Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Watford robbery suspect is arrested and charged

Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged a 27-year-old Warwick Township man in connection with a robbery of a Mac’s Convenience Store that occurred September 29. Jessie Reid has been charged with a weapon and wearing a disguise with intent to commit an indictable offense. He will  appear in a Sarnia court on October 27, 2014 to answer […]

Economic Partnership plans to poll area residents on connectivity issues

internet-connectivity

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, in association with the Southwest Economic Alliance (SWEA), wants to hear from local residents regarding their accessibility to the internet and their use of information communication technologies for earning income, communicating, and training. To better understand the needs of the Sarnia-Lambton region and ultimately reduce gaps in access to the internet, […]

OPP continuing its investigation of Monday bank robbery in Corunna

Lambton OPP did what their infrastructure allows them to do on Monday in the wake of a bank robbery in Corunna. Police aren’t saying whether any money was taken from the RBC Royal Bank branch on Lyndoch Street, but there were no injuries during the incident, which occurred around 1:45 p.m. A male suspect, described […]

United Way approaching million dollar mark, just over half the target

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Now sitting at over $960,000, I expect we should hit the first million dollar mark by the middle of this week. Last week, we saw more of our retirees and annuitants’ donations come in, plus more money raised at Imperial, NOVA Chemicals, WorleyParsons, Department of Fisheries and […]

Lambton County will spend up to $60k intervening in anti-wind turbine case

wind turbine

Lambton County Council decided on Wednesday to authorize the spending of up to $60,000 in an application to have intervenor status on a court challenge that cites the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in a fight over the Ontario government’s process for approving wind turbines. The decision was made after Council heard a presentation from […]

Central Lambton Family Health Team has new Executive Director

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Sarah Milner, a mental health nurse with the Central Lambton Family Health Team in Petrolia, has been hired as its Executive Director. Milner, who joined the organization three years ago, began serving as Interim Executive Director last January. The search for a permanent hire began about four weeks ago. She will oversee a staff of 17 and […]

OPP investigating armed robbery of Warwick convenience store

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 5000 block of Nauvoo Road in Warwick. Police responded to the call around 11:30 p.m. Monday (September 29) where an unknown male entered the convenience store and produced what appeared to be a knife.  The male was then able to flee […]

United Way campaign continues to gather momentum

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton One of many highlights this past week was the Pembina United Way Human Foosball tournament that was held at the Corunna Legion on Sunday.  Ten teams were playing on a Human Foosball court designed and built by J and A construction. Comments during and after the event […]

Lambton OPP investigating break ins involving motorhomes in Wyoming

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate two break and enter incidents involving motorhomes and travel trailers in Wyoming. The latest incident occurred the morning of September 28 at a commercial property in the 400 block of Broadway Street. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to please contact the Lambton County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 […]

Olympian Clara Hughes will headline Bluewater Health Foundation gala

Photo by Darren Goldstein/DSG Photo.

The only Canadian Olympian to have won medals in both the Summer and Winter Games will be in the area next month to speak at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s fundraising gala. Clara Hughes, who is a six-time Olympic medalist, will be at the October 23 dinner, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Point […]