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Bob Bailey becomes Corrections Critic and Deputy Party Whip


Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey has accepted some new responsibilities at Queen's Park. He has been named the Official  Opposition Critic for Correctional Services and Deputy Whip for the upcoming session of the Ontario Parliament; which is expected to resume in mid-November.  As Critic of Correctional Services, Bailey has been charged with reviewing the province’s jails and is also responsible [...]

Enbridge employees dig in for United Way at annual pizza lunch

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Employees line up at Enbridge Pipelines on Plank Road in Sarnia for their annual pizza lunch.  The final fundraising event at Enbridge will be the wrap up BBQ and live auction on November 9, 2011.  The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton campaign has reached $980,000 and sits just $20,000 away from the million dollar mark.

Sarnian wins baseball gold at Pan Am Games in Mexico


A Sarnian has added a gold medal from the Pan Am Games in Mexico to his baseball collection. Nick Bucci, a 21-year-old righthander was part of Team Canada that beat Team USA, 2-1 in the championship game today. Bucci, a St.Pat's gradudate, is a farmhand of the Milwaukee Brewers after being selected in the 18th [...]

Ritchie and Chiarlitti named to Team OHL


Two members of the Sarnia Sting have been named to Team OHL that will take on Team Russia in the Subway Super Series next month. Brett Ritchie and Nathan Chiarlitti will both suit up for the game in Ottawa on November 10 and Ritchie will also play in the game in Sault St. Marie on [...]

Updated: St. Clair Township offers subsidized FM alert system to residents, covering both sides of the border. Fire Chief to discuss system on TVCOGECO tonight (Wed., Oct. 26) at 7 pm

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A radio system the Township of St. Clair is offering local residents should help with the effective notification of incidents, including weather and industrial mishaps, that might otherwise slip through as they have in the past, according to municipal officials. Mayor Steve Arnold, who also serves as Lambton County's warden, said he's hopeful that the [...]

LSSAA Scoreboard, Oct. 25, 2011

LSSAA Scores – Tuesday, October 25, 2011 JUNIOR BOYS FOOTBALL Regular Season St. Chris – 46 Stat line: Ryleigh Taylor (4) SCITS – 26 Stat line: Nick Bailey, Alec Segers (2), Dakota Currie Regular Season Northern – 40 St. Pat's – 0 Regular Season St. Clair – 54 LCCVI – 20 JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL Regular [...]

BP Canada Energy Chili Lunch and Silent Auction a good kick off for United Way

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Employees line up for the annual BP Canada Energy Chili lunch and Silent Auction. Campaign organizers report the employee campaign is off to a good start this year and are well on their way to meet last year's record totals at BP. Overall, the community campaign has raised $960,000 and is about 3% ahead of [...]

History comes alive through visit to local library

  Lambton County libraries encourage you to Explore History @ your library.   Be it local or world, fiction or nonfiction, adult or children's, history books abound at your local library.  Borrow a DVD and learn about historical topics such as ancient ship building techniques, engineering disasters, or even a history of Hollywood.  Visit the library online at and access [...]

Chamber planning grand opening of new building Nov. 1

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has undergone a number of changes in the past year and is planning an open house to celebrate the opening of the renovated facility at 556 Christina St. N. The open house, which runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., will include public tours. Everyone is welcome to see [...]

Some employers not following law when it comes to second hand smoke, says county

Sarnia-Lambton employers are reminded to be diligent to protect all employees from second-hand smoke. While the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (2006) protects employees from the hazards of second-hand smoke by prohibiting smoking in all enclosed workplaces including work vehicles, employees and the employer share the responsibility to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke.  "The majority of Lambton [...]