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.

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 […]

Lacroix Street closed for sidewalk construction

Lacroix Street closed for sidewalk construction

Municipal officials say Lacroix Street in Chatham will be closed between Tweedsmuir Avenue West and Cecile Avenue from Wednesday, September 12th until Friday, September 28th, while a new sidewalk is constructed. All lanes will be closed to traffic and on street parking will be permitted in the northbound lane. Access will be maintained for emergency […]

Chatham-Kent utility pole manufacturer hosting job fair

Chatham-Kent utility pole manufacturer hosting job fair

Chatham-Kent’s own RS Technologies Inc., a composite utility pole manufacturer, is expanding production and adding a third shift. As a result, the company is actively looking to hire new staff and is hosting a job fair on September 24th. The job fair will be located at the Municipal Centre in Tilbury and will run from […]

Chili powder recalled due to Salmonella concerns

Chili powder recalled due to Salmonella concerns

La Cie McCormick Canada has recalled Compliments brand Chili Powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Compliments Chili Powder, 155 g., Code on products: 020 MA 26, UPC: 0 55742 35921 3 If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call […]

Third Street bridge will reopen in early November

Third Street bridge will reopen in early November

Chatham-Kent has now secured a contractor for the Third Street Bridge repairs. Municipal officials say the anticipated completion date is November 2nd. Once the repairs have been made, all four lanes of the bridge will be reopened in a load posted state until rehabilitation works are planned in 2020. Pedestrian traffic will still be permitted […]

Household hazardous waste day on September 15th

Household hazardous waste day on September 15th

Residents who have household hazardous waste can safely dispose of the material at no charge at three locations Saturday, September 15th. Municipal public works garages in Chatham (25 Creek Rd), Ridgetown (13337 Reeders Line) and Wallaceburg (600 Gillard St.) will be open to receive household material from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Municipal officials say […]

Used book sale at CKPL

Used book sale at CKPL

The Chatham Branch of CKPL is holding their annual Fantastic Fall Used Book Sale from October 3rd to October 6th. The sale kicks off Wednesday, October 3th with a special $5 preview night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Shoppers at this special preview night will have the opportunity to be the first to browse […]

Heat warning still in effect for Chatham-Kent

Heat warning still in effect for Chatham-Kent

A heat warning issued by Environment Canada is in effect for Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park and Windsor – Leamington – Essex County. Weather officials say the heat event will continue through Wednesday as a hot and very humid airmass remains in place over the area. Maximum daytime temperatures near 32 degrees are generally expected through […]

Police release back to school safety reminder

Police release back to school safety reminder

The Chatham-Kent Police Service remind motorists that there will be an increase in traffic and pedestrians, especially young children out on our streets today. Reduce your speed in the area of crosswalks and school zones. With school buses back on the road, all drivers must stop when approaching a stopped school bus with its upper […]

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