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Petrolia issues precautionary boil water advisory after water main repair

The Town of Petrolia has issued a precautionary boil water advisory to residents and businesses after tests following a water main repair showed levels of e-coli bacteria. The advisory, which was issued just before noon on Wednesday (October 15), was subsequently updated to include surrounding areas. Town water department officials say they will be providing […]

Business Week kicks off Tuesday with story of Link2Feed food bank system

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Sarnia-Lambton Business Week begins next Tuesday (October 21) with the story of a local business owner who launched a cloud-based software as a service that helps food banks better manage their operations. Rob Dawson, CEO and founder of Link2Feed, will speak at a kick off breakfast and funders forum at the Best Western Guildwood Inn beginning with seating […]

Bluewater Health looking forward to waving SGH site goodbye

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A proposed redevelopment of the former Sarnia General Hospital site as medical offices will, if the deal to buy the property and building is completed next March, relieve Bluewater Health of thousands of dollars in expense it still incurs for security of the property. Michael Lapaine, vice president of operations and chief operating officer of […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #154

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The Show with David Burrows #154 Thanksgiving Recap:Special guest announcement for Sarnia Tonight on Nov. 7th at DNA MUSIC! The Entertainment Scene: Local rockers Distract The Masses talk about their music and upcoming performance at Reapers Realm Haunted Forest Ride In The Community: Kerry Henrikson shares information about an event to create awareness for Pandas/Pans Disease. A rare disease affecting […]

Sarnia Police received 163 calls for service over Thanksgiving weekend

Sarnia Police Service answered 163 calls for service over the Thanksgiving long weekend. Officers also conducted 17 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 163 calls include : 6 – 911 Hang Up Calls 8 – Alarm Calls 2 – Break and Enters 9 – Disturb the Peace Calls 16 – Domestic/Family Disputes 6 – […]

Two more cases of drinking and driving surface over long weekend

Sarnia Police arrested two young females in two separate incidents for impaired driving over the long weekend. The first incident took place on Friday, October 10, 2014 at around 11:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Finch Drive. A 20-year-old Wallaceburg woman lost control of the vehicle she was driving, crossed over oncoming lanes and ended up […]

Skateboarder in middle of road becomes belligerent, aggressive with police

Riding late at night on a skateboard may not be the smartest move. But doing so down the middle of the centre line of Devine Street near Brock got the attention of a Sarnia Police officer on Saturday (October 11). Not only was the skateboarder allegedly obstructing traffic but the officer was concerned for his safety. […]

Routine traffic stop results in charges of theft and possession of weapon, controlled substance

Sarnia Police say a routine traffic stop on Lansdowne Ave. last Friday (October 10) resulted in the driver being charged with theft of a leather coat that is said to have still carried the ink security tag on it. After the man’s arrest, he was searched and police say they found a flick knife with […]

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 […]