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Sarnia City Council will consider staff recommendations on arena strategy at special meeting Monday

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Ian Smith, the City of Sarnia Director of Parks and Recreation, has sent a draft arena strategy to members of Council, who will act on the document at a special meeting now scheduled for next Monday, April 28. The recommendations include having staff look at the feasibility of adding two ice pads to the existing [...]

Sarnia Police ask for help in identifying thieves

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Sarnia Police are appealing to the public for assistance in identifying two suspects they say were captured on video surveillance. One of the suspects is seen in the video below entering the exercise room of an apartment building on College Avenue on Feb. 21. He is alleged to have then returned the next day with [...]

Sarnia Police report 190 calls for service on long Easter weekend

Sarnia Police Service answered 190 calls for service since 5:00 p.m. on Good Friday until 7:00 AM Tuesday. Officers also conducted 49 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 190 calls include: 7 – 911 Hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Call 10 – Disturb The Peace 16 – Domestic/Family Disputes 6 – Liquor Violation Calls 11 – [...]

River City Vineyard is appealing court’s decision to force closure of men’s shelter

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River City Vineyard, the Sarnia church that has been ordered to shut down its men’s homeless shelter as a result of a lawsuit filed by the City of Sarnia, is appealing the ruling of a Superior Court judge, citing what it says are errors and a failure to recognize its rights under the Charter of [...]

Easter in the Park set for this Saturday

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The City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department will be hosting its annual Easter in the Park festivities this Saturday, April 19 at the Animal Farm within Canatara Park beginning at 9 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. sharp. Features will include a visit from the Easter Bunny, says Recreation Coordinator [...]

Sarnia Police asking for help in identifying pair of thieves

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male and female depicted on surveillance video that was taken in a store the pair is alleged to have visited on March 18 around 1 p.m. Police say the woman took a purse and the man took cologne, both without paying. Store employees attempted [...]

Sarnia Police make cocaine bust, seizing vehicle and $20k in drugs

Sarnia Police have arrested a 32-year-old Sarnia man for drug offences after stopping the man, who was driving in the area of London Road and Pontiac Drive. The man was arrested Monday (April 14) at about 10:10 p.m. Police found 60 grams of cocaine with a street value of about $6,000 in his possession and [...]

Local S&R homes recognize volunteers at appreciation meeting

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By LISA BAILEY Residents know when they’re coming and when they’re not — and when one of them is absent, it’s noticed. This is the kind of relationship that develops between residents and the special helpers who donate their time, energy and talents to Steeves & Rozema’s communities. “(Volunteers) definitely make their mark,” says Karen [...]

Pre-listing home inspection may make good sense

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By JULIE JENKINS You spend weeks getting your home ready for sale painting, cleaning and staging. Your Realtor takes lots of great pictures, advertises your home and does open houses. You finally get an offer and you feel like the battle is over. Your house is sold, it’s time to celebrate. Then comes the home [...]

Opening Doors program receives United Way Venture Grant funding for second year

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A local program that helps people with mental illness that are living in poverty is receiving $30,000 in Venture Grant funding from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. Opening Doors, which will operate a satellite office through the West Lambton Health Centre (located at the corner of Exmouth and Front Street in Sarnia), provides monthly cooking classes [...]