Welcome to our weekly series, The Railway City Mayor's Update with our Mayor, Joe Preston – Mayor ST.Thomas Ontario.Full article and details here:https://establishmedia.ca/elginstthomas/2019/07/10/railway-city-mayors-update-episode-12/The week in review and the week coming up! This episode has a lot of details, but it's worth staying tuned to get all the details.-You can't access the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital from Elm due to construction.-Seniors Picnic in the park is today. -"Passion to Collect" is opening at the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre on Friday. – Jacshouse is also hosting their gallery show "Restored Horizons" on Friday. -Joe met with Mike Schreiner, the leader of the Green Party of Ontario on Monday at The Atrium-St. Thomas Downtown Development Board held another successful Nostalgia Nights-And so much more! Click through to the article for all the details…
Posted by Establish Media on Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Mayor’s Update Episode 12
– Dalewood Bridge Opened up.
2 lane wide with a Bike/Walking path
– Nostalgia Nights.
Lots of Cars, booths and vendors.
Nothing better than being able to walk down the middle of Talbot Street.
Thousands of people out.
– Sunday was Founders Day
It recognizes that the founder of the settlement that became St. Thomas was Capt. Daniel Rapelje.
Steve Peters was in attendance, Joe was checking his facts with him.
– Families from the Etobicoke area came to see if the would like to live in St. Thomas when the Mirolin Industries Plant Closes and moves into Masco. They brought in a bus load of families and took them to Port Stanley, visited Shaws Ice-cream, answered questions about schools, and brought them downtown for Nostalgia Nights.
– Nightmare on Elm St. Continues.
The first part is finished from Wilson to Pinafore Park.
Continuing work on the second part now.
New issues with this part of construction is that there is no access to the new entrance to the hospital from Elm Street. You need to drive around for the time being.
You can go to the Elgin St. Thomas website to find out the routes to get into the hospital. This will be ongoing until November.
-Tomorrow is the seniors picnic in the park. Lots of businesses and vendors there. Showing what they have to offer to make senior living easier. There are a couple thousand people who come out to this event.
-New city council news letter “Council Corner Newsletter” is out, find it on stthomas.ca
-Last night council talked about the new Position for Growth study. Planners and City Council discussed what area to open up first of the 4 areas in the west end.
-Joe Preston went over to the Atrium on Monday where he met with Mike Schreiner, the party leader of the Green Party of Ontario.
-Coming up this Weekend: A Day Out With Thomas.Thomas the Train is back in town at the Railway Museum along with Bob the Builder along with many other fun things to do. Tickets are still available.
-Sat. From 9-10 am. Yoga in the park at Pinafore put on by the YWCA.
-July 12th the “Passion to Collect” gallery show will have it’s reception at the Art Centre as part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Collectors, Cliff Barwick and Steven McLarty-Payson will have a selection of their personal collections up for display.
-July 25th the next After Dark Series, Featuring live music from the Pairs and Iam Chadney, art, and appetizers.
-July 10th the Business after 5 Chamber event is meeting at Legends Tavern.
-Episode 8 of The Rumour Train is now up on Establish Media’s website. Check it out to get the facts on the rumours in the Railway City.
-Friday July 12th at 6 pm. Jac’s House is hosting the “Restored Horizons” art show in their gallery space.
Watch the full episode for all the details!