Archive for the ‘Oil Springs’ Category

Bruziewicz withdraws from Sarnia-Lambton NDP nomination

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Andy Bruziewicz has withdrawn from the Sarnia-Lambton provincial NDP nomination process. Having received no response to his response to postpone the nomination meeting until after Labour Day, the long-time City Councilor announced on Tuesday evening that he would no longer allow his name to stand. Bruziewicz had wanted the additional time in order for the [...]

The Central Lambton Family Health Team facility officially opens in Petrolia

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Several dozen dignitaries and guests gathered on the second floor of Charlotte Eleanor Englehart (CEE) hospital in Petrolia on Friday afternoon to officially open the Central Lambton Family Health Team facility; a multi-discipline team approach to wellness, disease prevention and chronic disease management The team, made up of seven doctors and several other health professionals, [...]

TVCOGECO Sarnia captures three provincial awards

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TVCOGECO Sarnia has been named the recipient of three Ontario-wide awards at this week’s TVCOGECO Star Awards in Burlington. The annual event celebrates local television across more than 20 systems throughout Ontario. Local producer Daniel Ricottone captured top prize for best Arts/Entertainment program for an episode of The Daily Grind that featured local music group [...]

A note from the Publisher: Calendar of Events launched as new LambtonShield.com feature

When we first began serving the community, still less than seven months ago (Nov. 15, 2010), one of our primary goals was to be a community builder. With that in mind, we've launched a free "Calendar of Events" service. Simply click on the tab on our home page and see what's happening, either today, this [...]

Oil Springs woman arrested in drug bust near Wallaceburg

A 21-year-old woman from Oil Springs was among two people arrested as a result of a search warrant conducted early Thursday morning on two neighbouring houses on Meadowvale Line, south of Wallaceburg. Chatham-Kent Police say one house contained a sophisticated marihuana grow operation and the other house was occupied by a man and woman who [...]

Erie St. Clair LHIN comes under fire for its allocation to pain management

  The mayor of Sarnia contends those suffering from chronic pain in this area are being short-changed compared to resources and services available in Chatham-Kent and Windsor. Mike Bradley made his comments following a presentation to Lambton County Council on Wednesday by Gary Switzer, CEO, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network. (LHIN) “How much [...]

Lambton OPP announces program to combat thefts

  The Lambton County Detachment of the OPP wants to do something about the rising tide of break and enters in its jurisdiction. To help, it has implemented a province-wide community-based crime prevention program, called the SafeGuard Ontario Property Security Review Program where members of the Lambton OPP Auxilliary Unit will visit homes and businesses [...]

United Way of Sarnia-Lambton announces its 2011 campaign chair

  The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has announced that its 2011 Campaign will be chaired by Brian Black, General Manager, Eastern Region, Enbridge Pipelines Inc.   “I began donating to the United Way when I first joined Enbridge in 1992,” said Black, “I have always felt that the United Way provided valuable support to important [...]

Clean air role models wanted

  Anyone using active transportation – like cycling, walking, rollerblading or public transit to meet their transportation needs – is a champion, but to make it official, you now have the opportunity to nominate them for the 2011 Sarnia-Lambton Clean Air Champion Award. The Lambton County Active Transportation Committee is seeking nominees who fit the [...]

Lambton OPP investigate thefts in Petrolia and Oil Springs

  Lambton OPP is investigating a pair of break-ins in south-central Lambton County. Police says sometime between last Thursday and yesterday, a storage unit on Centre Street in Petrolia was broken into.  Items missing include a window-size air conditioner, an air compressor, Alpine 10" speaker, sub woofer and ported box, Pioneer car stereo and 2 [...]