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Figuring out the eclipse in a box

Monday, August 21st, 2017 · 0 Comments

Bill Poss, left, was helping his son Blue, 8, figure out how to safely watch the partial eclipse of the sun on Monday afternoon, Aug. 21 at a viewing station set up by local amateur astronomers on John Street N ...

Live music by the pond

Monday, August 21st, 2017 · 0 Comments

Singer/acoustic guitarist Rico performed several original songs in addition to some rock covers during his set at the 23rd annual Fred Eaglesmith Charity Picnic at Springwater Conservation Area southwest of Ayl ...

Sweet Corn Fest attracts a crowd

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Jayden Simmonds, 17, was almost done enjoying a freshly steamed cob of corn during the 10th annual Sweet Corn Fest held in Aylmer's Balmoral Park on Saturday, Aug. 19. Ms. Simmonds plays for the BAD (Belmont-Ay ...

3 Port Tour at the lighthouse

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Groups of cyclists stopped to visit the historic wooden lighthouse in Port Burwell during the seventh annual 3 Port Tour on Saturday morning, Aug. 19. This group consisted of, from left, Mirek Pawelec of London ...

Fireworks, not gunshots

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 · 0 Comments

A Rutherford Avenue resident reported to the Express she heard gunshots in the area of Davenport Public School and East Elgin Secondary School Wednesday night, Aug. 16, at 11 p.m. Aylmer Police investigated ...

Horsepower on display at Duff’s

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Duff's Garage in Aylmer is holding its 10th annual Car Show and Open House tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 16. Attractions include a variety of vintage and muscle cars, a pig roast and live music from Uncertain Childr ...

All smiles at “SonCastle Faire”

Friday, August 11th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Nathaniel Luscombe, left, as Cornelius the Jester and Dave Rachar as Stewart the Steward grinned their way through a scene of "SonCastle Faire," the play that was also the theme for a Vacation Bible S ...

Off to the (water) races at Aylmer Fair

Friday, August 11th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Runners 3 through 8 years old competed in a "water race" during special competitions for children at Aylmer Fair on Friday afternoon, Aug. 11. The goal was to get to the finish as quickly as possible ...

Early fun at the Aylmer Fair

Friday, August 11th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Madison Saxton, left, and Sarah Glazer, both 13 and of Aylmer, enjoyed their multiple rides on the Tilt on Thursday night, Aug. 10, one of the highlights of the midway of this year's Aylmer Fair. The 171st Aylm ...

Sharing some Canada 150 magic

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 · 0 Comments

"That Magic Guy" Peter Meenie of London, left, brought up Madyson Bakker, 9, of Springfield to the stage to help him with a trick during the "AbraCanadabra Magic Show" held at Aylmer Old Tow ...