Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Graduating high school students receive Conservation Authority scholarships

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The Conservation Scholarship program rewards graduating high school students continuing their post-secondary studies in a conservation related field based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,000 was awarded across the St. Clair region this year. Devan Spradbrow and Erich Maxfield, both from St. Clair Secondary, were [...]

Women in Networking build team continues its work on Habitat Home

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A team made up exclusively of members of the local Women in Networking (WIN) group in Sarnia-Lambton continues to work hard on what is the first-ever “WomenBuild” Habitat for Humanity project in the area. The WIN team was installing drywall on June 27 at the home, which is at 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia. “We [...]

Local naturalist receives award from provincial conservation group

River Murray

River Murray, a young naturalist with Lambton Wildlife, is the recipient of the Margaret and Carl Nunn Memorial Camp Scholarship Award for her contributions to area conservation efforts. Ontario Nature, a provincial organization that protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement, presented the award to Murray at its 83rd annual [...]

OPP say Brampton man charged with sexual assault

 Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Brampton man after an incident last Friday (July 4) involving an allegation of sexual assault at a Plympton-Wyoming business. The accused, who was driving a transport truck, is said to have left the area of the incident but was located on Highway 402 and arrested. [...]

OPP respond to crash on St. Clair Parkway; 18-year-old charged with driving drunk

Lambton OPP say they have charged an 18-year-old St. Clair Township man with drinking and driving following a crash early Sunday evening (July 6) that resulted in non-life threatening injuries to two of his passengers. Lambton EMS and St. Clair Fire also responded to the incident, which occurred on northbound St. Clair Parkway near Bentpath [...]

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 [...]