Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

New City Manager will take post shortly after Lloyd Fennell retires this month

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The city of Sarnia is getting a new city manager with this month’s retirement of Lloyd Fennell. The successful candidate, Margaret Misek-Evans, will take over the position on Oct. 21, just under a month after Fennell retires on Sept. 27, ending a r1-year-career in muicipal government. Fennell has been city manager since 2009. “Lloyd was [...]

Sarnia Police say drug bust results in two arrests

Sarnia Police say they have arrested two women after executing a search warrant in the 200 block of Maxwell Street around 8:15 Monday evening (Sept. 3). A 48-year-old Sarnia woman and a 19-year-old woman who arrived while officers were conducting the search were both arrested. Both allegedly were in possession of one or more controlled [...]

Sarnia Police seeking hit and run suspect after Thursday crash

Sarnia Police Traffic Branch is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in a hit and run collision Thursday (Sept. 5). The collision occurred just after noon at the intersection of Wellington and MacKenzie Streets in the central part of the city.  The suspect vehicle is described as an older model red Dodge [...]

Steeves & Rozema says it will match employee donations to Inn of the Good Shepherd

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By DERON HAMEL In an effort to once again live its mission of “creating communities that are good for life,” the Steeves & Rozema Group is offering team members at head office and at all Sarnia property sites the opportunity to voluntarily donate to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Steeves & Rozema is committed [...]

BioAmber gets $12 million to help with new plant

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The announcement was made Wednesday (August 28) by Gary Goodyear, minister of state for FedDev Ontario, the government’s development agency for southern Ontario. In addition to the funding announcement, Goodyear and MP Pat Davidson took a tour of Woodland Biofuels, which had received a grant of $800,000 for a plant designed to demonstrate the efficiency and [...]

Sarnia Greekfest 2013 promises to delight with a celebration of Hellenic culture

The 3 Greek Sisters appeared on Breakfast Television--and they'll be at Sarnia Greekfest this year as well.

The Hellenic community of Sarnia Lambton is in the final planning stages of Sarnia Greekfest 2013 to be held Saturday, September 7th from 12 Noon to 11pm and Sunday, September 8th from 12 Noon to 7pm. The festival will take place on the grounds at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1299 Murphy Road, Sarnia, ON. [...]

Sarnia Police say failure to stop at red light is cause of Friday collision

Sarnia Police responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Davis and Brock Streets that occurred Friday just after 11 am. Both Sarnia Fire and Rescue and Lambton County EMS also responded. Police say their investigation has revealed that a westbound vehicle on Davis Street ran a red light at Brock Street, colliding [...]

Success follows success as Lambton College firefighters take home nine medals

The Lambton College Firefighter Combat Team’s success continues to grow as the team took home a whopping nine medals, including five gold, and claimed three college world records at the 2013 Scott Firefit Western Ontario Regional competition. There were more than 100 career, volunteer and fire school firefighters in attendance at the Ingersoll event, held [...]

Sarnia Police charge out of towner with drinking/driving

A 28-year-old Brampton man has been charged with impaired driving, opearting a motor vehicle with more than 80 mg of alcohol, dangerous driving and fail to remain at the scene of a collision after five vehicles were struck in the Michigan, Newell, and Flamingo Street areas on Monday evening (August 12). Police say the man [...]

Landmark Village residents celebrate 4th anniversary in style

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By JEANNE PENGELLY Smiles, laughter, chit-chat and camaraderie was the writing on the wall at Landmark Village’s fourth anniversary celebration recently. The Sarnia retirement community marked its birthday with a two-hour party July 31, on a day when many staff members as well as four residents celebrated the memories they had from Day 1, in [...]