At Council on Monday, the advance polling dtes were in the agenda for October at Elgin Mall.
The first advance polling date will be Wednesday October 15th from 10 am - 4 pm. There's also advance polling Thursday Oct 16 and Friday Oct 17 from noon to 7 pm.
Elgin-Middlesex London MPP Jeff Yurek is hoping to bring senior's driver licence renewal sessions to St.Thomas.
Yurek says travelling all the way to London can be a stressful experience for seniors. He say's he has discussed the issue with MTO officials who said they're open to conducting sessions in St.Thomas if there's a visable need for the service.
Yurek encurages seniors to call the office ...
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The RCMP have charged a London man in relation to the breach of security on the Canada Revenue Agency Website.
19 year old Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence on Tuesday and faces charges of Unauthorized Use of a Computer and one count of Mischief.
The RCMP believes that Solis-Reyes was able t extract private information held by the CRA by exploiting the security vulnerability ...
The Presstran Plant in St.Thomas will be losing approximately 40 employees due to "reductions and reassignments" at the Plant.
The announcement was made Wednesday by a Plant spokesperson. Reports say that afternoon and evening supervisors are the ones being affected.
The "reductions and reassignments" are due to some major restructuring being done by Cosma International, which is a wholly-owned ...
Once again, the unemployment rate for London-St.Thomas was on the rise last month. The rate rose from 8% in February to 8.2% for the end of March.
Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek confirms that despite the rise in the area, the national unemployment rate fell to 6.9% after the country added 43,000 jobs last month.
You will be able to buy your beer and liquor at the grocery store in the near future.
The Liberal Government announced this week they are going to open LCBO Express Stores in participating stores by the end of 2014.
Owner of Briwood Farm Market Brian Giles says he thinks this is a good idea however he doesn't know if it is something he would want to jump into right away.
He adds he would ...
The Ontario Progressive Conservative party says documents related to the much anticipated provincial budget were leaked this week.
The Tories say the documents revealed that if the budget passes government spending would see an increase of $5.7 Billion Dollars. Also revealed to the opposition i a plan for the government to release a number of feel good announcements leading up to the ...
After 4.5 hours of deliberations, council passed the 2014 Operating Budget on Monday evening.
By the end of the meeting, council was able to lower a proposed 5.9% tax hike down to 3.8% with unanimous consent from council.
In the budget, roughly #300,000. worth of additional community grant requests were approved, but with the crunched this year from the new courthouse an land ambulance costs, ...
It may be warming up a bit this week, but itis still not quite time for people to be thinking about using their vacaton homes on the Lake just yet.
With this in mind Police are advising all residents to ensure all valuables as well as alcohol are removed from their vacation home until the plan to use it.
Replacement traffic lights will soon be seen at the intersection of Bridge St. and Colborne St in Port Stanley. Residents would like to see this change so they don't have to sit through a cycle waiting for their light to turn green when there isn't much traffic around.
The plan is to have the new modern traffic lights installed before the May long weekend.
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Residents of St.Thomas will have to give their input on this years budget on Wednesday.
Mayor Heather Jackson tells My FM they want to have some more public input before making a final decision on the budget.
She adds the roundtable discussions will be split into 3 different sections. The first one will focus on business and industry, while the second one will have an emphasis on culture, ...
Clara's Big Ride hits St.Thomas this weekend. Dr. Tatliana Zdyd, a clinical psychologist said the reason behind Clara's visti - mental health. He added that is's very good to have a spokespeson like Clara, as her fame will help get peoples attention and get them talking.
Clara will be stopping by small towns as well as large cities, as she can bring the conversaton there as well.
The Central Elgin Council chambers were packed with residents from the Eastwood Subdivision once again as council went through more discussions about the East Side Development Project.
Before council was a recommendation prepared by Central Elgin Staff, that they confirm the chare of Option 1A in the amount of $9,651.15 per residential property including "collection main: and "waste water" ...
Housing numbers have come out for our region and they're following the trend of the temperature - low. Statistics provided by the London St.Thomas Association of Realtors explains they have good inventory and the lower numbers are due to things they can't control.
