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Charities band together for online Giving Tuesday

Sarnia-Lambton charities are banding together to encourage giving during what is one of the busiest retail weekends. Anita Minelly, executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation, says 26 charities are part of Giving Tuesday. “It started in the States a couple of years ago,” she says. In the US, millions of people flock to the… Read more »

Rutherford teen Royal champion

A Dawn-Euphemia teen and his bovine friend has won a big honour at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Elliot Smith, 12, Huffs Corners was named the National Junior Beef Heifer Showman Champion along with his purebred Speckled Park named Prairie Lily. Smith and his sister, Nadine, were in the “any other breed” with eight other… Read more »

Green lights in Petrolia

You’re likely to see a few more Bluewater Power trucks in Petrolia over the next few weeks. The power company has started to replace the old streetlights with new LED bulbs as part of an upgrading project which is expected to cut electricity costs. Council agreed in August to spend $537,839 to replace 788 streetlights… Read more »