Pedestrian dead after accident in Edys Mills

A pedestrian has been killed in an accident on Oil Heritage Road north of Edys Mills. Lambton OPP and the EMS were called to the area around 12:30 am. The OPP West Region Technical Collision Investigators are on the scene probing the accident. Oil Heritage Road between Edys Mills Line and Aberfeldy Line was still… Read more »

Mental health workers teaming up with police to help those in need

A mental health nurse from the local Canadian Mental Health Association will work at the OPP detachment in Petrolia starting . The job is part of a new program to help police officers help people with mental health issues. Bluewater Health, the OPP, Sarnia Police and CMHA have set up a team called M-HEART –… Read more »

VanTuyl and Fairbank to close its doors after 154 years

Petrolia’s oldest business is closing its door. VanTuyl and Fairbank, which started in 1865 and is the oldest family-owned hardware store in Canada, will close this fall when its long-time manager, Theresa MacDonald retires. “It is with a heavy heart we announce this closing,” said Charlie Fairbank in a news release. Hehas owned the business… Read more »

Province OKs two local road projects

  Two local infrastructure projects have cleared the first hurdle to getting funding. Friday, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton announced a number of project, including the Victoria Street reconstruction in Warwick and the Shiloh Line Rehabilitation in Brooke-Alvinston, have been give the green light for infrastructure funding. The province will contribute $344,862 to extend sidewalks, curbs… Read more »