MCNAUGHTON NOT THRILLED WITH ONTARIO BUDGET
4/28/2017 7:08:27 AM
As we know, the Ontario budget was released on Thursday. Some highlights of the budget include $465 million a year in a pharmacare program, free abortion pills, an OSAP initiative that would see lenders not owing anything until they make $35 thousand a year, career planning and affordable housing.

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PLANTING SEASON CAREFUL WITH FARM VEHICLES ON ROAD
4/28/2017 6:57:47 AM
With the sun and warmer temperatures now here to stay that means area farmers can get to work. Planting season has begun and will remain until the end of June. During this time you will notice an increased number of large farming equipment on the road as they go from field to field.

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402 COLLISION
4/28/2017 6:54:47 AM
402 collision. On Wednesday around 9:30am, OPP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 402 in the Wyoming area. Emergency responding units found a car and marked safety vehicle in the passing lane of the Highway. Both with significant damage.

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY TOURISM SYMPOSIUM
4/28/2017 6:52:59 AM
Coming up in May is the 2nd annual Middlesex County Tourism Symposium. Last year's Upper Tier Tourism Symposium drew 50 to 60 tourism providers and Coordinator Cara Finn tells myFM this year's Symposium's theme is the Power of Partnering.

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9TH ANNUAL DREW DOWNER GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING IN JUNE
4/28/2017 6:49:21 AM
The 9th annual Drew Downer Golf Tournament is taking place on Saturday June 10th at Caradoc Sands Golf Club in Strathroy. The tournament in support of the Mount Brydges Bulldogs is in memory of former Bulldogs Assistant Coach Drew Downer. The tournament usually raises around $4000 for the team.

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COUNTY AMBULANCE NUMBERS DISCUSSED AT MIDDLESEX COUNCIL
4/27/2017 7:18:03 AM
Middlesex County Council meeting Tuesday and one of the topics of discussion was numbers from EMS and Ambulance surveys in terms of response times over the last 2 years from 2015. Strathroy-Caradoc Mayor Joanne Vanderheyden says our Paramedics are doing a great job.

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OPP EASTER WEEKEND ROAD NUMBERS
4/27/2017 7:15:24 AM
Leading into the Easter Long Weekend, OPP reported a 20 year low in seatbelt related fatalities province wide, and there were hopes that figure would hold true as they held a Seat Belt Campaign over the Easter Long Weekend.

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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
4/27/2017 7:13:36 AM
Criminal investigation. On Wednesday around 2:30pm the Oneida Nation of the Thames Police, assisted by the OPP responded to a crime against persons call on Walker Road that originated in the City of London. Walker Road was closed but was re-opened at approximately 9:30 p.m.

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GRAND BEND BOARDWALK COSMETIC CHANGES
4/27/2017 7:11:46 AM
The beach at Grand Bend may look a little different this year. The Municipality of Lambton Shores has decided to update the boardwalk by replacing from the pier to the north of the condo buildings with concrete. Mayor Bill Weber explains why the Municipality made the decision.

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MAYOR TALKS ABOUT NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS WEEK
4/26/2017 8:42:01 AM
As myFM informed you earlier this week, it's National Volunteers Week and we talked with Strathroy-Caradoc Mayor Joanne Vanderheyden who says it's the volunteers that make a community.

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LCBO VOTE 93% FOR STRIKE
4/26/2017 8:39:20 AM
If a strike at Liquor Control Board of Ontario outlets is to be averted, you'd never know it by talking with Ontario Public Service Employees Union President Warren Smokey Thomas. The OPSEU head is talking tough, and he says it's Premier Kathleen Wynne that's prompted the fighting words.

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CHAMBER PRESIDENT EXCITED FOR HOME AND LEISURE SHOW SATURDAY
4/26/2017 8:36:21 AM
Mark the date on your calendars, the Strathroy Home and Leisure show goes Saturday at the Gemini Sportsplex where the facility will be filled with vendors and demonstrations including the YMCA Sweat 4 Kids and Bike-A-Thon.

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DRIVER TRACKED TO MIDDLESEX COUNTY
4/26/2017 8:32:10 AM
Driver tracked to Middlesex County. Early Tuesday morning around 12:13 a.m. members from the Perth County OPP stopped a vehicle on Highway 23 near Bornholm. The driver fled from police and approximately six hours later he was spotted by police travelling into Middlesex County.

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CANADIAN TACO BELL EXPANSION
4/26/2017 8:22:21 AM
Taco Bell has an appetite for expansion, and the Canadian market is poised to devour the opportunity. Amanda Cox, General Manager of Taco Bell Canada says the firm will be offering alcohol for on-site consumption starting as early as this summer.

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NEW GRAND BEND TOURISM GUIDE RELEASED
4/25/2017 7:34:31 AM
For those of you who love that lakeside drive on the Highway 21 corridor from Kettle Point to Port Elgin, you know right in the middle of that is Grand Bend, a tourism hub. The new Grand Bend tourist guide released by the Grand Bend and Area Chamber of Commerce is bigger and better than ever.

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OPP RELEASES ITS 2016 REPORT
4/25/2017 7:21:18 AM
OPP has released its 2016 annual report of fatalities on roadways, waterways and trails. Sergeant Kerry Schmidt says police noticed some issues with the The Big Four, which are aggressive, distracted and impaired driving and not wearing a seatbelt.

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MCNAUGHTON PRE-BUDGET THOUGHTS
4/25/2017 7:18:39 AM
We are 2 days away from the Ontario budget being delivered. The Liberal government is predicted to bring back a balanced budget, for the first time in a long while. Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton says he believes the budget will be balanced but adds its misleading.

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LOCAL CRIME UNIT HELPS TRACK DOWN ROBBERY SUSPECT AS PART OF INTER-PROVINCIAL INVESTIGATION
4/24/2017 1:37:20 PM
The Lambton and Middlesex OPP Major Crime Unit played a role in an inter-provincial investigation that led to the arrest of an Alberta man. Between December 12th and February 14th, police investigated four separate pharmacy robberies in Lakeshore.

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NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS WEEK
4/24/2017 7:33:52 AM
All this week is National Volunteers Week and just like thousands of other communities, Strathroy-Caradoc prides itself on its volunteer base. Director of Parks and Recreation Rob Lilbourne says we wouldn't have as strong a community without our volunteers.

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RECOVERY OF TWO STOLEN VEHICLES AND ONE MISSING
4/24/2017 7:31:04 AM
Police recover two stolen vehicles. On April 19th a silver 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck Ontario licence 7070HR was stolen from the car pool parking lot at Highway 402 and Longwoods Road.

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ELECTRONIC VOTING IN LAMBTON SHORES FOR 2018 ELECTION
4/24/2017 7:28:04 AM
Lambton Shores has voted in favour of allowing electronic voting via internet and phone in the next election in 2018. Mayor Bill Weber says that for the past few elections the municipality did mail in ballots, but now the municipality decided to do this along with the entire County of Lambton.

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ARMED ROBBERY ARRESTS HIGHLIGHT OPP REPORT
4/24/2017 7:24:06 AM
Arrests in armed robbery. On Saturday February 25th, 2017 Lambton OPP was dispatched to a commercial building on Nauvoo Road, Warwick Township for an armed robbery.

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