Libro Supports Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Strategic Planning

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The 2018 Libro Prosperity Fund has announced $10,000 in funding to support strategic planning efforts of the Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Steering Committee. The announcement was made by Libro at The Hub at St. Luke’s United Church in Sarnia Thursday evening. Funds will also support public consultation and education and consensus building locally. The Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Steering Committee’s focus is to…

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How Do I Vote In October?

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Josh Boyce, Blackburn News Sarnia | June 20, 2018 Sarnia residents are being given the chance to learn all about new voting methods for the October municipal election. We’ll be able to cast ballots using the telephone and internet. City Clerk Dianne Gould-Brown says voting runs from October 11-22. “We aim to increase voter turnout, and this new method…

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Beach Water Warning System Changes

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Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer | June 19, 2018 A new way of monitoring Lake Huron shoreline water quality in Lambton County promises more timely notifications for beach users when bacteria counts are high and swimming isn’t advised. Previously, water quality advisories at several of the county’s public Lake Huron beaches were based on the testing of water samples Lambton…

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Help For Student Entrepreneurs

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Melanie Irwin, Blackburn News Sarnia | May 17, 2018 Know any young entrepreneurs who could use some start-up money to kick-off their own business? The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is seeking students to participate in a program where they can create their own summer jobs. Development Coordinator Chantelle Lynne Core says they will be available with details at Lambton…

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Sarnia Air Monitoring Website Launches

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The Clean Air Sarnia and Area website is now live, giving the public transparent and timely public access to government and industry air monitoring data. At a glance, visitors of cleanairsarniaandarea.com can view contaminant levels from seven air monitoring stations in the Sarnia area. Air quality information will be refreshed every hour and users will be able to clearly…

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Village Considering Public WiFi

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Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer | February 9, 2018 New fibre optic internet service is set to be installed in Point Edward’s commercial area later this year. The village is contributing $150,000 in an agreement with Bluewater Regional Network to install fibre optic internet service to its municipal building and commercial area. “The agreement we have entered into allows…

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Public Wi-Fi Coming To Point Edward

Josh Boyce, Blackburn News | February 7, 2018 Fibre-optic internet access and public Wi-Fi is coming to the Village of Pt. Edward. They’ve partnered with Bluewater Regional Networks to install services in the area. Village CAO Jim Burns says it guarantees coverage of a large area for the next ten years. “It will be basically going up Front St.,…

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Creative Space Gets a Boost

Tyler Kula, The Sarnia Observer | February 8, 2018 Wednesdays a group of students at Alexander Mackenzie High School have been spending lunches learning about coding and robotics in the library. Thanks to a $5,700 cash injection Thursday, the Sarnia school’s Idea Lab makerspace is poised to up what it offers. Alexander Mackenzie is one of nine winning schools…

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