Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Driver who failed to stop at RIDE checkpoint faces drunk driving, dangerous driving charges


  It could have been worse. A lot worse. Lambton OPP say a 36-year-old Enniskillen Township driver now faces charges of speeding, dangerous driving and impaired driving after failing to stop at a RIDE location set up at Forest Road and Churchill Line late Saturday night (March 9). Officers, who saw a Dodge vehicle speeding [...]

Lambton OPP say break and enter results in loss of die-cast cars

Lambton OPP say a forced entry of an out-building in the 6000 block of Hickory Creek Line in Warwick Township earlier this month left the owner of the property minus "a significant number" of die-cast cars. Entry to the building was gained by forcing open a front door, say police. While Lambton OPP are continuing [...]

OPP nab another one accused of driving drunk

Lambton OPP say a 25-year-old Plympton-Wyoming woman will appear in a Sarnia court on April 8 after being pulled over Tuesday (March 5). Police say they responded to a traffic complaint on Lakeshore Road in the area of Mandaumin Road, eventually stopping the vehicle on O'Brien Road. The officer, in speaking with the driver, determined [...]

Lambton County libraries rolling out a carpet of activities during March Break

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  Lambton County’s libraries are offering fun activities for children and tweens during next week's March Break (March 11-15).  Pre-registration is required for all programs (contact the individual library) except those specified as a “drop-in” by. The programs are free unless otherwise noted.  Alvinston Library (519-898-2921) Wii, Lego, movies, cyber games and crafts – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. [...]

Lambton County Council meeting highlights

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Lambton County Council:    —Ratified a four-year collective agreement with 61 employees in the Public Health Services Division.  The deal is retroactive to January 1, 2013.  Employees are represented by CUPE Local 1291.   —Heard a presentation from Autism Ontario regarding World Autism Day, April 2, 2013. —Received [...]

Local Family Health Team opening satellite location in Corunna

Residents in the Corunna area will be able to benefit from the opening of a satellite office of the Rapids Family Health Team starting April 2, 2013. The new site will offer a full time dietitian, registered nurse educators, a registered social worker and laboratory services. There are currently 37 family physicians connected with the [...]

Bailey says Shell announcement underscores area’s role as energy hub

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  The announcement by Shell that it will build the first eastern Canada Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, locating the facility in Sarnia-Lambton, serves to underscore the area's position as a major energy hub. That from Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey, who says the area's "wealth of highly skilled tradesmen, as well as knowledgeable and experienced professionals" [...]

Maple Syrup Festival on the near horizon

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  As far as the A.W. Campbell Conservation Area is concerned, it's coming up on maple syrup time. The annual Maple Syrup Festival—scheduled for March 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—is an opportunity for visitors to the Conservation Area to learn how First Nation, pioneer and modern methods have used the "sweet sap" to [...]

OPP stop Wyoming alleged to be driving drunk

  Lambton OPP say early Saturday morning a traffic stop on Oil Heritage road south of Wyoming lhas lead to the arrest and charges of a 23-year-old Wyoming woman for drunk driving. The woman will appear in a Sarnia court on March 18 to answer to the charges.  

Parents welcome to check out Lambton College this Thursday evening

  All parents who have a son or daughter considering college in the fall are invited to Lambton College’s Parent Night on Thursday, February 28, 2013. This information session gives parents a chance to ask questions, meet some of the faculty and staff, tour the college, and receive important information concerning their child’s future at [...]