Archive for the ‘Enniskillen’ Category

OPP stop vehicle in Enniskillen, drug charges laid

Lambton OPP say what started as a traffic stop ended up with five people, including the driver of the vehicle, facing drug charges. The incident, which occurred on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at around 9:30 p.m., was on Petrolia Line in the area of Oil Heritage Road. Police say that while speaking with the driver [...]

New season of “Wright to the Point” begins tonight on TVCOGECO

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Stacy Cattran, the co-organizer of the A Walk to Remember the Victims of Asbestos, will be the lead guest tonight as "Wright to the Point" kicks off a new season on TVCOGECO. Cattran will speak to host Barry Wright about the vigil and walk in Sarnia on September 30 and October 1 to remember asbestos [...]

Sarnia-Lambton candidates debate the future of local jail

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The Liberal Party candidate in the Sarnia-Lambton riding has challenged the electorate to look beyond the rhetoric when it comes to the future of the Sarnia Jail. “We need a champion,” said Stephanie Barry, speaking to reporters following an all-candidates meeting sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sarnia on Monday afternoon. Barry said she would [...]

Central Family Health Team hires Registered Dietician

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The Central Lambton Family Health Team has completed its roster by hiring a registered dietician. Krista Robinson has taken up residence in Petrolia and is now working closely with the team’s other allied health professionals and physicians to provide nutritional counselling for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, weight issues or any nutritional needs. “We [...]

Auditions for Lambton Young Theatre Players

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Fall is in the air, and the Lambton Young Theatre Players are anxious to tread the boards once again! With three exciting programs in the works, the Players are bursting with energy and enthusiasm for Fall Drama Classes, Bad Guys in Boomtown – The Great Plank Road Heist, and auditions for a Christmas production of [...]

Council in Enniskillen to decide next month how to replace outgoing mayor

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Township council in Enniskillen will consider two options to replace outgoing Mayor Jim Burns when it meets in early October. “Once they declare the (mayor's) seat vacant, they have 60 days to either appoint someone or pass a by-law to call a byelection,” said Township Administrator-Clerk Duncan McTavish. Burns has accepted a position of Chief [...]

Updated: Missing man found near Oil Springs

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Lambton OPP has now located a 48-year-old disabled man who wandered away from his home west of Oil Springs early this morning. (Tuesday, September 13) Police say Brian Galonsky, who suffers from a brain injury, has been found near Oil Springs.  He had been missing from his Aberfeldy Line home since about 2 am. "Thanks [...]

Former Warden Jim Burns will be new CAO at Point Edward

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Jim Burns, a former warden of Lambton County, has been hired as the new chief administrative officer of the village of Point Edward, replacing Peggy Cramp, who is retiring. Burns, who is currently mayor of the municipality of Enniskillen and as such sits on county council  will take over on Sept. 26. Point Edward Mayor [...]

The sights and sounds of the fair this weekend in Petrolia

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The fall fair season in Lambton County begins tonight (Friday, September 9) with the opening of the Petrolia and Enniskillen Fall Fair at Greenwood Park. The midway opens tonight at 5 pm, the four-hour tractor pull event begins at 6 and the opening ceremonies are scheduled for 7 pm. Activities continue Saturday and Sunday, with the [...]

Six candidates now on the ballot in Sarnia-Lambton

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And then there were six. That's how many candidates now are vying for the provincial seat in the Sarnia-Lambton riding. The latest two to step forward are Andy Bruziewicz and Andrew Falby. Bruziewicz will run as an independent and Falby will carry the Ontario Libertarian Party banner. Others in the race are Progressive Conservative Bob [...]