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Watchful neighbour key to a robbery in progress falling short

sliding door

Sarnia Police say a watchful neighbour was able to foil a robbery in progress in the 200 block of Bright Street Monday evening (July 14) The home being robbed was vacant when the neighbour observed two men at the rear sliding door around 9 p.m. The neighbour called Sarnia Police who responded and arrested two [...]

OPP respond to single-vehicle rollover in Watford

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle rollover collision on eastbound Highway 402 near First School Road which took place Wednesday (July 16) just before 3 a.m. A driver of a transport truck had called in the accident and the OPP, fire services and Lambton EMS all responded to the scene. A [...]

Sarnia Police seize ‘large quantities’ of marijuana in apartment raid


Sarnia Police say officers executed a search warrant on an apartment in the 100 block of George Street Tuesday, seizing what is described as a large quantity of cannabis marijuana with a street value of $4,330. The raid, which took place about 5:30 p.m., resulted in the arrest of the resident. He was held for [...]

The story of a Trade Unionist and how making a difference is ‘part of the job’

mark mathewson SLDLC

(Editor’s Note: Mark Mathewson is president of Unifor Local 848 (Shell Canada). In his role as a member of the Sarnia-District Labour Council, he was approached to write this contribution for and took the approach you’ll read below. We welcome any and all contributions to, especially those like this one that contribute to [...]

Antique & Classic Boat Show sails into Sarnia Bay Marina


Over 25 finished and restored boats will be on hand at the 4th annual Antique & Classic Boat Show on July 18 and 19. A captain’s welcome reception is set to kick off the weekend long event on Friday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. The boat show follows on Saturday, July 19, from 9:00 a.m. [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #141

The Show with David Burrows

Bridge Bash Highlights! The Entertainment Scene: Catacomb Castaway who performed at Indiefest Round1 talk about their musical influences and share their music. In The Community: Tyler Rotteau talks about an upcoming event to support Kids Help Phone in Sarnia. Indiefest updates and more!

Sarnia Police say incident shows that ‘weapons, drugs, stolen property go hand in hand’

A search of a Queen Street apartment last Friday has resulted in the seizure of drugs, weapons and stolen property as well as the arrest of two individuals, say Sarnia Police. One was a 37-year-old resident of the premises who faces various charges, including possession of drugs, weapons and stolen property. A 26-year-old woman, who [...]

OPP report two break and enter calls

Lambton OPP say they responded to two separate reports of a residential break and enter in the last couple of days, one in Forest early Sunday morning (July 13) and another in St. Clair Township on Monday. The Forest incident, on Queen Street, involved the homeowner being woken to a noise in the home and [...]

Tragedy in Watford: Double murder of couple with 26-year-old son facing charges

What Lambton OPP was initially describing as a “suspicious” death on Monday morning has turned into tragedy, with a husband and wife from Watford dead and their 26-year-old son accused of their murder. Susan Gubbels, 55, was found in the couple’s home around 9 p.m. Sunday night (July 13); about 10:45 p.m. London Police, who [...]

Finishing well, prostate cancer patient raises $5k for research

dons journey of hope

When Don Wells arrived on his e-bike at the Sarnia Walmart parking lot on Saturday, he was almost home having nearly finished his “Journey of Hope” that began June 28 in his hometown of Wallaceburg. He now lives in Port Lambton. Later that day, Wells, who is journeying through prostate cancer (he is stage 4), [...]