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Saving the Swallows one birdhouse at a time

Felicia Syer-Nicol says her family has noticed there are fewer swallows swooping around their St. Clair Township property. And they’re trying to change that. Syer-Nicol, who is the president of the Lambton wing of the National Farmers’ Union, hosted a workshop Saturday at the family farm on the Kimball Sideroad. Along side her was the… Read more »

MOE says biosolids have no impact; neighbours disagree

Paul Leliveld doesn’t believe the Ministry of the Environment. The Watford area man who lives across the road from Lasalle Agri’s biosolids storage facility at Highway 402 and Nauvoo Road was reacting to a letter sent to Warwick Township from the ministry. Mayor Jackie Rombouts had approached MOE staff about the growing pile of fertilizer… Read more »

Dispute leaves questions about Inwood fire hall

The future of the Inwood fire hall is up in the air after members of the Inwood Firemen’s Association tried to resolve a dispute over a lease in public. The Firemen’s Association owns the building which the municipality uses to house the Inwood trucks and equipment. Until last year, when 16 firefighters quit in a… Read more »

Cannabis plant a go in Watford

Warwick Council has given a Toronto-area company the green light to build a cannabis facility in the industrial park. Brigitte Tuekam applied to set up a micro cultivation facility in Watford. While the cannabis facility is considered to fit the zoning requirements of the bylaw, the bylaw didn’t specifically mention cannabis facilities. So, council had… Read more »