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Four arrested in Petrolia drug raid

Two men from Petrolia and two women from Sarnia face drug charges after a raid on Maude Street. Lambton OPP say the Community Street Crimes Unit from Lambton, Elgin and Middlesex as well as the West Region Intelligence, Canine Unit and the Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on Maude St.. Police seized over… Read more »

Petrolia’s sidewalk plan hits a speed bump

A move to make Petrolia a more walk-able town has hit a speed bump. Monday, Petrolia’s Planner, Rob Nesbitt, introduced his suggestions to make the town an better place for pedestrians. They were based on the $500,000 Community Health Study completed in 2018 by the town and Bluewater Health. The concept was to provide health… Read more »

Four Wyoming firefighter resign and retire in wake of firings

Four members of the Wyoming Fire Department have handed in their resignations and retirements. Multiple sources say the resignations were prompted by the dismissal of three senior firefighters Tuesday night. The district chief, lieutenant and a 26 year-veteran firefighter were dismissed by Plympton-Wyoming Chief Steve Clemens. In an interview yesterday, Clemens said a private human… Read more »

Elementary students in Lambton-Kent out of class Monday and Tuesday

It seems elementary school students in Petrolia and Central Lambton will be off school again. The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario says teachers in Lambton-Kent will be on the picket line Monday and Tuesday if a contract isn’t reached by then. There are no talks scheduled right now. Four teachers union, including ETFO, have escalated… Read more »