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Alvinston downtown to lose another historic building to demolition

There will soon be a hole in Alvinston’s downtown. Brooke-Alvinston officials have been working with building inspectors from Lambton County on property standards issues at 3241 River St, next to the Alvinston Legion. And officials have told neighbours the building is about to be torn down. Brooke-Alvinston Clerk-Administrator Janet Denkers says there have been problems… Read more »

Theater goes dark Friday as water main problems persist in Petrolia

FROM THE TOWN OF PETROLIA As work continues on the water main repair on Greenfield Street, Victoria Hall remains without water. The break occurred Thursday around 5 pm and town crews have been working to repair the problem today. Town hall has been closed but officials were hopeful the evening performances of Black Gold would… Read more »

Oiler Midget Reps bow out of the OMHA Playoffs

The second season is over for the Petrolia Midget Reps. They lost the first round series to the Wallaceburg Lakers 3-0 after a 5-1 loss Wednesday night at home. The Lakers previously bested the Reps 4-1 Sunday and 3-1 Friday. Previously the Oilers topped the Lakers in both the regional and international Silver Stick tournaments.