Archive for the ‘Enniskillen’ Category

Combine driver collides with hydro pole

  Lambton OPP say the driver of a farm combine was uninjured after colliding with a hydro pole in Enniskillen Township on Sept. 17. The incident, which occurred around 2 p.m. on Shiloh Line east of Marthaville Road, resulted in the power lines hanging dangerously low over the roadway. The road was closed until crews [...]

Enniskillen gets new councillor to fill spot vacated by Jim Burns

Enniskillen Township has a new councillor. Christine Greydanus was elected Monday (jan. 23) in a special election to fill a position vacated by a former Lambton County warden and mayor of the local municipality. She defeated opponents Corey Mckinnon and Ken Dunlop,  The election became necessary on the departure of Jim Burns, who was hired [...]

Police say they’ve warned company about ‘high pressure’ sales tactics

  Lambton OPP say although they've warned a door-to-door water heater salesman to ease up on high pressure sales tactics, residents need to take control. "Do not let them in," said police in a media release regarding anyone wanting to sell a product or service. "Obtain any literature they have regarding their product, identification and [...]

OPP stop vehicle, charge occupants with theft of copper

Lambton OPP say a traffic stop on Wednesday (Nov. 23, 2011) resulted in two of the vehicle's occupants being charged with theft of a quantity of copper wire. Two males from Enniskillen Township, an 18-year-old and a 20-year-old, are charged with theft and will appear in a Sarnia court on Jan. 16, 2012 to answer to [...]

OPP lay stunt driving charges as well as possession of a controlled substance

Lambton OPP say an 18-year-old Petrolia man faces "stunt driving" charges as well as possession of a controlled substance. The incident leading to the charges occurred Saturday evening. Police say they stopped a Dodge pickup truck on Petrolia Line in the area of Black Ash Road after clocking the vehicle at more than 50 km/h [...]

Enniskillen Township residents to go to the polls in January 2012 to fill council vacancy

Enniskillen Township Council has decided that the electorate in the small rural municipality will go the polls to fill a vacancy on council. A date for the byelection has not been finalized, although it's likely to be held in January 2012. The vacancy was created when Mayor Jim Burns resigned to become the Chief Administrative [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

TVCOGECO

The Executive Director of the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, Dave Brown, will update viewers tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 19) on just how close the annual campaign is to reaching the $1 million mark when he makes an appearance on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Sarnia Councillor Bev MacDougall will also come by to discuss a [...]

OPP make drug-related arrest in Petrolia

Lambton OPP say an arrest was made in Petrolia Friday night (Oct. 14, 2011) after members of its Safe Streets Unit stopped a vehicle on Eureka Street. The stop, which occurred around 9:15 p.m., included a subsequent search of the vehicle. Police allege they discovered four oxycodone pills, an undisclosed amount of cash and assorted [...]

“Wright to the Point” tonight at 7 pm on TVCOGECO

TVCOGECO

Newly re-elected MPP Bob Bailey will be among the guests tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Veteran journalist Barry Wright will also welcome Dave McPhail, the chairman of the local Save the Jail Committee and Tom Marshall of the Sarnia Fire Rescue Service who will talk about Fire Safety Week.   “Wright to [...]

“Wright to the Point” tonight (Wed, Oct 5) on TVCOGECO

TVCOGECO

Two prominent Lambton County residents, both with new jobs, will highlight tonight's (Wednesday, Oct 5) edition of “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Jim Burns will look back on his political career and look forward on his time as Chief Administrative Office for the village of Point Edward and Kathy Alexander , the new Executive [...]