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THE SHOW: Canada Day, Steven Page, Steadfast, Gibson, Rumble Fish, and 3rd Wave

The Show with David Burrows for July 4, 2013.

This week’s episode of The Show with David Burrows has something for everyone as David offers up some great features about Canada Day and a myriad of top musical entertainment that headlined the day from Point Edward to Sarnia to Bright’s Grove. David hosted the Jun. 30 pre-Canada Day celebrations at Point Edward’s Canatara Park [...]

THE SHOW: Canada Day Celebrations, INDIEFEST, Whiskey Rain & 3rd Wave, exclusive interviews and more announcements

The Show with David Burrows for June 26, 2013.

This week on The Show, David talks about the coming Canada Day weekend and celebrations that are happening from the traditional order of business at Canatara Park; to the anticipated return of the notorious Rockin’ Country Collide Tour, that prominently highlights popular regional bands 3rd Wave (the rock) and Whiskey Rain (the country), at Bright’s Groves’ newly [...]

Decade of R.O.C.K. has raised a quarter million dollars to fight childhood cancer, annual ride around the corner

Annual ROCK Ride for cancer, now in its 10th year, raises money to support the needs of children with the disease,

Local couple Bob and Lori Thomas turned a horrible tragedy into inspiration and hope a decade ago when they lost their daughter Samantha to cancer just before her third birthday. In 2002, Samantha was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and, despite rigorous traditional treatment in London and a bone marrow transplant along the way at The [...]

Commissioner finds ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ mismanaged at Blue Water Bridge

An investigation by Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner has found public funds in the hundreds of thousands of dollars were misused at the Blue Water Bridge.

Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Mario Dion, has released the findings from his investigation into whether or not hundreds of thousands of dollars of public funds were mismanaged at the Blue Water Bridge by authorities. The Commissioner reportedly said in a media teleconference earlier today that former President and CEO Chuck Chrapko seriously breached the [...]

If Bayfest’s hiatus has got you down, come ‘Rock The Park’ at London’s Harris Park in July

Rock The Park 10th Anniversary

The announcement earlier this week that Sarnia’s preeminent annual music festival Rogers Bayfest will be on hiatus indefinitely has likely left a lot of heads spinning and hearts broken. After all, Bayfest has become the area’s largest entertainment tradition of the year and has filled Sarnia’s Centennial Park with tens of thousands each year since [...]

Woman says she was robbed by hitchhiker

Lambton OPP say they are investigating a report of a woman who said she was assaulted by a hitchhiker she picked up on St. Clair Parkway near La Salle Line on Saturday around 7:30 p.m. The woman, who said the man fled the scene, was taken to Bluewater Health for treatment of a minor injury [...]

‘Good year’ in Point Edward prompts Village to donate $50k to Inn of the Good Shepherd

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Acknowledging that its portion of receipts from the OLG Casino in Point Edward was more than the Village had projected in 2012, the municipality is donating $50,000 to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. At an announcement made Monday afternoon (Dec. 17), Mayor Dick Kirkland said the decision of Council recognizes that "these are hard [...]

OPP reports theft from trailer on Townsend Line

Lambton OPP are reporting a theft of an All Power generator, a Greco insulation spray gun and a Milwaukee radio, all stolen from an enclosed trailer parked at an address int he 8000 block of Townsend Line in Lambton Shores. The theft occurred some time between 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 25 and 8 a.m. the [...]

Moore Optimists complete St. Clair Twp. splash pad donation

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Optimist Club of Moore President Mary Lou Abrams presents the final payment cheque to St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold. The $160,000.00 Splash Pad cost was shared equally by the Optimist Club of Moore and St. Clair Township. Also pictured at left is club Treasurer Lorne Powell and, at far right, Past President Fred Strickland.

OPP charge Sarnia man with drunk driving

Lambton OPP say they made a traffic stop on St. Clair Parkway in the area of Curran Avenue Saturday night (Nov. 10), subsequently charging a 54-year-old Sarnia man with driving over the legal limit. The man will appear in a Sarnia court to speak to the charges, including driving a motor vehicle with an open [...]