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Alvinston tops Dresden 5-1 in Junior ‘C’ hockey

The Alvinston Flyers  scored three times in the first period and coasted to a 5-1 win over Dresden in Great Lakes Junior "C" Hockey League action at the Brooke Inwood Community Centre on Sunday. Chase Clark led the Flyers with a pair of goals and Brandon Campbell had another strong game in goal making 42 [...]

The host team wins one and loses one at the Silver Stick tournament in Watford

The East Lambton Eagles Pee Wees have split their first two games at the 51st annual Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick Tournament in Watford.   The Eagles beat Burford, 3-2 in overtime in their opener, but lost 5-4 in overtime to Ilderton in game number two. Elsewhere, Mooretown edged St. Thomas, 4-3 and lost to [...]

Petrolia’s win streak in senior hockey reaches double digits

John Martin scored twice to lead the Petrolia Squires to a 4-3 victory over Thedford on Saturday afternoon in Western Ontario Senior Hockey League action at the RBC Centre in Sarnia. Kyle Gould and Dan Veenema also scored for the Squires. Stephen McLinchey counted twice for Thedford with Trevor Turner adding the other. The Squires [...]

Bailey calls on McGuinty to enforce Consumer Protection Act in wake of alleged ‘gouging’

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Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is calling on the provincial government to fully enforce the Consumer Protection Act in the wake of reports that some motorists were charged exorbitant towing fees when they were forced to abandon their snow-trapped vehicles on Highway 402 this week.   Bailey says a section of the act prohibits companies from [...]

Petrolia Squires have now nine straight games in senior hockey

Six different players hit the scoresheet as the Petrolia Squires outlasted Tillsonburg, 6-4 on Friday night at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.   John Martin, Dan Veenema, Carson Simpson, Breydan Belan, Scott McPhail and Jason Polera scored for the Squires.   Petrolia has now won 9 straight games and moved into a first place tie in [...]

Regional Silver Stick action begins tonight in Watford

After battling horrendous weather conditions for the better part of this week, the opening of the Roy Caley Memorial Regional Silver Stick hockey tournament in Watford will likley be a welcome distraction.   The tournament opens with three games tonight, including Dresden vs. Strathroy at 6 p.m.   The host East Lambton Eagles play their [...]

MP Bev Shipley says thank you to those who helped in the storm

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Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Member of Parliament Bev Shipley has tipped his hat to everyone who pitched in to help during this week's storm that ravaged Sarnia-Lambton and parts of Middlesex County.   "Like many of you, I am amazed that in the course of this event, there were no serious injuries and not a single fatality (in [...]

Most schools open today but some buses still not running

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Thousands of students in Sarnia-Lambton are back in class today after an unscheduled addendum to their upcoming two-week Christmas break as communities dug out from a fierce winter storm that closed schools, stranded motorists and brought out the best in our community through its generosity to strangers.   Tomorrow is the last scheduled day of [...]

State of Emergency in Lambton is lifted. Highway 402 is open in both directions

The State of Emergency in Lambton County is now over.   Warden Steve Arnold lifted the declaration this morning at 8:15, two and a half days after it was imposed late Monday evening.   "After consultation with affected municipal partners, emergency responders and municipal staff, we have determined that operations are now returning to normal [...]

The Storm is the topic tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO.

City and council officials will join Barry Wright to talk about this week's storm on "Wright to the Point" on TVCOGECO tonight at 7 p.m. The program will also be rebroadcast on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 19 at 12 noon.