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Sarnia man faces drug charge after accident

A 20 year-old Sarnia man is facing charges after an accident on Hillsboro Road. OPP say around 3pm Tuesday, a car crashed. When they arrived on the scene, police found two young women 18 and 14 there. Three others, a 17-year-old girl and two men 17 and 20, had fled. The 17 year-old boy was… Read more »

Four face charges in Watford drug raid

Four men face drug charges after OPP raided the old Watford Hotel. Witnesses tell The Independent at least a half dozen OPP vehicles, including a Canine Unit, pulled up beside 5270 Nauvoo Road – the old Watford Hotel – around 4 pm Sept. 6. Seven officers moved to the front door with a battering ram,… Read more »

McCharles wants a smaller council

Petrolia’s mayor thinks there should be fewer people around the council table. John McCharles gave council notice that he wanted to discuss reducing the size of Petrolia council from six councillors and one mayor to four councillors. That’s the minimum size allowed under Ontario’s Municipal Act. The outgoing mayor reasons 45 per cent of Ontario’s… Read more »