Petrolia CAO resigns; councillor faces investigation for conduct

Petrolia CAO Manny Baron presents Mayor John McCharles with a new chain of office during Monday’s council meeting. Baron suggested the chain was likely one of the nicest in Lambton County and would be worn “by the best mayor" in August 2016. Heather Wright Photo

Petrolia’s chief administrative officer has resigned and a councillor who spoke out against some questionable practices is facing a date with an Integrity Commissioner. Council accepted Manny Baron’s resignation after nearly a two-hour in camera session Monday where councillors heard from Investigator John Fleming. Fleming was called in after The Independent reported the CAO owned …Read More

Warwick recycling study gets cash, moving ahead

A study which could see Warwick Township become a recycling centre for the province is moving ahead. Warwick is working with the ...
Read More

Remembering Vimy in Wyoming

Derek Sipkens, 3, and his dad, Brian, planted a memorial tree near Wyoming’s cenotaph recently. The tree is a direct …Read More

New home coverage rules should be adequate: planner

Petrolia’s planner says proposed changes to how much land a home can cover on a lot should be “more than …Read More