Archive for the ‘Sections’ Category

Lambton OPP identify early Sunday morning fatality as pedestrian from Enniskillen Twp.

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a fatal collision that occurred on July 14, 2013 just after 2 a.m. in the 3200 block of Confederation line. The pedestrian who was struck by a taxi cab and who died, has been identified as 20-year-old Jessica Font of Enniskillen. There are no reports of injuries [...]

The story of Steadman Brothers is a history of funeral services in Lambton County

frederick ellerby steadman

In many ways, owes its very existence to history (the name Lambton Shield coming from Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second Prime Minister). When we come across a piece of interesting history, our first instinct is to share that. Here’s what Steadman Brothers Funeral Home has on its website: Since 1906, [...]

THE SHOW: 3rd Wave at Norma Jean’s, Rock The Park, Bridge Bash, INDIEFEST, and Dream Aria

The Show with David Burrows for July 10, 2013.

This week on The Show, David joins regional UNDER THE COVERS winner Glenn McKinnon and 3rd Wave on their bus trip to London’s Norma Jean’s to watch them compete against three other finalist bands – hailing respectively from the other three Blackburn Radio markets – for a spot to open this year’s Rock The Park in London’s [...]

Lambton OPP make arrests in alleged grow-op in Dawn-Euphemia

Lambton OPP say they made several arrests related to an alleged illegal operation in Dawn-Euphemia Township last Friday. The resulting search revealed marijuana in various stages of growth as well as cocaine, Hydromorphone pills, a loaded hunting rifle, two stolen ATVs, and cash. The street value of the controlled substances is more than $32,000, say [...]

Mobile Market, now in third year, expands food bank’s fresh food effort

fresh food

The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s summer Mobile Market has hit the roads of Sarnia and Lambton County. The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to those struggling to make ends meet.  Users of the Mobile Market are asked to bring a food bank client card, social assistance income statement, Old Age Supplement income statement or [...]

Dirty Little Secret wins UNDER THE COVERS at Norma Jean’s, 3rd Wave gives championship performance

Dirty Little Secret wins the night at London's Norma Jean's, will open Rock The Park on Saturday, July 27.

Last month, after weeks of narrowing down local finalists from a plethora of outstanding homegrown rock cover bands, local rock station K106.3 selected three deserving finalists – 3rd Wave, Pöwer Hoüse and Ugly – to compete at London’s Norma Jean’s for a chance to open this year’s Rock The Park on Jul. 27 in Harris Park. The top three finalists – [...]

Three sent to hospital after crash at Brigden Road/Petrolia Line

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate an early Thursday morning crash that sent three people to hospital. A Dodge Colt travelling south on Brigden Road collided with a Ford pickup truck that was travelling east on Petrolia Line. The driver of the Dodge, 57-year-old Sheila Boucquez of Dresden has been transferred to a London area [...]

THE SHOW: Canada Day, Steven Page, Steadfast, Gibson, Rumble Fish, and 3rd Wave

The Show with David Burrows for July 4, 2013.

This week’s episode of The Show with David Burrows has something for everyone as David offers up some great features about Canada Day and a myriad of top musical entertainment that headlined the day from Point Edward to Sarnia to Bright’s Grove. David hosted the Jun. 30 pre-Canada Day celebrations at Point Edward’s Canatara Park [...]

County begins program to reduce mosquito larvae and incidence of West Nile virus


Catch basin larviciding, designed to control mosquito larvae and reduce the incidence of West Nile virus in Lambton County, began Wednesday, July 3, and will continue throughout the summer. The County of Lambton has contracted the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority to conduct larval surveillance and apply larvicide to municipal catch basins under the Ministry [...]

Lambton County Council highlights from July 3, 2013

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Lambton County Council: Ratified a four year and three month collective agreement with members of CEP Local 2003-04, retroactive to January 1, 2013. Members are employees of the County of Lambton’s Public Works Department. Noted that conciliation with CEP Local 65 has failed and that a [...]