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A sold out crowd ‘goes country’ for the first time at London’s Rock the Park


Cowboy hats, ripped denim, and plaid shirts were a plenty at Rock the Park’s first ever country music showcase on Wednesday, July 23. An estimated 11,000 fans from far and wide gathered at Harris Park in downtown London to enjoy some of country music’s hottest talent, as a part of the 11th annual Rock the [...]

OPP release photo of Petrolia bank robbery suspect

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Lambton OPP has released a photo of a man being sought in connection with Wednesday afternoon’s bank robbery at the CIBC branch in Petrolia with the hope that the public may be able to help in the identification of the suspect. The incident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m., involved a single suspect, who is [...]

Company fined following death of worker nearly two years ago


A Sarnia company has been fined after pleading guilty to a failure to ensure proper working conditions that resulted in the death of one of its workers. Plank Road Auto Wreckers, which was charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, will pay $60,000 plus a 25% victim surcharge. The worker, Shane Hackett, who was [...]

Afternoon bank heist results in lockdown of downtown Petrolia

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the robbery of the Petrolia CIBC branch, which occurred Wednesday afternoon (July 23) at about 2:30 p.m. A local media alert had indicated several blocks near the bank had been cordoned off by police. Police say an unknown man entered the bank and produced what appeared to [...]

Can you identify the people breaking into St. Vincent de Paul store?

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects depicted in a surveillance video. In the incident, which occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, suspects are seen entering the St. Vincent de Paul Store on Davis Street. They are alleged to have stolen a skateboard, watches and other items. While [...]

Police seeking help in solving bike theft

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Sarnia Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for stealing a DIADORA brand men’s mountain bike from the rear of a business on Christina Street last Friday (July 18). The incident is said to have occurred at about 10:30 a.m. when a suspect used bolt cutters to remove the lock on [...]

OPP investigating two stolen vehicle incidents

Lambton OPP is continuing its investigations of two stolen vehicles, one that occurred Tuesday late afternoon in St. Clair Township and another early Wednesday morning in Lambton Shores that was involved in a single vehicle crash. In Tuesday’s incident, which occurred around 5 p.m., OPP had been notified of a stolen Ford F-350 truck that [...]

Jared Fedora hopes to be sitting in Council seat come this fall


Local resident Jared Fedora added his name to the ballot for city councillor for the upcoming municipal election. “I feel that it’s time for a fresh face, a fresh perspective on City Council” Fedora says. He’s quick to add that the city has changed – even over the past four years – noting that many [...]

There are ways to ‘improve your home’s mood’

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After a long day at work are you looking for an oasis to come home to? By making a few changes in your home you can improve your mood and make your home feel like a retreat. 1. Plants One of the least expensive ways you can improve your mood is by adding plants to [...]

Open Pairs competition has bowlers from London, Sarnia taking trophy


Winners of this past weekend’s D.J. Robb Funeral Home Tournament were London bowler Scott Fisher (left) and Jim Foley of Sarnia. The event for Open Pairs teams was held Sat. July 19, with 36 bowlers taking part. Second place was won by Steve and Louise St. Pierre of Dresden, while Erin Dorey and Michelle Whitehead [...]