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Sarnia City Council hears pre-budget ideas before deliberations on Tuesday

If Sarnia City Council had hoped for some clarity from a pre-budget public input session on Monday evening, it likely was disappointed. The eight speakers during the 50-minute session at City Hall came in two distinct camps. One group wanted municipal politicians to tighten their financial belts, while the other group wanted the status quo [...]

Sarnia’s de Guzman wins $10,000 in Champions of Change

Sarnia's Jorge de Guzman has come up short in his bid to be named one of two "Champions of Change" in Canada.   Although de Guzman was among the 10 finalists chosen last November, his name was not called when the winners were announced last night during a nationally televsed program on CBC celebrating volunteerism. [...]

Snowmobile cuts off cruiser in north Lambton

It was a close call for a snowmobiler just outside of the entrace to Pinery Provincial Park on Saturday night.   Lambton OPP say one of the sleds in a group of machines drove onto Lakeshore Road near Jenna Road in Lambton Shores requiring an officer traveling behind them to take evasive action in order [...]

Snowmobile plunges through ice near Kettle Point

Lambton OPP is again warning outdoor enthusiasts to be extremely careful on the ice. The reminder follows an incident just before noon on Sunday where a 2008 Yamaha machine broke through the ice on Lake Huron about three metres from shore near Kettle Point.  The rider and passenger got wet, but were otherwise uninjured, but the [...]

City police seize drugs, make arrest

A 40-year-old Sarnia man is scheduled in court today to speak to charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. The suspect was arrested last week after crystal meth, oxycodone tablets, digital scales, a cell phone and a significant amount of cash was seized as a result of a search warrant [...]

UPDATE: Fifth person arrested in downriver drug investigation

A fifth person has been arrested in connection with a drug search warrant at a Lyndoch Street address in Corunna on Wednesday. Lambton OPP say a 19-year-old Corunna man has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of stolen property. He and four others arrested earlier will [...]

Mooretown and Alvinston both registered Jr. “C” hockey victories

The Mooretown Flags scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat Belle River, 5-4 on the road last night. Jason Teschke had the game winner at 11:27 of the final frame. He and his brother Josh both had a goal and two assists on the night. Jordan Gladwish was the winning goaltender, making [...]

OPP report drug bust in Corunna; four charged, police seek fifth suspect

The Safe Streets Unit of Lambton OPP say a drug search warrant executed in the 400 block of Lyndoch Street in Corunna on Wednesday has resulted in four arrests and a warrant for a fifth suspect in a bust that resulted in the seizure of about $1,600 in street-value drugs. The estimated value of seized [...]

OPP stop speeding vehicle in Warwick, charge driver with stunt driving

Lambton OPP stopped a vehicle they say was traveling at about 130 kilometres an hour in a posted 80 kilometre an hour section of Confederation Line near First School Road in Warwick Township on Wednesday. The incident, which police say occurred around 3:30 p.m., has resulted in a 35-year-old driver being charged with Stunt Driving [...]

OPP say throwing snow on roadway illegal, could cause traffic accident

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Lambton OPP are reminding residents that depositing snow from their driveways onto roadways is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act. Even while quoting Section 181 of the Act, violation of which comes with a $110 fine, police say putting snow on a roadway could be dangerous. "The snow you deposit on the roadway could potentially [...]