Mobile market in operation

A mobile market that brings fresh fruits and vegetables to residents in neighbourhoods that might otherwise go without is up and running again. Operated by the Inn of the Good Shepherd, the mobile market provides the produce at no charge between July and October, and holds community kitchen nights where clients can learn how to… Read more »

Photographer brings style to the altar

Cathy Dobson A local photographer making a name for himself in the wedding and portrait field is also drawing attention from the wider Canadian industry. Daniel McQuillan, 27, has been named a Top 30 Under 30 wedding and portrait photographer by the Canada Photo Convention. “This is the first time I submitted anything for an… Read more »

Multi-use path added

An old construction access road has been resurfaced with crushed stone to create a multi-use path for residents of Heritage Park. The two-metre-wide walking and cycling path links the neighbourhood with another new pathway beside the recently completed Wellington Street extension, east of Modeland Road. Sarnia and Lambton County jointly acquired the former Dow Canada… Read more »

Former power plant retained

Ontario Power Generation is cutting the final cord on Nanticoke but will continue to preserve the Lambton Generating Station for possible future conversion to another fuel. The move means about 25 staff will continue to work at the mothballed power plant near Courtright, OPG said. Nanticoke and Lambton were both coal-fired stations that provided electricity… Read more »

The ups and downs of Drouin’s Pan Am Games

Barry Wright The recent Pan Am Games were a roller coaster of emotion for Corunna’s Jillian Drouin. The event included the thrill of competing on home soil and watching her younger brother Derek win a gold medal in the men’s high jump, she said. But sandwiched between was the devastation of being forced to withdraw… Read more »

The pull of blue water

It’s August and the blue waters of Bluewaterland are exerting their magnetic pull on Sarnians. Here, powerboaters, sailers, swimmers and kayakers comingle in the mouth of the St. Clair River north of the Blue Water Bridge. Glenn Ogilvie

Deer put down

  Two deer had to be euthanized on the same day in Sarnia recently. One animal crashed through the front window of a home on Trinity Crescent around 10 a.m. on July 24. Two hours later another deer became wedged between a house and a fence on Vidal Street south. Sarnia Police and animal control… Read more »

Calling all cats

The Lambton County Library is looking for the best cat videos residents have to offer for the 2nd annual Cat Video Film Festival. Videos of funny cats, scaredy cats, grumpy cats, sneaky cats and all other cats in between can be submitted until Sept. 19. For a registration form and rules visit A showing… Read more »


Skateboarding may be an extreme sport but it’s also a means of transportation for Will Hugo, who often goes for a skate with his three-year-old German shepherd, who is also named Hugo. Glenn Ogilvie