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Wyoming fundraiser to light up the night

The Progress Building at the Wyoming Fairgrounds will be glowing Oct. 24 with Fiery Faces. For the past eight years, Cheryl Veary has organized the event where carved pumpkins are lit up to raise money for local charities. “In the past we’ve managed to get up to 350 pumpkins carved and lit but I’d really… Read more »

Forgotten Brooke-Alvinston subject of investigation

  The Ministry of Consumer Affairs is investigating after residents worried a pioneer cemetery on the edge of Brooke-Alvinston was bulldozed. But the owner of the field says he only removed trees and the stones from the former church graveyard were taken years ago. The farmer’s field at 8193 Petrolia Line was once home to… Read more »

Canadian Pride

We’re showing our Canadian pride at The Independent today – wouldn’t it be great if we could all pull out our flags in solidarity with those who stand up for our great country.