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Local leaders talk about how women make a difference

  Two prominent women from the Petrolia area say women have an important role in leadership but say that’s not the only reason they succeed. Carol Stephenson, the dean of the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and Sarnia-Lambton MP Pat Davidson were the first two speakers in the Famous Five… Read more »

Wind court fight a long shot for Lambton says Case

  It’s a long shot. That’s what Lambton County Warden Todd Case says about the possibility Lambton County residents could benefit from a Charter of Rights case on wind turbines in Ontario. The county has been asked to be part of the landmark case of a Huron County couple who say they shouldn’t have to… Read more »

Alvinston artist takes juried show’s top prize

 Erin Hawryluk, whose work Highland Glen placed second in the Victoria Hall Art Advisory Committee’s first juried art show views the art Wednesday.   Alvinston artist Liana Russwurm’s encaustic work ‘Beak’ has been named Best of Show at the first juried show by the Victoria Hall Arts Advisory Committee. Committee member Linda Smith says over… Read more »

Petrolia offers residents fall colours

Petrolia homeowners have a chance to add a little fall colour to their backyards. The town is once again offering about 100 free trees on a first come, first served basis. Three trees will be available this year; silver maples which has yellow fall leaves, autumn blaze maple with fire red fall colour, and tulip… Read more »