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Annual bridal show opens its doors this Sunday at Lambton Inn

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Bridal Odyssey, an annual showcase of exhibitors, opens its doors this Sunday, Jan. 5 at the Lambton Inn. Organizer Carol Goodwin, who has been running the event (now in its 14th year), says it represents an opportunity for bridal exhibitors to provide brides int he area with one large show. Attendees are eligible for a [...]

Sarnia Mayor presents end of year ‘Honours List’

The Mayor’s Honour List was established by the late Mayor Marceil Saddy in 1981 to honour citizens and groups in the community or surrounding area who have been instrumental in improving the quality of life or making a significant contribution to the City of Sarnia and Lambton County. In announcing this year’s list, Mayor Mike [...]

Lambton OPP herald ‘no arrests’ in area RIDE programs

Lambton OPP officers were kept busy with over 130 calls for service during the last weekend of 2013 with weather and nature accounting for 20 ice or deer-related collisions on area highways and roads. Minor injuries were reported in one rollover motor vehicle collision which took place December 29, 2013 around 3:30 a.m. on Kimball [...]

OPP is reminding motorists to think ahead—with safe ride home

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Lambton County OPP is hoping that if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve that you will plan for a safe ride home. “Take responsibility for your actions and if you drink, don’t drive,” says Lambton County OPP Inspector Scott Janssens. “Arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi or stay overnight.  [...]

Sarnia Police report 120 calls for service on last weekend of 2013

Sarnia Police responded to 120 calls for service in the last weekend of December 2013: 7    Alarms 8    Disturb the Peace/Noise complaints 12  Domestic/Family disputes 8    Motor Vehicle collisions 6    Theft reports 4    Trespassing/Unwanted person complaints

Sarnia Police gearing up for downtown road hockey game Tuesday afternoon


Members of the Sarnia Police Service are teaming up with the Lambton Drug Awareness Action Committee to go up against members of the Sarnia Legionnaires Junior B Hockey team tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 31) for a road hockey game. The event is part of a drug free New Year’s celebration in downtown Sarnia. Organizers advise dressing [...]

Sarnia Sting lose to Owen Sound Attack in shootout

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By DAVE BORODY Sarnia Sting head coach Trevor Letowski admitted he wasn’t sure what to expect from his team coming off their Christmas break. Letowski was happy to gain a point as the Sting lost 3-2 in a shootout to the Owen Sound Attack, Sunday afternoon in front of 3,490 fans at the RBC Centre. Owen [...]

THE SHOW: Leafs to win the cup, Christmas Hello’s, Twas the night before Christmas

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Merry Christmas episode #112 This week some stories about people doing kind things at Christmas. Classic Christmas movies to watch. A special music video for Maple Leaf fans to enjoy! Out in the community meeting many special people with Christmas messages for everyone. A walk through the city enjoying many of the Christmas lights and [...]

County maintains ‘A+’ credit standing from rating agency

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The County of Lambton has been handed another “A+” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P), a financial research and analysis company.  In a research update released late last week, S&P said the rating affirmation reflects the County’s “very positive” liquidity, low debt burden, and good budgetary performance. “This latest credit rating demonstrates the County [...]

S & R wins in commercial float category for seventh year in a row

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By DERON HAMEL For the seventh consecutive year, the Steeves & Rozema Group has earned an honour for a float entered in the annual Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade of Lights. The organization entered a float based the Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas for the Dec. 7 parade, taking top spot in the [...]