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Captain Kidd Days return this weekend for its 28th annual run, three days of fun for the whole family and great live music on tap

Captain Kidd Days '13 is back for it's 28th annual family festival from August 2-4.

Photographs courtesy of Captain Kidd Days Looking for something to do this weekend for the entire family or craving some of the region’s best live cover music? Look no further because we’ve got exactly what the doctor ordered – Captain Kidd Days are back for what could possibly be the best year yet since its inception [...]

THE SHOW: Rock The Park 10, The Trews, Tragically Hip, Woodstock, Captain Kidd Days, Can-Am Powerboat Races, and INDIEFEST

The Show with David Burrows for August 2, 2013.

It’s been a busy week for David Burrows that’s taken him all over the region from London’s Rock The Park 10th Anniversary opening night spectacular to Camlachie’s Woodstock music festival while not missing a beat when it comes to his usual outstanding coverage of entertainment and special events happening locally and around the world. David [...]

ROCK THE PARK: Unforgettable breathtaking performance by STYX and fireworks close out Rock The Park’s 10th anniversary three-day bash

STYX delivered a stellar performance at this year's Rock The Park on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd It would be quite easy after such an incredible showing by all of the bands Saturday night, including London’s Under The Covers winner Dirty Little Secret, to use the old adage, “third time’s the charm.” However, considering the incredible, breathtaking performances seen over [...]

Local duo to perform at festival and will open for Emm Gryner this fall

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By MARY ANNE PELOZA Erika Sit and Sara Campbell. You may recognize their names from all the times they have played not only here at Cheeky Monkey, but at other First Friday venues plus at ArtWalk, Union Station Bar & Grill and well – anywhere they can. We have known these young women for a [...]

Area officials to meet with Premier Wynne on Wednesday

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It should be quite the meeting. A delegation of area representatives has one hour of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s time at the end of the day this Wednesday when several issues (any one of which could take up those 60 minutes) will be brought to the table. The agenda for the meeting, which will be at [...]

OPP lay three charges of careless driving in three separate incidents

Lambton OPP say three drivers face charges of careless driving in three separate incidents in the last few days, with two of the three being blamed by the driver falling asleep. In the first, which occurred around 4 p.m. on Saturday (July 27) , a 25-year-old Orillia man was travelling westbound on Petrolia Line near [...]

ROCK THE PARK: Whitesnake and Journey deliver tour de force performances, record turnouts raising tens of thousands for Bethanys Hope

Whitesnake and Journey co-headlined Rock The Park, Friday, July 26, 2013. Photo courtesy of Kerry Belliveau.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd If the first day of Rock The Park ’13 was any indication of what was to come over the following two days – the 10th anniversary edition of London’s summer tradition that’s raised almost two million dollars for Bethanys Hope since its inception [...]

ROCK THE PARK: 10th anniversary weekend charity bash opens in style with performances by The Trews and Tragically Hip

Gordon Downie Jr has the capacity crowd in attendance at Day 1 of Rock The Park eating out of the palm of his hand on stage with the Tragically Hip.

Photography courtesy of David Burrows Story by Joe Burd Last night, London didn’t seem too far away at all as concert-goers from all over the region and beyond – including perhaps hundreds of music lovers from Sarnia – descended on the forest city for the inaugural night of this year’s 10th anniversary edition of, what’s become a [...]

Steve Kucera honoured as Warden’s Citizen of the Month

Steve Kucera, left, was honoured as "Citizen of the Month"--presented by Warden Todd Case (middle). Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Don McGugan is pictured at right.

Brooke-Alvinston’s Steve Kucera is the July recipient of the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for his roles in numerous community projects and fundraising initiatives. Kucera was presented with a plaque by Warden Todd Case at Brooke-Alvinston Township Council’s meeting Thursday morning. Kucera has served for 48 years as an Alvinston Rotarian, 19 years as [...]

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.