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Enter the Legion of Doom, if you dare

  Dawn Wakefield doesn’t like the unknown but she and her volunteers have plenty of surprises ready for anyone who enters the Legion of Doom. Wakefield, her family and friends have long been horrifying the community around Halloween. They haunted the third floor of The Squire until it closed, taking donations for local charities But… Read more »

Politicians take a wait and see attitude to branding research

 Sarnia-Lambton’s blue water was one of the things visitors were startled by when they visited the area.   Petrolia and Central Lambton politicians are taking a wait and see attitude after hearing the first piece of the plan to brand Sarnia-Lambton. The community effort to come up with a brand and marketing strategy for the… Read more »

“We had the best time” says Henderson

She had only been gone a couple of days, but Florence Henderson already was missing Petrolia. Henderson wowed audiences at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia for the past two weeks and says she loved every minute of it. Speaking to The Independent by phone from her hotel in Maryland, Henderson says she already missed Petrolia. Henderson was… Read more »

More promotion needed for woodlot rules: McCharles

  Dead trees piled near the Oil Heritage District Community Center are the only sign of a small stand of trees that stood there until August. It was one of those unusual areas in an urban area which could have been considered a woodlot under Lambton County’s Woodlot bylaw. But Lambton County’s Woodlot Officer, Tim… Read more »