Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Sarnia Police seek suspect involved in hit and run

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Sarnia Police are asking for assistance in locating a suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run collision on Tuesday (September 8). The incident, which occurred around 2 p.m., involved a small blue car driven by a man who ran into the back of a red van stopped for a traffic light at the corner […]

Sarnia City Council agrees to save trusses on historic Cull Drain Bridge

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An effort to save the most significantly historic pieces of the Cull Drain Bridge near Bright’s Grove appears to have been successful, with Sarnia City Council agreeing unanimously in favour of a salvage effort. A presentation by Steve Loxton, a member of Friends of Cull Drain Bridge, made a persuasive argument that the trusses, which […]

Suspect in July robbery of electronics store surrenders to Sarnia Police

Sarnia Police say they have arrested and charged a man who is accused of robbing an electronics store in July after the man turned himself in yesterday (September 8). The original incident, which occurred on July 17, included goods stolen from the store valued at about $2,900. The suspect, who was described as 6-foot 2-3 […]

Annual Terry Fox Run is this Sunday at Canatara Park

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Organizers of this Sunday’s Terry Fox Run are hoping to be joined by anyone who wishes to help raise funds for cancer. This year’s event will begin at 8 a.m. with registration at the Canatara Park bandshell. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Organizers raised a flag at the entrance to the park this morning […]

Sarnia Police respond to 159 weekend calls for service

Sarnia Police Service responded to 159 calls for service over this past weekend. Officers also conducted 18 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 159 calls include: 9 – 911 hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Calls 5 – Disturbance Call12 – Domestic/Family Disputes 6 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 5 – Neighbour Disputes 10 – […]

Local group looking to buy, transform former hospital property

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A group of five local business people calling itself the Sarnia General Health Campus is hoping City Council on Monday will approve the going forward of a purchase of the former Sarnia General Hospital site. The group, which has put down a $50,000 deposit on the purchase price of $1,000, is seen by City staff […]

Candidates continue to file nomination papers at Sarnia City Hall

With one week left to file their intention to run for office in the October 27 Municipal Election, candidates continue to file nomination papers. Candidates have until September 12 at 2 p.m. to commit. That day is also the last one that allows a candidate to withdraw their name. So far, two candidates—James Joseph Carpento […]

Passenger who couldn’t keep quiet now faces obstruction charges

Lambton OPP say a passenger who allegedly interfered with an officer who was attempting to speak with a driver now faces charges of obstruction and resisting. The incident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. Monday (September 1) when the OPP officer, requested by a citizen to investigate a possible driving issue in a Sarnia parking lot, […]

Picnic in the park made for a perfect day for Trillium Villa residents

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By LISA BAILEY A family picnic in the park makes for a perfect summer day. And that’s what Trillium Villa residents experienced on Aug. 18. “Usually every year we try to do something that we can invite family to,” says Laura Eydt of the Sarnia long-term care community’s life enrichment team. “This is the first […]

Race to Erase gearing up for fun-filled day in support of charities

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Rich Bouchard is looking forward to this month’s Race to Erase event in Sarnia and he’s hoping you will be joining him in supporting 11 great local charities. Bouchard, who co-founded the annual fundraiser in 2006, says Race to Erase has already raised more than $252,000 since it began. The charity is now holding events […]