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Homeless shelter appeal

River City Vineyard is appealing a court ruling ordering closure of the church’s homeless shelter by June 15.
Flashy photos reveal depth of field

Flashy photos reveal depth of field

A recent Lambton College photo competition showed the school has more to offer than tech and science. The Image Challenge featured entries from 32 students in the Digital Photography program, and the quality of work was a revelation to the judges.
Bluewater Beach Fest bringing fun in the sun

Bluewater Beach Fest bringing fun in the sun

Hot, carefree beach days may still seem a long way off, but one local woman is already making big plans for fun in the sun. The first Bluewater Beach Fest will take place the weekend of Aug. 23 and 24 at Canatara Park and everyone is invited.
Bigger bands to rock growing Powerboat Festival in Sarnia

Bigger bands to rock growing Powerboat Festival in Sarnia

Bigger bands will give the boats a run for their roar at the Sarnia-Port Huron International Powerboat Festival this summer.
The cat came back

The cat came back

Joe the Cat has been released from the Blue Cross Animal Hospital and into the care of the Sarnia and District Humane Society.

Whats Happening, Week of May 1

WHAT’S HAPPENING 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 where to obtain more information.
Boaters riled by tough Canadian border rules

Boaters riled by tough Canadian border rules

Recreation and tourism in Sarnia are being hurt by the Canada Border Services Agency’s get-tough policy on boaters who cross the international border, local officials say.
This year's Ribfest packing on the music

This year's Ribfest packing on the music

More live music will be on tap when the 16th annual Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest returns to Hiawatha Horse Park on Father’s Day weekend.
MPP probed on huge ‘town hall’ numbers

MPP probed on huge ‘town hall’ numbers

An eyebrow-raising number of people took part in a “telephone town hall” held by Sarnia-Lambton’s MPP on March 31.
Women at work

Women at work

Construction has begun on Habitat for Humanity's latest build. Karen Ramsay, centre, and Sharon Silk, right, will live in the new home going up in Petrolia, which, for the first time, is being built by all-female volunteer work crews.