Thames river flooding recedes, more rain expected

Thames river flooding recedes, more rain expected

The lower Thames River still has high water levels after the rainfall of last week. That weather system produced between 65 and 85 mm of rain. Current forecasts are predicting up to 5 mm overnight, 5 to 10 mm more precipitation is expected tomorrow. An additional 25 to 35 mm of rain is expected on Wednesday through to Friday. The Thames River flats […]

Final cost of cancelling gas plants? $275 million

The 2011 decision to stop construction of a gas-fired power plant in Mississauga and move it to the Sarnia area will likely cost the public about $275 million, Auditor General Jim McCarter said today on the release of his special report entitled Mississauga Power Plant Cancellation Costs. “The circumstances surrounding the cancellation decision weakened the […]

17-year-old causes a three vehicle accident on Park Avenue

At around 1 p.m. yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a three vehicle collision on Park Avenue East in Chatham. A 17-year-old youth was driving a Ford pick-up truck southbound on Sass Road.  The youth pulled out to cross Park Avenue and struck a GMC truck causing that vehicle to hit a stopped vehicle on […]

Chatham man arrested for break and enter on Cross Street

Police have charged a man with break and enter last night in Chatham. Shortly at 10 p.m. police responded to a break and enter in progress on Cross Street. A man was seen inside a garage, then jumping over a fence. Officers flooded the area and located a man matching a description police had. There was damage to […]

Alfred Hitchcock classic to show at the Kiwanis

Alfred Hitchcock classic to show at the Kiwanis

On Monday, April 22, Cake & Classics at the Kiwanis Theatre presents the Alfred Hitchcock classic, “To Catch a Thief” (1955), starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. Cary Grant is at his charming best in this comedy-adventure directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Retired jewel thief Grant is suspected of committing new thefts when an imposter copies […]

Woman not injured after crashing her SUV in Tilbury

Woman not injured after crashing her SUV in Tilbury

Early Saturday morning, shortly after 12:00 a.m., a single vehicle collision occurred on Queens Line, Tilbury East Township. A 25-year old woman from St. Joachim lost control of the Dodge Durango she was driving and left the roadway ending up in a ditch. The woman was not injured and the vehicle sustained damage estimated at […]

5 arrested in raid on Thames Street in Chatham

5 arrested in raid on Thames Street in Chatham

On Friday April 12 a search warrant was executed at a residence on Thames Street in Chatham. Uniformed, plain clothes and Critical Incident Response Team officers executed this warrant and five people were arrested during the investigation. A 57-year old Chatham man faces criminal charges of careless storage of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm. […]

Two men arrested in seperate domestic assaults

Two men arrested in seperate domestic assaults

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. yesterday a 45-year old Chatham woman reported having problems with her 34-year old ex-boyfriend. As a result of an investigation into this complaint the Chatham man was arrested and will appear in bail court later today. The man faces criminal charges dated between August 2011 and December 2012 and include break and […]

Wanted Wisconsin man arrested without incident

Wanted Wisconsin man arrested without incident

  Yesterday members of the Sudbury Ontario Provincial Police detachment and highway safety division acting on information received from the Canadian Border Services Agency that a 66-year-old male from Wisconsin (wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections)  was located by the OPP and arrested without incident during a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the Sudbury […]