Archive for the ‘Warwick’ Category

OPP investigating damage to landfill machinery in Watford

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Lambton OPP is investigating a series of vandalism complaints to heavy machinery at the Twin Lakes Landfill Site in Watford. “In some cases white silica sand was poured into the engines of these machines,” said OPP Cst. Mark Dew of Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers. He says repairs to the engines of the machines can run [...]

29th annual Cornfest in Watford this weekend

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Corn will be the main attraction this weekend in Watford. The 29th annual Cornfest begins tonight at 6 and continues through Sunday. The weekend includes a parade, (tonight at 6:30) games, music horse rides and a Classic car show. New events this year are an all-star ball game tonight at 8 pm, an arm wrestling [...]

Relay for Life begins tonight in Watford

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The Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life begins tonight at 7 in Watford. The event, at the Watford Arena track, continues until 7 on Saturday morning. Local Relay for Life  fundraising in Sarnia-Lambton is now close to $100,000 for the year

Montreal firm to build in Watford-Warwick Industrial Park

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A project that has been in the works for about a year has come to fruition for the Watford-Warwick Industrial Park. Pending final approvals from the Ontario Power Authority, Montreal-based Real-Flex Business Parks will be constructing a 23,000 sq. ft facility that will feature rental units as small as 1,250 sq. ft. “The building will [...]

Charges laid as a result of drug bust near Watford

A drug bust in rural Lambton County has resulted in eight charges against a Warwick Township man. Lambton OPP say Mark Duffy, 31, is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and five counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000. As a result of a search warrant to a residence in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority Foundation offers scholarships

  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation invites students to apply for financial award for post-secondary studies related to environment The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation recognized local student Ryan Finnie last year with the first Student Environmental Award of $1,000 towards post-secondary studies in a field related to the environment or conservation. The foundation has announced it [...]