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Five charged with various drug infractions after OPP search in Forest

Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged five individuals from the County area with various drug charges after a drug search at a residence on Albert Street in Forest that was conducted last Friday (October 17). During the search, an undisclosed amount of suspected methamphetamine, suspected oxycontin, drug paraphernalia and Canadian currency were seized.  The […]

United Way campaign nearly two-thirds of the way to target

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way surged this past week thanks to successful drives at Styrolution, NOVA Chemicals, and the first of the Lambton Kent District School Board schools, Queen Elizabeth II in Sarnia. We are now sitting at just over $1,250,000 and are nearly two thirds of the way […]

Lambton Concert Band getting ready to celebrate a century of music with concert

The Lambton Concert Band at one of its recent practice sessions leading up to a concert to be held Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium.

The Lambton Concert Band, a volunteer group of local musicians, continue to practice for what will certainly be a joyous upcoming celebration of music in the tradition of music in Sarnia-Lambton. The concert, Century Tunes, will take place Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert […]

Bluewater Health says it’s leading the fight against seasonal flu

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If you could protect yourself, your family and your coworkers from the flu, would you? You can by receiving your flu vaccination and the staff, Professional Staff, volunteers and students of Bluewater Health are doing the same. “Providing great, safe care to our patients is Bluewater Health’s top priority,” said Dr. Mark Taylor, Chief of […]

Clean Harbors’ request for expansion of its landfill goes to MOE

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Clean Harbors is hoping that if all goes according to plan, it will be able to begin construction on an expansion of its St. Clair Township landfill that would allow it to accept hazardous waste for another quarter century or so. But first it needs the Ontario Ministry of the Environment to sign off on the […]

Boil Water advisory for Petrolia and area lifted Friday afternoon

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Residents and businesses in the Town of Petrolia and surrounding areas that get their municipal water from the same source no longer need boil their water, says the Lambton County Public Health department. The advisory which was issued Wednesday was initially the result of testing that followed the repair of a water main on Monday […]

OPP charge man with drinking/driving after accused drives off road

BROOKE-ALVINSTON—A vehicle going off the road and coming to rest on a residential lawn on Nauvoo Road between Petrolia Line and LaSalle Line Thursday has resulted in a 62-year-old Windsor man being charged with impaired driving. Lambton OPP, along with fire services and Lambton EMS, responded to the incident after a call around 10 a.m. […]

Get ready for the great sounds of Deja Voodoo at upcoming First Friday

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By MARY ANNE PELOZA The November 7 First Friday at Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia’s downtown record and more store, will be an evening filled with music you may have a feeling your familiar with; music that puts a powerful spell on you.  With a name like Deja Voodoo what else could you expect or want? Playing a pleasing mix of classic […]

Petrolia says it’s ‘one step closer’ to clearing boil water advisory

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The Town of Petrolia’s cautionary “boil water” advisory is said to be one step closer to being lifted after a reading of “zero” came into Town Hall on Thursday. A second “zero” reading will be required before the advisory, which was issued Wednesday (October 15), can be lifted. The advisory followed the first “irregular” reading since […]

Petrolia issues precautionary boil water advisory after water main repair

The Town of Petrolia has issued a precautionary boil water advisory to residents and businesses after tests following a water main repair showed levels of e-coli bacteria. The advisory, which was issued just before noon on Wednesday (October 15), was subsequently updated to include surrounding areas. Town water department officials say they will be providing […]