Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

New weekly newspaper to serve Petrolia and Central Lambton

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Even in an age where print is said to be on life support, there’s apparently room for a new media outlet in the area, this one serving Petrolia and Central Lambton. The Independent, a weekly newspaper that will be delivered in print form through Canada Post, officially opened its doors (at 4156 Petrolia Line) on [...]

Lambton County council meeting highlights

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, Lambton County Council: Heard a presentation from Zubin Chadha, Sustainability Coordinator, County of Lambton regarding the implementation of the County’s Integrated Community Sustainability Plan. Tabled to 2014 budget deliberations a request from the Bluewater Sustainability Initiative for the establishment of a full-time, Sustainability Coordinator position within [...]

OPP report three more cases of drinking/driving

Lambton OPP say there were three cases of drinking and driving over the weekend, one in the early hours of Saturday and two on Sunday. The Saturday morning incident, which occurred just before 1 a.m., officers responded to a traffic complaint on eastbound Highway 402 near Oil Heritage Road. A 54-year-old Strathroy-Caradoc man was charged [...]

United Way sets campaign goal of $1.87 million

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The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton released its 2013 Campaign goal today and hopes to raise $1,870,000 by year’s end. The goal, which represents a 1.1% increase over last year’s goal, is very close to where the United Way finished last year’s campaign.  “We were hoping to raise $1.85 million last year and surpassed that goal [...]

Area beaches get another green light this week

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The County of Lambton Medical Officer of Health advises there are no postings this week for area beaches sampled for the week of August 11, 2013. Beaches sampled on Lake Huron include Grand Bend (both north and south beach), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, Pinery Provincial Park, and Ipperwash main [...]

OPP say man charged following investigation in Lambton Shores

Lambton OPP’s Property Crimes Unit is continuing an investigation at a Jericho Road address where drugs and stolen property were located on July 26, 2013.  Approximately 41 plants of suspected marijuana, two molotov cocktails, and other items of stolen property including an ATV, and assorted computers and electronics were seized by police during the investigation. [...]

Lambton OPP responds to single vehicle accident, driver charged with impairment

Lambton OPP and St. Clair Firefighters responded to a single motor vehicle collision on August 12, 2013 just before 9:00 p.m. A Dodge truck had been southbound on highway 40 near Bickford Line when it left the roadway and settled in the east side ditch. As a result of the ensuing investigation, the 61-year-old driver, a [...]

OPP lay three charges of careless driving in three separate incidents

Lambton OPP say three drivers face charges of careless driving in three separate incidents in the last few days, with two of the three being blamed by the driver falling asleep. In the first, which occurred around 4 p.m. on Saturday (July 27) , a 25-year-old Orillia man was travelling westbound on Petrolia Line near [...]

Lambton OPP hosting unused prescription drug drop off event

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Lambton OPP is hosting a Prescription Drug Drop Off location as part of a province-wide initiative to encourage Ontario residents to properly dispose of old and unused prescription medication in a secure, environmentally-friendly manner. The local drop off will take place on Saturday, May 11 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Lambton OPP headquarters [...]

Lambton County Council meeting highlights

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Lambton County Council:    —Ratified a four-year collective agreement with 61 employees in the Public Health Services Division.  The deal is retroactive to January 1, 2013.  Employees are represented by CUPE Local 1291.   —Heard a presentation from Autism Ontario regarding World Autism Day, April 2, 2013. —Received [...]