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Wind protestors to block 402 at Forest today

  As the wind turbines roll into southwestern Ontario ready for construction, reality is starting to sink in. Ingrid Willemsen of the anti-industrial wind turbine group WAIT in Plympton-Wyoming says that is one of the reasons for Saturday’s planned blockade of Highway 402. The Middlesex Lambton Wind Concerns group has organized the 10 am protest… Read more »

Municipalities want Churchill to be a county road

The Independent Staff   Enniskillen and Plympton-Wyoming are hoping upgrades to Churchill Line will help entice Lambton County take over the road. The two municipalities are spending $1 million to upgrade the road between Oil Heritage Line to Forest Line. Enniskillen Mayor Kevin Marriott says $400,000 was spent last year preparing the base of the… Read more »

Construction planned at CEE Monday

If you’re heading to Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital in Petrolia next week, you’re likely to run into some construction. Starting Monday, there will be construction workers will be repairing the cement steps of the emergency department. Officials say there is no impact to ambulance access but everyone will have to use the ramp to get… Read more »

Health team building could get approval by end of the month

  Construction on the new building for the Central Lambton Family Health team could begin this fall. The team of seven family doctors and nine health professionals currently works out of Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital but the team and its board has been planning  new facility to be built at Englehart Park on Glenview Drive… Read more »