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County looking for ‘specialty crop producer’ for its agricultural advisory committee

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The County of Lambton Agricultural Advisory Committee is looking for a “Specialty Crop Producer” to apply for a vacant committee position. The committee, in its fifth year, provides advice to the County of Lambton about agricultural and rural matters.  It meets at the County of Lambton Administration Building several times throughout the year. Interested applicants [...]

ISO welcoming back Celtic stars Rant Maggie Rant

Rant Maggie Rant against wall-trellis February 25 2013

The International Symphony Orchestra is welcoming back award-winning Rant Maggie Rant for a captivating celebration of Celtic music on Friday, January 17 at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre. Admission is $29 for adults, $28 for seniors and $8 for students. A repeat performance on Saturday, January 18 at McMorran Place in Port Huron, Michigan, is also scheduled, with both performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. [...]

Plympton-Wyoming Mayor to host luncheon honouring community notables

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Plympton-Wyoming Mayor Lonny Napper will be hosting a Feb. 1, 2014 luncheon to honour recipients of Mayor’s Community Appreciation Awards. The noon event, admission for which is a donation to the Plympton-Wyoming Historical Society, is open to all. Tickets are available in advance only by calling Lonny (226-307-0523), Erin (519-845-3939) or Netty (519-899-4030). Those to [...]

Moore Optimist Club planning chocolate bar bingo for Jan. 25

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The Optimist Club of Moore is holding a Children’s Chocolate Bar Bingo event on Saturday, Jan. 25. The 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. event, which will be held at the Courtright Community Centre, is using for tickets and prizes what you might expect: a regular size chocolate bar. One bar gives participants one bingo card. [...]

Truck finds itself in ditch after leaving eastbound 402

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A transport truck driver discovered just how treacherous a bit of snow and ice can be on provincial highways when the vehicle left the eastbound lanes of Highway 402 mid-day Saturday. The incident occurred just west of Camlachie Road and required the services of a heavy-duty towing service to extricate the vehicle. There were no [...]

THE SHOW: Sarnia NYE Balldrop, Chemical Valley Band, Jim Witter and more!

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Elvis Presley shows up! Sarnia celebrates 100 years as a city! Sarnia band “Chemical Chemical Valley” rocks New Years Eve in downtown Sarnia, “Jim Witter” proves why he is “The Piano Man”. Special Exclusive video footage frome Sarnia’s 100th Anniversary NYE ball drop and much more! Special mentions to Scott Clarke Kay Wyve Cat CabajarGenevieve Fisher More details [...]

Lambton OPP herald ‘no arrests’ in area RIDE programs

Lambton OPP officers were kept busy with over 130 calls for service during the last weekend of 2013 with weather and nature accounting for 20 ice or deer-related collisions on area highways and roads. Minor injuries were reported in one rollover motor vehicle collision which took place December 29, 2013 around 3:30 a.m. on Kimball [...]

OPP is reminding motorists to think ahead—with safe ride home

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Lambton County OPP is hoping that if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve that you will plan for a safe ride home. “Take responsibility for your actions and if you drink, don’t drive,” says Lambton County OPP Inspector Scott Janssens. “Arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi or stay overnight.  [...]

THE SHOW: Leafs to win the cup, Christmas Hello’s, Twas the night before Christmas

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Merry Christmas episode #112 This week some stories about people doing kind things at Christmas. Classic Christmas movies to watch. A special music video for Maple Leaf fans to enjoy! Out in the community meeting many special people with Christmas messages for everyone. A walk through the city enjoying many of the Christmas lights and [...]

County maintains ‘A+’ credit standing from rating agency

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The County of Lambton has been handed another “A+” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P), a financial research and analysis company.  In a research update released late last week, S&P said the rating affirmation reflects the County’s “very positive” liquidity, low debt burden, and good budgetary performance. “This latest credit rating demonstrates the County [...]