From the Times-Journal
Wanna hit the beach in Port Stanley but don’t have a car?
A day of fun and sun may be just a bus ride away as Aboutown Transit now offers thrice-daily service on weekends and holiday Mondays from London and St. Thomas to Port Stanley.
Service started on July 1 and is expected to run until Thanksgiving.
“It’s been very popular so far and it’s been well received,” said Aboutown vice president Jamie Donnelly. “We look forward to expanding it even further. Our goal is to connect communities and towns that previously didn’t have public transportation.”
Posted by Bob Foster –
Recently the Heritage Canada Foundation released it’s 2009 top ten endangered places and worst losses list,and it’s no surprise the worst loss of 2008 was beautiful and historic Alma College in St.Thomas,Ontario.The college was set ablaze on Wednesday May 28th,2008 at exactly 12 noon.The dreams of seeing this magnificent structure fully restored were now over,however once the smoke cleared we were given a renewed hope,because TWO historic buildings on the property survived the intense inferno,giving us a chance to save a small part of the 130 year legacy of Alma College.