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Local News – Sarnia Observer

Purple heroin and crystal methamphetamine, with a street value estimated at $1,000, was allegedly seized by Sarnia police during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Police said the vehicle was stopped near George and Russell streets at approximately 2 p.m. and the driver had been arrested for driving while suspended when a search allegedly turned up […]

11/15/2018 2:38:35 PM

Ontario farmers could lose millions after widespread mould — known as vomitoxin, or DON — could doom large swaths of corn crops after a rainier-than-usual fall season.

11/15/2018 12:25:53 PM

The Lambton Kent Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has received "exemplary standing" by Accreditation Canada.

11/15/2018 11:03:11 AM

Sarnia’s Liam Henderson was one of two contestants eliminated during the first night of competition Wednesday on the CBC TV show Canada’s Smartest Person Junior. The 11-year-old student at Errol Road Public School was one of 12 contestants, ages 10 to 12, selected for the cast of the show running over six weeks. Liam was […]

11/15/2018 8:30:59 AM

Weeks after the Ontario government announced support for Sarnia’s Hiawatha Horse Park, sparking the return of slot machines for the first time since 2012, a timeline has yet to materialize. It could be appear sooner than later — depending on Sarnia’s council. That would likely be the last shoe to drop in a process that started […]

11/14/2018 5:37:07 PM

A refreshing film about a music-crazy widowed father and his practically-minded daughter bonding through the power of song, Hearts Beat Loud is cineSarnia’s fourth film of the fall season, and plays at the Sarnia Public Library Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 18 and Monday, Nov. 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The film follows the trials of […]

11/14/2018 3:25:20 PM

A malodourous problem that has plagued the Courtright Wastewater Treatment Plant for nearly a decade could be coming to an end thanks to financial support from the federal government. St. Clair Township will receive approximately $127,000 in grants and $1 million in loan guarantees from the federal government, it was announced Tuesday. The funding comes […]

11/14/2018 3:21:05 PM

Inder Mathur, a veteran agribusiness and food industry executive, has joined the board at Comet Bio, a company planning to build a manufacturing site in Sarnia.

11/14/2018 11:42:48 AM