Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Opportunities exist for firms interested in shipping over-size items for fabricators

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, in cooperation with the Sarnia Lambton Industrial Alliance, is holding a seminar next week (March 8) for potential firms interested in taking advantage of an emerging need in the area: the shipping of over-sized and heavy fabrications produced by local firms. The seminar, which is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 10;30 [...]

School buses in zones 1-8 cancelled

It’s find your way to school day for parents of students using buses in zones 1-8. A freezing rain warning is in effect.

Alvinston break, enter and theft under investigation

Provincial police released information today about a break, enter and theft of an Alvinston residence that happened sometime between 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 1:30 a.m. on Feb 26. The thieves entered a residence on Centre St., Alvinston, and are said to have taken a number of items including an autographed Lebron James basketball [...]

Missing man found dead in field by OPP

Lambton OPP say they have discovered the body of 44-year-old Christopher Labadie who had been missing since Feb. 22, 2012. Mr. Labadie's body was found on Sunday (Feb. 26) in a field in the area of Kimball Road and Stanley Line. He was believed to have been riding an ATV when he went missing. A [...]

Concerned for whereabouts, OPP looking for missing ATV rider

Lambton OPP say they are currently searching for a 44-year-old ATV rider who was last seen riding in the area of Kimball Road and Burman Line around noon last Wednesday, Feb. 22. Christopher Labadie, of no fixed address, has not been seen or heard from since and his family and the OPP are concerned for [...]

North Lambton Lodge lauded by provincial group

North Lambton Lodge has received a provincial quality improvement award, under the Residents First initiative. Launched by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care in 2010, Residents First trains leaders and staff within long-term care Homes to provide them with the tools they need to lead quality improvement projects, to identify and analyze problems, propose [...]

Registrations for Lambton Science Fair are up

Organizers are hoping that registrations for this year’s Lambton County Science Fair will match or exceed last year’s numbers. “Last year was the largest number of entries we’d seen in at least five years,” said organizing committee chair Stephanie Lobsinger, “we were delighted with the response and we’re hoping for another bumper year.” This year’s [...]

Lambton County Council will deliberate budget March 21

A draft budget presented to Lambton County Council will likely face a great deal of scrutiny as elected officials from throughout the county delve into a budget that unchanged would result in a 3% increase in taxes. That doesn't include grant requests that are on the table—nearly $600,000 in new spending that would include a [...]

OPP are gearing up for the fourth and final ‘Distracted Driving’ campaign

OPP Distracted Driving Campaign

The OPP are gearing up for the fourth and final “Distracted Driving” campaign. Western Region Sergeant Dave Rektor says officers will hear “no excuses, no exceptions…” Officials say that distracted driving is the diversion of attention from driving, as a result of the driver focusing on a non-driving object, activity, event or person. Accordingly, this [...]

Transport truck and trailer went off the road on Saturday

Transport truck and trailer went off the road on February 11

A transport truck and attached trailer went off the road Saturday afternoon (Feb. 11, 2012) on westbound 402 just east of Oil Heritage Road. Lambton OPP wouldn't allow the truck to be towed until today due to harsh conditions that were present when the accident happened. As of late this morning, the truck and trailer [...]