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Household Hazardous mobile drop-off will visit Forest

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The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in August and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost. The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, August [...]

The Donut Diva brings unique food truck offering to the streets of Sarnia-Lambton

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It’s no surprise that the food truck phenomenon has exploded across the southern part of Ontario. With trucks popping up all the way from Toronto to Windsor, food trucks have become a way to socialize over new and interesting foods while supporting local business. While Toronto and Hamilton remain biz heavy hitters, food truck vendors experience [...]

Canadian premiere of ‘Penton’ will play at Imperial Theatre

john penton with cycle

Ingrid Willemsen would like you to get to know her Uncle John. While the famed motorcyclist (he was inducted into the American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Fame in 1998) is still going strong at 87, one of the easiest ways to hear about his life is by attending the Canadian premiere of a movie done [...]

Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #145

The Show with David Burrows #145

Recap: Powerboat races a roaring success: Watch Highlights The Entertainment Scene: Singer Gary D. Parker shares his love of music. Gary also celebrates his 60th birthday! In The Community: Diversion entertainment presents “Next to Normal”. The rock musical is now in its second week at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. John Leverre joins us for an [...]

‘Next to Normal’ in second week

Next to Normal at Imperial Theatre

Now in its second week at Sarnia Imperial Theatre Diversion Entertainment is presenting “Next to Normal.” Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. “We are so excited to be presenting this at the Imperial Theatre,” said John [...]

Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow [...]

International Powerboat Festival a ‘roaring’ success

Photo by Doug Bisson via Twitter.

  It was lots of riverfront noise and fun this past weekend as some of the most powerful boats to be found anywhere raced the St. Clair as part of the International Powerboat Festival. But it was more than high-horsepower speedboats that attracted the attention of thousands of spectators. On Saturday, headline act The Trews [...]

Ipperwash Beach has warning posted for high levels of e-coli bacteria

Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health has advised that the Ipperwash Main Beach, after the most recent weekly testing, is unsafe for swimming due to high levels of e-coli bacteria. Other beaches sampled, which include Grand Bend (north and south beaches), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, and Pinery Provincial Park [...]

Hot August Nights, Concert, Dance & Hot Cars

Hot August Nights Event

The annual Hot August Nights event, presented by the Sarnia Street Machines happens tonight (Thursday August 7th) at Canatara park.  Musical acts this year are local groups “Borderline” & “Scott Manery & The Barnburners”. A large collection of Classic and modern “HOT” cars will be on display. The event bigs at 6pm and runs til [...]