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St. Clair Region Conservation Authority hires new leader


Brian McDougall has been hired as the new General Manager of the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority.  He has worked with the Conservation Authority for 22 years and has held the senior position of Director of  Watershed Services since 2001. McDougall brings a host of experience to his new role. As a senior manager, he directed a number [...]

First place Leamington visits Legionnaires on Saturday

By Dan McCaffery   The Sarnia Legionnaires will face what may be their biggest challenge of the young season Saturday when they host the first place Leamington Flyers. The Legion crew is currently on a seven-game winning streak that has vaulted it within four points of the Tomato Town team. "They're well coached and they [...]

Man arrested following early morning police pursuit

Sarnia Police Crest

A Sarnia man faces three charges as a result of a police pursuit early this morning. (Friday, October 21) In a news release, city police says they spotted an erratic driver in the area of Oak St. and Indian Road just before 2:30 am   Police say the vehicle made some quick turns and entered [...]

‘Voices from Lambton’s Past’: our connection to early women’s movement

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By BOB McCARTHY Many women over the years have spoken out and worked on behalf of equality for all women in all parts of Canada. At least one of these women has a Lambton connection. Emily Gowan Ferguson, (born 14 March 1868 in Cookstown, Ontario), one of six children of Isaac and Emily Ferguson, [...]

LSSAA scoreboard, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

LSSAA Scores – Thursday, October 20, 2011 JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER Playoff Final Northern – 3 St. Chris – 2 JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER Playoff Final St. Chris – 4 Stat line: Darien Primeau (2), Marco Difederico, Joey Eddelston NLSS – 1 Stat line: David VandenHeuvel JUNIOR BOYS FOOTBALL Regular Season St. Clair – 29 St. Pat's [...]

Legion beat London for seventh straight victory

By Dan McCaffery The streaking Sarnia Legionnaires won their seventh straight game Thursday, edging the London Nationals 5-3. The victory, which came before 1,107 fans at the Brock Street Barn, moved the Legion crew within four points of first place Leamington in the tightly compacted Western Ontario Hockey Conference standings. Sarnia held a wide edge [...]

Sting win streak ends at seven games

Sarnia Sting

  By DAVE BORODY The winning streak is over for the Sarnia Sting. The Sting had their seven-game winning streak come to an abrupt halt as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds posted a 5-2 victory in front of 3,210 fans Thursday night at the RBC Centre. The loss, Sarnia’s first in the month of October, [...]

Lambton tips off hoops season on Friday night


The Lambton College men's basketball team begins its 2011-12 season by hosting a tournament this weekend on the Sarnia campus. The Lions open the three-team affair by hosting Rochester College of Rochester Hills, Michigan on Friday night at 8 pm. Rochester plays Redeemer University College of Ancaster (near Hamilton) at noon on Saturday, followed by [...]

Ottawa-area MPP new point person for fight to save Sarnia Jail


Ottawa-Vanier Liberal MPP Madeleine Meilleux will now sit on the hot seat when it comes to the closing of the Sarnia Jail. Meilleux, 62, was sworn in today as Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for the minority McGuinty government.   She replaces Jim Bradley, who becomes Minister of the Environment.   The rest [...]

Lambton College soccer season comes to an end

The Lambton College women's soccer team closed its season on Thursday, bowing 3-nil to Conestoga College of Kitchener. The Lady Lions ended the season with a record of 1-7.   Meantime, the men lost 4-nil to Conestoga on Wednesday, finishing its season winless in eight games.