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Former Warden Steve Arnold says he will run again for top County spot

Councillor Steve Arnold - St Clair

Steve Arnold, the newly acclaimed Mayor of St. Clair Township says he plans to run a second time for Warden of Lambton County, a position to be vacated in December. The position, which is essentially the chair of Lambton County Council, is being vacated by current incumbent Todd Case, who has held the position for the […]

Lambton OPP looking for help in identifying suspect in Corunna bank heist

OPP suspect sought

The Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man being sought for an armed robbery on October 6 at the RBC Royal Bank branch in Corunna. The suspect is described as being 6’ tall and weighing about 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket with a logo on the front left side, […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #156

The Show with David Burrows #156

The Show with David Burrows #156 Recap: Big Wreck, “BIG HIT”! Fiery Faces raises over $1200, Election 2014 The Entertainment Scene: Altar Boyz, coming soon to the Imperial Theatre, Director John Leverre, Along with Brent Wilkinson, Shawn Chapman and Jackie Burns give us a behind the scenes interview about the production. In The Community: Powerlifter […]

Bluewater Big Band Blast coming to Imperial Theatre

Bluewater Big Band Blast

The best of the Big Band swing sounds of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Maynard Ferguson and many others, will be featured at the upcoming Bluewater Big Band Blast, benefitting the International Symphony Orchestra. This dynamic performance, which places place at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre on Sunday, November 9 begins at 2 p.m.. Old familiar favourites include […]

‘Fiery Faces’ pumpkin fundraiser a big hit in Plympton-Wyoming Fairgrounds

Local media personality David Burrows participated in the "Fiery Faces" fundraiser by being dunked in pumpkin guts.

Hundreds of pumpkins got a little more interesting this past weekend with a fundraiser held at the Plympton-Wyoming Fairgrounds. The “Fiery Faces” fundraiser, which this year supported a snack attack program at schools in South Plympton and Wyoming, is a regular event leading up to Halloween. This year, about 70 people turned out for the Friday […]

Warden won’t be seeking re-election to post when new Council meets in December

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Lambton County Warden Todd Case says he will not be seeking a fourth term as Warden of Lambton County. Case, who has been acclaimed as the Mayor of Warwick Township, says he has enjoyed the experience but will now be looking to concentrate his efforts in other areas. “I want to thank Lambton County Council […]

Around the County, the complete list of those elected to Council, Mayoral positions

Lambton Shores Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Davis-Dagg was unsuccessful in her campaign to unseat Mayor Bill Weber, who was re-elected in yesterday’s municipal election. Davis-Dagg, who came third in the mayoral race, will be replaced by Doug Cook as deputy mayor. In Petrolia, John McCharles was successful in staving off challenger Jeff Johnston to retain the […]

Upcoming Bluewater Reading Series event will feature prolific poets sharing their best

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John B. Lee, the Poet Laureate of Brantford and one of Canada’s most prolific poets, will travel to Sarnia on Saturday, November 8 to join three other award-winning writers for this fall’s Bluewater Reading Series event. The readings will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at John’s Restaurant (in the “Famous Room”), 1643 London Line. […]

United Way campaign still running strong with Locally Lambton dinner set for Saturday

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has reached just over $1,400,000, or 73% of the 2014 objective of $1.92 million. Suncor employees added much of the boost this week with a highly successful employee campaign.  Combined with the events, corporate donation, and employee pledges, the Suncor campaign […]

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 […]