So you've packed up your luggage and dreams and moved to Hamilton,The Hammer, Hammer-ville, Steel City, etc. Whatever reasoning you had, I'm here to tell you that this city is more alive than you thought, more on fire with the arts than I realized, capable of more growth than we give it credit for.
Halloween: the one evening of the year when the representatives of evil--Beelzebub, Darth Vader, the wicked witch of the west--and their noble counterparts--the holy angel, Superman, and perhaps Stephen Harper--form a truce, stand side-by-side and, with outstretched bags, taunt the morally mediocre neighbours into giving them candy.
“Of all the responsibilities the Constitution endows to Congress, two should be fairly simple: pass a budget, and pay America’s bills,” said President Obama in an address on September 30th, the day before the American government shutdown.
A large heist netted thieved a massive amount of beef after a truck was stolen early last week. The truck left Texas on September 15th carrying over 40,000 pounds of beef, and was left in a shipping yard in Ancaster on Sunday night. Late that night, the suspects involved broke into the yard and stole the truck, including the refrigerated trailer. At this time, Hamilton police are unsure if the individuals were targeting the truck or the cargo of beef which is valued at over $100,000.