Lambton-Kent schools to close if CUPE strikes Monday

Parent’s in Lambton-Kent may be spending the weekend looking for child care. Both the Lambton-Kent public and the St. Clair Catholic school boards say they will close schools if members of CUPE go out on strike Monday. CUPE has been trying to reach a new contract with the provincial government and has a last ditch… Read more »

Brooke-Alvinston talks pavilion with Optimists

Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Dave Ferguson says council has better idea of the Alvinston Optimist’s pavilion project after meeting with the group. But few members of the general public got to hear what went on during the special council meeting Sept. 16 because notice of the meeting wasn’t given to the public. The meeting was not scheduled… Read more »

First work on Petrolia hotel starts in weeks

The first work on the much-anticipated boutique hotel in downtown Petrolia could begin this month. That after Petrolia Council gave approval to a site plan for the Robert St. parking area of the Kingswell Hotel. In Aug. 2018, Jenna Greydanus Gorzeman and Joe Gorzeman announced a 25-room, four-storey boutique hotel was in the early planning… Read more »

High Park expansion dropped; edibles production delayed

High Park Farms has abandoned its plans to double the size of its Enniskillen operation The news came as Enniskillen Council put the company’s request to start producing cannabis infused candy and chocolate on the site on hold. In May, High Park applied to increase the amount of greenhouses which cover the nearly 100 acres… Read more »