Patios are back! Existing patios in the City are opening up again. The St. Thomas Downtown Development Board is also supporting five downtown businesses to build patios. Soon, you will be able to visit Bella Jacks Mexican Cantina, Streamliners Espresso Bar, Why Not Cookies Cafe, The Bistro, the St. Thomas Roadhouse and enjoy their new patios. Joe Preston – Mayor ST.Thomas Ontario told us that the City wants to support businesses to re-open. One way they are going to do this is to make the decision making process for patio applications quicker, by streamlining them through the Chief Building Officer, until January 2021.
Project Santa Once Again Bringing Holiday Cheer to our Community!
Project Santa is a community driven effort originating in Counting on Change with Sarah Coleman. When Sarah's own family had some tough times, she felt overwhelmed by the idea of Christmas. Now she help others experiencing the same thing.
Public Art Installation recognizes long term relationship between City and County
The City of St. Thomas and Elgin County are pleased to celebrate their 140 year relationship through the artwork in the new Southdale/Fairview roundabout. Mayor Joe Preston and Warden Tom Marks officially unveiled the new art piece today.
Elgin County Museum launching first AR adventure on Engage app, in partnership with EXAR Studios
County of Elgin—The Elgin County Museum, in partnership with EXAR Studios, is launching an augmented reality (AR) adventure in St. Thomas on June 9th, 2021, as part of EXAR’s Engage app. Using a smartphone, users can uncover five different
Mayor’s Update – May 25, 2021
This week: Splash pads, Pinafore Park construction, Horton Market update, Bass fishing Lake Margaret and more.
Mayor’s Update – May 18, 2021
This week: ~8000 jobs available in the region now, Elephant murals, Lake Margaret permitted uses, and more.
St. Thomas Tonight with St Thomas Police Service Chief Chris Herridge
Topics: Current state of downtown and related issues, CCTV cameras, Current impact of catch and release, Impact of the Crown dismissing charges against repeat offenders.