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Everaert worries ballots vulnerable to fraud St. Clair

One of St. Clair Township’s mayoral candidates is raising concerns about the security of mail-in ballots after finding some in a blue box at the post office. Brian Everaert – one of three people challenging incumbent Steve Arnold for the mayor’s seat – says he noticed a number of the mail-in ballots had been thrown… Read more »

Loosley suggests endorsement equals control

CORRECTION: THE PRINT ADDITION OF THIS STORY SAID MAYOR JOHN MCCHARLES WALKED LOOSLEY OUT. BRIAN MCMANAMAN WAS MAYOR AT THE TIME LOOSLEY WAS FIRED. THE INDEPENDENT REGRETS THE ERROR. HERE IS THE CORRECTED VERSION OF THE STORY. “If you want a mayoral endorsement by the outgoing mayor, if you want someone to be controlled by… Read more »

One arrested after armed robbery in Brigden

Lambton OPP are just now releasing information about an armed robbery at Brigden’s only gas bar. Eight days ago, police were called to Super Choice Gas bar on Brigden Road and Courtright Line. Three men came into the variety store, one with a weapon, and threatened the employee. One man took money from the cash… Read more »

CN plans big fix in Wyoming, closes road for two days

Drivers using Broadway St. in Wyoming be aware – the road will be closed at the CN tracks for two days starting Oct. 10.    Plympton-Wyoming council has long complained about the rough track and now CN plans a big fix. The road will be closed sting Oct. 10 to 12. No traffic, not even emergency… Read more »