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Physician recruiters welcome new doctor who will take over existing practice

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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 [...]

OPP says stolen watch recovered, suspects charged

Two Sarnia residents have been arrested and charged by Lambton OPP after an investigation into a theft of a Rolex watch said to be worth $38,000. The incident, police say, took place during the afternoon of June 8, 2014 at an auction in Point Edward. The suspects, a 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman, were [...]

Three U.S. citizens arrested after border incident

Lambton OPP say they have laid weaponsand drug charges against three American citizens after an incident at the Blue Water Bridge on Saturday evening. The incident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m., involved a 19-year-old female driver, a 24-year-old male passenger and a 26-year-old male passenger, all of whom remained in custody Sunday. They are to [...]

Area beaches tested ‘safe’ this week

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In a practice that is now standard through the summer months, the County of Lambton Medical Officer of Health is advising there were no beaches identified as being unsafe for swimming this week. Lake Huron beaches sampled include Grand Bend (North Beach and South Beach), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, [...]

OPP see approach of young girl by stranger as reason enough to issue reminder

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Lambton OPP say a young girl who was approached by a stranger while she was out for a walk in Petrolia earlier this week is reason enough to remind people to contact officers if similar events occur. In the incident this week, which occurred Monday (May 26) around 6 p.m., the girl was walking her [...]