Archive for the ‘Sarnia’ Category

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 [...]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

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Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent [...]

Sarnia holding open house and input session on Centennial Park remediation tonight

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Tonight (Tuesday, April 15) Sarnia city residents will have an opportunity to view options for remediation of Centennial Park, the facility that has been closed due to the discovery of asbestos and other contaminants on the site. The open house and meeting, which will be led by City staff, begins at 6 p.m. in Council [...]

Sarnia Police execute search warrant, arrest four on drug charges

Sarnia Police Vice officers assisted by the Criminal Investigation Division executed a drug warrant Thursday night on Sutton Street, arresting two men in the middle of what was allegedly a drug transaction. A third man, who appeared to be about to inject himself with a syringe, and a female were also at home when police [...]

Sarnia Police urge caution in dealing with ‘shady’ contractors

Sarnia Police Service is investigating a possible fraud involving an out of town paving business. On Monday April 7, 2014 a woman in the eastern part of the city was approached at her residence by a man who said he was from a paving company. The man offered to pave her driveway that very day [...]