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Plympton-Wyoming says no thanks to former school

The old South Plympton School won’t become a municipal building. In June 2019, the Confederation Line building closed as the students moved to the newly renovated Plympton Wyoming School in the village limits. Under provincial law, when a school board has a vacant school, it must first offer it to neighbouring governments, including municipalities. If… Read more »

Petrolia man victim in Brigden crash

Lambton OPP now say a Petrolia man died in a car-transport accident near Brigden Wednesday Around 1:15 pm Lambton OPP, paramedics and the Brigden Fire Department were called to Mandaumin Road and Courtright Line – east of Brigden – after a transport truck and a sedan collided. Police say George Smit, 71, of Petrolia died… Read more »

Frustrated farmers wait for the weather

Kevin Marriott was out in his tractor Tuesday but even on the warm sunny day the Enniskillen farmer wasn’t planting his crop yet. Rain was on the way and Marriott says planting before a rain is not a great idea. Waiting on the weather is normal for farmers, says Marriott, but waiting on the weather… Read more »

Concerns about Clean Harbors plan for Thallium

The people of Aamjiwnaag First Nation worry they’re “sitting ducks” as Clean Harbors makes plans to bring in the highly toxic chemical Thallium. Mike Parker, vice president of environmental compliance for Clean Harbors, says the company has been working with a BC company since 2017 to ship up to 175,000 tonnes of the waste overland… Read more »