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OPP say arrest made in connection with Point Edward break & enter

Lambton OPP say they have arrested a 30-year-old Sarnia man in connection with a break and enter on Louisa Street in Point Edward this past Saturday. The OPP say a subsequent investigation lead them to a Sarnia residence where the stolen items, including assorted jewellery and electronics, were allegedly found. The accused faces charges that [...]

Deadline for Driven to Quit Challenge is Feb. 28

quit smoking

The deadline for Lambton County smokers to enter the Canadian Cancer Society’s Driven to Quit Challenge is February 28. The Challenge is a health promotion campaign intended to motivate adult tobacco users to quit smoking or other forms of tobacco for one month with the help of a support “buddy” for a chance to win [...]

Oil Museum taking part in National Energy Awareness Week

oil museum bill hoad photo

The Oil Museum of Canada, which is located in Oil Springs, is suggesting area residents put Feb. 21-28 on their calendar as the organization celebrates Canada’s first-ever national energy awareness week. Let’s Talk Energy Week—IT’S ON! invites Canadians to explore and discuss the vital role energy plays in all aspects of our lives.  Visit letstalkenergy.ca [...]

Lambton County proposing 3.3 per cent tax increase in 2014 budget

Warden Todd Case 2013-2014

Lambton County property owners will pay 1.33 per cent more in taxes if a proposal made by Lambton County Council this week makes it through unscathed. County Council will meet next month to consider the proposed 2014 after the $187.1 million document was presented at a joint meeting of Lambton County Council Standing Committees on [...]

Petrolia Library wants to help preserve those family members

memory scan

Concerned about keeping various paper-based (photos, documents, etc.) memories safe? The Petrolia Library has organized a Family History Scanning Day at the branch this Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during which time representatives from Petrolia Heritage, the Lambton branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the Lambton County Archives will be [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #120

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #120 This Week Nashville recording artist Tanya Marie Harris talks about her music and career, also information about her performance this week at Liquid Johnnys . Local singer Heidi Prince will be the opening performer. www.tanyamarieharris.com In the community: Lynne Brogden from The Lawrence House talks about events happening and how the community can [...]

Ron James – Laughter from start to finish

Comedian Ron James

By DAVID BURROWS Ron James had you at “Hello.” Literally! The Canadian comedian/actor promptly took to the stage with an audience who was anxious and ready to hear what the well known Canadian comedian was going to deliver. And deliver he did. Telling stories that varied from childhood happenings to frustrating dealings with the phone [...]

Lambton OPP say two officers assaulted during arrest

A 19-year-old Sarnia man faces charges related to a disturbance in Petrolia early Sunday morning (Feb. 16) during which two Lambton OPP officers were assaulted, one seriously to have sought treatment in hospital. OPP say the incident occurred in response to a disturbance at the corner of Eureka Street and James Street. Two men were [...]

Petrolia man charged after OPP investigation of single-vehicle collision

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 22-year-old Petrolia man with impaired driving causing bodily harm and driving over the legal limit as the result of an investigation into a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday  (Feb. 13) at around 8:30 p.m. A passenger in the vehicle, 21-year-old Danny Gibbons, also from Petrolia, [...]

Family owned Fiddick’s celebrates grand opening of 36 new long-term care beds for Petrolia

Maxine Fiddick with grandsons Zackary (left) and Jonathan at Thursday's grand opening of the Petrolia nursing home's 36 long-term care beds.

Family was front and centre at a grand opening celebration of 36 long-term care beds at Fiddick’s Nursing Home in Petrolia today (Thursday, Feb. 13). Gary Switzer, CEO of the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network, was on hand, as was the chair of the LHIN, Dr. Martin Girash. Switzer emphasized the importance of [...]