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Public school board candidate charged with sexual exploitation

A local candidate for the Lambton District Public School Board now faces two counts of sexual exploitation in relation to a 16-year-old girl, say Sarnia Police. Glenn MacKinnon, 43, who is well known as a musician (he leads the band 3rd Wave), is also active in the community. Police say he has ties to various community and […]

Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale fundraiser set for October 25

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Lambton County Christian Academy will be holding a Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale on Saturday, October 25. The fundraiser, to be held at the Salvation Army gymnasium at 970 Confederation Street, runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include children’s clothing and footwear (sizes from infants to teens), dress up costumes, maternity wear, toys, strollers, play […]

United Way continues successful campaign with Locally Lambton dinner on horizon

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton United Way volunteers don’t need to drive around the city or the county, noticing all the election signs to see that Sarnia-Lambton is in full campaign mode. However, in this case I am referring to the United Way campaign. So far, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

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We wish you a most Happy Thanksgiving. Trusting you will have much joy with family and friends and be truly THANKFUL for all you have and will continue to have this year and next.  

Sarnia Sting send Windsor Spitfires home with 9-2 routing

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By DAVE BORODY Last season the Sarnia Sting was on the wrong end of some lopsided scores in the Ontario Hockey League. It wasn’t a lot of fun. So it must feel pretty good for the team when the roles were reversed on Saturday night. The Sting scored six times in the second period on […]

Bluewater Health Foundation’s Dream Home open for inspection

This year's Bluewater Health Foundation Dream Home is at 41 Kamal Street in Sarnia, off Michigan Ave. west of Modeland.

It’s time to check out the home that one lucky (or group) of ticket holders will win once in the Bluewater Health Foundation’s 20th anniversary Dream Home Lottery. This year’s grand prize home, which is valued at nearly $513,000, is had its ribbon cutting Saturday (October 11) and it’s quite a transformation from the rough in […]

Sarnia Sting top Saginaw Spirit in first game of weekend play

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By DAVE BORODY Rookie Troy Lajeunesse is going to remember his first Ontario Hockey League goal for a long time. The goal turned out to be the game-winner in leading the Sarnia Sting to a well-deserved 3-1 victory over the Saginaw Spirit, Friday night in front of 2,771 fans at the RBC Centre. The win […]

Lambton College students will be at Sarnia City Hall to raise poverty awareness

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Students from the Social Service Worker program at Lambton College are expected to rally at Sarnia City Hall at noon today (Friday, October 10) as they take a stand to raise poverty awareness in the community and across the country. The group, led by Kathy Wodzinski, Community Homelessness Initiative Network, Myles Vanni, the Inn of […]

31-year-old driver charged in August collision that killed 73-year-old Sarnia woman

In the aftermath of an August 10 fatal collision between a truck and a pedestrian, Sarnia Police say a a 31-year-old driver has been charged with careless driving. A 73-year-old Sarnia woman, who police initially had difficulty in identifying (she was carrying no identification), was later identified although her family requested the name not be released. […]

Out of the fields, into the arms of OPP

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Two area have been charged with various crimes related to their alleged cultivation of marijuana with an estimated street value of $100,000. Lambton OPP arrested the pair on October 6 around 2 p.m. when called to Blue Heron Road in the area of Egremont Road in response to what was described as two suspicious males on […]