Archive for the ‘Oil Springs’ Category

The storm subsides; roads can still be a problem

Environment Canada has cancelled the blizzard warning for our area, although the latest forecast indicates we could still receive another 5 cm. of snow this afternoon and evening. The snow will be whipped around by a gusty wind of up to 60 km/hr., before it begins to die down overnight.   Area police are not [...]

Storm tips from Lambton OPP

With the forecast of heavy snow, coupled with high winds, are you prepared? Lambton OPP want to ensure that motorists take all the necessary precautions prior to its arrival. Lambton OPP are pleading with drivers to SLOW DOWN and drive having consideration for your vehicle condition and the road conditions. If you have no legitimate [...]

OPP investigate shooting in Oil Springs

Provincial Police are searching for suspects after two pick up trucks had their windows shot out with a pellet from an air rifle over the weekend in Oil Springs.   Authorities say the shooting took place in adjacent driveways in the 4600 block of Oil Springs Line sometime between Friday evening and early Saturday morning. [...]

Environment Canada says major storm could be heading our way

Environment Canada has now issued a winter storm watch for Sarnia-Lambton inconnection with a major snowstorm heading into Ontario.   The storm is expected to begin to dump snow on our region on Tuesday night and continue into Wednesday.   Snow accumulations could be in the order of 30 cm. (12 inches) and winds up to 60 [...]

Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce announces its new executive

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Comerce announced its new board of directors at its Annual General Meering this week. Debra Taylor, who owns and operates an accounting business in Point Edward, is the new board chair, replacing Katherine Walker. The rest of the executive is listed below:   POSITION NAME COMPANY         [...]

Doctors and hockey to be discussed tonight on “Wright to the Point”

Sarnia-Lambton's point person in attracting family physicians to the area will be one the guests tonight on "Wright to the Point" on TVCOGECO. Cindy Scholten will discuss, among other things, the benefits of new long-term funding from the city.   Also tonight, Bryan Chappell will drop by to preview the LanXess Girls Silver Stick hockey tournament [...]

Community Health department issues Cold Weather Alert

With the temperature expected to dip to minus 15 tonight and cold conditions persisting through the weekend, Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a Cold Weather Alert for Sarnia-Lambton.   “Residents should take precautions during a Cold Weather Alert by dressing in layers, shielding your head, neck and face from the wind, and limiting time spent outdoors,” [...]

Icy roads cause problems in Lambton

Local tow trucks will be busy this morning removing vehicles from area ditches.   Lambton OPP say as many as 30 vehicles were involved in minor crashes between 6 and 10 p.m. last night when a light drizzle began to freeze forming a thin layer of ice on roads.   The majority of the mishaps [...]

Sarnia’s art gallery and Snowfest topics this week on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO

Sarnia’s new art gallery and the 20th edition of Snowfest will be featured this week on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO.   Curator Lisa Daniels and Fundraising Chairperson Jim Burns will join host Barry Wright to provide an update on the downtown gallery, while Jim Vergunst will update events at Snowfest this weekend at [...]

New mortgage rules not likely to have local impact: Chamber

The president of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce does not think changes to mortgage rules announced this week by the federal government will have a negative affect on the local real estate market. “It’s not likely to have a huge impact,” said Garry MacDonald.   In fact, MacDonald says the market could experience a [...]