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 »

Concern mounting about mountain of biosolids

Karen Wood is concerned the biosolids being stored at Highway 402 and Nauvoo Road are about to spill out onto the road. The Warwick Township resident has been imploring officials from the township, the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture to do something about it. David Buurma owns Lasalle Agri – an… Read more »

Football is back at LCCVI

Lancers love football but it has been an on again, off again relationship. And for the 2019-2020 school year, it’s on. Over the past six years, the football program at the Petrolia high school has come and gone. In 2013, the senior team returned after a one-year absence. Then, the program took another break in… Read more »

Twelve charges laid in Watford drug store robbery

  A Watford woman is facing 12 charges after a robbery at a local pharmacy. Around 9:45 am Tuesday, a woman came into McLaren’s Pharmacy and confronted staff with a knife making demands for oxycontin. Police say she forced her way behind the counter and grabbed medication from the shelves. Staff members tried to intervene,… Read more »