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Lambton County Council highlights from Feb. 6 meeting

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Lambton County Council: —Ratified a four year collective agreement with 22 members of the Lambton County Employee Association – Canadian National Federation of Independent Unions Local 3020 retroactive to January 1, 2013.  Staff is employed in the County of Lambton's Cultural Services Division. —Heard a presentation [...]

Woman says she was robbed by hitchhiker

Lambton OPP say they are investigating a report of a woman who said she was assaulted by a hitchhiker she picked up on St. Clair Parkway near La Salle Line on Saturday around 7:30 p.m. The woman, who said the man fled the scene, was taken to Bluewater Health for treatment of a minor injury [...]

Enbridge donates $10k to upgrade county’s EMS emergency lighting equipment

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Enbridge Pipelines Inc. has donated $10,000 toward improvements to emergency lighting equipment used by Lambton County Emergency Medical Services. The donation is part of Enbridge's Safe Community Program. Pictured are, from left, County Chief Administrative Officer Ron Van Horne; Mark Wetering, Emergency Management Coordinator; County Warden Todd Case; County EMS Manager Jeff Brooks; and Enbridge Community [...]

OPP investigating fatal crash at Petrolia Line, Forest Road

  A crash at the corner of Petrolia Line and Forest Road on Tuesday night is being investigated by Lambton OPP. The two-vehicle incident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m., involved one vehicle travelling south on Forest Road and another travelling west on Petrolia Line. A woman driving one of the vehicles was pronounced dead on [...]

Oil Springs monument project receives federal funding

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  The federal government is funding up to $5,278 to restore the Oil Springs Soldiers Monument, a memorial that was first erected to honour those who had fallen during the First World War. Restoration work included building a new cement walkway and pad surrounding the monument, replacing the flagpole and engraving the missing names of [...]

Lambton OPP continue to investigate fatal crash as victim’s identity released

  Lambton say they are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Monday night around 8:40 at the intersction of Mandaumin Road and Churchill Line. 88-year-old Lois Dinnin of Petrolia died in the collision. The 32-year-old driver of the transport truck involved, who is from Warwick Township, was uninjured. Police say the Honda involved [...]

Lambton College students plan to raise funds for children’s school supplies in Zambia

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  "Sing for a Child" Karaoke night was the brain child of a group of Lambton College students who want to make a difference to children half a world away. Sing for a Child’s goal is to raise funds for SIFE Lambton, Students in Free Enterprise to send school supplies to children in Chona, Zambia. [...]

Moore Optimists donate $5k to support Safety Village concept

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The Optimist Club of Moore has donated $5,000 towards a new Safety Village in the area. Club President Mary Lou Abrams, left, is pictured presenting the cheque to Mary Ann Buntrock of the Lambton Safety Village Committee.

Bluewater Health continues to provide more services without knowing now much provincial funding it will get

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Two years after occupying its new Sarnia facility, Bluewater Health still doesn't know how much the province will pay it for new cases it is handling as a result of the facility. And CEO Sue Denomy says that is a big concern, especially since the province might want at least some of the money Bluewater [...]

Nearly half of commercial vehicles stopped in area inspection taken off the road

  An inspection of some 16 commercial vehicles in the area, conducted Tuesday (Oct. 23) by a Joint Forces Operation involving Sarnia Police, Chatham-Kent Police, the OPP, Ministry of Finance and CN Police, resulted in seven of the vehicles taken off the road. Reasons cited were various defects, including incomplete daily trip inspections and non-compliant [...]