Petrolia administrators want to raise water and sewer rates 2.4 per cent in 2020. But it is not increasing costs behind rate increases, it’s planning for the future. Rick Charlebois, the Chief Administrative Officer, unveiled the proposed rates Monday first at an educational session for councillors and then for five ratepayers who were in the… Read more »
Tim Hummel says in the last 10 years the Nicol Scholarships have not been doing what was originally intended. And the advisor to the foundation is asking Petrolia Council to help turn that around. For decades, students at LCCVI in Petrolia have been receiving the prestigious award set up by former resident Robert Nicol. For… Read more »
A 21 year-old man faces a number charges after someone called OPP about a flasher near Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital. Around 6 in the morning Aug. 29, police were called by a homeowner on Blanche St. about a man involved in an indecent act wearing very little clothing. Police found the man immediately, but… Read more »
Petrolia’s Zoe Fex led Team Ontario to a silver medal at the National Lacrosse Championship in Coquitlam BC this weekend. BC defeated Ontario in the final 8-0. Fex backstopped her team throughout the weekend, sharing goaltending duties with Cloe Douillette. And the Petrolia teen was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.