A family of five was unhurt, but their London townhouse was heavily damaged after a New Year’s Day blaze ripped through it Saturday morning. Firefighters responded about 10:45 a.m. after 911 calls came in reporting smoke and flames at a townhouse at 127 Toulan Cres., just east of Clarke Road and Trafalgar Street, platoon chief […]
A teenaged cancer survivor from Georgian Bluffs is taking on a new challenge in his fourth year of raising funds for cancer research. After completing half-marathons in 2020 and 2022 and a full marathon in 2021, Jesse Walker of Balmy Beach is preparing to tackle an Olympic triathlon – 1.5-kilometre swim, 40-km bike and 10-km […]
A 54-year-old Woodstock man is facing charges in connection with the sexual assault of a disabled person.
The memory of those who fought and sacrificed in the Dieppe Raid took centre stage Friday in Windsor. On the 80th anniversary of the Aug. 19, 1942, raid that represents Canada’s bloodiest day of the Second World War — and proved particularly deadly for Windsor and Essex County — t he City of Windsor and […]
Thousands gathered Wednesday in London’s Wortley Village to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with ceremonies, music, dancing and food. Also called Indigenous Solidarity Day, the event is held every year on June 21 to honour the vibrant cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities. The date also commemorates the summer solstice. Reporter […]
Lake Huron whitefish are being tagged with transmitters to track their movements, the first time an acoustic telemetry project of this scale has been done in the lake. The “pings” from transmitters surgically implanted in the fish are detected by receivers placed on the bottom of the lake at various locations. Information recorded at these […]