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County considers restricted access to public buildings

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  Lambton County councillors want to consider restricting access to public buildings to protect workers from violence. The province is looking at legislation which would recognize the effects of domestic violence in the workplace and allow for paid leave. County councillors at a recent committee meeting supported the idea but St. Clair Township Mayor Steve… Read more »

Farr crowned Brigden Fair Ambassador

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  Kayla Farr, 20, of Wilkesport is the new Brigden Fair Ambassador. She took the crown over a field of four competitors at the annual Brigden Fair Ambassador competition, Sunday. Born and raised in Brigden, the Farr family bought their Wilkesport farm 10 years ago and since then, Farr has developed a love for farm… Read more »

4,800 Cobs Later

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Hungry crowds gobbled down about 4,800 cobs of corn at this year’s Watford Cornfest. Volunteers Ken Campbell and Marsha DeRuiter keep the corn coming fresh from the huge corn cauldron while diners enjoyed burgers, corn dogs and as many 25 cent per corn cobs as they could eat. The price hasn’t changed in the 34… Read more »

Heat warning extended until Saturday

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FROM LAMBTON PUBLIC HEALTH   With the prediction of hot and humid weather continuing into the weekend, Lambton Public Health has issued an Extended Heat Warning for Lambton County. The warning will remain in effect until Saturday when conditions are expected to ease. An Extended Heat Warning is issued when a heat warning extends beyond… Read more »