Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Downtown Library and art gallery workers strike following county move over weekend

Some 55 Sarnia downtown library and Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery employees, members of local 65 of the CEP Union, went on strike over the weekend after the imposition of new terms of employment on Friday. Both union and county representatives are expected to meet Monday morning to resume negotiations. The issue appears to [...]

Lambton OPP charge 33-year-old Petrolia man with careless driving

A three vehicle collision on LaSalle line July 12, 2013 around 11:30 p.m. resulted in non-life threatening injuries and a driving charge for one of the three drivers, all of whom are from Petrolia. Lambton OPP, fire fighters and Lambton Emergency Medical Services all responded to the call just west of Mandaumin Rad. Two women, [...]

Lambton OPP arrest Detroit man said to be driving drunk and mistakenly entering Canada

Lambton OPP say a 46-year-old male driver from Detroit was charged with driving over the legal limit after mistakenly entering into Canada from Port Huron in the early hours of Saturday, July 13.  

Man arrested in Ipperwash beach area

Lambton OPP say they arrested a 41-year-old Blenheim, Ont., man on Friday morning, the result of complaints received about indecent acts in the Ipperwash beach area near West Ipperwash Road and Centre Road in Lambton Shores. The man has been released but is to appear in a Sarnia court on August 26. Anyone with information [...]

Lambton OPP identify early Sunday morning fatality as pedestrian from Enniskillen Twp.

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a fatal collision that occurred on July 14, 2013 just after 2 a.m. in the 3200 block of Confederation line. The pedestrian who was struck by a taxi cab and who died, has been identified as 20-year-old Jessica Font of Enniskillen. There are no reports of injuries [...]

The story of Steadman Brothers is a history of funeral services in Lambton County

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In many ways, owes its very existence to history (the name Lambton Shield coming from Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second Prime Minister). When we come across a piece of interesting history, our first instinct is to share that. Here’s what Steadman Brothers Funeral Home has on its website: Since 1906, [...]

Lambton OPP make arrests in alleged grow-op in Dawn-Euphemia

Lambton OPP say they made several arrests related to an alleged illegal operation in Dawn-Euphemia Township last Friday. The resulting search revealed marijuana in various stages of growth as well as cocaine, Hydromorphone pills, a loaded hunting rifle, two stolen ATVs, and cash. The street value of the controlled substances is more than $32,000, say [...]

Mobile Market, now in third year, expands food bank’s fresh food effort

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The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s summer Mobile Market has hit the roads of Sarnia and Lambton County. The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to those struggling to make ends meet.  Users of the Mobile Market are asked to bring a food bank client card, social assistance income statement, Old Age Supplement income statement or [...]

Three sent to hospital after crash at Brigden Road/Petrolia Line

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate an early Thursday morning crash that sent three people to hospital. A Dodge Colt travelling south on Brigden Road collided with a Ford pickup truck that was travelling east on Petrolia Line. The driver of the Dodge, 57-year-old Sheila Boucquez of Dresden has been transferred to a London area [...]

County begins program to reduce mosquito larvae and incidence of West Nile virus


Catch basin larviciding, designed to control mosquito larvae and reduce the incidence of West Nile virus in Lambton County, began Wednesday, July 3, and will continue throughout the summer. The County of Lambton has contracted the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority to conduct larval surveillance and apply larvicide to municipal catch basins under the Ministry [...]