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City of Sarnia has new contract with police officers and civilian employees

Police officers and civilian employees of the Sarnia Police Service will get a retroactive pay increase of 1.5% (from Jan. 1, 2014) and increases of 1.5% every six months beginning July 1. The collective agreement, which covers 109 uniform officers and 70 civilian personnel, was announced Tuesday (June 17) by Mayor Mike Bradley, who also [...]

It’s ‘Doors Open’ this coming weekend in Lambton County

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It’s “Doors Open” this weekend (June 21-22) as some 44 sites throughout Lambton County take part what is sure to be an eye-opening celebration of the community’s centennial accomplishment. This year’s Doors Open Lambton County is presented by Daytripping Magazine. “This weekend will be a rare chance for residents to visit many of these sites,” [...]

CAER to receive Fire Safety award in Toronto this week

A local industry-funded group will receive a Fire Safety Award later this week from the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. Representatives from Community Awareness Emergency Response (CAER) will receive the award at a ceremony this Thursday (June 19, 2014) in Toronto. The annual Fire Safety Awards recognize outstanding contributions to fire protection and [...]

Sarnia Pro fighters come out on top

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This past weekend the Pro Fighting Series III brought excitement to the old Sarnia Brock Street Barn. A total of eight fights were featured including two from Sarnia. A crowd favourite, Woodrow “Woody” James, came out strong against his opponent and won by TKO in the second round. Bobbi Jo Dalziel, who is the first [...]

Chamber will host Rural Trade Show this Wednesday

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting members and guests to its Rural Trade Show, to be held this Wednesday at the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown. The 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. event is free for members of the Chamber ($10 for “future members”). Organizers expect some 30 exhibitors to be [...]

Sarnia Police report slow Father’s Day weekend

Sarnia Police report a slow Father’s Day weekend with 140 calls for service. Some of the calls include: 2 – 911 Calls 12 – Alarm Calls 4 – Break and Enters 4 – Disturb the Peace 10 – Domestic/Family Disputes 8 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 10 – Noise Complaints

Sarnia Police find drugs, ‘extreme mess’ in home as children removed into care of CAS

Following a drug raid on Thursday (June 12), Sarnia Police had two minors–a 12 year old and 16 year old–taken in the care of the Children’s Aid Society. The raid, which was conducted around 11:30 p.m., resulted in the discovery of Hydromorphone pills and some cash. But the home was in what police said was [...]

Sarnia Braves lose on Father’s Day to Windsor

Sarnia Braves Seniors vs Windsor Stars Sunday June 15 Noon Errol Russell Diamond Sarnia – 2 Windsor – 5 Sarnia –     0 0 0 0 0 2 0  Runs 2, Hits 5, Errors 0 Windsor –  0 0 5 0 0 0 0  Runs 5, Hits 7, Errors 2 Pitching for Sarnia Anthony [...]

Sarnia Sting makes big changes to its front office

Bill Abercrombie, left, and Nick Sinclair are taking on major roles in the Sarnia Sting front office.

It’s the first time since the formation of the Sarnia Sting that the president of the club doesn’t have the last name Ciccarelli. Bill Abercrombie, a former assistant coach for the club and most recently director of hockey operations, was promoted to president of the club today. He will also be head scout and director [...]

Relay for Life begins tonight with ‘Victory Lap’ at 7 p.m.

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The popular Annual Sarnia Relay for Life in support of the Canadian Cancer Society, now in its 13th year, starts tonight with opening ceremonies at 6:45 p.m. and a Survivor Victory Lap at 7 p.m. Some 79 teams are taking to the track for the following 12 hours at Clearwater Arena Park. On Saturday, the [...]