Whitby

6 days ago
Durham Regional Police are probing the death of a 37-year-old Ontario Shores patient who “sustained serious injuries” at the Whitby psychiatric facility last week. On Nov. 8 around 7:15 a.m., police were called to the mental health facility and found the male patient located inside after an apparent altercation with another patient and rushed him […]
torontosun.com
3 weeks ago
Bram Stoker's working notes for Dracula were discovered in 1913 (but not published until 2008); now researchers at the London Library have pulled the titles Stoker referenced and shown that these were the very books that Stoker used -- they can tell because he defaced the library books, circling the phrases he later made notes on. The markings range from crosses and underlinings against relevant paragraphs, to page turnings on key pages, to instructions to have someone copy entire sections into his typewritten notes. Some of the most heavily marked books include Sabine Baring-Gould’s “Book of Were-Wolves” and Thomas Browne’s “Necromancy - Divination of the Dead”. But the range of titles also sheds light on the detail of Stoker’s geographical and historical research – for example, AF Crosse’s “Round About the Carpathians” and Charles’ Boner’s “Transylvania”. The suggestion that Stoker was using the Library heavily is given added weight by the timi...
3 weeks ago
It is nearly 200 years since this Romantic/Byronic archetype for a vampire emerged – but what do we know about English belief in vampires outside of fiction?
October 11th, 2018
Police say they're investigating after hundreds of brass vases disappeared from a cemetery in Whitby, Ont.
October 11th, 2018
An Ajax elementary school teacher is accused of sex-related offences involving a 10-year-old boy. Durham Regional Police say 31-year-old Krystal Wilson, also known to students at Krystal Clunis, of Whitby, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference with one of her male students. The incidents allegedly took place […]
torontosun.com
October 9th, 2018
TYENDINAGA TOWNSHIP — A man from Whitby is facing charges after police seized more than 40 kilograms of marijuana in eastern Ontario. Provincial police say their interaction with the man began on Monday morning when they allege he was speeding on Highway 401 near Napanee. While speaking with the driver, officers saw large garbage bags […]
torontosun.com
October 7th, 2018
FC London’s once high hopes for a League1 Ontario playoff championship were scuttled Saturday after a heartbreaking and dubious 1-1 draw at FC Darby in Whitby. The Reds, who lost their round-robin opener 1-0 to Toronto Alliance United last weekend at Marconi Club field, needed a win in Whitby and they looked like they were […]
lfpress.com
October 5th, 2018
The FC London men travel to Whitby Saturday, needing a win to keep their League1 Ontario playoff championship hopes alive.
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October 2nd, 2018
Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is investigating after a man died working on trees at a Whitby residence. Durham Regional Police were called around 8 a.m. to a residence near Victoria St. E. and South Blair St. “A male adult was an aborist of some kind working with heavy equipment and was found deceased,” Const George […]
torontosun.com
September 25th, 2018
James Neal admits it might have taken him a little longer to get noticed on the Las Vegas Strip than it did for someone to recognize him on Stephen Avenue. The 31-year-old winger from Whitby, Ont., understands the reception in Calgary — Canada, actually — and the expectations and notoriety that come
sports.yahoo.com
September 25th, 2018
James Neal admits it might have taken him a little longer to get noticed on the Las Vegas Strip than it did for someone to recognize him on Stephen Avenue. The 31-year-old winger from Whitby, Ont., understands the reception in Calgary — Canada, actually — and the expectations and notoriety that come
sports.yahoo.com
September 25th, 2018
Police say a 54-year-old woman charged with impaired driving had her 14-month-old grandson in her vehicle when she crashed in Whitby, Ont.
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