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Teen injured after falling at Innovation Centre

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 · 0 Comments

A 16-year-old boy was injured after falling about 10 feet after he climbed to the roof of Elgin Innovation Centre on John Street North in Aylmer on Monday evening, March 27. Aylmer Police Chief Andre Reymer ...

School administrators stick to plan for closures

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 · 0 Comments

After months of public hearings and the opposition of many communities, Thames Valley District School Board administrators are still recommending the closures of Springfield, South Dorchester, Sparta, New Sarum ...

Fun at the Aylmer Express photo booth

Monday, March 27th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Aylmer Express hosted a photo booth for attendees at the Aylmer Home, Garden & Rec show the weekend of March 24-26. Those stopping by the booth were encouraged to get comfortable (and a bit goofy) i ...

Festival Concert at St. John’s United

Monday, March 27th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Dan Jones of Wheatley, left, accompanied Jen Prince of London as she belted out a song during a "Festival Concert" at St. John's United Church in Springfield, Sunday afternoon, March 26. Concerts are ...

Home, Garden and Rec Show opens

Friday, March 24th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek, left, Malahide Deputy Mayor Jim Jenkins and Bayham Mayor Paul Ens waited their turns as Aylmer Mayor Greg Currie successfully answered a trivia question celebrating Canada ...

Paint Night at Springfield PS

Friday, March 24th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Elsie Meesters brought her Paint-tastic workshop to Springfield Public School on Thursday evening, March 23. The Corinth artist taught a class of over 30 women how to paint using her Misty Trail canvas template ...

Q and U together forever

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 · 0 Comments

Junior Kindergarten pupil Taya Lopez, left, played the bride "Q" while Kindergarten pupil Kolbie McCurdy was the groom "U" in Aylmer Assumption Catholic Elementary School's "Q and U Wed ...

Straffordville gun show attracts hundreds

Sunday, March 19th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Dave Rush of Glanworth checked out some rifles and shotguns at one of the booths set up by vendors at the first Gun Show held at Straffordville Community Centre on Sunday, March 19. Advertised as a "buy, s ...

Celebrating St. Patty’s at Cy’s

Sunday, March 19th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Ella Pede, 5, left, and her brother Oliver, 4, were dressed appropriately to celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the annual party at Cy's Bowling Lanes and Lounge in Aylmer a day late on Saturday, March 18. The ...

Bumbling Bert charms Straffordville children

Friday, March 17th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Bumbling Bert brought his wacky sense of humour to the Straffordville Library during his magic show performance in front of several children on Friday afternoon, March 17 to cap a busy, week-long series of Marc ...