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Local Habitat for Humanity completes home in partnership with Lambton College

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Megan Johnston and her 8-year-old daughter now have a new set of keys and a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home” thanks to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton and the hard work of students enrolled in several programs offered through Lambton College’s Skilled Trades Training Centre. Ground breaking for the home, at 928 Ennisclaire, [...]

Plan to “ARTZscape” this summer at Centennial Park

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Pathways Health Centre for Children will hold its annual ARTZscape by the Bay August 16 and 17. The two day event, which has this year moved to Centennial Park on Front Street, will showcase the work of local artists and artisans in a variety of fields. Admission is a donation to Pathways Health Centre for Children. [...]

Lawn bowlers raise more than $1,200 at Breast Cancer Tournament

Sandy and Nick Symes of Sarnia prevailed over 21 other pairs teams when the annual Breast Cancer Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Civic Holiday Monday. The event raised over $1,200 for the Breast Cancer Society.

It was a good day for bowling and charity at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on the holiday Monday, Aug. 4. Twenty-two Open Pairs teams took part in the annual Breast Cancer Tournament, with over $1,200 raised for the Breast Cancer Society. Competitors came from Grand Bend, London, Milton, Forest and Dresden, but in the [...]

Removing then restoring Cull Drain Bridge may be most cost effective option for Sarnia City Council

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Sarnia City Council will meet on Thursday morning at special meeting to deal with an engineer’s report that recommends the immediate removal of the Cull Drain Bridge. But at least one local member of the Sarnia Historical Society is suggesting the least costly and most desirable option would be to lift the deteriorating bridge and [...]

Zeller’s property has a new tenant as Giant Tiger plans larger store

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The property at the corner of London Road and Pontiac Drive may soon be referred to by Sarnians as “Giant Tiger” plaza now that development of the former Zeller’s building is proceeding. The new store, which will be located at the east end of the former (and now closed) retailer, is expected to open in [...]

Captain Kidd Days 29th year of Success

Scotch Prophets at Captain Kidd Days 2014

Now in its 29th year, the annual Captain Kidd Days held in Corunna this past weekend showed tremendous success. This year the annual festival was extended by continuing with music and fun thru late Sunday night. Local area band “The Scotch Prophets” entertained the well attended event with their diverse choice of pop, rock and [...]

‘The Nerd’ gets ready to bring on the laughs at VPP

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Said to be one of the funniest plays ever written, “The Nerd” by Larry Shue is about to hit the stage at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. The production, which is directed by Kelli Fox and starring Michael Hogeveen, will preview August 12, 13 and 14 (2 p.m. performances) then open with an 8 p.m. performance on [...]

Lambton Shores making application for provincial relief after storm

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The Municipality of Lambton Shores plans to apply for financial help from the province under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance program. Municipal Council made the decision to move forward with the application during a special meeting of Council held Thursday (July 31). Application will be made to both the private and public components of the [...]

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

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After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]