Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

Officials continue to investigate spill from Research Park demonstration plant

Officials at the Western Research Park say they believe the source of a spill of wastewater, potentially containing hydrocarbons, is a Woodland Biofuels demonstration plant commissioned earlier in the week. The plant immediately stopped operations after Friday’s detection of an odour from the stormwater retention pond north of the Research Park. The Ministry of the [...]

Warning signs posted at beaches in Grand Bend, Pinery Provincial Park, Bright’s Grove

Several area beaches have warning signs posted after sampling revealed high concentrations of e-coli bacteria. Signs have been posted at Grand Bend (both North and South beaches), Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), and Pinery Provincial Park. The testing is done by Lambton County’s Community Health Services department. In a news release, officials said a caution [...]

OPP say they’ll be on the lookout for drivers who are texting or phoning

text driving

With the last of the summer long weekends only days away, the OPP are giving advance notice that they will be honing in on distracted drivers as part of the heightened enforcement they have planned over the Labour Day weekend. With kids heading back to school next week, distracted driving is of particular concern to [...]

‘Hollywood Sings’ is next sure-to-be-a-hit production at VPP

Hollywood rehearsal photos

Next on the roster of first class theatre experiences at the VPP this summer is “Hollywood Sings,” opening Sept. 4 and running through Sept. 22. Broadway stars and country music stars unite to present some of the best and most well known hits of the Hollywood movie genre. The stellar cast includes Broadway Stars Susan [...]

Organizers pleased with positive response to community branding outreach


A whopping 1,313 Lambton residents participated in the recent community branding survey, providing valuable input for the research underway to create a unique brand for all of Sarnia-Lambton. Project consultants, North Star Destination Strategies, noted that Lambton’s response was the second highest they had received in over 120 communities where they have worked. Winners of the prize [...]

Business Enterprise Centre opening mobile locations for growth-minded in County

business growth

To make the services of the Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton more readily available to all residents of Lambton County, business counsellors are “setting up shop” in locations throughout Lambton County. In addition to the Sarnia office, BEC business counsellors are available at a number of county locations to meet with and offer free consulting [...]

Area beaches get another green light this week


The County of Lambton Medical Officer of Health advises there are no postings this week for area beaches sampled for the week of August 11, 2013. Beaches sampled on Lake Huron include Grand Bend (both north and south beach), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, Pinery Provincial Park, and Ipperwash main [...]

Area OPP ‘on board’ with safe boating (and no drinking) initiative

Lambton OPP (Thumb)

Drinking and boating are never a good mix. Now a national campaign is taking aim to increase awareness of the dangers of operating a boat while impaired by drugs or alcohol. Operation Dry Water, which is being launched over the Civic Holiday long weekend (August 3 to 5, 2013) by the Canadian Safe Boating Council, seeks [...]

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery will be part of Beaverbrook tour

alix art gallery sign

The County of Lambton’s Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery has been selected as one of the locations on the North American tour of Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display to the public at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery from September 23, 2015 through January 3, 2016 [...]

Steve Kucera honoured as Warden’s Citizen of the Month

Steve Kucera, left, was honoured as "Citizen of the Month"--presented by Warden Todd Case (middle). Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Don McGugan is pictured at right.

Brooke-Alvinston’s Steve Kucera is the July recipient of the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for his roles in numerous community projects and fundraising initiatives. Kucera was presented with a plaque by Warden Todd Case at Brooke-Alvinston Township Council’s meeting Thursday morning. Kucera has served for 48 years as an Alvinston Rotarian, 19 years as [...]