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Indian’s Fastball champs – beat St. Thomas 8-4

Submitted story The Alvinston Indians are back-to-back St. Thomas and District Fastball League champs! The Alvinston Indians traveled to Fingal on Thursday for game 4 of the series against St. Thomas.  St. Thomas had sent the best of five series to a fourth game, after a 2-1 win in Alvinston on Monday evening. Fans were… Read more »

Lambton’s biggest pie auction set for tonight in Alvinston

Wayne Deans takes is pie very seriously. It’s not just that the Brooke-Alvinston-Watford Agriculture Society member likes pie, he knows it is a great way to raise money for charity. Deans is one of the people behind one of the most successful pie auctions in Lambton County. The Brooke-Alvinston-Watford Fall Fair pie auction started 20… Read more »


  Dr. Mike Hoben digs into the site of his new, 2,500 square foot dental clinic at 430 Albany Street in Petrolia. The building, with an anticipated move-in date of spring 2015, will include ground-level access and more private examination rooms, where patients with limited mobility can remain in their wheelchairs while work is completed…. Read more »

Starting the conversation about suicide in Petrolia

Debb Pitel is determined to start a conversation about suicide. And for the local business owner, it is personal. Thirteen years her son Tyler, then only 15, took his own life. Pitel says she and her husband had known for two years “things weren’t right” and had been trying to find help for Tyler. Pitel… Read more »