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Listen to Thursday’s local stories, from the ‘London Nooncast’ with Vanessa Boamah Vanessa Boamah | London, Ont. | March 23, 2023 Today’s news items include:Continue Reading

Amanda Mazzei // London, Ont. // March 23, 2023 Tree removal has started in the Old North neighbourhood at the intersection of Cheapside and Colborne. This is the first action taken after the city announced its plans to cut down roughly 40 trees near the intersection of Regent and FraserContinue Reading

Thursday afternoons are for ‘babies and brews,’ at Anderson Craft Ales Caelan Beard // London, Ont. // March 23, 2023 A growing number of breweries in Ontario, including Anderson Craft Ales in London, are offering events aimed at a new audience – babies and their caregivers.   Anderson runs “BabiesContinue Reading

March 23, 2023 Roman soccer organization S.S. Lazio has slapped a lifetime ban on a fan who was wearing a pro-Hitler jersey to Sunday’s match against Roma at Stadio Olimpico, according to several news reports. The fan wore a jersey with the name ‘Hitlerson’ on the back, and the numberContinue Reading

Caelan Beard // London, Ont. // March 23, 2023 Londoners who own the city’s oldest homes can once again start apply for heritage signs with information about the original owners. The popular historical house-sign program operated by the Architectural Conservation of Ontario (ACO) is back-on after a 20-month break toContinue Reading

*Mock Campaign Nike has chosen one of the world’s most polarizing figures, Elon Musk, as the brand ambassador for its “Go Beyond” campaign. Nike released its own version of the moon boot in a live-event on Thursday. Elon Musk unveiled the Cosmonaut live from outer space. The Cosmonaut will beContinue Reading

Trishla Parekh | London, Ont. | March 22, 2023 With Ramadan beginning Thursday, Western Journalism Studio asked Londoners how they are preparing for the occasion. “Ramadan is one of the world’s best kept secrets,” said Asim Hussain, a Toronto-based artist professionally known as Student Asim. “You’ve got two billion peopleContinue Reading

Soon-to-be high school graduates are flocking to London to find the perfect prom dress. Celina Alders and Emily Koppers | London. Ont | March 22, 2023 Some might say the most important day of your life is your wedding, or maybe the birth of your first child. But for Grade 12s,Continue Reading