Wammes headed to Italy for world championships

Dawn-Euphemia’s Nick Wammes is heading to Italy this week to compete in the Junior Track Cycling World Championships. The 18-year-old was named to the national team in June, however he was pretty confident that he would make the cut after an April race. Wammes competed in last year’s Junior Championships in Switzerland where he placed… Read more »

An Artful Day in Alvinston

Button maker Mark Stott was part of the two-person Creative Road Show that visited the Alvinston Arts and Activities Day. The Road Show is part of the Lambton County Library’s Maker Space program. From selections by the Andrews Sisters to the Mamas and the Papas, Petrolia’s Sisters of Choice trio Linda Nap, Carol Graham, and… Read more »

Family Health team stops taking new patients

Petrolia group serves 14,500 patients If you were hoping to find a new doctor in Petrolia, you’ll have to look elsewhere, at least for now. The Central Lambton Family Health Team  is not accepting new patients now. Executive Director Sarah Milner says the team made the difficult decision after reviewing the caseloads of all the… Read more »

“We had no choice” but to close says animal rescue head

Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue hopes to reopen in fall For the past six years, Oil Springs resident Peggy Jenkins has been taking in every small wild animal brought to the doors of Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue. But today, the doors are closed and people with injured racoons or rabbits who call the rescue’s number are told to… Read more »