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Tourist Attraction
click here to view details!  Somehow the current state of maintenance at the berm and east harbour in Port Stanley just isn't cutting it as a tourist attraction. full story
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Sample Savour Vote
click here to view details!  For the first time, Elgin-St. Thomas United Way is hosting a soup challenge campaign kick-off event. This event challenges local participants to create delicious, one-of-a-kind soups for the public to sample. Called Supreme Soup Challenge, this event will be running in St. Thomas, Aylmer and Port Stanley. At this time we will also reveal our 2014 campaign goal. full story
20 Years Since Sonya Cywink Homicide
click here to view details!  August 30, 2014: Sonya CYWINK remains were discovered on August 30, 1994 at a native historical site known as the Southwold Earth Works located on the Iona Road in Southwold Township, Elgin County. This area is southwest of the City of London, Ontario. A new reward poster offering a total of $60,000 in reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this homicide is being released today. full story
Tall Ships Arrival Kicks Off Harbourfest
click here to view details!  The late afternoon arrival of the tall ships Playfair and Pathfinder just after five o'clock on August 29, 2014 kicked off the Harbourfest Labour Day Weekend in Port Stanley.  full story
Police Investigate Fires in the Belmont Area
click here to view details!  Investigators from the Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for several fires that have been set in the Belmont, Central Elgin area over the past month. full story
Elgin County Shoreline Management Plan
click here to view details!  There was a pretty good turnout of interested and concerned people at both the afternoon and evening sessions of Elgin County's Shoreline Management Plan Open House in Port Stanley on August 27, 2014. Erosion rates along this stretch of shoreline have been as much as 14 feet per year and Baird & Associates are recommending Managed Retreat as the Shoreline Management Plan. full story
BMO Donates $80,000 to STEGH
click here to view details!  Building on a partnership nearly three decades in the making, BMO Bank of Montreal has once again demonstrated its commitment to the healthcare of St. Thomas, Elgin County, and increasingly, beyond. Today, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation is proud to announce that BMO has committed $80,000 towards the Great Expansion of STEGH - its single largest gift ever to our award-winning facility. full story
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Tall Ships Spot Land in Port Stanley this Weekend
click here to view details!  Port Stanley, ON: The hatches are battened down in anticipation of the arrival of tall ships to the popular Port Stanley Harbourfest set to take place on the north shore of Lake Erie on August 29th, 30th and 31st, 2014. Harbourfest is one of the Southwestern Ontario's flagship events and this year's festival has even more family friendly fun, including street performers, crafts and boutique vendors in the DOC building. full story
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 Arts and Entertainment
Smoke Free Movie Event at Pinafore Park
click here to view details!  Elgin St. Thomas Public Health will be holding a smoke-free movie night on August 29th, 2014. The movie night will feature FROZEN. The movie is smoke-free and shows that movies do not need to contain smoking in order to be successful or entertaining. full story
Stag and Doe
click here to view details!  If you've ever had to deal with a Bridezilla as any part of a wedding planning you will just love the way exciting new playwright Mark Crawford pulls a few pins out of Bridezilla's stuffing in Stag and Doe, which opened last night at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre. full story
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Port Stanley Fish Tale
click here to view details!  There it was on the sidewalk, in front of the "James Street" shop, a perfect, fresh, large fish. How did it get there? full story
Watering Can
click here to view details!  I am a volunteer member of the Port Stanley Gardeners, and yesterday, I forgot to pick up our watering can from the sidewalk. We have it out for donations when we are working. full story
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