Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Mischief charges laid in Corunna after IGA incident

Lambton OPP say three young people, two 18 year olds and a 20 year old, are being charged with Mischief Under 5,000 and Theft Under $5,000 after police responded to an incident at the Corunna IGA Garden Market Foodland plaza over the weekend. In the incident, which occurred around midnight Saturday, witnesses say they saw [...]

Grand Bend busy for OPP on long weekend

More than one third of the calls the Lambton OPP fielded over the weekend were in Grand Bend, where police dealt with 93 cases related to the Liquor Licence Act. A total of 136 calls were received in Grand Bend, with a total of 350 calls in all of the area served by the Lambton [...]

Great Lakes Study holding public meeting tonight at Lambton College

The International Upper Great Lakes Study is holding a dozen public meetings to provide information regarding Phase 2 of the Study, examining Great Lakes water levels, with the Sarnia meeting scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, August 2). The meeting is to be held from 7 to 9 in Room A223. Topics to be covered include:Those who [...]

Love of Japanese food inspires Grand Bend’s ‘Midori Sushi Bar’

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By TAMARA NICOLA LambtonShield.com Grand Bend completed a major beach enhancement project during the 2010 season.  The new tree-lined Main Street is attracting more than just bus loads of teenagers these days.  Creative new businesses are also beginning to make the move to Grand Bend. Main Street may not be the easiest spot in Lambton [...]

Sunday Farmer’s Market coming to Sarnia Bay Marina

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It’s time to get FRESH! & have some fun!  The Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation is pleased to announce that as part of an ongoing initiative to enhance local businesses’ bottom lines by helping encourage a more cohesive focus on a Buy Local agenda, Culinary Tourism and a desire to highlight some hidden gems in our [...]

Big Lift ship heads southbound on St. Clair River

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Big Lift Shipping operates a fleet of ships designed to carry a variety of oversized cargo, including reactors of 1,000 tonnes and more, fragile gas turbines, the heart of a new power plant or even yachts destined for overseas. One of its heavy loft vessels was seen heading southbound along the St. Clair River about 8:30 [...]

‘Glorious’ summer at VPP begins this week

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia is continuing its tradition of presenting hit comedies with the opening of yet another comic gem, “Glorious” on July 26th. This warm-hearted production is based on the true saga of Florence Foster Jenkins, an opera singer who couldn’t actually sing!  And yet, this off-pitch diva managed to gather a major following in [...]

County offers tips for dealing with power outages

Municipal officials are reminding residents how to keep cool, and remain safe during extended power outages, as a result of a severe storm that swept through Lambton County on Saturday evening leaving many households without power. Some cooling centres continue to operate throughout Lambton County Sunday including:  The Shores Recreation Centre in Forest Grand Bend [...]

Liz Kenny will retire as head of Bluewater Health Foundation

After 22 years, Liz Kenny, Executive Director of Bluewater Health Foundation, has announced her retirement. Kenny leaves a great legacy of giving and a career in which she helped to raise more than $63 million dollars for local healthcare, including state-of-the art technology and medical equipment for patient programs and services at Bluewater Health. “Bluewater [...]

Lambton College grad with history of helping will go to work ‘with a smile on my face’

Today, Kelly McGovern helped a friend learn to tie a shoe. Tomorrow, she just might encourage someone to pursue a dream of enrolling in college. Then again, someone might need her aid to pick up a few groceries. Kelly McGovern was born to help others. The 21-year-old developmental disability service worker knew early in life [...]