Not bashful about combining the old with the new in Elgin County courthouse


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Restoration of the Elgin County courthouse would prove cheaper than construction of a new consolidated court facility in St. Thomas.
That was the guarantee from London developer Shmuel Farhi to a capacity gathering Thursday at the St. Thomas Public Library on hand to hear his proposal to fully retrofit and add on to the Wellington Street facility that pre-dates Canada.
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McGuinty willing to consider standards for health effects of wind turbines


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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says he’s willing to consider setting standards to address health concerns around wind turbines.

McGuinty notes there is no definitive research into the possible health risks of living near a wind farm, but says the province must take all concerns into account as it looks to set up more turbines.
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