Ontario commercial fisheries

Ontario commercial fisheries

by Kim Cooper Fish is something we don’t normally think about when it comes to food. Last month, we celebrated Local Food Week across Ontario, but how many of us think about fish when we think about local food? Here in Chatham-Kent, we have a vibrant sport fishing sector, but we also have a huge […]

Fundraising motorcycle ride held in Chatham-Kent on July 9th

Fundraising motorcycle ride held in Chatham-Kent on July 9th

The Chatham-Kent Torch Ride for Special Olympics took place on Sunday, July 9th. Police say the riders travelled through the most scenic routes of our Municipality, along both Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. “The Chatham-Kent Police Service would like to thank all the participants and volunteers who helped raise money and bring awareness to […]

Woman charged with threatening relative, smashing glassware

Woman charged with threatening relative, smashing glassware

A 30-year-old Wheatley woman is facing multiple charges in connection with incidents that occurred a few days ago. Police say the woman and her female relative became involved in an argument within their residence in Wheatley on July 17th at 1 p.m.  The argument escalated and the woman threatened her relative. After being threatened, the […]

Keep your pets safe and cool this summer

Keep your pets safe and cool this summer

Government officials remind the public to keep their pets safe and cool this summer. Summer is here, and for some people in Ontario that means road trips and exploring the outdoors with family and friends – including furry companions. If your pet is travelling with you in your car, keep their needs in mind as […]

Heat warning in effect for Chatham-Kent

Heat warning in effect for Chatham-Kent

A heat warning is in effect for Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park and Windsor – Leamington – Essex County. Environment Canada says daytime high temperatures are expected to reach the low thirties today with the low temperature tonight in the low twenties. Humidex values are likely to approach 40 this afternoon. Weather officials say showers during […]

Cop camp for youth to be held in Chatham-Kent next week

Cop camp for youth to be held in Chatham-Kent next week

During the week of July 24 – 28th Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Police Service, will be hosting Cop Camp 2017 for youth ages 12-13 years-old. “Cop Camp will motivate young people to be outstanding citizens through law enforcement education. Targeting students before high school, this program is a police academy for […]

London man facing multiple charges after animal cruelty investigation

London man facing multiple charges after animal cruelty investigation

A 21-year-old London man is facing multiple charges in connection with an animal cruelty investigation. An officer from the London Humane Society attended a residence on Wharncliffe Road North in relation to an animal cruelty investigation Wednesday at around 3 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer discovered a cat had an injury to its head. The […]

Ontario recruiting first Chief Scientist

Ontario recruiting first Chief Scientist

The province is searching for its first Chief Scientist to advance science and evidence-based decision making in Ontario. Government officials say the Chief Scientist will advise on the long term vision and strategic research agenda for Ontario and provide scientific expertise on a range of provincewide issues including the aging population, transformative technologies and climate […]

Windsor police investigate convenience store robberies

Windsor police investigate convenience store robberies

Windsor police are investigating two convenience store robberies which may involve the same suspects. On Monday at approximately 4 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a convenience store located in the 1000 block of Lauzon Road for a robbery that just occurred. Police say two suspects entered the store and approached the employee at the […]

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