Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

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 […]

Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale fundraiser set for October 25

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Lambton County Christian Academy will be holding a Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale on Saturday, October 25. The fundraiser, to be held at the Salvation Army gymnasium at 970 Confederation Street, runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include children’s clothing and footwear (sizes from infants to teens), dress up costumes, maternity wear, toys, strollers, play […]

United Way continues successful campaign with Locally Lambton dinner on horizon

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton United Way volunteers don’t need to drive around the city or the county, noticing all the election signs to see that Sarnia-Lambton is in full campaign mode. However, in this case I am referring to the United Way campaign. So far, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton […]

Out of the fields, into the arms of OPP

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Two area have been charged with various crimes related to their alleged cultivation of marijuana with an estimated street value of $100,000. Lambton OPP arrested the pair on October 6 around 2 p.m. when called to Blue Heron Road in the area of Egremont Road in response to what was described as two suspicious males on […]

Watford robbery suspect is arrested and charged

Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged a 27-year-old Warwick Township man in connection with a robbery of a Mac’s Convenience Store that occurred September 29. Jessie Reid has been charged with a weapon and wearing a disguise with intent to commit an indictable offense. He will  appear in a Sarnia court on October 27, 2014 to answer […]

Economic Partnership plans to poll area residents on connectivity issues

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The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, in association with the Southwest Economic Alliance (SWEA), wants to hear from local residents regarding their accessibility to the internet and their use of information communication technologies for earning income, communicating, and training. To better understand the needs of the Sarnia-Lambton region and ultimately reduce gaps in access to the internet, […]

OPP continuing its investigation of Monday bank robbery in Corunna

Lambton OPP did what their infrastructure allows them to do on Monday in the wake of a bank robbery in Corunna. Police aren’t saying whether any money was taken from the RBC Royal Bank branch on Lyndoch Street, but there were no injuries during the incident, which occurred around 1:45 p.m. A male suspect, described […]

United Way approaching million dollar mark, just over half the target

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Now sitting at over $960,000, I expect we should hit the first million dollar mark by the middle of this week. Last week, we saw more of our retirees and annuitants’ donations come in, plus more money raised at Imperial, NOVA Chemicals, WorleyParsons, Department of Fisheries and […]

Lambton County will spend up to $60k intervening in anti-wind turbine case

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Lambton County Council decided on Wednesday to authorize the spending of up to $60,000 in an application to have intervenor status on a court challenge that cites the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in a fight over the Ontario government’s process for approving wind turbines. The decision was made after Council heard a presentation from […]

Central Lambton Family Health Team has new Executive Director

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Sarah Milner, a mental health nurse with the Central Lambton Family Health Team in Petrolia, has been hired as its Executive Director. Milner, who joined the organization three years ago, began serving as Interim Executive Director last January. The search for a permanent hire began about four weeks ago. She will oversee a staff of 17 and […]