Cooking classes being held at the Lambton Central Family Health Team are looking to coax some creativity in kitchens, and expand residents’ dinner menus at home.
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The Petrolia Library is hosting their third annual Pride Day Oct. 20, celebrating and bringing together the LBGTQ community in a safe and welcome space.
Author and poet Margaret Bird is working her way across Lambton County sharing an anthology published earlier this year celebrating Canada, called From This Day Forward.
The Town of Petrolia held a council budget session last Thursday, and if all goes to plan, they could be approving their 2018 financial plan by Nov. 27.
The Town of Petrolia have invited two grade five classes to attend a council meeting on Oct. 23. Deputy Clerk Mandi Pearson said as part of local government week, which is held every October in Ontario, students will experience a real meeting, and it will be business as usual.
Jason South has been travelling the world doing what he loves – playing football. His next destination is Serbia, where he will be competing with Team USA on Oct. 28 as the only Canadian on the field.
Dr. Christy Bressette of Kettle and Stony Point was in Petrolia last week to share 500 years of Indigenous history in about an hour, and the moving workshop left participants feeling both overwhelmed and motivated to foster change in their communities.
A Thanksgiving tradition in Sarnia-Lambton is returning this weekend for its 167th edition.
Patricia Rozema returned to her hometown roots as a keynote speaker at the Enbridge Famous Five Speaker Series on Sept. 29.
The Victoria Hall Art Advisory Committee are looking for artists to enter their fifth annual juried art show.
The Watford and Alvinston Fall Fair set records over the weekend, and the president of Brooke-Alvinston Agricultural Society, Pam Hills, said they a seeing the small town fair flourish in a time when others a struggling.
A new affordable housing project is breaking ground this month with plans to have residents move in as early as May 2018.
The Alvinston and Watford Fall Fair is returning to celebrate 141 years during the last weekend of September – and while some fairs might be scaling back, Alvinston and Watford are looking to grow even more.
Ruth Brown is described as being a selfless, generous and beautiful person. Her sister Diane O’Dell said Brown was everything you could ever want in a sibling and a friend.
Petrolia is teaming up with three other municipalities to secure more than $7 million to upgrade a water treatment system that could serve, among other customers, a proposed greenhouse development in Dawn-Euphemia Township and marijuana production facility in Enniskillen Township.
Katherine Highgate is preparing to walk the stage with 67 other delegates in Toronto, competing for the title of Miss Universe Canada in October. It will be the second time the 27-year-old has competed for the title; Highgate was a contender in 2013, and she said while it looks like a lot fun, it also takes hard work and dedication.
Road resurfacing on Petrolia Line begins today between Kerby and Oozloffsky streets.
The Town of Petrolia has announced a new partnership with Canadian Blood Services, which will help to ensure lifesaving blood products are available to those hospital patients who may be in need.
The Petrolia squires are preparing for a new season, welcoming some fresh faces to the bench as well as a new head coach – Craig Prudom.
Petrolia is looking to explore the possibility of expanding and reimagining Victoria Hall.