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Help wanted

Help wanted

While it’s usually the other way around, volunteer fire departments in the area are the ones who need some help right now. The departments are having trouble finding volunteers.
Such great heights

Such great heights

A big piece of the local port authority’s plan to rehabilitate shipping to the west has arrived. And at 200 feet high, the mobile harbour crane is a really big piece. The $3 million crane arrived Saturday morning from Stockton, Calif.
New office building construction for cemetery begins

New office building construction for cemetery begins

After six years of waiting, construction of a new office building at Mountain View cemetery has begun. The new office building was approved by city council in May along with other infrastructure investments.
Hearing concludes

Hearing concludes

The lawyer for three city police officers now facing misconduct charges argued the incident involving a 50-year-old-man was a mistake.

Number of fires confirmed in region growing quickly

Officials with Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources say the number of active forest fires in the region is growing quickly.

City police investigating water rescue, victim in intensive care

City police officers are investigating the circumstances that led up to a water rescue just before noon on Friday.
Century club

Century club

Hilda Hurst was 10 months old when she and her parents sailed from England to Canada.
Big splash

Big splash

The city’s water parks have made a making a big splash with residents. Hundreds of families have taken advantage of the city’s water parks to cool off in the summer’s heat.
Permit reminder

Permit reminder

With flood repair work at full steam, a city official is reminding the public that much of the work may require a building permit.
Officers testify

Officers testify

A police officer charged with misconduct testified Thursday that his accuser, Richard Burns, threw himself to the ground in an effort to “make a scene.
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