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County to look at options to keep transports out of downtown Petrolia

Lambton County officials will be coming up with some options to restrict trucks on Petrolia Line. The town asked the county to consider the move after years of concern about heavy trucks going through the downtown. Mayor John McCharles says many of the transports are using the downtown core – which is a county road… Read more »

Learning how to help people thinking of suicide

  Sarah Milner says everyone struggles with trying to help people with depression and suicidal thoughts. So the Central Lambton Family Health Team will offer a SafeTALK Training program Sept. 24 to help. Milner says two recent suicides in Sarnia-Lambton prompted health care providers in Petrolia to ask “what can we do? “I would hear … Read more »

Alvinston Indians thump Glanworth in first game of semi-finals

The Alvinston Indians opened the semi-finals of the St. Thomas & District Major Fastball league with a 7-0 win over the Glanworth Gators, on Thursday evening at home in Alvinston. Game 2 goes Sunday in Glanworth at 2pm.  The game was scoreless until the bottom of the third inning when Alvinston exploded for seven runs.  Bryan Johnson… Read more »

And just when you thought summer was over….

Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning  for: Sarnia – Petrolia – Western Lambton County Watford – Pinery Park – Eastern Lambton County A hot and humid airmass is expected to affect portions of southwestern Ontario today. High temperatures near 30 degrees and humidex values near 40 are forecast for this afternoon. A cold front… Read more »