Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

United Way campaign nearly two-thirds of the way to target

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way surged this past week thanks to successful drives at Styrolution, NOVA Chemicals, and the first of the Lambton Kent District School Board schools, Queen Elizabeth II in Sarnia. We are now sitting at just over $1,250,000 and are nearly two thirds of the way […]

Bluewater Health says it’s leading the fight against seasonal flu

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If you could protect yourself, your family and your coworkers from the flu, would you? You can by receiving your flu vaccination and the staff, Professional Staff, volunteers and students of Bluewater Health are doing the same. “Providing great, safe care to our patients is Bluewater Health’s top priority,” said Dr. Mark Taylor, Chief of […]

Clean Harbors’ request for expansion of its landfill goes to MOE

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Clean Harbors is hoping that if all goes according to plan, it will be able to begin construction on an expansion of its St. Clair Township landfill that would allow it to accept hazardous waste for another quarter century or so. But first it needs the Ontario Ministry of the Environment to sign off on the […]

Boil Water advisory for Petrolia and area lifted Friday afternoon

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Residents and businesses in the Town of Petrolia and surrounding areas that get their municipal water from the same source no longer need boil their water, says the Lambton County Public Health department. The advisory which was issued Wednesday was initially the result of testing that followed the repair of a water main on Monday […]

OPP charge man with drinking/driving after accused drives off road

BROOKE-ALVINSTON—A vehicle going off the road and coming to rest on a residential lawn on Nauvoo Road between Petrolia Line and LaSalle Line Thursday has resulted in a 62-year-old Windsor man being charged with impaired driving. Lambton OPP, along with fire services and Lambton EMS, responded to the incident after a call around 10 a.m. […]

Petrolia says it’s ‘one step closer’ to clearing boil water advisory

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The Town of Petrolia’s cautionary “boil water” advisory is said to be one step closer to being lifted after a reading of “zero” came into Town Hall on Thursday. A second “zero” reading will be required before the advisory, which was issued Wednesday (October 15), can be lifted. The advisory followed the first “irregular” reading since […]

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 […]