Watch out for the heat: MOH

Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a heat alert and opened cooling stations across the region. According to Environment Canada temperatures are expected to reach the low 30s with a humidex of 40 and above. The hot weather is expected to stay in the area until Wednesday. Officials with Community Health Services say… Read more »

Strong crowds at Petrolia Enniskillen Fair

Organizers of the Petrolia Enniskillen Fall Fair are smiling today after strong attendance and record breaking entries for the 2013 edition. President Judy Krall says the weekend started off with a bang as hundreds of people came out for the opening night. “Friday night was the shocker,” she says “the beer tent sold out by… Read more »

No more deputy: Plympton-Wyoming cuts position in 2014

The job of deputy mayor is being eliminated in Plympton-Wyoming. The deputy mayor is elected by all taxpayers and is paid slightly more than councilors – about $1,400 more per year in salary and $20 more per meeting than other councilors. Councilor Netty McEwen says many people believe the deputy mayor should automatically take over… Read more »

Rain dampens attendance, but fair events go on

Petrolia Enniskillen Fall Fair Ambassador, Emily Syer, helps shield her court ambassador, Leena Bourne, from the rain Saturday afternoon at the fair. The rain held off for the parade, but drizzle kept some people way from the fair in the afternoon. Sunday is expected to be a little cooler but the sun will shine on… Read more »