Brooke-Alvinston council vows to fight to save bank to close in May

Frank Nemcek wants Brooke-Alvinston to “put up a fight” to save its lone bank. Customers of the Bank of Montreal in Alvinston received a form letter in the mail last week saying by May 17, 2019, the Alvinston branch “will be moving” to Watford. Nemcek, a Brooke-Alvinston councillor, had heard rumblings of the possible closure,… Read more »

Five more people face charges in connection with Brigden robbery

Lambton OPP have laid more charges in connection with the robbery at Super Choice Gas Bar in Brigden earlier this month. Three men entered the store, one threatened the clerk with a weapon while two others took goods from the variety store. Officers from the OPP’s crime unit, emergency response team, the canine unit and… Read more »

Film crew lights up Petrolia

Petrolia was glowing as a US film crew got to work on the scenes they’re shooting at Sunnyside Mansion – also known as Fairbank House. Giant lights suspended from a crane illuminated the old home casting an eerie glow in the area and the historic home. The film makers also deployed smoke in the area… Read more »

Petrolia Discovery to become a tribute to WWI soldiers Oct. 27

Petrolia Discovery is about to become a battle field. The board has agreed to allow the Cadet Corp to stage an event marking the 100 days of World War One. Captain Carl Russel, Commanding Officer of the Cadet Corps says the commemoration will feature a recently constructed    10-meter-long replica of a WWI fighting position complete… Read more »