Hundreds of people from local workplaces and schools participated in the TD StairClimb at Budweiser Gardens in downtown London on Thursday. The United Way fundraiser, now in its 27th year, has raised nearly $3 million in that time. Photos by LFP’s Derek Ruttan Read More
A fire that damaged parts of Ark Aid Street Mission could be a sign of the increasing desperation of London’s homeless population, its executive director says. The Ark Aid building at 696 Dundas St. in Old East Village is undergoing renovations, and closed to people who need help. But people are gathering and sleeping nearby, […]
The Municipality of Kincardine is collecting feedback on playground equipment being installed at Grozelle Park. Until Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m., residents can vote for their favourite options for the park, located at 68 Inverlyn South in Kincardine. The survey includes multiple play sets and colour schemes that could be part of the park project, […]
Vince Zangari joked that his co-workers would give him a hard time if they knew he was showcasing his cement-finishing skills using sand. The longtime member of the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 1059 spent Saturday providing a first-hand experience – minus the concrete – of what a trades career looks like. […]
20-year-old driver charged with impaired
A family was able to escape a blaze at a home in St. Thomas early Friday, the city’s fire officials say. Emergency crews were called to a home on Chestnut Drive, but the family managed to escape to safety, the St. Thomas Fire Department noted in a social media post at about 2 a.m. Friday. […]
An historic building in St. Thomas that was last used as a residence for people with physical and mental health challenges was heavily damaged in a fire Wednesday.