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Tough weekend for the Legionnaires as they lose to Strathroy and Chatham

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It was a tough weekend for the Sarnia Legionnaires that began with a tough 3-2 loss to the Strathroy Rockets which saw an end to their 13 game winning streak, falling one game short of breaking the franchise record for most consecutive wins followed by a spanking in Chatham to the tune of 8-2. Just […]

Victim of Saturday’s explosion/fire dies in London

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A man who was critically injured in an explosion and subsequent fire at the Scott Road facility of Veolia ES Industrial Service has died of his injuries. The man, who is not being identified by Sarnia Police, had been airlifted to London on Saturday. Earlier reports of a second person being sent to London on Sunday are […]

Sarnia Sting downed 6-1 in lopsided loss to Ottawa 67s

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By DAVE BORODY It was one of those games the Sarnia Sting would like to forget all about. The Ottawa 67s came to town Saturday night and skated off with a lopsided 6-1 victory in front of 2,683 fans at the RBC Centre. It was Ottawa’s first road victory of the season after dropping six […]

Sarnia Sting lose another close one, this one a 4-3 shoot out with Belleville Bulls

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting lost another close one to the Belleville Bulls Friday night. But at least this time around they gained a valuable point out of it. The Bulls defeated Sarnia 4-3 in a shootout in front of 2,575 fans at the RBC Centre. Belleville scored twice in the shootout while Sarnia […]

Five injured, one critically, in explosion at local Veolia facility

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A Saturday afternoon fire and explosion at Veolia’s Scott Road facility has sent five people, one with injuries described as critical to hospital. The critically injured individual was airlifted by ambulance to London. All others were transported to Bluewater Health. Sarnia Fire Rescue Services, Sarnia Police Services, Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Lambton OPP were on […]

Work on Centennial Park well underway

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Workers from London, Ont.-based contractor Bre-Ex Construction have begun a $2.5-million first phase remediation of Centennial Park, an operation that City of Sarnia official says should be ready for tobogganers by mid-December. The north berm is being made about 10 feet taller as topsoil is moved from the contaminated surface of the park. A geo-textile […]

Province and Conservation Authority team up in shoreline maintenance project

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The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has provided $300,000 to protect the St. Clair River shoreline at the Lambton Area Water Supply System (LAWSS) in the City of Sarnia. The funds were provided to the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority through the Water and Erosion Control Infrastructure (WECI) program. Matching funds will be provided by […]

Local MP issues statement to constituents after Ottawa tragedy

Sarnia-Lambton Member of Parliament Pat Davidson reached out to her constituents Thursday in the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting in the nation’s capital that left one soldier dead and the perpetrator shot by a security officer. Davidson also referred to an early shooting in Quebec in her message, the full text of which follows: “This past week, Canadians have […]

Sarnia Police say they are continuing to investigate fire, expect more charges to be laid

Sarnia Police say they are continuing to investigate a fire that occurred Tuesday at a home in the 100 block of Alfred Street. A 38-year-old Sarnia man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, arson and fleeing police but Sarnia Police say additional charges are expected. They are asking anyone with information […]

Clara Hughes sharing her story tonight at ‘Going the Distance’ gala

Clara Hughes, centre, was welcomed to Bluewater Health on Thursday by Kathy Alexander, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, and Susan Denomy, CEO of Bluewater Health.

She’s perhaps Canada’s best-known and most-celebrated Olympian. But Clara Hughes will be mostly “just herself” tonight when she shares her story, one that includes the challenges related to mental illness, all in support of programs at Bluewater Health related to issues like she herself has faced in life. Hughes, who was at Bluewater Health in […]