Princess St. construction on schedule

The reconstruction of Princess Street in Petrolia is on schedule. That’s according to Joe Adams, director of operations for the town. The $1.3 million project began in September. Construction workers have now installed the watermains and all services from Nelson Street through the intersection at Dufferin and Princess and are installing new catch basins and… Read more »

Brigden native wins provincial X Country title

Photo courtesy of OCAA   Brigden’s Clint Smith has successfully defended his Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) men’s cross country championship with a victory  at Redeemer University College in Ancaster. The LCCVI grad beat an Oshawa runner by five seconds to claim the top prize last Saturday (Oct. 26). Smith’s medal total at the provincial championships now… Read more »

Stained glass window honours IODE member

  Jean Windover is hopeful a new stained glass window in the Petrolia Library reflects a little of her long-time friend. Friends, family and members of the Margaret Stokes IODE in Petrolia donated money to purchase the window to honour the life of Pat Moloney who died recently after a long battle with cancer. The… Read more »

Municipalities wait and worry about OPP contracts

Dawn-Euphemia is getting anxious about the cost of policing; and they’re not alone. Recently, Ontario’s Auditor General told the OPP it needed a funding model which was clearer and more transparent. The OPP has now finished their work and is inviting municipalities to find out how it will work Nov. 15 in London. Dawn-Euphemia Deputy… Read more »