Posts Tagged ‘local news Sarnia’

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Why Buy Microsoft Office – Open Office is Free

by Gregory West Many of my students come to the first class complaining about the cost of software. I almost keep quiet, but I can't. I have to tell them that the software they just spent good money on is available for free. My Mac students cry out, "sure they are free for PCs but […]

Free Computer & Internet HELP For You

  by Gregory West   COMING SOON…Computer and Internet Help A brand new column featuring topics on Computers – Internet tips & tricks. Each week we bring you exciting and helpful information about how to best use your computer and the Internet. Topics such as how to search to get the best results, how to […]

Plank Road speed limit reduction is put on hold

City Council has tabled a motion to approve a reduction of speed limit from 80 km/hr to 60 km/hr on Plank Road between Highway 40 and Indian Road. "I can't help but feel like we are jumping the gun," said Counc. Jon McEachran during debate on Monday night. He said all businesses in the affected […]

Police from Sarnia and CN respond to train incident; one woman hospitalized

Sarnia Police and CN Police responded to reports of a 36-year-old female being struck by an oncoming train Wednesday about 9:45 p.m. The woman, who police say received major injuries and was taken to Bluewater Health for emergency treatment, was with a group of people along the tracks when she was struck. No further details […]

Sarnia Fire Service offers tips to stay safe over the holidays

Sarnia Fire officials urge families to be especially vigilant about fire safety over the holiday season, which is one of the deadliest times of the year for home fires.   “This is a very busy time for many people and it’s easy to get distracted or forgetful,” said Public Education Officer Tom Marshall.  “All it takes […]

Emm Gryner to perform at Sarnia Snowfest next month

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For the second time in as many months, Sarnia-born Emm Gryner will return to her roots to entertain.   Snowfest has announced that Gryner will open the 20th annual Sarnia Snowfest with a performance at the new Igloo Entertainment Dome at Centennial Park on Thursday, January 20, 2011   Gryner performed at the inaugural meeting […]

Sarnia police: beware of holiday scammers

There are grinches among us. That’s the conclusion of Sarnia Police as they report several scammers attempting to defraud citizens of their hard-earned dollars over the holidays. “Scammers like to take advantage of you at the time of the year when people are in a generous mood,” says Constable Bill Baines, noting there are three […]

United Way reaches its $1.85 million goal–and then some

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It's an early Christmas gift for the thousands of area residents who depend on funding from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. The campaign has surpassed its goal for 2010 and now stands at $1.86 million. "The campaign ran smoothly all season long thanks to the countless volunteers within the various worksites across Lambton County," said a […]

Sarnia solar project wins national award; company executive named ‘Solar Leader of the Year’

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The company that developed and constructed the largest photovoltiac power plant in the world has been honoured by the Canadian Solar Industries Association with its "Solar PV Project of the Year" award.   First Solar opened the 80 megawatt solar farm in Sarnia in October. It was subsequently purchased by Enbridge Inc. "We are pleased […]