A new, independent paper in Petrolia and Central Lambton

People in Petrolia and Central Lambton get a chance to see what all the buzz is about today. The Independent, a new community weekly newspaper , is being delivered by Canada Post to 3,200 homes in the Petrolia area. People in Plympton-Wyoming, Oil Springs, Brigden and Dawn-Euphemia will be able to pick up their free… Read more »

Bus service to Sarnia likely won’t start until October

The Independent Staff If you were hoping to catch a bus from Petrolia to Lambton College this week, you’ll have to wait a little longer. Petrolia Council decided to set aside $13,000 in seed money for a service which would take Petrolia and surround residents into Sarnia via a school bus each day. Councilor Liz… Read more »

Weird weather leads to cleanup at Oil Springs Youth Centre

The Oil Springs Youth Centre has undergone extensive cleaning after weird weather caused a problem with mould. Town officials say the heavy rainfall at the beginning of the month coupled with a week of high humidity lead to the problem. Karen Cook, deputy clerk and treasurer of the village, says town staff checked the hall… Read more »