Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

OPP say charges being laid against transport truck driver after Churchill/Hwy. 40 crash

Lambton OPP say a 53-year-old Glencoe man faces charges of following too closely after the transport truck he was driving hit a vehicle travelling westbound on Churchill Line near Hwy. 40 on Monday. A 39-year-old Sarnia woman, who was driving a Honda, was taken by ambulance to Bluewater Health for treatment of minor injuries. The [...]

Free program helps children enter school ready to thrive

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Do you want your child to enter school ready to thrive? The Ready Set Grow …Preschool Checkpoint is a FREE program for children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years. Parents can talk with early childhood experts about parenting issues, school readiness, speech and language, and growth and development. Vision and dental screening [...]

Free car seat clinics planned for May and June

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Not sure if your child car seat is installed properly? Lambton County’s Community Health Services department is hosting three separate car sat clinics in May and June, each designed to help parents and care givers the assurance that “all is good.” Locations, dates and times include: Petrolia: Saturday, May 4 10 a.m. to noon Greenwood [...]

China bound: Local delegation heading to far east for trade mission

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County of Lambton Warden Todd Case and Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership General Manager George Mallay, along with a representative from Lambton College are heading to China as part of a provincial trade mission that begins April 20. The one week trip includes participation in the Ontario-China Fuel workshop and attendance at the Beijing International Tech Transfer Congress.  Dr. Maike Luiken, [...]

Lambton County warns about link between flooding and well water quality

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  The county's Community Health Services Department is cautioning Lambton residents with private wells that high water levels and flooding conditions could make their water supply unsafe. Elizabeth Vang, public health inspector with Community Health Services, says heavy rainfall and snow melt could contaminate the drinking water supply with harmful bacteria. "If your well has [...]

Stop for speeding turns into drunk driving charge as well

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  Lambton OPP say a 54-year-old Sarnia man whose vehicle was pulled over for speeding now faces charges related to drinking and driving. The incident occurred on the afternoon of April 11. The man will appear in court on April 29 to speak to the charges.

Conservation authority offering free soil tests to help farmers with cover crop strategy

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  Last month, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority hosted 25 area farmers from Lambton and Middlesex at a workshop designed to educate on how they can promote soil conservation, water quality impacts and nutrient management through the use of cover crops. One such crop is oats (pictured) which provides good ground cover over winter. The [...]

Fitness challenge in support of Petrolia’s Oil Heritage District Community Centre set for May 25

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  The Oil Heritage District Community Centre in Petrolia will be hosting the Oil Slick Fitness Challenge on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. This fitness challenge will take place outside and is open to anyone 16 years of age or older. The challenge will consist of an Events portion (various exercises) and a Race portion. The [...]

OPP investigating theft of cable from Arkona campground

  Lambton OPP say they are investigating the theft of electrical supply cords that were cut and stolen from trailers at an Arkona campground. The 10-gauge cords, each about 25 feet in length and with an amperage reading of 30-50, were stolen sometime between march 18 and March 31 of this year.

County plans low-cost rabies vaccination clinics throughout area

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Aside from the fact that rabies is a fatal, viral disease spread by the saliva of an infected animal (such as a dog, cat, fox, racoon, bat or livestock), the County of Lambton's Community Health Services department is making it easy and cost-effective for owners of dogs or cats to get a vaccination shot. Cost [...]