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Household Hazardous Waste to be collected at Lambton College parking lot this Saturday

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The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in June and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost. The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held at a mobile [...]

New Galaxy cinema opens its doors today

Media, Invited Guests and Contest Winners mingle near the consessions at Sarnia's New Galaxy Cinema Theatre Wednesday Night

As of today (Friday, June 7), area residents have access to a premiere entertainment venue, according to Cineplex Entertainment president and CEO, Ellis Jacob, one of the key speakers addressing guests at a formal opening gala on Wednesday. Among those present were Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, as well as municipal and county officials along with [...]

Get The Ball Rolling 2013 set for this weekend, iconic rockers Big Wreck to headline this year’s bash

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Get The Ball Rolling. The Trews performed at 4th annual Get The Ball Rolling charity concert event on June 10, 2012

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau Sarnia’s summer festival season’s kick-off event standard bearer Get The Ball Rolling is back this weekend, Sat., Jun. 8, on the lawn beside Stokes Bay for a second consecutive year, geared up for another storied bash and headlined this time around by none other than Canadian music icons Big Wreck. [...]

THE SHOW: Artwalk 2013, Can-Am Powerboat Races, GALAXY Cineplex, Canadian boxer Frank White, Sarnia Ribfest and INDIEFEST (Part 4)

David Burrows interviews Canadian boxer Frank White and asks him about his upcoming fight in Moncton, New Brunswick.

This week on The Show with David Burrows, video footage from last weekend’s Sarnia Artwalk 2013 featuring his friends Erika & Sara, Marty Oblak, Chris Molyneaux and much more. Next on tap, an interview with Can-Am Powerboat Races Chairman Scott MacLean who talks to David about the upcoming 2-day festival that will include big name [...]

Commissioner finds ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ mismanaged at Blue Water Bridge

An investigation by Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner has found public funds in the hundreds of thousands of dollars were misused at the Blue Water Bridge.

Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Mario Dion, has released the findings from his investigation into whether or not hundreds of thousands of dollars of public funds were mismanaged at the Blue Water Bridge by authorities. The Commissioner reportedly said in a media teleconference earlier today that former President and CEO Chuck Chrapko seriously breached the [...]

Shell helps with establishment of satellite health care office in Corunna

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A Corunna-based satellite office of the Rapids Family Health Team, which opened for business April 2, received an official welcome this week in the form of a ribbon cutting ceremony and the support of the Shell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre. The primary care Shell Health Centre, located at 233 Cameron Street, has a full time Dietitian, [...]

Lambton County representatives support expansion of ‘made in Canada’ approach to resource development

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Lambton County Warden Todd Case says the second-tier level of government is in full support of a Federation of Canadian Municipalities endorsement of a resolution supporting Canada’s energy value chain. The resolution, which was overwhelmingly supported at last week’s meeting of the FCM in Vancouver, encourages the federal government to develop national policies that could, [...]

THE SHOW: Arsenic & Old Lace, Imperial Theatre, INDIEFEST, Relay For Life and BrownStones

The Show with David Burrows for May 29, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, David takes a trip down to Sarnia’s historic Imperial Theatre to talk with director Jay Peckham of Arsenic and Old Lace.  In his exclusive interview with Peckham, the director shares his excitement and passion for theatre and talks about the current production. David also talks with [...]

Volunteers at two area long-term care homes are honoured

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By DERON HAMEL Twin Lakes Terrace and Afton Park Place recently celebrated the Sarnia long-term care homes’ volunteers with a dinner that recognized several people who have given their time to enhance residents’ lives and to alleviate staff members’ workload. As part of the event, volunteers were treated to a buffet dinner at Jack Doyle’s [...]

City plans dredging of Sarnia Bay due to low water levels

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The city of Sarnia, which owns Sarnia Bay Marina, is planning a dredging operation due to low water levels. But before it can begin digging out the boat slip and boat launch aras, it is contracting a local company to do a “sediment characterization study.” That study will determine the quality of sediments to be [...]