Amazing native mussel survives by going fishing with a lure

George Mathewson The St. Clair River at Sarnia is home to a rare shellfish that has a life cycle right out of a sci-fi movie. The wavy-rayed lampmussel looks like a palm-sized clam that lives in the sand and gravel at the bottom of the river. To survive, the mussel’s larvae must somehow find and… Read more »

The cat in the hat

Joe Sullivan was in the Christmas spirit when spotted doing some gift shopping in his festive hat on East Street. The Dresden resident was in Sarnia last week visiting family for the holidays. Glenn Ogilvie

What’s Happening, week of Dec. 18

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public 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 Thursday, Dec. 18 Organ Series Robert… Read more »

SCITS students took the stage in Suessical Jr.

Months of preparation and rehearsals came together when SCITS presents Seussical Jr. last weekend. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss, the storyline wove together some of the whimsical author’s most beloved characters and tales culled from at least 15 books. The musical featured a large student cast and even larger production team of about… Read more »

Rebound recognized

Rebound recognized Sarnia-Lambton Rebound is one of three finalists for a Queen’s School of Business voluntary sector award. The annual award, to be presented Feb. 6 in Toronto, recognizes transparency and good governance among Ontario non-profit agencies. Rebound was the only Sarnia-Lambton agency nominated and is a prior winner.    

Dermatologist among 5 new doctors joining Bluewater Health

Marco Vigliotti Bluewater Health has added five new doctors including a dermatologist, something Sarnia-Lambton has gone without since last spring. Dr. M. Foroozan has begun seeing patients at Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital in Petrolia, once again providing local residents with skin care. “I chose Sarnia to practice because I recognize the local need for a… Read more »

MacDougall new warden of Lambton

Marco Vigliotti A Sarnia politician has been elected warden of Lambton County for the first since 1997. Bev MacDougall was chosen to lead the federation for the next two years by her peers in a secret ballot Dec. 10. “I’m thrilled with the outcome, obviously. No one goes into a position like this not to… Read more »