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St. Clair brine use on roads questioned

A St. Clair Township man is worried about the amount of brine going onto the roads. Owen Anthony brought pictures to St. Clair Township Council Jan. 6 which showed the liquid salt running into the storm sewers. Brine is used before bad weather to keep ice from forming on the roads. Anthony says most municipalities… Read more »

Cannabis concerns grow in Lambton County

Plympton-Wyoming is going to take a look at what it can do to protect residents from some of the adverse affects – especially smell – of cannabis production. At the Jan. 9 meeting, councillors asked staff to take a look at the approaches other municipalities are taking when a cannabis operation comes to town. “We… Read more »

Past Petrolia council covers up findings- Fleming’s CAO report sealed

Petrolia councillors in power during the departure of CAO Manny Baron made sure taxpayers would never know what happened. According to current Mayor Brad Loosley, the council of the day signed a non-disclosure document with Baron which legally binds council from releasing any details of what happened. The non-disclosure agreement came to light Monday after… Read more »

ICYMI: Petrolia plans $9.2 M reno to Victoria Hall

Petrolia’s iconic Victoria Hall may be getting a major facelift and the town wants Lambton County taxpayers to help foot the bill. The town has long discussed making the building, which holds Victoria Playhouse, more accessible. The building has one elevator and one entrance ramp for people visiting the theater or going to town hall…. Read more »