CKPL seed library is growing

CKPL seed library is growing

Chatham-Kent Public Library says the Seed Library is growing. Now Chatham-Kent residents will be able to “borrow” seeds from all 11 CKPL locations: Chatham, Blenheim, Bothwell, Dresden, Highgate, Merlin, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Tilbury, Wallaceburg and Wheatley branches.  CKPL Grows Seed Library will launch March 20th and will offer a variety of vegetable, herb and flower seeds […]

Jeannettes Creek Road to be closed at CP Railway

Jeannettes Creek Road to be closed at CP Railway

Jeannettes Creek Road in Tilbury East will be closed for rail repairs at CP Railway from Thursday at 7 a.m. to Friday at 3 p.m. All lanes will be closed to all traffic at CP Railway crossing. Local traffic permitted up to work zone. A detour route runs from Coutts Line to Sinclair Road to […]

Ontario expanding access to natural gas in Chatham-Kent

Ontario expanding access to natural gas in Chatham-Kent

Ontario’s Government is expanding access to natural gas in Chatham-Kent. Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton, and Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, made the announcement at Cedarline Greenhouses, a company in Chatham-Kent that will be able to grow its business with this new expansion. “Our priority is creating and protecting good jobs for the people of […]

Protect your home this March Break

Protect your home this March Break

The Chatham-Kent Police Service offered the following safety tips for those traveling out of town.  Should you be leaving your home unattended overnight or longer: –       Keep a ‘lived-in’ look while you are away.  Have mail picked up and arrangements made to have snow removed from your driveway should winter weather affect the area –       […]

Chatham businesses broken into

Chatham businesses broken into

Police are seeking the public’s help after two Chatham businesses were broken into Saturday night. Police say someone broke into a business on Queens Line sometime during the evening of March 9th and stole a portable heater and a vacuum valued at $600. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Bakker at kyleba@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 […]

Chatham roads closed for reconstruction

Chatham roads closed for reconstruction

The following roads will be closed for road and infrastructure reconstruction from March 12th to June 30th: Warwick Drive between Keil Drive South and Oak StreetKerr Avenue between Keil Drive South and Oak StreetMcKinnon Drive between Keil Drive South and Orchard Heights DriveOak Street between Warwick Drive and Kerr AvenueOrchard Heights Drive between Warwick Drive […]

Load posting on Clachan Road Bridge

Load posting on Clachan Road Bridge

Municipal officials say a triple load posting of – / 36 / 48 tonnes is being implemented on the Clachan Road Bridge over the Thames River. The bridge is located on Clachan Road between Austin Line and Longwoods Road. The Municipality of Chatham-Kent has recently completed an inspection of this structure as part of the […]

Soup’s On fundraiser was an “overwhelming” success

Soup’s On fundraiser was an “overwhelming” success

The grand total raised from Chatham Hope Haven’s recent Soup’s On fundraiser was $8185.13. The organization said the event was an “overwhelming” success. The Knights of Columbus and Catholic Women’s League hosted the fundraiser and the Chatham Kent Realtor’s Association sponsored and sent a troop of volunteers. “Thanks to all the folks who came out, […]

Police briefs

Police briefs

Chatham woman charged with assault A 23-year-old Chatham woman is facing assault charges after being involved in a family dispute on March 9th. Prior to a warrant being issued for the female she turned herself into the Chatham-Kent Police with regards to the matter. The woman was released with a future court date for four […]