Petrolia’s downtown gets water rate relief


Downtown property owners who were surprised by higher water and sewer bills after the reconstruction of Petrolia Line will see their bills move down again. When the town replaced the old water lines underneath the stretch of Petrolia Line between Tank and Fletcher Street, property owners faced new water rates because the size of the… Read more »

Petrolia puts on a party for Canada Day

Senior kindergarten students at Lambton Centennial wave the flag given to them by the Petrolia Lions to help them learn about citizenship and to celebrate their graduation to Grade One.

There will be lots of ways to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday in Petrolia in Friday. The Town of Petrolia has pulled out all the stops offering concerts, games and fireworks on the big day and extending the celebration into the weekend. Canada Day starts with a breakfast at the Petrolia Legion from 8 am to… Read more »

Businesses brace for postal lockout or strike Saturday


Businesses and governments are preparing for the worst as the clock ticks down to a work stoppage at Canada Post. Derek Richmond,  CUPW’s Ontario Region Coordinator, says negotiations between the two unions at the postal service and the corporation have been very difficult and he fears Canada Post will lock out the workers starting July… Read more »

Wyoming wins first Mosquito Optimist Gold Bat

Wyoming celebrates after realizing the winning run counted and the Gold Bat was theirs.

The Wyoming Majors have won the first Mosquito Gold Bat hosted by the Lambton Central Optimists and they did it dramatic fashion. Wyoming came into the final at Kerr Park with four wins to take on Georgina (north of Newmarket) which were 3-1 in the tourney. The Bulldogs scored four in the first inning but the Majors… Read more »