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McCharles would support “Not A Willing Host” designation for Lambton

Petrolia Mayor John McCharles says Lambton County should unite to stop industrial wind turbines from popping up all over the landscape. And that should include declaring the county not a willing host and lobbying the provincial government to return planning rights. The county is currently considering whether to join a Charter of Rights and Freedoms… Read more »

Lancer pie pride

William Font and Kiana Parkes, both in Grade 10, work on some of the 225 pies made by LCCVI food classes just before Thanksgiving.   You could call it Lancer Pie Pride. Students from every grade in the family studies classes made 225 pumpkin pies from scratch just before Thanksgiving. They also created 125 apple… Read more »

Oil Springs woman faces $2,600 sewer problem

An Oil Springs woman is facing a large bill after trying to clear a sewage backup herself. In mid-August, there was a backup on Oil Springs Line due to a blockage in the pipe which town staff was likely caused by an excess of baby wipes. Town staff called in Smit Landscaping and Utility Contractor… Read more »

Keeping people smiling for 50 years

Duncan MacRae just likes to keep people smiling. Of course, they likely wouldn’t know it’s MacRae; they would be smiling at his alter-ego, Windy the Clown. MacRae has been delighting the crowds at the Brigden Fair since 1963. It was that year that his new mother-in-law convinced him to don the clown suit to entertain… Read more »