Posts Tagged ‘local news Sarnia’

Legionnaires lose at St. Thomas in Junior “B” hockey

St. Thomas scored twice in 17 seconds early in the second period to break open a close game and propel the Stars to a 7-4 win over Sarnia on Sunday night in Greater Ontario Junior "B" Hockey League action.   Former Sarnia Sting Blake Thomas scored twice for the Stars, as did Drew Collinson and […]

Bailey calls on McGuinty to enforce Consumer Protection Act in wake of alleged ‘gouging’

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Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is calling on the provincial government to fully enforce the Consumer Protection Act in the wake of reports that some motorists were charged exorbitant towing fees when they were forced to abandon their snow-trapped vehicles on Highway 402 this week.   Bailey says a section of the act prohibits companies from […]

Petrolia Squires have now nine straight games in senior hockey

Six different players hit the scoresheet as the Petrolia Squires outlasted Tillsonburg, 6-4 on Friday night at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.   John Martin, Dan Veenema, Carson Simpson, Breydan Belan, Scott McPhail and Jason Polera scored for the Squires.   Petrolia has now won 9 straight games and moved into a first place tie in […]

Wallaceburg tops Alvinston in Junior ‘C’ hockey

Brandon Campbell made 43 saves, including 20 in the second period, but he could only hold the fort so long.   Rob Pollock scored the game-winner late in the second period and Wallaceburg added three unanswered goals in the third period to lead Wallaceburg over Alvinston 5-1 in Great Lakes Junior "C" hockey action on […]

Trucker killed while at tire service establishment in Sarnia, Ministry of Labour investigating

Investigators with the Ontario Ministry of Labour are trying to determine how a dump truck driver employed by Sarnia-based Murray Mills Excavating & Trucking Ltd. was killed late Wednesday afternoon while waiting for assistance at a Sarnia tire repair facility. "What we know is that the worker was waiting for assistance," Matt Blajer told […]

Bluewater Health gets post-construction funding boost, expects small yearly surplus by end of March

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Members of Bluewater Health board of directors heard of a dramatic change in the organization's current financial picture, largely the result of the Ministry of Health and Long-term care's funding of the Post Construction Operating Plan as well as remaining costs related to maintaining the Mitton Street site. The news, delivered at the board's monthly […]

Sarnia man becomes victim of severe weather

A 41-year-old Sarnia man has died as a result of the vicious snowstorm that buffeted southwestern Ontario earlier this week. Chatham Kent Police say the body was found in a field near Ridgetown on Tuesday at about noon. His vehicle was found, struck in a snow drift, about 50 metres away. A post mortem indicates […]

Tickets on sale for the Alcohol-Free celebration on December 31

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The 12th annual Alcohol-Free Family New Years Celebration is fast approaching.   It will be held at the RBC Centre in Sarnia on December 31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.   The event will feature dancing, drumming, singing and skating along with a ginger ale toast, balloon drop and a cake.   "We have a bunch […]

The Storm is the topic tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO.

City and council officials will join Barry Wright to talk about this week's storm on "Wright to the Point" on TVCOGECO tonight at 7 p.m. The program will also be rebroadcast on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 19 at 12 noon.  

City roads passable, but still slippery

City roads in Sarnia are now considered passable, but some remain ice covered and slippery, according to Cst. Bill Baines. He said eastern arteries such as London Line, Confederation Line, Churchill Line and Michigan Line have now all been plowed to the eastern city limit of Mandaumin Side Road. Despite the improved conditions, Baines says […]