Posts Tagged ‘local news’

Sarnia Police remind people to ‘lock car doors, keep valuables hidden’

Sarnia Police are reminding people to keep their vehicles looked and valuable items secured following two incidents in the area. The most recent incident, which resulted in the arrest of a 51-year-old Sarnia man just after 9 a.m. Thursday, involved police observing a man on a bicycle circling a parking lot and attempting to open vehicle […]

City will give more time for residents to pay tax bills due to postal disruption


The city of Sarnia is extending its "due date" for tax bills that would otherwise not have reached residents because of the disruption in Canada Post service. Brian McKay told Sarnia City Council in a memo that "even with the pending settlement and the return to work for Canada Post staff, it is still anticipated […]

The new ‘Google Search’ series . . .

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GOOGLE SEARCH HAS CHANGED… extra – extra: read and watch all about it HERE Read it here in the next 3  "How To" Articles – Video Tutorials – A Live Presentation   Google Search has changed and for the better. The new way to search is so easy and so accurate you just won’t believe the […]

A note from the Publisher: Calendar of Events launched as new feature

When we first began serving the community, still less than seven months ago (Nov. 15, 2010), one of our primary goals was to be a community builder. With that in mind, we've launched a free "Calendar of Events" service. Simply click on the tab on our home page and see what's happening, either today, this […]

Art Gallery launching capital campaign on Artwalk weekend

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Having reached over 82% of its fundraising goal, the Campaign Team for the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery are now ready to approach the community and will be launching its Community Campaign during Art Walk in Downtown Sarnia on June 4.   The Community Campaign Tent will be set-up at the corner of Lochiel and […]

Artwalk 2011 has ‘green’ theme integrated into events

This year, Artwalk is promoting the importance of Environmental awareness and responsibility through several initiatives. We will build on these in future years with the goals of becoming waste free and having zero net Carbon Footprint. Artwalk will share its success and learnings with other festivals and events in the Sarnia Lambton area, through the […]

Highlights from Plympton-Wyoming Council meeting

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 the Town of Plympton-Wyoming Council:  Authorized Northwest Consulting to proceed with a Drainage Report for the King Street Drainage Area;  Directed staff to facilitate proposals for creation of a Strategic Plan for projected Sports & Recreational needs in the municipality; Appointed Deputy Mayor Don Nelson as […]

OPP issues Victoria Day weekend province-wide summary

A total of six people were killed during the Victoria Day long weekend on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) patrolled roadways, waterways and trails.  Four died in three separate vehicle collisions across the province while one fatality involved a boating incident and one was an ATV fatality on a township road. “The families and friends of […]

Lambton County West Nile virus dead bird surveillance program now underway

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Starting today, Thursday, May 19, the County of Lambton Community Health Services Department will begin its 2011 West Nile virus dead bird surveillance. In an effort to track the West Nile virus in Lambton County, the public is encouraged to report the sighting of ALL dead birds to Community Health Services by calling 519 383-3824, […]

OPP says ‘Think Safety First’ when it comes to boating

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The Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding boaters to “Think Safety First” when out enjoying the lakes and rivers. As we gear up for another boating season, the OPP is asking boaters to take some precautions while out on the water.  Always wear your lifejacket or Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs).  Tim Ives, the […]