Local news in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Fire guts house on Moore Ave.

December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefighters tried to control a fire that consumed most of the inside of a home at 44 Moore Avenue in Aylmer the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 11. A large hole was cut into the north side of the house and firefighters were inside trying to extinguish the smouldering remnants of the fire despite the heavy…

David Marr new Elgin warden

December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fellow county councillors unanimously appointed Central Elgin Deputy Mayor David Marr as Elgin warden, Tuesday night, Dec. 10. He said top priorities for 2014 included: a proposed new provincial offences court and museum building; shortening ambulance response times in Bayham; planned renovations to Terrace Lodge long-term care home in Malahide; and saving Dexter Line west…