Cathie Martin

Man Pleads Guilty In Boating Deaths

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A 32-year-old Chesterfield Township man pleaded guilty as charged Monday in an boat crash that killed two people and seriously injured another.  Brandon Verfaillie pleaded guilty to two counts of operating a vessel while intoxicated causing death and one count of operating a vessel while intoxicated causing serious injury.  Officials say he was the driver…

Outstanding Team Of The Month At CMH

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Congratulations to the CMH Mental Health First Aid Team for being selected as the St. Clair County Community Mental Health Outstanding Team of the Month for October.  This group is recognized for their role in organizing, planning and facilitating Mental Health First Aid trainings beginning in January of 2014.   Mental Health First Aid is the…

Suspect In Home Invasions Arrested

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A suspect in several home invasions in East China Township is in custody.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, a 46 year old man from St. Clair was arrested last week in the city of St. Clair.  Tuesday of last week, officers from the St. Clair Police Department and deputies from the Sheriff’s…

Bluewater Health Adds Staff

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Four new physicians have joined the professional staff at Bluewater Health.  The doctors include: Dr. Orla MacSweeney  an emergency physician, Dr. M. Foroozan  a Dermatologist, Dr. Rohit Mehta a Respirologist/Intensivist and family physician, Dr. Justin Mall.  Dr. MacSweeney was originally from the Sarnia area and returns having practiced emergency medicine in British Columbia since 2004. …

Fifty Years Of Rudolph

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the nation’s longest-running and highest-rated Christmas television special “went down in history” to receive its stamp of approval yesterday. The set of four Limited Edition Forever stamps depicting Rudolph, Hermey, Santa and Bumble were created from still television frames from the special which premiered 50 years ago in 1964.  The stamps…

Laughter And Harmony Mark The Chenille Sisters

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Port Huron Town Hall showcased the Chenille Sisters at yesterday’s event.  The theatre was just about sold out for this trio who took their name some 30 years ago as a spoof on the more luxurious names of women singing groups of the time.  Along with their famous harmonies, these three women are funny and…

Re-zoning A No-Go

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Port Huron City Council received a notice from the city’s planning commission last night during the regularly meeting that states that a neighborhood’s request to be rezoned is rejected.  A public hearing had been held by the zoning commission for a request to  rezone the Harrison Pointe Neighborhood; between Lapeer Avenue, 10th Street, the Black…