Council met behind closed doors yesterday and the end result is that the city is buying the Green Lane Landfill in London. The deal is still being negotiated but the city is keeping mum on the terms. Opponents of the deal are critical at the way the deal was sprung on them. The mayor of London is none too happy about not getting any notice.
Royson James reports on Senator Jerry Grafstein efforts to find someone to jump into the mayoral race. The well-known political organizers has been looking for someone to take on Miller for months but hasn’t found any takers. He’s considering throwing his support behind Pitfield or running himself.
A lawyer probing police corruption in the entertainment district accuses cops of making inappropriate deals with high-ranking mob figures.
A woman is suing the police for alleged misconduct during a raid on her house. She accuses the police of calling her daughter a whore, destroying her property, urinating on private documents and more. The raid targetted her son, whom police thought may have been linked to street gangs.
A Babe Ruth memorial goes up on Hanlan’s point. The site is where Ruth apparently hit his first professional home run. During that game he also pitched a one-hitter.
Finally, if you find a strange animal in your garden or attic it might just be an opossum. Warmer weather has the strange looking creatures moving north and taking residence in and around Toronto-area homes.