Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

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

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]