Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Local sexual assault survivors’ centre receiving $172.5k to help improve access to services

Federal funding for a project designed to improve services to victims of sexual assault and abuse was announced Monday. Pictured from left: Pat Davidson, local MP for Sarnia-Lambton; Caiti Barendregt-Brown, program coordinator; Michelle Batty, executive director of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Centre Sarnia-Lambton; and Dr. Kelli Leitch, federal minister for Status of Women.

The federal government has approved a grant of $172,500, money that will be used to improve community services to victims of sexual violence in the area. The funding announced Monday morning by Dr. Kellie Leitch, who serves as both Minister of Status of Women and Minister of Labour, will flow through the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre […]

United Way campaign nears 80% of goal with wave of employee campaigns

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The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton campaign has really begun the second wave of employee campaigns this week. Lambton College had a wonderful breakfast kickoff with several campaign canvassers and department heads at the Lambton College Residence and Convention Centre. I was pleased to join Judith Morris and Margaret Dragan and the canvassers on Friday and all […]

Lambton OPP make arrest after driver crashes while trying to avoid RIDE stop

Lambton OPP say they arrested a 20-year-old Strathroy-Strathroy Caradoc man who was allegedly over the legal limit, but not before the accused rolled into a ditch and caught on fire on Michigan Line at Mandaumin Rd. Thursday (November 6). OPP officers were conducting a RIDE stop–Reduced Impaired Driving Everywhere–at 2 a.m. when a vehicle approaching […]

OPP investigating robbery at Forest pharmacy

Lambton OPP officers are investigating a break and enter that occurred at around 7:30 a.m. on November 1, 2014 at the Forest Pharmasave located at 19 King Street. Police say two unknown persons gained entry to the business by throwing a cement block through the glass entrance door on King Street.  Once inside, the suspects stole an […]

OPP arrest Mount Brydges man after drinking, driving in Warwick Twp.

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 30-year-old Mount Brydges man after he allegedly drove his Dodge pickup truck onto the front lawn of a residence in the 9000 block of Confederation Line. Police say the man had been drinking and subsequent tests showed he was over the legal limit.while drinking. The man will appear […]

Locally Lambton Dinner raised about $10k with campaign three-quarters wrapped up

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has just two months to go and I am happy to report that we have surpassed the three-quarters mark of our campaign total and now sit at $1,450,000. We have a very successful Locally Lambton Dinner on Saturday and thanks so much […]

OPP asking for help in identifying vehicle involved in hit and run

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Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s assistance related to the investigation of a hit and run collision that occurred in a parking lot at the corner of Helena Street and St. Clair Street in Point Edward at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014. OPP say a dark coloured pickup truck (pictured) was driving erratically […]

Former Warden Steve Arnold says he will run again for top County spot

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Steve Arnold, the newly acclaimed Mayor of St. Clair Township says he plans to run a second time for Warden of Lambton County, a position to be vacated in December. The position, which is essentially the chair of Lambton County Council, is being vacated by current incumbent Todd Case, who has held the position for the […]

Lambton OPP looking for help in identifying suspect in Corunna bank heist

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The Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man being sought for an armed robbery on October 6 at the RBC Royal Bank branch in Corunna. The suspect is described as being 6’ tall and weighing about 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket with a logo on the front left side, […]

Warden won’t be seeking re-election to post when new Council meets in December

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Lambton County Warden Todd Case says he will not be seeking a fourth term as Warden of Lambton County. Case, who has been acclaimed as the Mayor of Warwick Township, says he has enjoyed the experience but will now be looking to concentrate his efforts in other areas. “I want to thank Lambton County Council […]