Melanie Irwin

Melanie has been a broadcast and multimedia journalist in Sarnia-Lambton since 2005. She grew up on a farm in Mt. Brydges and attended Strathroy District Collegiate Institute and Fanshawe College before settling in Sarnia. She is married to her high school sweetheart and is the proud mother of two boys. Email her at Follow her on Twitter: @MIrwinCHOKNews

Sarnia Library (Photo by Jake Jeffrey)

Council Briefs

A building assessment of Sarnia Library is to be completed, a new pump station will be constructed and waterfront improvements are planned.

Housing Starts Soar

June housing starts in Sarnia were one of the highest monthly totals in the past few years.