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Pre-listing home inspection may make good sense

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By JULIE JENKINS You spend weeks getting your home ready for sale painting, cleaning and staging. Your Realtor takes lots of great pictures, advertises your home and does open houses. You finally get an offer and you feel like the battle is over. Your house is sold, it’s time to celebrate. Then comes the home [...]

Opening Doors program receives United Way Venture Grant funding for second year

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A local program that helps people with mental illness that are living in poverty is receiving $30,000 in Venture Grant funding from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. Opening Doors, which will operate a satellite office through the West Lambton Health Centre (located at the corner of Exmouth and Front Street in Sarnia), provides monthly cooking classes [...]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

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Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent [...]

Sarnia holding open house and input session on Centennial Park remediation tonight

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Tonight (Tuesday, April 15) Sarnia city residents will have an opportunity to view options for remediation of Centennial Park, the facility that has been closed due to the discovery of asbestos and other contaminants on the site. The open house and meeting, which will be led by City staff, begins at 6 p.m. in Council [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #127

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Episode #127 The Music Scene Musical artist “Niecie” from Detroit, Michigan talks about her 20+ career in the music biz and share her thoughts on what it takes to succeed in the music world. “Niecie” also shares her latest music video “Wanted Woman” In The Community Jack Vanderaa – President of the Sarnia Aquarium Society [...]

Bluewater Sharks capture Squirt/Atom championship at weekend tournament in Michigan

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The ’05 Bluewater Sharks hockey team travelled to Troy, Mich., over the weekend, where it captured The Squirt/Atom  Championship at the Troy Spring Scramble Championship with an exciting 3-2 shootout victory over the Kensington Valley Rebels. The Sharks trailed 2-1 with only 30 seconds to go.  With the goalie pulled, Jaxon Priddle tied the game [...]

Moore Skating Club holds 41st Annual Ice Show

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The Moore Skating Club held its 41st Annual Ice Show on Saturday. Pictured in yellow is Paige Charbonneau. The young lady wearing purple is Danika Oakley. Photos courtesy Metcalfe Photography, Corunna.  

Suspected tornado knocks off power, causes damage in Sombra

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Reports are coming in that rough weather Saturday night—a suspected tornado—has knocked out power to at least some homes in Sombra and caused some property damage. Brian Lauwereys, a friend of LambtonShield.com, sent this photo showing damage down to one property.

Sarnia Police execute search warrant, arrest four on drug charges

Sarnia Police Vice officers assisted by the Criminal Investigation Division executed a drug warrant Thursday night on Sutton Street, arresting two men in the middle of what was allegedly a drug transaction. A third man, who appeared to be about to inject himself with a syringe, and a female were also at home when police [...]

Sarnia Police urge caution in dealing with ‘shady’ contractors

Sarnia Police Service is investigating a possible fraud involving an out of town paving business. On Monday April 7, 2014 a woman in the eastern part of the city was approached at her residence by a man who said he was from a paving company. The man offered to pave her driveway that very day [...]