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Teens in Petrolia warned of man approaching young women

Lambton OPP have been warning local schools about a man approaching young women. A letter from a Petrolia school – with the name of the school and the principal blocked out – circulated on Facebook beginning Nov. 28. It was addressed to the parents of Grade 7 and 8 students and says, in part, “I’m… Read more »

Marijuana producer considering Plympton-Wyoming

Plympton-Wyoming may soon be home to a medical marijuana producer. During a discussion at the Nov. 28 town council meeting, Chief Administrative Officer Carolyn Tripp told council there is a company interested in setting up shop in the Central Lambton municipality. Tripp tells The Independent officials from Lambton County and Plympton-Wyoming have been working with… Read more »

Derelict Wyoming building coming down

An historic building under construction in Wyoming’s core will now be torn down. The Broadway St. building has had fencing and barricades around it for months. The municipality had been dealing with the owner, Hermenegildo Tankengko, for several years when it became apparent he wasn’t caring for the building in the core. After trying to… Read more »