Brooke-Alvinston cannabis operation out standing in the field

Aside from the chain link fence that surrounds it, Greg Martin’s Brooke-Alvinston farm looks like just any other. But Martin and his partner, Brad Boyd, will be breaking new ground in Canada’s cannabis industry. They’re preparing a 31-acre plot of land at the corner of Oil Springs Line and Forest Road for one of the… Read more »

Dawn-Euphemia’s Bill Bilton resigns

One of Lambton County’s longest serving politicians has retired. Bill Bilton submitted his resignation letter to Dawn-Euphemia council Monday. The councillor has been off on sick leave for the past four-and-a-half months. Bilton was first elected in Nov. 1982 as a councillor in Euphemia Township. He was the deputy reeve and then the reeve before… Read more »

Bailey urges Lambton to merge with CK public health

Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is urging local public health leaders to consider a merger with Chatham-Kent rather than risk a provincially mandated consolidation that could create a much regional health unit. “It’s reasonable to assume the boundaries will change,” says Bailey in light of a provincial directive to reduce public health authorities in Ontario from… Read more »

Fire Chief Williams to retire at the end of 2019

Dave Williams has surpassed his goal as being Dawn Euphemia’s Fire Chief for a decade. Williams sent in his resignation letter to council, and with great regret, council accepted his resignation at the end of 2019. A lifetime resident of Dawn Euphemia, Williams spent 28 years on the department, 12 of them as chief. He… Read more »