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Parked and neutral

Kevin Wilson pauses to contemplate the St. Clair River from Centennial Park after dropping his son off at the Sarnia Bluewater Wrestling Club. Wilson said it was great to be outdoors and enjoying the warmer weather again. Glenn Ogilvie

A giant bird bath

The big field at Canatara Park has been transformed into a temporary lake this week, thanks to two recent rains. Here, a trio of crows join the waterfowl on Tuesday, bathing in the water and drying out in the sun. Glenn Ogilvie

Group that attracts new doctors at risk of folding

Pam Wright A taskforce charged with attracting new family doctor to Sarnia-Lambton may have to fold unless additional funding can be found, officials say. Sarnia and Point Edward are the only municipalities in Lambton County still providing tax dollars to the Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia-Lambton. The other 10 no longer contribute, with St. Clair… Read more »

Week of March 31

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca Wednesday, March 30 Cooking for 1-2 Create… Read more »

Upgrades down on the farm

When the Children’s Animal Farm reopened for Easter in Canatara Park last weekend it boasted several improvements. The interior of the barn has been washed and painted and new lighting and signs installed. As for the hoofed and feathered residents, the goats have a new climbing area, the outdoor fowl new gravel and feeding stations… Read more »

About Face & Body changes with the times

Year of Local Laura Greaves This is the eleventh in a series of submitted stories produced by the Year of Local, a collaborative project highlighting businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Sarnia. When Carolyn Vandersluis purchased About Face and Body: Laser & Wellness Clinic, she knew the business’s strong community support came from the education, experience… Read more »

City Hall ‘sunshine list’ expands again

George Mathewson A total of 189 people on City Hall’s payroll made $100,000 or more last year. The 32% increase means that fully one-third of the 540-member municipal workforce is now also a member of the so-called “Sunshine Club.” Firefighters and police officers dominated the annual list released last week as required under the Public… Read more »