Cathie Martin

Juveniles Facing Life Sentences, Could See Re-sentencing

Tia Skinner

Michigan could be changing the sentencing of juveniles convicted of murder following a ruling by a state appellate court which held that juveniles facing life in prison without parole have a right to ask for a jury decision, rather than a judge.  This ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals would allow defense attorneys to…

BW Chamber Looking For Businesses For Coming Business Expo

Thelma Castillo Close-up(2)

The Blue Water Convention Center will be the location of the Blue Water Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Blue Water Business Expo.  Area businesses are invited to join in the expo to connect and form new partnerships.  The expo also exposes the public to St. Clair County businesses.  Last year, some 80 vendors participated and…

New Voices Added To WGRT!

Chuck Whitaker

WGRT has a couple new voices added to the air waves – Chuck Whitaker has been in radio for over 30 years with extensive experience in AC, CHR, Hot AC and Rock as an air personality and programmer.  Chuck has learned from some of the brightest minds in the business including radio’s top consultants and…

Road Work

road work

Beginning Tuesday, August 25, 2015, the City of Port Huron Department of Public Works will be making improvements to 10th Avenue from Sanborn to Garfield Street.  These improvements will include new asphalt resurfacing, minimal concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk replacement. This project will be funded by the voter approved street millage funds.  10th Avenue…

Competition Heats Up The Third Annual Signature Cocktail Contest

One of the honorary bartenders for the Signature Cocktail contest - Keely Baribeau. She's teaming up with Bogey's Bar & Grill

The McLaren Port Huron Foundation will hold its third annual Signature Cocktail Contest Tuesday, September 15, 5:30 – 8 p.m., at the Seaway Terminal, 2336 Military Street, Port Huron. The event is open to attendees ages 21 and older. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online at www.mclaren.org/phcocktail or by calling the McLaren Port…

Deadline To Protest Nuke Dump Is Next Tuesday

Pavlov Announcement in Sandusky (04-04-14)

State Sen. Phil Pavlov on Monday reminded residents that next Tuesday, Sept. 1 is the deadline for submitting public comments to a Canadian agency to protest the construction of a nuclear dump that could damage the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.  “Thousands of ordinary citizens have demanded an end to this project by signing…

Special Investigation Unit Looking Into Lambton OPP Cases

sarnia opp

Lambton OPP is seeing investigation by the Special Investigation Unit after police responded to a call outside a Grand Bend bar.  Possible wrist injuries to a man who was charged with public intoxication caused the investigation. Reports say police were called to the establishment at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday to deal with an “unruly patron.” …

Road Work Continues

road work

summer is beginning to wind down, road crews are ramping up work to finish projects before the fall and winter weather hits.  Road crews will be working on a number of projects this week, locally, according to a news release from the St. Clair County Road Commission.  Projects include, – the left lane of westbound…

September Is Library Card Sign-up Month

Allison Arnold

Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the St. Clair County Library System joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import…