Turbines trucking through Lambton

Expect a lot of traffic slowdowns on Highway 21 as wind turbines wind their way through the countryside to Huron County. NextEra Energy will begin construction on the 37 industrial wind turbines for the Bluewater Energy Centre south east of Bayfield in late November according to NextEra spokesperson Josie Hernandez. And it will have an… Read more »

Petrolia councillors getting health benefit

Petrolia Councilors will  get taxpayers’ help to pay for medical expenses. Council passed a bylaw Monday which included a new health care benefit for the mayor and councilors. The bylaw says the members will be entitled to receive a health care spending account at the beginning of each year of $2,000.  The money can be… Read more »

Petrolia ‘shines’ in Lambton County

Petrolia has curb appeal. That from the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce’s Greenbelt Committee which has honoured the town with the 2013 “Put a Shine on Lambton” Award. The award honours the town for their “people, plants and pride” and was presented in Sarnia Sept. 19. “Our residents can take pride in working together for this… Read more »

McCharles doesn’t “personally have a problem” with skateboarders at Market

Petrolia Mayor John McCharles says as long as they’re not causing damage, skateboarders should be able to use the Farmers’ Market at night. Council recently heard from a resident who voiced concern about skateboarders using the area to play. Sharon Livingston told council she felt some of the skateboarders were displaying “bullying” behaviour and frightened… Read more »