Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

OPP make two arrests in as many break and enter incidents

  Lambton OPP say a youth from Plympton-Wyoming who cannot be named and a 20-year-old Sarnia man both face charges related to the theft and possession of property allegedly stolen in two incidents, one on Dec. 21, 2012 and another between Jan. 6 and Jan. 8, 2013. The earlier theft, which occurred from a residence [...]

OPINION: School tragedy could be ticking time bomb right here

OPINION: By MATT McEACHRAN What would you say if someone told you that children in our Lambton Kent district routinely disrespect teachers and principals, without consequences?  That kids in your child’s schools have threatened or actually committed violent acts against fellow students or teachers?  And in many cases, if not most cases, these same kids [...]

Lambton College and Nipissing are investigating degree partnership

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Lambton College is eyeing the possibility of students enrolled in studies toward an advanced diploma in business administration, accounting, human resources marketing or general streams to complete a Bachelor of Commerce degree through Nipissing University. As a first step in the process, Lambton is hosting an open house next Thursday, Jan. 17 for students to learn [...]

Area communities will receive nearly $600k in federal funds for 11 projects

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Some 11 local projects are receiving nearly $600,000 in funding through the federal government's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, MP Pat Davidson has announced. The largest of the projects funded is in Petrolia, with a $160,752 application being approved for the rehabilitation of Victoria Hall and the clock tower. The township of St. Clair will see [...]

Local holiday R.I.D.E. programs said to be highly successful in spite of jump in drivers caught drinking

  Lambton OPP wrapped up its 2012 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) initiative on January 2, 2013 with an increase in the number of drivers caught drinking while behind the wheel. Police say there were 12 drivers who at least temporarily lost their privilege to drive a motor vehicle, up from just 8 a [...]

Deceased victim found is confirmed as Noelle Paquette

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  Lambton OPP have confirmed that the woman found dead in a woodlot on Mandaumin Road on Wednesday morning is that of 27-year-old Noelle Paquette, who went missing in the early hours of New Year's Day. A post-mortem on her body will be conducted at London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, said police. The death [...]

OPP says civilian unit now involved after incident

  Lambton OPP say that as a result of a 39-year-old Plympton-Wyoming woman complaining of injuries sustained while she was in custody, the province's Special Investigations Unit has exercised its mandate under Ontario law to determine whether a criminal offence took place. In the incident in question, which OPP says occurred on Jan. 2 around [...]

Parents encouraged to register children for Ready Set Grow preschool program

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If your child is between the ages of 18 months and 4 years take time to ensure they are on track and ready to learn by attending a Ready Set Grow…Preschool Checkpoint program. Ready Set Grow is a FREE, fun, and interactive time for children that helps parents learn more about their child's growth and [...]

OPP/Sarnia Police plan to meet after discovery of body on Mandaumin Sideroad

  Sarnia Police say they will be meeting with Lambton OPP to exchange information related to the disappearance of 27-year-old Noelle Paquette after the discovery of a woman's body on Mandaumin Sideroad between Petrolia Line and Rokeby Line at about 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, Jan. 2). Media spokesperson Const. Heather Emmons was not able to [...]

Local businesses urged to check out development fund at upcoming seminar

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The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and the Sarnia Lambton Industrial Alliance are co-hosting a free seminar that should be of interest to companies involved in manufacturing, life sciences, processing, tourism, information and communication technology and cultural industries. Companies with at least five employees are encouraged to book a seat at the seminar, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. [...]