Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

OPP report two break and enter incidents

Lambton OPP say two break and enter incidents were reported in the last few days. On Thursday, Nov. 17, an entry into a garage and shed in the 4000 block of Churchill Line in Enniskillen Township resulted in the theft of a Honda water pump, three Stihl chainsaws, a Skil saw and a can of [...]

Enbridge makes $5k donation for Bowen’s Creek habitat restoration project


Three members of the Friends of the St. Clair River (FOSCR) recently visited the Enbridge Pipelines Sarnia office to accept a $5,000 donation from Community Relations Advisor Ken Hall. The funds will support a habitat restoration project on Bowen's Creek in Lambton County. Claude Lafrance, St. Clair River Remedial Action Plan Coordinator, Darrell Randell, FOSCR [...] celebrating a year of bringing you more local news!


By J.D. Booth Publisher, A year is it? Seems like yesterday. Well, not quite. The reality is, seeing the birth (or re-birth if you think about the 1852-1854 version of the Lambton Shield newspaper) of a community media outlet with a decidedly local emphasis) is something that took an enormous amount of work. I'm [...]

Sarnia Christian School getting set to collect for Inn of the Good Shepherd during Kinsmen parade


Sarnia Christian School is thrilled to announce that it will once again be collecting canned goods for The Inn of the Good Shepherd during the Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade of Lights. This year, the parade will be held on Saturday, December 3, and starts at 6 p.m. Residents are asked to bring canned goods and [...]

Lambton County Council highlights from Wed. Nov. 2, 2011 meeting

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., Lambton County Council: —Learned about the National Day of the Child on November 20, 2011 from students at Holy Rosary School and Generations Day Care's Before and After School Program. —Recognized a number of donors including: The Sarnia Construction Association who supported the [...]

Daylight break and enter in Dawn-Euphemia has OPP looking for help

Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police is currently investigating a break and enter that occurred on Sunday (October 31, 2011) sometime between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.. at a residence in the 1000 block of Oakdale Road, Dawn-Euphemia Township. The OPP says entry was gained by smashing a window in the rear of the residence.  About [...]

Area OPP inspector retiring after 31 years’ service

  Lambton OPP is losing its head officer after 31 years of service. Inspector Fred Wessels will turn in the office keys on Nov. 15, 2011 after 10 years as detachment commander. Wessels began his career at the Forest Detachment and later spent time investigating homicides in Windsor and Essex County with the OPP Criminal Investigations [...]

Bailey, McNaughton take posts as area MPPs

MPP Bob Bailey Sworn In Oct282011

As of Friday (Oct. 28), it was official: Bob Bailey is once again Member of Provincial Parliament, representing Sarnia-Lambton at Queen's Park. Also sworn in was newly elected MPP for the Lambton-Kent-Middlesex riding, Monte McNaughton. MPP Bailey was joined by family, friends and a large group of supporters who made the three hour bus trip [...]

Some employers not following law when it comes to second hand smoke, says county

Sarnia-Lambton employers are reminded to be diligent to protect all employees from second-hand smoke. While the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (2006) protects employees from the hazards of second-hand smoke by prohibiting smoking in all enclosed workplaces including work vehicles, employees and the employer share the responsibility to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke.  "The majority of Lambton [...]

Update: Lawn mower death caused by ‘compressed asphyxia’

A coroner's report on the death of Dennis Kelly has determined the 56-year-old Petrolia man died of "compressed asphyxia" after the ride-on lawnmower he was operating went over an embankment near the St. Clair River and landed on him. Lambton OPP are continuing their investigation into the cause of the incident  which occurred Oct. 11.