Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

It’s ‘Doors Open’ this coming weekend in Lambton County

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It’s “Doors Open” this weekend (June 21-22) as some 44 sites throughout Lambton County take part what is sure to be an eye-opening celebration of the community’s centennial accomplishment. This year’s Doors Open Lambton County is presented by Daytripping Magazine. “This weekend will be a rare chance for residents to visit many of these sites,” [...]

Chamber will host Rural Trade Show this Wednesday

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting members and guests to its Rural Trade Show, to be held this Wednesday at the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown. The 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. event is free for members of the Chamber ($10 for “future members”). Organizers expect some 30 exhibitors to be [...]

OPP says stolen watch recovered, suspects charged

Two Sarnia residents have been arrested and charged by Lambton OPP after an investigation into a theft of a Rolex watch said to be worth $38,000. The incident, police say, took place during the afternoon of June 8, 2014 at an auction in Point Edward. The suspects, a 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman, were [...]

OPP see approach of young girl by stranger as reason enough to issue reminder

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Lambton OPP say a young girl who was approached by a stranger while she was out for a walk in Petrolia earlier this week is reason enough to remind people to contact officers if similar events occur. In the incident this week, which occurred Monday (May 26) around 6 p.m., the girl was walking her [...]

RAIL Advocacy Group recognized by Lambton County Warden as ‘Citizen of Month’

Mike Bradley, Mayor, City of Sarnia; Ed Banninga, Treasurer, RAIL Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL); Eileen Viola, 2nd Vice President, RAIL; Mabel Higgins, Vice President, RAIL; Todd Case, Warden, County of Lambton; and Jim Houston, President, RAIL.

Lambton County’s Warden is recognizing Rail Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL) for its commitment to advocating for enhanced passenger rail service locally and regionally.  Todd Case presented RAIL executives with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for May outside of the Sarnia VIA Rail station Thursday morning. The group has been actively meeting with community [...]

Lambton OPP recover body from St. Clair River south of Blue Water Bridge

Lambton OPP say they have recovered a body they believe to be the person who is said to have jumped off the Blue Water Bridge last Thursday (May 22). The discovery of the body was made at about 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, May 26) after an extensive search involving area first responders. A post mortem [...]

Officers at Blue Water Bridge find ‘significant’ amounts of cocaine hidden in pickup truck

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A “significant” seizure of more than 123 kilograms of suspected cocaine has been made at the Blue Water Bridge in an incident that occurred May 6. Canadian Border Security Agency officers found the drugs after a detector dog prompted a further examination. Two men from Stoney Creek, Ont., face charges after allegedly bringing in the [...]

OPP urging caution for operators of off-road vehicles and motorcycles during long weekend

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The Ontario Provincial Police is reporting that off-road vehicle (ORV) deaths have reached a four-year high and the causal factors have the OPP concerned heading into the Victoria Day Long Weekend. A total of 20 people died in ORV incidents in OPP jurisdiction during 2013, compared to 12 in 2012, 14 in 2011 and 17 in 2010.  Of the 20 fatalities in 2013, 13 of them were [...]

Road construction on Venetian Boulevard to begin this week

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The second phase of a $1.4 million roads project that will see the reconstruction of parts of Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward will begin this week, weather permitting. The first phase of the project, a total reconstruction of a one-block section of Alexandra Street, will now serve as access to Purdy’s Fisheries, Bridgeview Marina and [...]

Doors Open Lambton County is opportunity to take closer look at landmark sites

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts

Doors Open Lambton County, a two-day project set for June 21 and 22, will feature 44 sites exploring the area’s contribution to the First World War (1914-18), the incorporation of the City of Sarnia in 1914, and many other community achievements of the last 100 years. Visitors to the sites will have an opportunity to go [...]