Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

City agrees to integrate land/building in any deal for Bayside Mall

Sarnia City Council has finally agreed to have any offer to purchase the Bayside Mall, which is currently in receivership, include the land the facility is on. Council met privately (in camera) on Monday during which time it made the decision, which had been urged by the property’s receiver. The argument in favour of an [...]

Domestic disturbance sends axe-wielding man into arms of police

In the early hours of Sunday, officers responded to an assault in the south end of the city. When officers arrived they met the victim at the end of the driveway of a residence. While speaking with the victim, officers saw the accused in the home pacing back and forth through an open door. Officers [...]

Sarnia Police stop swerving car, man accused of driving drunk

A call to Sarnia Police on Saturday, reporting a suspected drunk driver, resulted in charges being laid after officers stopped a vehicle in the area of Brigden Road and Lakeshore Road at about 9:45 p.m. The driver, a 44-year-old man from Sarnia, had been seen swerving and appeared to be arguing with a passenger. Police [...]

Weekend police report includes 165 calls for service

Sarnia Police Service answered 165 calls for service during the last weekend of June 2014. The calls include : 6 – 911 hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Calls 4 – Disturb the Peace 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 3 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 8 – Noise Complaints  

Bright’s Grove Canada Day celebrations a wonderful time of community

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It began with a fabulous parade from Bright’s Grove’s Wildwood Park and down Hamilton Road, then north to the shores of Lake Huron and to the “new” Kenwick on the Lake park. And it just got better and better, with music, games, bouncy castle fun and, of course, food. There was even a “simulated” rock [...]

Saying goodbye to ‘second home’ is emotional for Residence on the St. Clair worker

Jennifer Loupos (left) enjoys the company of staff and residents at her farewell party.

By LISA BAILEY Jennifer Loupos has said goodbye to the Residence on the St. Clair — a community she says was “like a second home” to her. “I’ve pretty much grown up here, so not only have the residents taught me a lot but the staff has been a phenomenal support to me,” Loupos said [...]

City has filled Clerk and Deputy Clerk positions

Nancy Wright-Laking will become City Clerk at the City of Sarnia on July 28, 2014.

The City of Sarnia has hired two new employees for key administrative posts–city clerk and deputy city clerk–left vacant by the retirement of incumbents. Clerk Brian Knott (who also served as the city’s legal counsel) retired earlier this month; Deputy Clerk Brad Loosley retired in March. Nancy Wright-Laking, currently chief administrative officer/clerk and economic development [...]

Blue Flag at Canatara Beach is testament to ‘clean beach’ commitment

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Wednesday’s unfurling of a coveted “Blue Flag” at Canatara Beach is a testament to the commitment and hard work of several people, including those at the City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department who worked hard to achieve a high standard of beach cleanliness and quality. Brett Tryon, program manager for Environmental Defence, which runs [...]

Fire officials issue cautionary note for home fireworks displays


Sarnia Fire Rescue Service is recommending that members of the public opt to attend public fireworks displays hosted by a community. “If you still choose to have a family fireworks or an informal neighbourhood display, check with your local fire department about regulations regarding fireworks and any city by-laws related to fireworks,” said Tom Marshall, [...]

Sarnia Council extends deadline for RBC-2 ice rink negotiations

Sarnia City Council has extended its June 30 2014 deadline for completing negotiations with Lambton College on the divestiture of RBC-2, the second ice pad associated with the RBC Centre. Staff at the City will use the time (and money granted by Council) to complete a structural assessment of the property, which was asked for [...]