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Wyoming residents want answers on dismissals at fire hall

About 40 people carrying signs protested the dismissal of three senior members of the Wyoming fire department Friday afternoon. Three firefighters were dismissed Tuesday after two investigations by a human resources firm. Chief Steve Clemens would not say why the three senior department members were let go saying it was a personnel matter. One day… Read more »

Petrolia’s sidewalk plan hits a speed bump

A move to make Petrolia a more walk-able town has hit a speed bump. Monday, Petrolia’s Planner, Rob Nesbitt, introduced his suggestions to make the town an better place for pedestrians. They were based on the $500,000 Community Health Study completed in 2018 by the town and Bluewater Health. The concept was to provide health… Read more »

Four Wyoming firefighter resign and retire in wake of firings

Four members of the Wyoming Fire Department have handed in their resignations and retirements. Multiple sources say the resignations were prompted by the dismissal of three senior firefighters Tuesday night. The district chief, lieutenant and a 26 year-veteran firefighter were dismissed by Plympton-Wyoming Chief Steve Clemens. In an interview yesterday, Clemens said a private human… Read more »

UPDATED: Three firefighters dismissed from the Wyoming department

Three senior Wyoming firefighters have been dismissed. Wyoming District Chief Jeff Scott, Lieutenant Carrie Ann Wilson and Jason Lyon – a firefighter with about 26 years of service – were let go Tuesday night, Plympton-Wyoming Fire Chief Steve Clemens confirmed for The Independent Wednesday. Because it was a personnel issue, Clemens says few details can… Read more »