Articles By: JD Booth

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 […]

Farnworth, Clifford Frederick, (Oct. 19, 2014)

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It is with heavy hearts we announce that Clifford Frederick Farnworth passed away peacefully on October 19, 2014 at Marshall Gowland Manor in his 86th year. He leaves his loving and devoted wife Faye, his daughter Heather Anne (John Gillanders) of Toronto, daughter Jennifer Lynn (Tom Lacelle) of Marquette, MI; his loving grandchildren: Alison Gillanders, […]

Hewitt, Alan, (Oct. 23, 2014)

Peacefully on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Victoria Hospital, London, Alan Hewitt passed away at the age of 93. Treasured husband and best friend of Els for 37 years. Cherished by all his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends. An accountant by profession, Alan retired from Allied Chemical in Corunna after 31 […]

Middleton, Edith, (Oct. 22, 2014)

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Surrounded by her loving family, EDITH MIDDLETON, passed away on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at North Lambton Lodge, Forest, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Ormie Middleton (Sept. 2014). Sadly missed by her children Brenda Middleton and Peter Messeroll, Bonnie and Cal Hill, Betty and Rick Jones, and Rolly and Wendy […]

Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project

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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

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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. […]