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Three dead after accident south of Oil Springs

Three people lost their lives in a car accident south of Oil Springs. Oil Springs Firefighters and Lambton paramedics were first on the scene of the accident around 1:30 am Friday morning. Three people were dead at the scene. The driver, according to sources, was standing at the side of the road when emergency crews… Read more »

Lambton-Kent schools to close if CUPE strikes Monday

Parent’s in Lambton-Kent may be spending the weekend looking for child care. Both the Lambton-Kent public and the St. Clair Catholic school boards say they will close schools if members of CUPE go out on strike Monday. CUPE has been trying to reach a new contract with the provincial government and has a last ditch… Read more »

Brooke-Alvinston talks pavilion with Optimists

Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Dave Ferguson says council has better idea of the Alvinston Optimist’s pavilion project after meeting with the group. But few members of the general public got to hear what went on during the special council meeting Sept. 16 because notice of the meeting wasn’t given to the public. The meeting was not scheduled… Read more »

First work on Petrolia hotel starts in weeks

The first work on the much-anticipated boutique hotel in downtown Petrolia could begin this month. That after Petrolia Council gave approval to a site plan for the Robert St. parking area of the Kingswell Hotel. In Aug. 2018, Jenna Greydanus Gorzeman and Joe Gorzeman announced a 25-room, four-storey boutique hotel was in the early planning… Read more »