Archive for the ‘Plympton-Wyoming’ Category

Eastbound Highway 402 flowing again after accident last night

  The eastbound lanes of Highway 402, between Oil Heritage Road and Forest Road, are flowing again this morning after being shut for several hours into the early morning hours this morning. The closure was due to a collision between two trucks on the highway at about 8 last night that strewn large containers on [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

  The president of OPSEU Local 128, Dave Esser, will join us tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO to talk about the controversial decision to close the Sarnia jail. Also, Kevin Smith and Ophelia Noyle from Goodwill Industries will come by to preview the opening of the new Goodwill Retail Store and Sharon [...]

Hundreds of area residents trying to quit smoking

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  The percentage of Lambton County smokers who entered the month-long challenge in Ontario to quit smoking is slightly higher than the provincial average, The 2011 Driven to Quite Challenge, which includes 449 participants from Sarnia-Lambton, ends this Thursday. "We are pleased so many individuals in Sarnia-Lambton have chosen now as the time to quit," [...]

Bluewater Sharks tyke hockey tryouts begin Sunday

  Lambton's youth hockey players born in 2004 are invited to attend the Bluewater Sharks Hockey tryouts set to begin:Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 9 am at RBC Arena, rink one. The cost is $10 per tryout session The Bluewater Sharks tyke hockey program is a competitive travel hockey program open to all 6 year [...]

Canadians will go the polls on May 2

  It's now official. Canadians, including those in Sarnia-Lambton and Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, will be going to the polls Monday, May 2. Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the Governor-General this morning and David Johnston agreed to dissolve parliament paving the way for a general election. On Friday, the Conservatives were defeated in a non-confidence in the House [...]

Canadians heading to the polls following the defeat of the Harper government

  The Liberals, New Democrats and Bloc Quebecois have pooled their votes to defeat the Harper government on a motion of non-confidence this afternoon. It's expected Prime Minister Stephen Harper will visit the Governor-General tomorrow morning to ask that the 40th parliament of Canada be dissolved. Once that is done, campaigning across the country, including [...]

Sarnia-Lambton’s business Oscars to be handed out tonight

  And the winner is….. That phrase will make many hold their breath tonight waiting for winners to be announced at the annual Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Awards Night at the Imperial Theatre for the Performing Arts in Sarnia. The evening begins with a wine reception at 6:45 and the awards will [...]

United Way announces award winners

A long-time volunteer with the The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has been chosen as its 2011 Volunteer of the Year. The honour, handed to Pierre Soulard, was announced during the local United Way's 54th annual Annual General Meeting last evening.  “Mr. Soulard has dedicated countless hours to the organization in many different capacities,” said a [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

Despite the fact that the federal government appears to be hanging by a thread, TVCOGECO wants its viewers to know what local impact the budget either will or would have had on them. Gus Mumby of the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce will join host Barry Wright in the first segment of the program tonight to [...]

UPDATE: Freezing rain warning issued for Sarnia-Lambton

Motorists and pedestrians should both exercise extreme caution today as a freezing rain warning has been issued for Sarna-Lambton. Freezing rain mixed at times with ice pellets and wet snow is expected today across Southwestern and Environment Canada says it may persist across the region for several hours today before turning to snow by this [...]