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New plaza planned for Petrolia

A Point Edward-based developer is planning a multi-million dollar plaza in Petrolia. Last week, for sales signs went up on the corner of Petrolia Line and Oil Heritage Line but before long a large sign from Curran Capital was erected. Taylor Curran says he’s been working with a national retail company who expressed an interest… Read more »

Fountains covered at local schools as Boil Water Advisory continues

Drinking fountains are covered and bottled water is in the classroom across Petrolia and Central Lambton as a Boil Water Advisory continues. The alert was first issued in Petrolia Wednesday around noon hour and then was extended to Enniskillen, Oil Springs and Dawn-Euphemia about three hours later. Tests from water taken after a water main… Read more »

Police hunt in Petrolia after possible bank robbery

Lambton OPP dressed with weapons drawn have descended on downtown Petrolia. The CIBC bank across the post office has been cordened off and there is a heavy police presence at Bridgeview Park. There is no official word from OPP but it appears there was a bank robbery and at least one person was on the… Read more »

UPDATE: Two dead after 402 crash: OPP

Lambton OPP say two people died in the massive pileup on the 402. Dozens of cars and transport trucks collided on the westbound 402 near Oil Heritage Road around 8:30am yesterday in sudden snow squalls which created whiteout conditions. The highway just reopened around 9 this morning as the OPP’s technical traffic collision investigators tried to… Read more »