St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold says wants to make sure municipalities have a say as the federal government legalizes marijuana. Over the past two years, the municipality has been quietly trying to deal with a company which obtained a permit to grow medical marijuana and set up shop in a residential neighbourhood without any… Read more »
There have also been two fires south of Florence Officials in Dawn-Euphemia are calling on people to be vigilant and keep an eye out for strange cars after six fires in the community the last few days. The fires in Dawn-Euphemia are only part of a wider problem with three fires in Brooke-Alvinston last night… Read more »
The LCCVI Lady Lancers are SWOSSA champions. The Lancers beat General Amherst 2-1 in overtime on a goal scored by Jordyn Butler at the Greenwood Recreation Centre Monday. The team heads to OFSSA March 7th. More details of the game and player reaction in the March 3rd edition of The Independent.
By Pam Wright Petrolia’s storied history soared to new heights Saturday. Curious visitors attending a Petrolia Heritage Day open house were rewarded with an early aerial photograph providing the first birds-eye view of Petrolia. The 1919 picture features the downtown and landmarks like St. Philips Church and Victoria Hall, as well as the long-gone Michigan… Read more »