Comber - May. 26, 2020: The Comber Agricultural Society has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the 161st Comber Fair, originally scheduled for August 7,8,9, 2020. This decision was made in consultation with our municipality, our public health department and in accordance with recommendations from the province. Nothing is more important than the safety of our guests and volunteers. FULL STORY
- May. 25, 2020: High daytime temperatures near 30 are expected this afternoon and temperatures are forecast to be slightly higher Tuesday and Wednesday. Humidex values in the mid to upper thirties are also expected. There may be some relief near the lakeshores. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 24, 2020: Windsor Regional Hospital is encouraging ANYONE who needs or wants to be tested for COVID-19 to come to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Ouellette Campus next to the Emergency Department. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - May. 23, 2020: Albert Dionne joined Lakeshore in February 2019 as the Manager of Public Works and has transferred over to the Manager of Environment al Services. Lakeshore is happy to announce that Mazen Jreda has joined the Lakeshore Team as the new Manager of Public Works. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - May. 22, 2020: Road closure at 176 Summer Street from noon on May 20, 2020 to end of day on May 25, 2020 to perform emergency work on the Seasons at the Creek Storm Pumping Station. Residents will still have access to their homes. FULL STORY
Chatham-Kent - May. 22, 2020: On May 19, 2020, around 7:45 p.m., a member of Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 401 near Orford Road, when they observed a westbound motor vehicle traveling in excess of 150 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone. FULL STORY
Ottawa - May. 22, 2020: The shipping industry is starting to notice changes in demand for certain commodities,” says Bruce Burrows, President and CEO of the Chamber of Marine Commerce. “We continue to see an increased demand for Canadian grain for production of bread and pasta, and salt shipments remain strong to replenish municipal reserves following the winter. On the other hand, some Ontario ports are reporting declines in shipments of construction materials like aggregates and petroleum products due to the economic impact of COVID-19. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 21, 2020: Local author and poet, Mary Ann Mulhern is adding a poetic voice to the call for a new regional acute care hospital.
As Poet Laureate for the City of Windsor, Mulhern is an ambassador for the arts, culture and heritage sectors in the City of Windsor. In her latest work, she could also be described as an ambassador for the new Windsor-Essex Hospitals System. FULL STORY
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