Habitat won’t have to pay permit fees on new homes; will be able to negotiate with contractors sarah reaume

Habitat won’t have to pay permit fees on new homes; will be able to negotiate with contractors

The local branch of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that builds homes for those unlikely to be able to afford them without help, has received a level of support from Sarnia City Council, albeit not the waiving of development charges the charity had asked for a second time this year. The specific example brought […]

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‘We dropped the ball,’ says Sarnia Councillor over consultation on pilot dog park issue dog park

‘We dropped the ball,’ says Sarnia Councillor over consultation on pilot dog park issue

Mike Kelch may have had the sound bite of the evening when it came down to the Clearwater Dog Park, which was to become a pilot project until the actual people who would have been negatively impacted by having canines and baseball catchers together got wind of the idea. “We dropped the ball,” said Kelch […]

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Sarnia Legionnaires now seven straight games in the positive image

Sarnia Legionnaires now seven straight games in the positive

By JON MAILLET The Sarnia Legionnaires win streak moves to seven straight games to start the season after a thrilling 7-5 win in Chatham. The game started with a torrid pace with both teams trading goals in the first three minutes It was 2-2 before most people settled into their seats. The Legionnaires got their […]

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United Way campaign continues to gather momentum foosball

United Way campaign continues to gather momentum

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton One of many highlights this past week was the Pembina United Way Human Foosball tournament that was held at the Corunna Legion on Sunday.  Ten teams were playing on a Human Foosball court designed and built by J and A construction. Comments during and after the event […]

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Sarnia

Habitat won’t have to pay permit fees on new homes; will be able to negotiate with contractors

sarah reaume

The local branch of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that builds homes for those unlikely to be able to afford them without help, has received a level of support from Sarnia City Council, albeit not the waiving of development charges the charity had asked for a second time this year. The specific example brought […]

Sep 30, 2014 15:35

Lambton County

OPP investigating armed robbery of Warwick convenience store

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 5000 block of Nauvoo Road in Warwick. Police responded to the call around 11:30 p.m. Monday (September 29) where an unknown male entered the convenience store and produced what appeared to be a knife.  The male was then able to flee […]

Sep 30, 2014 14:28

Arts/Entertainment/Culture

International Symphony season begins with ‘Opening Dance’

Photo of Konstantin Popovic courtesy Windsor Symphony Orchestra.

The International Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2014/15 season with “Opening Dance” on October 10 at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre and October 11 at McMorran Theatre in Port Huron. The ISO begins its 57th season with what it is calling a joyous “Celebration of the Dance,” showcasing glorious and much-loved melodies from ballet, theatre, and cinema. The performances, […]

Sep 28, 2014 11:39

Sports

Sarnia Legionnaires now seven straight games in the positive

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By JON MAILLET The Sarnia Legionnaires win streak moves to seven straight games to start the season after a thrilling 7-5 win in Chatham. The game started with a torrid pace with both teams trading goals in the first three minutes It was 2-2 before most people settled into their seats. The Legionnaires got their […]

Sep 29, 2014 16:30

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Habitat won’t have to pay permit fees on new homes; will be able to negotiate with contractors

sarah reaume

The local branch of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that builds homes for those unlikely to be able to afford them without help, has received a level of support from Sarnia City Council, albeit not the waiving of development charges the charity had asked for a second time this year. The specific example brought […]

‘We dropped the ball,’ says Sarnia Councillor over consultation on pilot dog park issue

dog park

Mike Kelch may have had the sound bite of the evening when it came down to the Clearwater Dog Park, which was to become a pilot project until the actual people who would have been negatively impacted by having canines and baseball catchers together got wind of the idea. “We dropped the ball,” said Kelch […]

OPP investigating armed robbery of Warwick convenience store

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 5000 block of Nauvoo Road in Warwick. Police responded to the call around 11:30 p.m. Monday (September 29) where an unknown male entered the convenience store and produced what appeared to be a knife.  The male was then able to flee […]

Sarnia Legionnaires now seven straight games in the positive

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By JON MAILLET The Sarnia Legionnaires win streak moves to seven straight games to start the season after a thrilling 7-5 win in Chatham. The game started with a torrid pace with both teams trading goals in the first three minutes It was 2-2 before most people settled into their seats. The Legionnaires got their […]

United Way campaign continues to gather momentum

foosball

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton One of many highlights this past week was the Pembina United Way Human Foosball tournament that was held at the Corunna Legion on Sunday.  Ten teams were playing on a Human Foosball court designed and built by J and A construction. Comments during and after the event […]

Lambton OPP investigating break ins involving motorhomes in Wyoming

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate two break and enter incidents involving motorhomes and travel trailers in Wyoming. The latest incident occurred the morning of September 28 at a commercial property in the 400 block of Broadway Street. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to please contact the Lambton County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 […]

Olympian Clara Hughes will headline Bluewater Health Foundation gala

Photo by Darren Goldstein/DSG Photo.

The only Canadian Olympian to have won medals in both the Summer and Winter Games will be in the area next month to speak at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s fundraising gala. Clara Hughes, who is a six-time Olympic medalist, will be at the October 23 dinner, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Point […]

Inn of the Good Shepherd prepares for Thanksgiving food drive with Harvest Dinner

canned food drive

The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s fourth annual Harvest Dinner will be here before you know it. The Wednesday, October 8 event, is being held at the Inn’s 115 John Street building, with two sittings–5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Volunteers will be working on a menu that includes turkey pie casserole, harvest/vegetable soup, juice, fresh rolls, […]

Alvinston Community Group honoured by Lambton County Warden

Alvinston Community Group

The Alvinston Community Group has been recognized with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for September 2014.  Lambton County Warden Todd Case presented the group with a plaque at its yearly BBQ meeting which was held at the Royal Canadian Legion in Alvinston last Wednesday evening (September 24). The Alvinston Community Group was established in […]

Enbridge donates $15k to fire departments in east Lambton

Warwick Fire #2 (1)

Enbridge Inc. has made donations totalling $15,000 to fire departments in Warwick and Watford. The funds for each community—$7,500 each—will be used toward the purchase of emergency response vehicles. The donations were made under the company’s Safe Community program, said Ken Hall, Enbridge senior public affairs advisor. In Warwick, the new emergency response vehicle will allow emergency […]