Prison time for man after 2021 shoot-up in Tobermory

A Northern Bruce Peninsula man received a 3 1/2-year prison sentence for a drive-by shooting at a house in Tobermory, then firing a shotgun at a car that gave chase with two men inside. David Hillyer was 39 when initially charged with two counts of attempted murder and for other offences related to events on […]

Man jailed for ‘disturbing’ harassment of motel owners

SARNIA – A Sarnia man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for criminally harassing and assaulting the owners of the motel where he lived. Matthew Bergeron’s outburst against Ramesh Modi and Falguni Modi at the Gables Inn on London Line on Canada Day 2021 included racist, derogatory and homophobic language. “The sting of […]

Londoner’s award-winning script hits stage at Palace Theatre

The Play: The world premiere of Londoner Sean Brennan’s Finding Hyde, directed by Brian Speagle and presented by London Community Players The Show: Finding Hyde won the 2021 Brickenden Award for best original script. Finding Hyde mixes fact and fiction to tell the story of a restaging of Thomas Russell Sullivan’s 1887 play Dr. Jekyll […]

One community. 30 arrests. 150 charges. A 50% cut in fatal drug overdoses

SARNIA – Thirty suspects are facing nearly 150 charges linked to a 14-month investigation into drug trafficking in Walpole Island First Nation, but the most important figure, a police official says, is the number of overdoses there has been cut in half. Code-named Project McNulty, the July 2021 investigation involving multiple provincial and municipal police […]

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