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Earth Day help

On Monday, April 20th, the 1st Petrolia Beavers took part in cleaning up litter at Victoria Park and the Post Office in recognition of Earth Day. Other sections of 1st Petrolia Scouting (Cubs & Scouts) took part in similar cleanup activities in previous weeks.

Florence helps a friend get back on his feet

Paul Wolfe didn’t know he had so many friends. He sat in the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church Hall with a smile on his face, surrounded by his Florence neighbours, all whom had donated money to help him get back on his feet again. In March, Wolfe had been working in the basement of his home… Read more »

Petrolia administrators to review sport field plans behind The Centre

Petrolia’s CAO says the town will have to take a serious look at the concerns raised to develop the backyard of the Oil Heritage District Community Centre. At budget time, as the municipality was laying out its 10-year plan for capital projects, it talked about a $1.7 million plan for everything from ball diamonds to… Read more »

Petrolia politicians hear from the public on the budget

Lonnie Cope wants to know how his 87 year-old mother living in her own home will be able to afford more taxes this year. The Petrolia resident was one of several dozen who came to town hall to get some answers about a proposed eight per cent municipal tax increase. The town was to consider… Read more »