Sidewalk construction on hold until further notice

Sidewalk construction on hold until further notice

Municipal officials say the Lacroix Street sidewalk construction project has been put on hold. The road is now open. As previously released, the sidewalk construction was planned to start on September 12th with a completion date of September 28th. The work is now on hold until further notice.

Five refugee families arrive in Chatham-Kent

Five refugee families arrive in Chatham-Kent

Five refugee families seeking asylum have arrived in Chatham-Kent as part of a transit pilot project. Chatham-Kent is working with the Federal Government as Canada fulfils its international obligations to those who are seeking asylum. “As a welcoming community, we expressed interest in helping, and have the capacity to provide the necessary supports for this […]

West Nile Virus in northeast Chatham

West Nile Virus in northeast Chatham

It has been reported to the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit that mosquitoes collected from a trap located in the North East area of Chatham, have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Health officials say West Nile Virus is mainly transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Most people infected with the virus […]

Extra traffic expected in Dover Township this week

Extra traffic expected in Dover Township this week

Police remind motorists that there will be an increase in traffic in Dover Township from now until Saturday, during the International Plowing Match. Extra traffic is expected on Bear Line Road, Winterline Road, Maple Line, Pain Court Line and Creek Line. Obey posted speed limit signs in this area. Officers will be on site of the […]

Police investigating theft in Wallaceburg

Police investigating theft in Wallaceburg

Sometime Sunday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. someone entered an unlocked shed on William Street and stole a red Toro weed eater and green Ryobi edger attachment. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Blommers at kyleb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87286.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and are eligible for […]

Tools stolen from Chatham business

Tools stolen from Chatham business

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred sometime over the weekend. Officers say someone entered a fenced compound at a business on Park Avenue West and stole $5000 worth of tools from their company vehicles. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Trevor Biskey at trevorb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87311.  Anonymous callers may call […]

Chatham man charged with threatening woman

Chatham man charged with threatening woman

A 47-year-old Chatham man has been charged after allegedly threatening a woman Saturday night. Police say the man attended the residence of a woman, known to him, in Chatham.  The man reportedly confronted the woman and threatened her.  He fled the area prior to police arrival. Yesterday afternoon, police located the man and he was […]

Chatham man charged with possession of cannabis after vessel stop

Chatham man charged with possession of cannabis after vessel stop

A 24-year-old Chatham man has been charged with possession of cannabis following a vessel inspection on Thames River Friday morning. Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police was conducting vessel inspections near Lake St Clair at around 10:15 a.m. and while speaking with the operator a quantity of cannabis was reportedly observed inside the vehicle. OPP say Michael […]

Fog advisory in effect for Chatham-Kent

Fog advisory in effect for Chatham-Kent

A fog advisory is in effect for Chatham-Kent-Rondeau Park and Windsor-Leamington-Essex County. Environment Canada says near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Areas of dense fog have developed across the region. Patchy dense fog will persist for a few hours this morning and will affect the morning commute to work. Motorists should allow […]

Police-involved shooting under investigation in Windsor

Police-involved shooting under investigation in Windsor

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating a police-involved shooting that occurred in Windsor Sunday. Investigators say two Windsor Police Service officers responded to a home on Bonita Street in relation to a domestic incident at approximately 6 p.m. Officers reportedly became involved in an interaction with a 49-year-old man outside the home. Both officers […]