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Bridge Bash 2014 kicks off Thursday with independent music!

Bridge Bash 2014 Entertainment Line-Up

The annual Bridge Bash hosted by the Point Edward Optimists has added an additional day to the event. The event will begin under the Bluewater Bridge Thursday July 10th at 7pm. Local Rock-a-Billy group, Scott Manery & The Barnburner’s will start things of with their high energy show. Next local Southern Rock group “Squeeze Left” [...]

Putting a shine on Sarnia-Lambton

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The Greenbelt committee of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting civic-minded businesses to “Put a Shine on Sarnia-Lambton” through a contest it is holding. Deadline for the initiative is this Friday, July 11. An online application form can be seen here. The initiative is intended to recognize curb appeal and first impressions of [...]

Sarnia Police asking for public help with identification of suspect

Sarnia Police are asking for the assistance of anyone who may be able to recognize a person they say removed a purse and laptop computer from a vehicle outside a restaurant on Saturday, June 28. A surveillance video seen below (while in poor original quality) may be helpful, say police. The suspect was in a [...]

Local naturalist receives award from provincial conservation group

River Murray

River Murray, a young naturalist with Lambton Wildlife, is the recipient of the Margaret and Carl Nunn Memorial Camp Scholarship Award for her contributions to area conservation efforts. Ontario Nature, a provincial organization that protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement, presented the award to Murray at its 83rd annual [...]

OPP say Brampton man charged with sexual assault

 Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Brampton man after an incident last Friday (July 4) involving an allegation of sexual assault at a Plympton-Wyoming business. The accused, who was driving a transport truck, is said to have left the area of the incident but was located on Highway 402 and arrested. [...]

OPP respond to crash on St. Clair Parkway; 18-year-old charged with driving drunk

Lambton OPP say they have charged an 18-year-old St. Clair Township man with drinking and driving following a crash early Sunday evening (July 6) that resulted in non-life threatening injuries to two of his passengers. Lambton EMS and St. Clair Fire also responded to the incident, which occurred on northbound St. Clair Parkway near Bentpath [...]

Warden’s Charity Picnic will raise funds for two local organizations

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Lambton County Councillors and community partners will gather in Warwick Township this week for the annual Warden’s Charity Picnic, during which time funds will be raised for two local organizations. The “by invitation only” event is being held Thursday (July 10) at Warwick Hall and will benefit the Inn of the Good Shepherd’s Mobile Food [...]

OPP investigating theft of cigarettes worth $8k

Lambton OPP is investigating the theft of over $8,000 worth of cigarettes taken from a business in the 4500 block of London Line some time between July 4 and July 5. Large boxes of the merchandise were taken from a storage shed of the business. The address is in the area of Greenwood Golf Course. [...]

Traffic stop leads to cautionary note regarding ‘look alike’ pellet guns

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A traffic stop late Monday morning (July 7) during which time the uniformed Sarnia Police officer noticed what looked very much like a Colt “Defender” handgun has Sarnia Police issuing a warning people who own similar “weapons.” “This is not the first time officers have encountered a pellet gun that resembled the real thing,” said [...]

Traditional pancake breakfast set to kick off Mackinac Boat Race

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia will again host their traditional pancake breakfast under the Blue Water Bridge to celebrate the start of this year’s Mackinac Boat Race. The breakfast, to be held Saturday, July 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., has been a Sarnia tradition for over 30 years. At only $6 for adults [...]