Riverview Drive closed for water services installation

Riverview Drive closed for water services installation

Riverview Drive will be closed between Keil Drive South and Merritt Avenue for installation of Storm, Sanitary and Water Services between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily from Tuesday, December 4th, until Friday, December 7th. Municipal officials say work is being done just West of Merritt Avenue. A detour route runs from Merritt Avenue to […]

UPDATE: Tahini products recalled due to Salmonella concerns

UPDATE: Tahini products recalled due to Salmonella concerns

The previous food recall warning has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. The Chef’s Warehouse has recalled Soom brand tahini products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. Brand […]

Tahini products recalled due to Salmonella concerns

Tahini products recalled due to Salmonella concerns

Industry is recalling Achva and S&F brand tahini products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The following products have been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec and maybe have been distributed […]

Christmas parades in Tilbury and Wheatley

Christmas parades in Tilbury and Wheatley

The Christmas parade will take place in Tilbury tonight. The parade starts at 7 p.m. Kids are welcome to visit Santa at the Fire Hall after the parade.  The Town Tree Lighting is scheduled for 8 p.m. The Wheatley Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Sunday, December 2 at 12:30 p.m. Parade Staging Area: Moore […]

Ontario Works cheques available for pickup

Ontario Works cheques available for pickup

Due to the Canada Post mail disruption, Employment & Social Services Division will not be mailing Ontario Works cheques and will be distributing them through Employment & Social Services offices. The December 2018 Ontario Works pick up schedule can be found below for clients who receive their funds by cheque. For clients who have Direct […]

Top 10 reasons to shop local this holiday season

Top 10 reasons to shop local this holiday season

As the festivities of the holiday season swing into full gear, the Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Small Business Centre are reminding people across the region to shop local. With less than a month until many of us are exchanging gifts with loved ones, the team at Economic Development have compiled a helpful reminder about […]

Riverview Drive closed today

Riverview Drive closed today

Riverview Drive in Chatham will be closed between Merritt Avenue and Orchard Heights Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for roadway surface repairs at sewer repair site. All lanes closed. Emergency vehicles permitted. Local traffic permitted up to work zone. A detour route runs from Merritt Avenue to Richmond Street to Keil Drive.

Breakfast with Santa at the WISH Centre

Breakfast with Santa at the WISH Centre

The public is invited this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the WISH Centre on King Street East in Chatham for a breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Salvation Army toy drive In partnership with the Salvation Army, police are collecting toys and gift cards […]

Outbreak of E.coli infections linked to romaine lettuce

Outbreak of E.coli infections linked to romaine lettuce

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, as well as the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Food and Drug Administration, to investigate an outbreak of E. coli infections in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and several […]

Repair work delayed on New Scotland Line

Repair work delayed on New Scotland Line

Wet weather has pushed back the next phase of the New Scotland Line culvert repair to the week of November 26th. Work on culvert replacement between Kent Bridge Road and Mull Road was scheduled to begin November 12th. A 3.68 kilometre section of the road has been closed since May 5th when the culvert beneath […]