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Rose Window in clock tower of Petrolia’s Victoria Hall receives full restoration

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A major restoration to the Rose Window in the clock tower of Petrolia’s Victoria Hall has now been completed, with the scaffolding now removed. Both the clock and chimes are in working order and the flag pole should be in place shortly, say officials from the town of Petrolia.  

Rock The Park to kick off 10th anniversary festivities tonight, co-headlined by The Trews and Tragically Hip

Rock The Park opens up tonight, July 25, at Harris Park in London with The Trews and Tragically Hip.

Tonight’s the night, Rock The Park officially kicks off it’s 10th anniversary milestone three-day bash in London’s Harris Park starting off on an adrenalin-fueled note with none other than Canadian favorites The Trews and Tragically Hip. The announcement earlier this year that Sarnia’s preeminent annual music festival Rogers Bayfest will be on hiatus indefinitely left [...]

THE SHOW: Mackinac Under The Bridge, Dirty Little Secret, Woodstock, The Trews and 54-40

The Show with David Burrows for July 24, 2013.

This week on The Show, David takes a trip down to the annual Mackinac Under The Bridge weekend and serves up exclusive interviews with local cover band juggernauts Southern Funk Experience and Retrospect. Also on tap this week, footage from the recently hard-fought Under The Covers battle of the bands contest at Norma Jean’s in [...]

St. Clair Region Conservation Authority announces area scholarships

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The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority has announced winners of its scholarship program. The winning high school students, who plan to continue their post-secondary studies in a conservation-related field, are recognized based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,250 was awarded across the St. Clair region [...]

Lambton College holding ‘Return to Learn’ session in Petrolia on Wednesday

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Lambton College is heading just a bit east from home to reach out to prospective students in Petrolia this Wednesday for an interactive Return to Learn information session. Organizers are urging anyone who has been pondering a return to the world of post-secondary education to take advantage of the opportunity, which is being held at [...]

Canadian returning home nabbed for drinking/driving

Lambton OPP say a 57-year-old Sarnia man will be in court on August 12 to answer to charges related to drinking and driving after he returned from Michigan in the early hours of Tuesday (July 23). Canada Border Services Agency officers had sent the driver to secondary inspection where it was determined that he had [...]

THE SHOW: Mackinac, INDIEFEST, Autocratic Oath, Sam Scott, and more special announcements

The Show with David Burrows for July 19, 2013.

This week on The Show, David talks about this weekend’s annual Mackinac under the bridge celebration and the live music slated to play the bash this year including Southern Funk Experience, Scott Manery & The Barnburners, Bluewater Ridge, and Retrospect. Also on tap this week, interviews and footage from last weekend’s fifth installment of the [...]

County issues heat alert, advises steps to take to manage health concerns

With the issuing of a heat alert by the county’s Medical Officer of Health, officials are reminding the public of the dangers of heat and the availability of cooling centres. The alert, which is based on the latest Environment Canada forecast, will remain in effect until Friday when temperatures are expected to ease. A combination [...]

Drinking and driving results in charges for Lambton Shores woman

Lambton OPP say a 55-year-old Lambton Shores woman, who was arrested around noon last Friday (July 12), is facing charges related to drinking and driving. Officers had been called to the area of Ravenswood Line and Northville Road about a vehicle in a ditch. The woman will appear in a Sarnia court on August 12. [...]

Downtown Library and art gallery workers strike following county move over weekend

Some 55 Sarnia downtown library and Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery employees, members of local 65 of the CEP Union, went on strike over the weekend after the imposition of new terms of employment on Friday. Both union and county representatives are expected to meet Monday morning to resume negotiations. The issue appears to [...]