Year to date, 72 homes changed hands in St.Thomas compared to 92 a year ago .. a drop of 22.8%
On Friday, Jeff Yurek was on hand to congratulate St.Thomas's Linda Stevenson, who received the Caring Cupboard Canadian Award from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario on February 19, 2014.
Stevenson was involved with starting the Talbot Teen Center, with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, an in total belongs to over 60 organizations - obviously very deserving of this honor.
The next municipal election may not be until October, but already the first candidate has filed for the mayoral race.
Mayor Heather Jackson filed her papers Monday morning to seek re-election. In a statement to local media, Jackson said taht being the first one to apply for the job was important.
Jackson added that she is not looking to launch her campaign tomorrow, but she felt by applying ...
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Lot's of parties will be happening this weekend for Super Bowl Sunday and the OPP want to remind everyone that if you plan on drinking to make sure you have a safe way to get home or sleep over.
Constable Melissa McGregor says that the OPP will be out in full force making sure everyone gets home safely.
She adds that party hosts are ultimately responsible for anyone that is drinking at their home ...
The 3rd Annual Acts of Kindness Day in St.Thomas is now less than a week away. The Annual Event will be held for the third time on February 5.
Carrie Houston, who is the inspiration for the day, explains that "Random Acts of Kindness Day" serves a bigger cause ... Being Kind All The Time.
At her mothers funeral in 2011, Carrie asked everyone in attendance to go out and perform a kind act ...
St.Thomas Police continue to search for 13 year olf Bailey Kellestine. Kellestine is in a ward of the Family and Children s Services and left her residence this past Saturday..
Kellestine has lived in St.Thomas her entire life and is very familiar with the City.
If anyone knows where Kellestine is, please contact the St.Thomas Police Services at 519-631-1364
At City Council Monday, one issue that came up was the plan for fulfilling Council's pledge to the St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation.
The $350,000 in reserve will be given to STEGHFand Treasurer William day recommended raising $350,000 each year following to be paid on July 1, until the pledge of $3.5 Million Dollars is reached. Day said it was ultimately up to Council, and ...
At City Council Monday evening, a contentious issue was on the agenda regarding the upcoming election. There were 2 motions: one to make paper ballots the primary form of voting and one to advise administration to look into adopting voting through the internet. While the first motion passed 7-1, the second motion was split with respect to eVoting.
Alderman Barwick was one of four ...
At City Council Monday night, Mayor Heather Jackson had some very exciting news to share with council and the citizens of St.Thomas.
SLE-CO Plastics will be coming to St.Thomas and will be located at 400 Edgeware Road, which was formerly occupied by A. Schulman Canada. While half the building is ready to be utilized immediately, Jackson assured that Sle-co would have full support ...
It's a new year and the Ontario PC Party is hoping that our economy will turn around soon. PC Leader Tim Hudak said that we won't be able to make positive changes if we remain on the same track we are now.
Hudak is hoping that the NDP Party will join forces with them and force a spring election this year.
Bo Horvat, Team Canada Member, current London Knight and former St.Thomas Star will be the special guest at tonight's Stars home game vs Strathroy. Bo will participate in the ceremonial puck drop and will be available to sign autographs during the first intermission.
There will also be a Bo Horvat autographed Team Canada jersey that will be raffled off. The Stars are encouraging ...
Due to the extreme cold weather, the City of St.Thomas has delayed its regularly scheduled waste, recycling and organics collection for Tuesday. Residents are encouraged to leave material at the curbside as crews work to remove it all as quickly as possible.
In the event that crews are unable to complete Tuesday's collection route they will return Wednesday to service any missed set outs.
Here is you list of cancellations/closures for today.
ALL schools in the Thames Valley District School Board CLOSED
All schools in the London District Catholic School Board CLOSED
ALL school bus transportation CANCELLED
ALL classes cancelled at Fanshawe College London & St.Thomas
ALL classes cancelled at Western University, Bresica, Huron & King's
All classes cancelled at ...