Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

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 […]

Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala

Clara Hughes, centre, was welcomed to Bluewater Health on Thursday by Kathy Alexander, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, and Susan Denomy, CEO of Bluewater Health.

She’s perhaps Canada’s best-known and most-celebrated Olympian. But Clara Hughes will be mostly “just herself” tonight when she shares her story, one that includes the challenges related to mental illness, all in support of programs at Bluewater Health related to issues like she herself has faced in life. Hughes, who was at Bluewater Health in […]

Forest area gets two new doctors as a result of recruitment efforts

Dr. Natalie Koldwey, left, and Dr. Kate Brown have been recruited to practice at the North Lambton Community Health Centre.

The Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia-Lambton says it has been successful in recruiting two doctors who will be working at the North Lambton Community Health Centre at the Forest and Kettle Point sites. The two physicians—Dr. Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Koldewey—have experience in aboriginal health, geriatrics and physical fitness, says Kathy Bresset, executive director […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]