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Coffee lovers in Petrolia get one free

Heather Wright Photo Chester Meredith chats with Petrolia Tim Horton’s staff and co-owner Angela Stecker as he waits for his free donuts. Meredith was one of many people who could take advantage of the kindness of a stranger who donated $500 for morning coffee.   Mary Braet couldn’t believe her ears. The Petrolia woman was… Read more »

Petrolia looking for a new slogan and you can help

The Town of Petrolia is turning to the people who know Petrolia best – the people who live there – to find a new slogan for the community. Over the years, the town has used a number of pitch lines including Victorian Oil Town, The Cradle that Rocked the Oil Industry and most recently, the… Read more »

Turbines trucking through Lambton

Expect a lot of traffic slowdowns on Highway 21 as wind turbines wind their way through the countryside to Huron County. NextEra Energy will begin construction on the 37 industrial wind turbines for the Bluewater Energy Centre south east of Bayfield in late November according to NextEra spokesperson Josie Hernandez. And it will have an… Read more »

Uncovering a piece of history

A Petrolia couple has uncovered a piece of history in their own backyard. Richard and Kelly Poore bought a home on Crescent Park recently knowing there was a “swimming pool” in the backyard that had not been used for some time. What Poore discovered was the pool was likely the first cement-poured in ground pool… Read more »