Public health suggests well owners check water after flooding

FROM LAMBTON PUBLIC HEALTH   Keep Wells Safe During Flood Conditions Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Sarnia, ON – Lambton Public Health encourages residents with private wells to test their water supply as soon as possible if their well has been flooded. Recent high-water levels and flood conditions, caused by rain, could allow harmful bacteria to… Read more »

Crash on Petrolia Line sends at least one person to hospital

Firefighters from Brigden had to use the jaws of life to free at least one person from a vehicle after an accident on Petrolia Line. About 10:30 pm Monday a mini van and another vehicle collided at the corner of Plank Road and Petrolia Line. One person was trapped in their vehicle and had to… Read more »

Annual Sydenham Canoe Race cancelled because of high water levels

The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority (SCRCA) and St. Clair Region Conservation Foundation (SCRCF) have cancelled the annual Sydenham Canoe and Kayak Race which was scheduled for Sunday. This is the second year in a row the race was scrapped because of high water levels. “Like many water ways in southern Ontario, the Sydenham River… Read more »

Charge laid in weekend crash

A 16-year-old is facing a careless driving charge after a weekend accident. OPP Spokesman Derek Rogers says around 1:45 pm Saturday a pickup truck heading south on Mandaumin Road missed a stop sign and hit a minivan which was going west on Petrolia Line. The passengers in the van, including one child, were taken to… Read more »