Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Household hazardous waste depot is open this Saturday

The second of six planned Household Hazardous Waste days in Lambton County  being held year will occur this Saturday (April 26) at the Clean Harbors Canada Inc. facility at 4090 Telfer Road in St. Clair Township. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is intended to give residents the opportunity to properly [...]

New area Christian school continues its organizational work for fall opening

Tim Knapp is one of the parents forming the new Lambton County Christian Academy.

A group of parents intent on starting a new Christian school in the area is likely to have a venue decided on in less than a month. Tim Knapp, who is president of the board for the Lambton County Christian Academy, says the establishment of the school was sparked by the recently announced closure of [...]

Lambton OPP warns about ongoing ‘remote access’ computer scam

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Lambton OPP is reminding members of the public that someone calling to tell you your computer is malfunctioning is almost certainly trying to perpetrate a scam. “When your roof leaks, you know it before the roofing companies would know it,” notes Const. Todd Monaghan of the OPP. “If your computer is not working right you [...]

OPP asking for help regarding fire of dumped items

Lambton OPP are asking for information from the public regarding an open and unattended fire that got the attention of the St. Clair Township Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon. In the incident, which occurred just before 3 p.m., a pile of refuse was found burning on Tecumseh Road, just south of LaSalle Line. Various household [...]

Suspected tornado knocks off power, causes damage in Sombra

Photo courtesy Brian Lauwereys

Reports are coming in that rough weather Saturday night—a suspected tornado—has knocked out power to at least some homes in Sombra and caused some property damage. Brian Lauwereys, a friend of LambtonShield.com, sent this photo showing damage down to one property.

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 [...]