Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Warden’s Charity Picnic will raise funds for two local organizations

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Lambton County Councillors and community partners will gather in Warwick Township this week for the annual Warden’s Charity Picnic, during which time funds will be raised for two local organizations. The “by invitation only” event is being held Thursday (July 10) at Warwick Hall and will benefit the Inn of the Good Shepherd’s Mobile Food [...]

Charles Fairbank recognized as Warden’s ‘Citizen of the Month’

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Lambton County’s Warden is recognizing a well-known oil producer and local heritage advocate with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for June 2014. Todd Case presented Charles Fairbank with a plaque at the Oil Museum of Canada in Oil Springs on Monday. Fairbank is the recipient of the prestigious Lieutenant Governor’s Award from the [...]

Rockride 2014 aims to fight Childhood Cancer in wake of couple’s loss

Bob Thomas

It’s been 11 years since Bob and Lori Thomas lost their three-year-old daughter Samantha to childhood cancer, something they are determined to help make sure never happens to any other child. This July 5 the couple is doing their part and inviting others to join them in the 11th annual R.O.C.K.—Ride for Our Cancer Kids—a [...]

County Council meetings will ‘live stream’ beginning July 2

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Lambton County Council meetings will be “live streamed” to anyone wishing to view the decision-making process from a computer connected to the Internet beginning July 2. The County has partnered with Granicus, Inc. to offer live and archived meetings through its website, www.lambtononline.ca. Capital cost for the equipment was $31,000 with an annual operating cost [...]

Physician recruiters welcome new doctor who will take over existing practice

Dr. Abraham

When Dr. Kathy Wakely retires at the end of July, her existing patients will no longer have to worry that they’ll be left with out a family physician. Dr. Jacob Abraham, along with his wife Shoba, had initially planned to purchase a clinic in Kingston, but have now decided to make Sarnia-Lambton their home. “They [...]

OPP charge driver in last week’s collision with fence incident

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A 21-year-old male driver from Lloydminster, Alta., has been charged with careless driving and failure to remain at the scene following the investigation of a single-vehicle crash in Point Edward last Thursday (June 12). Lambton OPP say an investigation of the early morning incident, which resulted in damage to a fence and vehicles near the [...]

Sombra Township Optimists showing off classic vehicles at their 10th anniversary show this Saturday

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The Sombra Optimists are holding their Sombra Car Show this Saturday (June 21), the 10th anniversary of the popular event. The action begins at 8 a.m. at Brander Park in Port Lambton and runs right through 8 p.m. The event is free for spectators (car owners displaying their “babies” are paying an entry fee. The [...]

It’s ‘Doors Open’ this coming weekend in Lambton County

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It’s “Doors Open” this weekend (June 21-22) as some 44 sites throughout Lambton County take part what is sure to be an eye-opening celebration of the community’s centennial accomplishment. This year’s Doors Open Lambton County is presented by Daytripping Magazine. “This weekend will be a rare chance for residents to visit many of these sites,” [...]

Chamber will host Rural Trade Show this Wednesday

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting members and guests to its Rural Trade Show, to be held this Wednesday at the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown. The 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. event is free for members of the Chamber ($10 for “future members”). Organizers expect some 30 exhibitors to be [...]

OPP looking for information regarding Point Edward single-vehicle crash

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Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle collision that occurred in the early hours of Thursday on Front Street near Village Green in Point Edward. The collision is said to have caused a “substantial” amount of property damage but it is unknown whether there were injuries since the occupants of the vehicle [...]