Petrolia Discovery’s Fitzgerald Rig silent for repairs

For the first time in recent memory, Petrolia Discovery’s storied Fitzgerald Rig is silent for an extended period of time. The historic site has been closed for several years. The foundation which runs the site went to Petrolia council for help after the sudden death of the long-time manager in 2015. A county building inspector… Read more »

One assaulted in Enniskillen home invasion

A homeowner was beaten up during robbery in Enniskillen. Lambton OPP say around 6 pm Monday night, a number of people invaded a home on the 3000 block of Petrolia Line in Enniskillen Township. They assaulted the homeowner, stole a number of things from the home and then fled. The OPP Crime Unit is investigating… Read more »

Petrolia’s Relay For Life smashes fundraising target

The first Relay for Life organized by students and staff at LCCVI is an overwhelming success. Hundreds of people spent eight hours walking the track at the school to honour cancer survivors and those lost to the disease. The goal was to raise $20,000 for cancer research but at the end of the Friday event,… Read more »

Frustrated farmers wait for the weather

Kevin Marriott was out in his tractor Tuesday but even on the warm sunny day the Enniskillen farmer wasn’t planting his crop yet. Rain was on the way and Marriott says planting before a rain is not a great idea. Waiting on the weather is normal for farmers, says Marriott, but waiting on the weather… Read more »