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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 »

Wyoming and Camlachie fire will continue to have own chief

There will continue to be two fire chiefs in Plympton-Wyoming. After the retirement of long-time Wyoming volunteer chief Bill Davidson, council was considering whether it would be a good idea to merge the position with the chief’s job in Camlachie. The departments have operated separately since amalgamation but Dennis Gannon, operations manager of the Office… Read more »