Five injured, one critically, in explosion at local Veolia facility veolia

Five injured, one critically, in explosion at local Veolia facility

A Saturday afternoon fire and explosion at Veolia’s Scott Road facility has sent five people, one with injuries described as critical to hospital. Sarnia Fire Rescue Services, Sarnia Police Services, Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Lambton OPP were on the scene this afternoon and an Ornge air ambulance has reportedly arrived at Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport. The […]

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Work on Centennial Park well underway FullSizeRender (3)

Work on Centennial Park well underway

Workers from London, Ont.-based contractor Bre-Ex Construction have begun a $2.5-million first phase remediation of Centennial Park, an operation that City of Sarnia official says should be ready for tobogganers by mid-December. The north berm is being made about 10 feet taller as topsoil is moved from the contaminated surface of the park. A geo-textile […]

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Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project shoreline LAWSS

Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has provided $300,000 to protect the St. Clair River shoreline at the Lambton Area Water Supply System (LAWSS) in the City of Sarnia. The funds were provided to the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority through the Water and Erosion Control Infrastructure (WECI) program. Matching funds will be provided by […]

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Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala Clara Hughes, centre, was welcomed to Bluewater Health on Thursday by Kathy Alexander, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, and Susan Denomy, CEO of Bluewater Health.

Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala

She’s perhaps Canada’s best-known and most-celebrated Olympian. But Clara Hughes will be mostly “just herself” tonight when she shares her story, one that includes the challenges related to mental illness, all in support of programs at Bluewater Health related to issues like she herself has faced in life. Hughes, who was at Bluewater Health in […]

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Sarnia

Five injured, one critically, in explosion at local Veolia facility

veolia

A Saturday afternoon fire and explosion at Veolia’s Scott Road facility has sent five people, one with injuries described as critical to hospital. Sarnia Fire Rescue Services, Sarnia Police Services, Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Lambton OPP were on the scene this afternoon and an Ornge air ambulance has reportedly arrived at Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport. The […]

Oct 25, 2014 16:52

Lambton County

Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project

shoreline LAWSS

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has provided $300,000 to protect the St. Clair River shoreline at the Lambton Area Water Supply System (LAWSS) in the City of Sarnia. The funds were provided to the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority through the Water and Erosion Control Infrastructure (WECI) program. Matching funds will be provided by […]

Oct 23, 2014 17:35

Arts/Entertainment/Culture

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #155

The Show with David BUrrows #155

Harmony For Youth Haunted House.Win Tix to see BIG WRECK!The Entertainment Scene:Theatre Sarnia begins its 88th season with the broadway musical comedy, “Catch Me If You Can”. Making his directorial debut Andrew Colborne shares details of the performance. Win Tix to opening night! In The Community: Fiery Faces is set to raise money for the Wyoming […]

Oct 22, 2014 10:26

Sports

Bonnie Doon golf course won’t reopen next year

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A combination of poor weather and an overall decline in the local golf industry are being blamed for a decision to close Camlachie’s Bonnie Doon Golf Course after the end of this season. Course owners Dick and Gladys Ottens and Ken and Lindsay Scott sent an e-mail to members earlier this month announced the decision to close. […]

Oct 22, 2014 14:06

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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #155

The Show with David BUrrows #155

Harmony For Youth Haunted House.Win Tix to see BIG WRECK!The Entertainment Scene:Theatre Sarnia begins its 88th season with the broadway musical comedy, “Catch Me If You Can”. Making his directorial debut Andrew Colborne shares details of the performance. Win Tix to opening night! In The Community: Fiery Faces is set to raise money for the Wyoming […]

Five injured, one critically, in explosion at local Veolia facility

veolia

A Saturday afternoon fire and explosion at Veolia’s Scott Road facility has sent five people, one with injuries described as critical to hospital. Sarnia Fire Rescue Services, Sarnia Police Services, Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Lambton OPP were on the scene this afternoon and an Ornge air ambulance has reportedly arrived at Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport. The […]

Work on Centennial Park well underway

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Workers from London, Ont.-based contractor Bre-Ex Construction have begun a $2.5-million first phase remediation of Centennial Park, an operation that City of Sarnia official says should be ready for tobogganers by mid-December. The north berm is being made about 10 feet taller as topsoil is moved from the contaminated surface of the park. A geo-textile […]

Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project

shoreline LAWSS

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has provided $300,000 to protect the St. Clair River shoreline at the Lambton Area Water Supply System (LAWSS) in the City of Sarnia. The funds were provided to the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority through the Water and Erosion Control Infrastructure (WECI) program. Matching funds will be provided by […]

Local MP issues statement to constituents after Ottawa tragedy

Sarnia-Lambton Member of Parliament Pat Davidson reached out to her constituents Thursday in the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting in the nation’s capital that left one soldier dead and the perpetrator shot by a security officer. Davidson also referred to an early shooting in Quebec in her message, the full text of which follows: “This past week, Canadians have […]

Sarnia Police say they are continuing to investigate fire, expect more charges to be laid

Sarnia Police say they are continuing to investigate a fire that occurred Tuesday at a home in the 100 block of Alfred Street. A 38-year-old Sarnia man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, arson and fleeing police but Sarnia Police say additional charges are expected. They are asking anyone with information […]

Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala

Clara Hughes, centre, was welcomed to Bluewater Health on Thursday by Kathy Alexander, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, and Susan Denomy, CEO of Bluewater Health.

She’s perhaps Canada’s best-known and most-celebrated Olympian. But Clara Hughes will be mostly “just herself” tonight when she shares her story, one that includes the challenges related to mental illness, all in support of programs at Bluewater Health related to issues like she herself has faced in life. Hughes, who was at Bluewater Health in […]

Sarnia Police say woman arrested for intoxication faces charges of assault

Sarnia Police say a 23-year-old City woman has been charged with breach of probation and two counts of assaulting a police officer in an incident that occurred Tuesday (October 21) just before 8 p.m. Officers were called to the 200 block of Queen Street On Tuesday October 21, 2014 just before 8:00 p.m. in response […]

Bonnie Doon golf course won’t reopen next year

bonnie doon cropped

A combination of poor weather and an overall decline in the local golf industry are being blamed for a decision to close Camlachie’s Bonnie Doon Golf Course after the end of this season. Course owners Dick and Gladys Ottens and Ken and Lindsay Scott sent an e-mail to members earlier this month announced the decision to close. […]

Forest area gets two new doctors as a result of recruitment efforts

Dr. Natalie Koldwey, left, and Dr. Kate Brown have been recruited to practice at the North Lambton Community Health Centre.

The Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia-Lambton says it has been successful in recruiting two doctors who will be working at the North Lambton Community Health Centre at the Forest and Kettle Point sites. The two physicians—Dr. Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Koldewey—have experience in aboriginal health, geriatrics and physical fitness, says Kathy Bresset, executive director […]