknowledged by the OHA and MoH. STEGH …

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Frost Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:50 A.M. EDT SATURDAY 11 OCTOBER 2014 Under clear skies and light winds, overnight low temperatures over southern Ontario are expected to drop down to the freezing mark or a few degrees below the freezing mark. As a result, widespread frost is expected tonight. The …

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Frost Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

First frost advisory of the season Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Weather Advisories for Frost are issued when temperatures are expected to the reach freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and …

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Obituaries – 31st March 2013

TULL: Noreen M. (Aitken) of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas Posted: 31 Mar 2013 06:57 AM PDT Tull- Noreen M. (Aitken) of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas passed away on Saturday March 30, 2013 at the St. Thomas–Elgin General Hospital in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Frederick …

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Elgin St. Thomas Public Health – Elevated Levels of Bacteria in Road Side Ditches

St. Thomas, March 27, 2013 – Elgin St. Thomas Public Health reminds people to avoid direct contact with surface water in road side ditches and other low lying areas as it may contain bacteria, viruses and parasites. Staff of the Municipality of Central Elgin have been carrying out laboratory testing of water …

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Snowfall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Snowfall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued By Environment Canada At 10:54 Am Est Friday 8 February 2013 Summary Significant snowfall of 15 to 25 cm today. Heavy snow continues as a major winter storm currently centred over Lake Erie affects the regions today. General …

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Snowfall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Issued By Environment Canada At 4:49 Am Est Friday 8 February 2013 Summary Significant snowfall of 15 to 25 cm today. A winter storm will continue to affect the regions today. This Texas low has intensified into a major winter storm as it approached Southern Ontario. An expanding area of …

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Winter Storm Watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Issued By Environment Canada At 12:11 Am Est Thursday 7 February 2013 Summary Significant snowstorm threatening tonight and Friday. Details A low will track northeast from Texas today then track just south of Lake Erie on Friday. This low is expected to intensify into a winter storm as it approaches …

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Winter Storm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 5:30 PM EST WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2013 Summary Significant snowstorm threatening Thursday night and Friday. Details An Alberta clipper currently tracking southeastward through the Dakotas is expected to track across the us midwest tonight and Thursday then track just south of Lake Erie on Friday. …

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Snow Squall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Issued By Environment Canada At 12:32 Pm Est Saturday 2 February 2013 Snow squalls with near zero visibility today. Snow squalls have developed in the strong and gusty west to southwest flow off the Great Lakes. Radar indicates intense snow squall bands across the regions. Snowfall amounts will be highly …

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Happy 2013!

Well it is the start of a new year so let’s have a look back at 2012. Compared to 2011, 2012 was a very good year for the St. Thomas Blog. In terms of Unique visitors, we went from 61,030 visitors in 2011 to 128,553 in 2012, an over 100% …

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Wind Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 8:53 PM EDT MONDAY 29 OCTOBER 2012 Summary Severe winds of 60 gusting up to 100 km/h beginning this evening. This is a warning that potentially hazardous winds are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated statements. Recommended Action Details Post …

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St. Thomas Police – Operation Impact

St Thomas Police will be on the roads during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend targeting impaired drivers, distracted drivers aggressive driving, and drivers – passengers that don’t wear their seat belts. This four day traffic initiative called OPERTION IMPACT, an annual traffic enforcement and education campaign will begin 12:01a.m Friday October …

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Downtown Pharmacy Broken In To

On September 20, 2012 at approximately 1:19 AM, police responded to an alarm at a down town pharmacy. As police were responding, an alert local taxi driver observed three suspicious males exiting the pharmacy and called 9-1-1. The males entered a dark coloured, older model, Ford Mustang and drove off …

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30th St. Thomas Fire Muster – 01-September-2012

The 30th Fire Muster Parade was the best yet with truck after truck after truck. Wish we had recorded all the sirens and horns that were blasted as each seemed to have it’s own voice. Perhaps next year we can record video so we can put the sirens with the …

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