John Tapley, Ingersoll Times

John Tapley is the multimedia reporter for the Ingersoll Times.

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Ingersoll doctor facing discipline hearing

An Ingersoll physician is going before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Discipline Committee over allegations he violated a voluntary undertaking that restricts him from prescribing certain medications.

Town looking at new boundary adjustment proposal

Ingersoll council plans to hold a special meeting to discuss a new boundary adjustment proposal from the Township of South West Oxford and decided whether or not to reconvene its boundary adjustment committee.

Every couple of weeks or so, the Whitford family of Ingersoll, including Jill and Claire, 6, Kate, 8, Joel, 11, Chris 12, and their mother, Sandra, make a family outing out of collecting and disposing of litter in Ingersoll and the surrounding area. The family is hoping other people will follow its lead. JOHN TAPLEY/INGERSOLL TIMES

Cleaning up the community

Making a regular effort to clean up trash in Ingersoll and the surrounding area, an Ingersoll family is hoping other people will follow its lead.

Four Erie Thames Powerlines employees spent a week in Florida helping restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which caused extensive damage when it hit the state on September 10. Loading up two of the company's service vehicles with tools and their belongings, Brady Verougstraete, Brett Finlayson, Jake Warner and John Barrett left Ingersoll on Wednesday, Sept. 13. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Local utility workers pitch in on Irma clean up

Four Erie Thames Powerlines employees spent a week in Florida helping restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which caused extensive damage when it hit the state on September 10.

Ted Comiskey

'The number is astronomical'

As the impact of a strike at CAMI Automotive continues to be felt, Ingersoll Mayor Ted Comiskey said he is concerned for “the many good men and women who work there,” and the community as a whole.

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Firm hired to run anti-landfill public relations campaign

“Our simple goal is we want to help this community stop this dump,” said Ted Griffith in explaining Campbell Strategies' plan to oppose Walker Environmental Group's Southwest Landfill proposal.

Contractors throw material into a front end loader during a special waste collection event run by the county in the parking lot in front of CAMI Automotive on Saturday, Sept. 9. Tires, appliances, scrap metal, and household hazardous waste was unloaded from a steady stream of vehicles and processed for disposal. JOHN TAPLEY/INGERSOLL TIMES

Cleaning up

Tires, appliances, scrap metal, electronics, batteries, paint, cleaners and solvents and other materials that can't be put at the curb were unloaded from a steady steam of vehicles at a special waste collection event in Ingersoll on Saturday, Sept. 9.

Doug Hunt, a juggler, magician and stilt walker who performs at festivals and other events, will be running a free juggling workshop for all ages at the Ingersoll Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Up in the air

Learning to juggle is more than trying to keep multiple objects constantly moving from one hand to the other through the air, Doug Hunt said.

Ania Nunns crouches behind the steam punk time machine he had on display during the second annual Family Steam Punk Festival at the Norwich and District Museum on Saturday. Celebrating all things steam punk, the festival included costumes, steam punk art, literature, a costume contest, vendors and high tea, JOHN TAPLEY/FOR THE NORWICH GAZETTE

Celebrating steam punk

From ray guns and Victorian-style dress to high tea and even a time machine, steam punk took over the Norwich and District Museum on Saturday.