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 »

Skateboarders want a place of their own

Mike Dickinson gets ready to jump his friend’s skateboards at the Farmers’ Market in Petrolia. The teens were surprised when a resident complained they were rude and should be told to leave the area. They say the town needs a new skateboard park. Shale Salisbury couldn’t believe what he was hearing. The teen is one… Read more »