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Close calls in Petrolia during wicked storm

Lightening strikes over Petrolia. Photo by Curt Funk

There were a number of close calls but no known injuries after a wicked storm ripped through Petrolia Wednesday night. Around 7:20 pm, a rainstorm with high winds blew into the area toppling trees and knocking out power. Residents in Petrolia, Watford, Alvinston and Oil Springs were without power for about three hours. Petrolia Enniskillen… Read more »

Lambton considers joining wind court battle

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Lambton County may join a Charter of Rights challenge against wind turbines. And if it doesn’t, Plympton-Wyoming could take on the legal bill itself to try to stop the flood of projects in the area. A group called SWEAR is trying convince municipal and regional governments to join a court battle started by a Goderich… Read more »

Strong crowds at Petrolia Enniskillen Fair

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Organizers of the Petrolia Enniskillen Fall Fair are smiling today after strong attendance and record breaking entries for the 2013 edition. President Judy Krall says the weekend started off with a bang as hundreds of people came out for the opening night. “Friday night was the shocker,” she says “the beer tent sold out by… Read more »