Archive for the ‘Oil Springs’ Category

Break, enter and theft at Oil Springs auto repair shop

Break and Enter

Lambton OPP said an Oil Springs auto repair shop was broken into and looted last weekend. Police said that sometime between Friday, Jun. 22, and Monday morning, Jun. 24, thieves allegedly entered into the Mid County Ford repair shop located at 4570 Oil Springs Line. Entry was gained through an exterior window. Culprits allegedly took […]

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 […]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on 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 […]

“Wright to the Point” tonight at 7 pm on 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


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 […]

A busy weekend scheduled in Oil Springs


It's going to be a busy couple of days in Oil Springs. Author Gary May will launch his latest book, “A Scent of Oil” this afternoon (Friday, September 30) at the Oil Museium of Canada between 2 and 4 pm. Admission is free. Later in the evening, actors from Petrolia Community Theatre will be strolling […]

Charlie Fairbank inducted into Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame

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Lambton's longest oil producing family now has two family members in the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame. At an induction gala dinner last week in Calgary, Charlie Fairbank accepted a crystal award and was acknowledged by the crowd of 350 guests as the country's newest member of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame.  In 1997, […]

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


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


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


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 […]