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 […]

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 […]

North side of King Street closed while sidewalk replaced

North side of King Street closed while sidewalk replaced

Municipal officials announced that North side of road on King Street will be closed to all traffic (vehicle and pedestrian) between William Street to Sixth Street from Thursday, July 20th until Thursday, August 3rd from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Municipal crews will be replacing the downtown sidewalk. Only east bound traffic will be […]

Completion date for McNaughton Avenue and Murray Street reconstruction project extended to August 25th

Completion date for McNaughton Avenue and Murray Street reconstruction project extended to August 25th

Municipal officials announced that the completion date for the reconstruction of McNaughton Avenue and Murray Street, Community of Wallaceburg has been extended to August 25th. The reconstruction project was originally targeted to be completed by Friday, July 21st. Chris Thibert – Manager, Infrastructure Services says during the excavation phase, areas of insufficient road base and abandoned sewer lines […]

Never leave pets on kids alone in a parked car

Never leave pets on kids alone in a parked car

Police remind the public to never leave pets on kids alone in a parked car. On days that seem almost mild, as well as on summer days of searing heat, the passenger compartment of a car can turn into an oven, with potentially deadly consequences. In the confined space of a car, temperatures can climb […]

Widening and rehabilitation work to begin on Richmond Street

Widening and rehabilitation work to begin on Richmond Street

Municipal officials announced that construction is scheduled to begin on Richmond Street between Keil Drive and Bloomfield Road starting the week of July 17th until approximately November 2017. Construction work will begin at Keil Drive and continue to the west. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times as well […]

Municipality says tax notice error has been corrected

Municipality says tax notice error has been corrected

An internal mailing issue which resulted in some Chatham-Kent property owners receiving two pre-authorized payment notices with differing amounts has been corrected, announced municipal officials. Approximately 9,000 property owners who pay their taxes monthly through pre-authorized payments received July notices that didn’t include updated 2017 figures. When the error was discovered, revised notices which listed […]

Finn Line closed for bridge replacement

Finn Line closed for bridge replacement

Municipal officials announced that Finn Line between Merlin Road and Cooper Road in Tilbury East is closed for bridge replacement at Government Drain #1. The road was shut down Monday, July 10th and will be reopened on Friday, September 29th. All lanes are closed to all traffic at Government Drain #1, 600 m east of […]

A safe summer is a supervised summer: OPP

A safe summer is a supervised summer: OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police reminds parents and caregivers to spend some time talking with their children about respectful and acceptable behavior during summer holidays. Common occurrences police attend throughout the summer time are: acts of vandalism, mischief, shoplifting, loitering, trespassing, under-age drinking, field parties and general noise complaints. Police encourage parents/caregivers to take some time […]

Roads closed for gas pipeline installation

Roads closed for gas pipeline installation

Municipal officials announced that various roads in Chatham-Kent will be closed for Panhandle Reinforcement Pipeline Project (Union Gas) starting next week. The following roads will be closed: Kent Line, Tupperville between Brigden Road and Mandaumin Road from Tuesday, July 18th to Saturday, July 22nd. Langstaff Line, Tupperville between Brigden Road and Mandaumin Road from Thursday, […]

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