A young woman who inspired hundreds if not thousands of Sarnia-Lambton residents through a purple t-shirt "Believe" campaign that friends set up on her behalf has died. Becky Bouma, who would have been 31 on May 12, was in continuing treatment related to the disease when she died Thursday night in Toronto. Diagnosed in late [...]
Lambton OPP say they are investigating the theft of electrical supply cords that were cut and stolen from trailers at an Arkona campground. The 10-gauge cords, each about 25 feet in length and with an amperage reading of 30-50, were stolen sometime between march 18 and March 31 of this year.
Sarna Fire Rescue Services say a fire in a shed in the 800 block of Talfourd Street that damaged an ATV inside as well as contents of the 10 foot by 10 foot shed was caused by accident. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday (April 3), resulted in crews from both the Wellington Street station [...]
The Sarnia Justice Film Festival proudly presents “…And This Is My Garden”, on Saturday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sarnia Library Theatre. In the small town of Wabowden, Northern Manitoba, two school teachers, Eleanor Woitowicz and Bonnie Monias, are empowering their students with the knowledge, discipline and skills to grow their own food [...]
Aside from the fact that rabies is a fatal, viral disease spread by the saliva of an infected animal (such as a dog, cat, fox, racoon, bat or livestock), the County of Lambton's Community Health Services department is making it easy and cost-effective for owners of dogs or cats to get a vaccination shot. Cost [...]
The addition of what the government is calling a "membership fee" for tradespeople is nothing more than "another layer of government bureaucracy." Says Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey, who on Wednesday signed a local "Stop the Trades Tax" pledge at a visit to General Maintenance Services in Sarnia. Bailey pledged his support for opposition to [...]
Lambton OPP say someone broke into a residence in the 5000 block of Lambton Line in Dawn-Euphemia on Monday afternoon, stealing an assortment of jewellery, a 47-inch flat screen Samsung TV and a Canon 40D camera. The loss is estimated at over $8,000.
Could it be that the measure of a society is how we treat those who are most vulnerable? Certainly many have been quoted as saying as much, but it's one local organization in particular, St. Joseph's Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton, with its litany of services (all delivered free of charge to the community), that's making a [...]
It was a busy Easter weekend for Sarnia Police and it had nothing to do with bunnies or chocolate or the trappings of one of the biggest Christian celebrations of the year. The action began on Thursday evening (March 28) when police were called to a business in the 800 block of Exmouth Street. [...]
The Community Round Table is continuing to look at ways to improving community pride and engagement by holding a number of Community Conversations over the next few months. During these sessions, Sarnians are invited to share their thoughts about what community means to them and building a strong community through collaboration. If you are [...]