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New $1.3 million fire truck headed to Petrolia in 2020

They didn’t have to shop for long. Earlier this month, Petrolia/North Enniskillen Fire Chief Jay Arns went to Petrolia council asking permission to look at buying a demonstration truck to replace the 25 year-old ladder truck. On July 16, Enniskillen Township, which provides 40 per cent of the funding for the department, approved the purchase… Read more »

Petrolia joins the Dream home lottery

Petrolia’s hospital foundation is getting involved in a massive lottery to help raise cash for hospital equipment. The Bluewater Health Foundation has run the Dream Home Lottery for 25 years – purchasing a home and selling tickets at $100 each to raise money to improve Bluewater Health. This year, the Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital Foundation… Read more »

Wyoming minor ball honours Myers

Steve McGrail says Noah Myers is proof with hard work and a great attitude, good things can happen to kids from small towns. McGrail, Wyoming Minor Ball vice president, was one of the people who organized Noah Myers night Tuesday. The Wyoming ball player was recently drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays. He’s the third… Read more »

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 »