Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Twin Lakes Terrace residents get together in person with ‘pen pals’

Mary Marshall chats with a student during a social for Twin Lakes Terrace's pen-pal program.

By LISA BAILEY After corresponding for nine months, Twin Lakes Terrace residents and their pen pals at nearby École secondaire Saint-François-Xavier met in person. Lively conversations over tea, cinnamon buns and a word game one Saturday in June capped a school year’s worth of relationship building. “I hope we can do it again next year,” life enrichment [...]

The big cut is done as City starts remediation project in Centennial Park

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The cut is done. At least for now. Crews from General Maintenance Services, the local company contracted to cut the grass at Centennial Park, were expected to have finished their $4,000 project by noon Friday, said Bryan Prouse, operations manager for the City. By 8 a.m., workers were nearly ready to start the big mower [...]

Man accused of driving stolen truck is arrested after spotted riding bike

Sarnia Police say a man who got away from them on July 31 was arrested Wednesday after an officer spotted the accused riding a bicycle on Christina Street. The accused, a 21-year-old Sarnia man, had been spotted driving a stolen pickup truck just after midnight and was pursued by a patrol officer. The chase was [...]

Sarnia Police arrest 43-year-old after discovery of stolen goods in storage unit

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Sarnia Police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Sarnia man who is accused of being responsible for several break in thefts in Sarnia and surrounding area, including as far away as Dresden. The arrest was made on Wednesday (August 6) and was subsequent to a search warrant having been executed on a local storage unit. [...]

Cull Drain Bridge will be removed . . . but how?

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It’s no longer a question of whether the Cull Drain Bridge will remain in place over the eponymous waterway located on the outskirts of Bright’s Grove but how and when exactly it will be removed. At a Thursday morning (August 7) special meeting devoted to the subject, Sarnia City Council unanimously approved a staff recommendation [...]

Local Habitat for Humanity completes home in partnership with Lambton College

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Megan Johnston and her 8-year-old daughter now have a new set of keys and a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home” thanks to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton and the hard work of students enrolled in several programs offered through Lambton College’s Skilled Trades Training Centre. Ground breaking for the home, at 928 Ennisclaire, [...]

Removing then restoring Cull Drain Bridge may be most cost effective option for Sarnia City Council

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Sarnia City Council will meet on Thursday morning at special meeting to deal with an engineer’s report that recommends the immediate removal of the Cull Drain Bridge. But at least one local member of the Sarnia Historical Society is suggesting the least costly and most desirable option would be to lift the deteriorating bridge and [...]

Zeller’s property has a new tenant as Giant Tiger plans larger store

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The property at the corner of London Road and Pontiac Drive may soon be referred to by Sarnians as “Giant Tiger” plaza now that development of the former Zeller’s building is proceeding. The new store, which will be located at the east end of the former (and now closed) retailer, is expected to open in [...]

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

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After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

East Street restaurant severely damaged by fire

Daysbreak  Restaurant July 30 2014

Sarnia Fire Rescue Service says an early morning fire at the Daysbreak Restaurant on East Street caused extensive damage to the property and contents.’ Tom Marshall, who is public education officer for the service, said an estimate of damage is about $400,000. The cause of the blaze is being investigated. Marshall said firefighters, upon arriving [...]