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Petrolia downtown without water after break

Petrolia businesses are without water this morning after water problems in the downtown. Early this morning, public works crews were fixing a fire hydrant when water started surfacing. The water has been turned off on Petrolia Line from Albany Street to Eureka Street. Town officials say it will likely be off until the noon hour.

Snowfall alert in Petrolia and Central Lambton: 402 traffic slow

Winter weather has once again stalled travel plans and cancelled school buses in Petrolia and Lambton County. School boards in the area pull the buses from the roads this morning and at 9:15 am, Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for our area. Up to 20 centimeters may fall today with the heaviest snowfall expected… Read more »

Napper wants four-more years

Lonny Napper wants to be mayor of Plympton-Wyoming for another four years. The mayor told a crowd of about 250 during his annual Mayor’s Appreciation Lunch after his council recognized his 25 years of municipal service. “Lonny is a people person,” Councilor Netty McEwan told the crowd gathered to celebrate the contribution of ordinary Plympton-Wyoming… Read more »

Constant storms blows Petrolia’s 2014 snow budget

This year’s long, cold winter is taking a toll on Petrolia’s snow removal budget. Just before the latest snow started to fall, Joe Adams, director of operations for the town, said the 2013 snow budget of nearly $77,000 was spent. “The 2014 budget is over already, too.” Adams says the town “used a lot more… Read more »