Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

School bus safety study has OPP issuing reminder to motorists in back-to-school season

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Lambton OPP, while gearing up for the “back-to-school” season, is expressing concern over a province-wide five-day study by the Independent School Bus Operators Association that was conducted last May. In that study, which was done between May 5 and May 9, 2014, a significant number of drivers said that motorists had failed to stop for […]

Petrolia teenager ‘very happy’ with leg received from War Amps

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Being a left leg amputee hasn’t stopped 14-year-old Cody Bell of Petrolia from living a full and active life. In fact, he can do everything everyone else can do, sometimes with the help of a special device. Cody was recently fitted with a new artificial leg which he wears for everyday use, thanks to support […]

Household Hazardous mobile drop-off will visit Forest

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The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in August and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost. The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, August […]

Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the […]

Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow […]

Ipperwash Beach has warning posted for high levels of e-coli bacteria

Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health has advised that the Ipperwash Main Beach, after the most recent weekly testing, is unsafe for swimming due to high levels of e-coli bacteria. Other beaches sampled, which include Grand Bend (north and south beaches), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, and Pinery Provincial Park […]

Lambton Shores making application for provincial relief after storm

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The Municipality of Lambton Shores plans to apply for financial help from the province under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance program. Municipal Council made the decision to move forward with the application during a special meeting of Council held Thursday (July 31). Application will be made to both the private and public components of the […]

OPP still looking for driver of stolen truck after vehicle abandoned

Lambton OPP say they are still looking for the driver of a pickup truck they say was reported as stolen in the City of Sarnia and spotted just before 9 a.m. Tuesday (July 29). The vehicle was spotted southbound on Waterworks Road at Courtright Line but fled the area. Two hours later, it was found […]

OPP investigating break and enter where guitars and other good stolen

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a residential break and enter incident in the 9000 block of Klondyke Road in Lambton Shores. The OPP investigation showed that the break-in would have taken place July 27, 2014 between 10:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Jewellery, musical instruments, and electronics made up the bulk of stolen […]

Grand Bend continues its storm cleanup with municipal workers, Hydro One on the scene

Photo by Scott Miller, via Twitter

Public works and hydro crews continue to work to clear downed trees from municipal roadways to allow for emergency services access, says a media releaser issued by the Municipality of Lambton Shores. Strong winds caused significant damage to the Grand Bend area on Sunday (July 27), with the most significant area north of Klondyke Road […]