Posts Tagged ‘Point Edward’

OPP asking for help in identifying vehicle involved in hit and run

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Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s assistance related to the investigation of a hit and run collision that occurred in a parking lot at the corner of Helena Street and St. Clair Street in Point Edward at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014. OPP say a dark coloured pickup truck (pictured) was driving erratically […]

OPP looking for information regarding Point Edward single-vehicle crash

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Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle collision that occurred in the early hours of Thursday on Front Street near Village Green in Point Edward. The collision is said to have caused a “substantial” amount of property damage but it is unknown whether there were injuries since the occupants of the vehicle […]

Three U.S. citizens arrested after border incident

Lambton OPP say they have laid weaponsand drug charges against three American citizens after an incident at the Blue Water Bridge on Saturday evening. The incident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m., involved a 19-year-old female driver, a 24-year-old male passenger and a 26-year-old male passenger, all of whom remained in custody Sunday. They are to […]

Road construction on Venetian Boulevard to begin this week

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The second phase of a $1.4 million roads project that will see the reconstruction of parts of Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward will begin this week, weather permitting. The first phase of the project, a total reconstruction of a one-block section of Alexandra Street, will now serve as access to Purdy’s Fisheries, Bridgeview Marina and […]

Venetian Boulevard reconstruction will begin April 22, lasting 50 working days

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Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward is getting a major facelift with a three-phase $1.4-million construction project that is expected to start April 22 and take 50 working days to complete. Phase 1, a full reconstruction of a section of the road that connects Venetian to Alexandra Ave. (the road that runs parallel to Michigan Ave., […]

Provincial finance committee coming to area for pre-budget consultations

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A committee of the Ontario legislature will be meeting in the area this month to hold pre-budget consultations. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will hold its Jan. 20 input session at the Holiday Inn in Point Edward, the only such meeting west of London before the provincial 2014 budget is introduced. The […]

Larry MacKenzie will serve as Point Edward Mayor until next Oct. election

Larry MacKenzie, who most recently was Deputy Mayor of the Village of Point Edward, has received the nod to replace the retiring Dick Kirkland. MacKenzie will also serve as a member of Lambton County Council until the next municipal election on Oct. 24, 2014. Councillors are expected to decide on how they will fill the […]

Point Edward mayor stepping down, citing health issues

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Point Edward Mayor Dick Kirkland, a fixture in the political scene in the area for years, is stepping aside to deal with health issues. Kirkland, who is 80, made the announcement earlier this week. A special meeting of Point Edward Council has been set for next Monday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m. to deal with […]

Police in Point Edward to offer useful information to seniors this Wednesday evening

The Lambton OPP has teamed up with the Point Edward Police Services Board to provide a free community information session for older adults on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Point Edward Community Hall located at 210 Monk Street in the Village of Point Edward. Ontario’s senior population is growing at a rapid rate […]

Canadian returning home nabbed for drinking/driving

Lambton OPP say a 57-year-old Sarnia man will be in court on August 12 to answer to charges related to drinking and driving after he returned from Michigan in the early hours of Tuesday (July 23). Canada Border Services Agency officers had sent the driver to secondary inspection where it was determined that he had […]