Articles By: JD Booth

First annual Rock & Roll Christmas concert guaranteed to delight

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It seems Sarnia-Lambton just can’t get enough of its Christmas events. This year is no exception and thanks to David Chaulk and Brian Austin Jr. of the Imperial Theatre, there’s another chance to get into the Christmas spirit. Playing the concert will be some of the community’s favourite musicians, including CD/DC, Erika and Sara, Denise […]

Lambton County looking for ‘expressions of interest’ for affordable housing projects

The County of Lambton is calling for Expressions of Interest to Develop Affordable Housing, an initiative that will assist with increasing the supply of local rental housing for households on, or eligible to be on, social housing wait lists. Responses to the Expression of Interest will be considered for funding opportunities through the Canada-Ontario Investment […]

Additional charges laid against former Sarnia fire chief

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Sarnia’s former fire chief, who was dismissed from his position nearly two years ago after being charged with several counts of sexual assault, now faces additional charges, say Sarnia Police. The new charges come after police say they received further evidence from another victim who was allegedly sexually assaulted. Patrick Martin Cayen was arrested on November […]

Sarnia Police recover stolen property, make arrest

A 25-year-old Sarnia man who was first arrested on November 5 is now facing some 12 counts of possession of stolen property after Sarnia Police followed a trail of leads that lead to them conducting a search of the accused’s residence. The search warrant was executed on November 13 and during the search, officers say […]

Easterbrook, John, (Nov. 21, 2014)

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With great sadness, we announce the passing of John Easterbrook on Friday, November 21, 2014.  Remembered lovingly by his wife Helen of 59 years; sons Douglas (Laura) and Stuart (Karen); daughter Carlyn (Philip) and grandchildren Ian, Andrew, Katie, Kevin and a new grandchild due in the spring.  John was born May 17, 1930 in Chesterfield, […]

Burnett, Rodger, (Nov. 18, 2014)

burnett obit

Suddenly, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, Rodger Burnett passed away at the age of 66. Beloved husband of the late June. Loving father of Greg (Crystie), Scott (Amy), and Clint. Cherished grandfather of Kimberley, Preston, Brady and Bryce. Predeceased by his mother Gwen. A funeral service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London […]

County EMS staff make donation of defibrillators after fundraising effort

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Some 11 local organizations are receiving Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) from the County of Lambton thanks to award-winning fundraising by a team of County EMS staff. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176 (Forest), Lambton Shared Services Centre, Grand Bend Harbour, Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area, Petrolia Farmer’s Market, and Lambton Public Health were presented with a […]

Two Quebec residents charged with importing cocaine after major drug bust at Blue Water Bridge

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Canadian Border Services Agency officers and the Sarnia detachment of the RCMP have announced a drug bust involving 39 kilograms of what is believed to be cocaine and the arrest of two residents of Quebec on charges of possession, importation and trafficking. The arrests occurred last Wednesday (November 19) after CBSA officers intercepted a commercial […]

Seven Imperial workers were stuck in elevator for two hours following power failure

Imperial Oil says seven workers at its Sarnia chemical plant were stuck in an elevator for just over two hours after a power failure Monday morning caused the elevator to be stuck around the second storey of an operating unit. The power failure occurred at about 9:15 a.m. and the workers were freed at 11:25 […]

United Way at 84% of goal as campaigns continue

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton A sure sign the United Way campaign is winding down is the organizing of the Loaned Representative‘s last week. Each year, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, like most United Ways in North America, rely heavily on the Loaned Representative Program.  We are always sad to see […]