Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Local volunteers for Cancer Society pull out the stops in April campaign

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Every three minutes another Canadian will hear the words “You have cancer” for the first time which profoundly alters lives and the Canadian Cancer Society urges Canadians to join with them during  to change cancer forever. Throughout April, volunteers all throughout Lambton County and across Ontario will be working together to raise funds for the [...]

Another massive pile up on Highway 402 closes westbound lanes Tuesday evening

Lambton OPP say eight transport trucks and two fire service vehicles were involved in a multi-vehicle collision on westbound Highway 402 Tuesday evening, a mishap that resulted in at least five people going to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The accident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m. between Oil Heritage Road and Mandaumin Road, resulted in [...]

OPP respond to animal cruelty incident in Forest; chemicals found after search warrant

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On March 14, 2014 just before 5:30 p.m. Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers became involved in an animal cruelty investigation. During the investigation one 22 -year-old male from Forest was taken into custody where he remains at this time. Also, OPP officers executed a search warrant at a residential address on MacKenzie street in Forest [...]

OPP to motorists: please slow down

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The storm is over but right now as of mid-morning Friday (March 14), Lambton OPP were dealing with as many as five vehicles in the ditch on eastbound Highway 402 between Mandaumin Road and Oil Heritage Line. Slow down was the key message in a news release by the OPP. “There are no collisions or [...]

OPP launches distracted driving campaign

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Distracted driving was cited as the number one killer on OPP patrolled roads in 2013 and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their best to ensure this doesn’t happen in 2014. The distracted driving campaign runs from March 8, 2014 – March 14, 2014 across the Province of Ontario and Lambton officers will be participating [...]

Lambton OPP continues its investigation of yesterday’s crashes

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Lambton OPP says it is continuing to investigate several accidents that occurred Thursday (Feb. 27), including one that resulted in two deaths. The fatalities occurred in the first accident, a multi-vehicle collision which took place around 8:30 a.m. in the west bound lanes of Highway 402 (just west of Oil Heritage Road). The road was closed [...]

OPP say arrest made in connection with Point Edward break & enter

Lambton OPP say they have arrested a 30-year-old Sarnia man in connection with a break and enter on Louisa Street in Point Edward this past Saturday. The OPP say a subsequent investigation lead them to a Sarnia residence where the stolen items, including assorted jewellery and electronics, were allegedly found. The accused faces charges that [...]

Lambton OPP seeking help in theft of batteries, radiators

Lambton OPP are asking for the assistance of the public in connection with what they believe to be the theft of items found in a vehicle stop earlier this month. At around 3:00 a.m. on February 3, 2014, OPP officers stopped a blue Chevrolet Lumina on Confederation Street in Sarnia.  While speaking with the occupants, [...]

Lambton County proposing 3.3 per cent tax increase in 2014 budget

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Lambton County property owners will pay 1.33 per cent more in taxes if a proposal made by Lambton County Council this week makes it through unscathed. County Council will meet next month to consider the proposed 2014 after the $187.1 million document was presented at a joint meeting of Lambton County Council Standing Committees on [...]

Petrolia Library wants to help preserve those family members

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Concerned about keeping various paper-based (photos, documents, etc.) memories safe? The Petrolia Library has organized a Family History Scanning Day at the branch this Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during which time representatives from Petrolia Heritage, the Lambton branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the Lambton County Archives will be [...]