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Weekend police report includes 165 calls for service

Sarnia Police Service answered 165 calls for service during the last weekend of June 2014. The calls include : 6 – 911 hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Calls 4 – Disturb the Peace 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 3 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 8 – Noise Complaints  

Sarnia summer singles 8-ball fun league underway

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

Sarnia’s original Rack n Roll has begun its summer fun league. The popular sport is certainly competitive in Sarnia, however there is always room for fun. Both singles and team events happen every Tuesday and Wednesday at various locations around the city. Organizers Paul and Fern Maedel have been operating a fall league for several [...]

Bright’s Grove Canada Day celebrations a wonderful time of community

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It began with a fabulous parade from Bright’s Grove’s Wildwood Park and down Hamilton Road, then north to the shores of Lake Huron and to the “new” Kenwick on the Lake park. And it just got better and better, with music, games, bouncy castle fun and, of course, food. There was even a “simulated” rock [...]

Sarnia Sting announce pre-season schedule

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The Sarnia Sting will start the 2014-15 regular season on the road before returning home to kick off the team’s 20th Anniversary season in Sarnia on Friday, October 3rd. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. as the Sting take on the visiting Barrie Colts at the RBC Centre. The Sarnia Sting season will begin on [...]

Saying goodbye to ‘second home’ is emotional for Residence on the St. Clair worker

Jennifer Loupos (left) enjoys the company of staff and residents at her farewell party.

By LISA BAILEY Jennifer Loupos has said goodbye to the Residence on the St. Clair — a community she says was “like a second home” to her. “I’ve pretty much grown up here, so not only have the residents taught me a lot but the staff has been a phenomenal support to me,” Loupos said [...]

City has filled Clerk and Deputy Clerk positions

Nancy Wright-Laking will become City Clerk at the City of Sarnia on July 28, 2014.

The City of Sarnia has hired two new employees for key administrative posts–city clerk and deputy city clerk–left vacant by the retirement of incumbents. Clerk Brian Knott (who also served as the city’s legal counsel) retired earlier this month; Deputy Clerk Brad Loosley retired in March. Nancy Wright-Laking, currently chief administrative officer/clerk and economic development [...]

Celebrate Canada Day in Bright’s Grove

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Plans for Canada Day are confirmed in Bright’s Grove. The Optimist Club of Bright’s Grove invites all to attend the festivities on Saturday, June 28 when they host their annual Canada Day Celebration. A variety of family fun activities are planned for the day, including the signature parade, which starts at 11 a.m. from Wildwood Park. [...]

Rockride 2014 aims to fight Childhood Cancer in wake of couple’s loss

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It’s been 11 years since Bob and Lori Thomas lost their three-year-old daughter Samantha to childhood cancer, something they are determined to help make sure never happens to any other child. This July 5 the couple is doing their part and inviting others to join them in the 11th annual R.O.C.K.—Ride for Our Cancer Kids—a [...]

Blue Flag at Canatara Beach is testament to ‘clean beach’ commitment

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Wednesday’s unfurling of a coveted “Blue Flag” at Canatara Beach is a testament to the commitment and hard work of several people, including those at the City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department who worked hard to achieve a high standard of beach cleanliness and quality. Brett Tryon, program manager for Environmental Defence, which runs [...]

Fire officials issue cautionary note for home fireworks displays

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Sarnia Fire Rescue Service is recommending that members of the public opt to attend public fireworks displays hosted by a community. “If you still choose to have a family fireworks or an informal neighbourhood display, check with your local fire department about regulations regarding fireworks and any city by-laws related to fireworks,” said Tom Marshall, [...]