Gun-toting man jailed 13 months over night of terror in hospital ER
The two security guards Bradley Kelly pointed a realistic-looking black handgun at the night he stormed into the Sarnia hospital’s emergency room are still haunted by the incident.
Jokes, slurs and other forms of racism on King’s, Brescia campuses
Jokes, slurs and putdowns are some of the ways racism is finding its way onto two London university campuses, according to a report released Monday. Released by the presidents of Brescia and King’s university colleges — both Roman Catholic affiliate colleges of Western University — the report also found a lack of diversity, especially in higher […]
Bluewater announces new incoming superintendent
Long-time local secondary school administrator Melissa McEwen will assume the position of superintendent of education on Sept. 1, upon the retirement of Sheryl Elliott, the Bluewater District School Board announced this week. McEwen was a vice-principal at the former Chesley District High School and John Diefenbaker Secondary (now Senior) School, and a principal at Saugeen […]
Kincardine Airport damaged during break-in
About $100,000 damage, including to aviation electronics, was done at the Kincardine Airport during a break-in on the weekend, police say. Officers were called to the airport, at 1987 Hwy. 21, shortly before 10 a.m. on Feb. 5. A witness located a person, who was still inside the building, and notified police, according to a […]
Temporary overflow homeless shelter at Ark Aid quickly goes beyond full
A London overflow winter shelter for homeless people is itself overflowing, days before it has to shut down.
Mapping the Great Lakes: Mental health and “blue spaces”
Love staring at a map and discovering something interesting? Then “Mapping the Great Lakes” is for you. It’s a monthly Great Lakes Now feature created by Alex B. Hill, a self-described “data nerd and anthropologist” who combines cartography, data, and analytics with storytelling and human experience.