Posts Tagged ‘snow’

  • Simple, direct message

    Apr 16, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    While this may at first glance look like a lovely winter setting, the message is current. This was the front porch of a home on Grand Avenue East in Chatham last night. Hang a few bits of garland and some lights, and it would look very Christmassy. But the...

  • Beware the blowing snow

    Feb 27, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police urge residents to avoid any unnecessary driving today, due to blowing snow. Some areas are experiencing drifting snow and reduced visibility, particularly the east-west rural roads and highways. Police say if you must travel, allow for...

  • Ow, ow, ow, ow!

    Jan 22, 20 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    What a weekend, in terms of signs I, and my equipment are getting old. Talk about fun, followed by pain, followed by weather, frustration, laughter, an ornery cat, and more pain. That was my weekend. It began at Sons of Kent Friday evening. Sarah Schofield...

  • Winter’s coming

    Jan 17, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Remember winter? Well, it’s coming tonight, and bringing with it up to 15 cm of snow and blowing snow tonight at tomorrow. This from Environment Canada: An approaching low pressure system will bring snowfall to Southwestern Ontario beginning overnight...

  • Wet weekend approaches

    Jan 8, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Environment Canada is telling Ontario residents to brace for a nasty winter storm Saturday. The low-pressure system will hit us starting Friday. In Chatham-Kent, expect rain, and lots of it. Freezing rain and snow are also possible, but more likely the...

  • Sidewalk survey online

    Jul 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Although it is the middle of July, the Chatham-Kent Public Works Department asks residents to discuss their sidewalk snow and ice removal preferences for next winter. Public Works has launched a survey at Let’s Talk Chatham-Kent asking residents what...

  • Snow support appreciated

    Jan 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    This from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent: Heavy snowfall accumulation is expected to continue throughout the evening. The Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Public Works Department is asking for public support to minimize the parking of vehicles on municipal...

  • Park off the streets where possible

    Mar 1, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Don’t park on urban streets in Chatham-Kent overnight and into tomorrow. That’s the request from the municipality. Officials haven’t put a parking ban in effect at this time, but it’s something they may have to opt for if snowfall is heavier than...

  • Speeding in the snow

    Feb 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Remember Friday’s horrible road conditions? Apparently at least one driver didn’t get the memo. Chatham-Kent OPP say they clocked a westbound vehicle doing more than 130 km/h on Highway 401 near Charing Cross Road Friday night about 9:30 p.m. Police puled...

  • Snow plow, tractor trailer collide on 401

    Feb 9, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    OPP are currently responding to a collision between a snow plow and a transport truck in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Mull Road. Police also report multiple collisions along the 401, at Kent Bridge Road as well as Communication Road. This section,...