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

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A Saturday afternoon fire and explosion at Veolia’s Scott Road facility has sent five people, one with injuries described as critical to hospital. The critically injured individual was airlifted by ambulance to London. All others were transported to Bluewater Health. Sarnia Fire Rescue Services, Sarnia Police Services, Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Lambton OPP were on […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Theatre Sarnia to open 88th season with ‘Catch Me If You Can’

Catch Me if You Can has appeared in shows like this one in Chicago.

Theatre Sarnia opens its 88th Season this Friday with the new Broadway Musical Comedy, Catch Me If You Can. The show is based on the 2002 film of the same name, and follows the true story of world-class con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer, and a jet pilot, all […]

Last chance for Harmony Haunted House is this weekend

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The annual Harmony Haunted house is once again keeping the spookiness of Hallowe’en alive for all ages. This year the Haunted House is located downtown Sarnia at 100 Christina N. (next to the flea market). Adult and youth volunteers have spent several hours putting together a spooky but friendly Haunted House. Already two weekends have […]

‘Adopt-a-Bathroom’ initiative at Afton Park Place has positive impact on residents

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By LISA BAILEY Smiles and conversations have been brimming amongst a group of Afton Park Place residents as their tree of life creation adorns one of the newly decorated bathrooms in the home.That excitement and joy is one of the outcomes that staff member Gen Scholten was hoping for when she and colleagues Laurie Lynch […]