Chatham News

Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain (L) in Council Chambers at the Essex Civic Centre on November 5, 2014 signing a petition handed out by former Kingsville Deputy Mayor Tamara Stomp (R) opposing the pending closure of the obstetrics ward at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

County Opposing Leamington OB Closure

Essex County Council is joining the Town of Essex in formally opposing the pending closure of the obstetrics ward at Leamington District Memorial Hospital.

The Wallaceburg Lakers host the Amherstburg Admirals in their 2014 home opener. (Photo courtesy of Gail Cook)

Admirals Beat Lakers

A strong first period helped give the Amherstburg Admirals a 8-3 win over the Wallaceburg Lakers.

Windsor Spitfires Captain Patrick Sanvido. (photo Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

Spits Name New Team Captain

In his third OHL season, Windsor Spitfires defenceman Patrick Sanvido is adding the letter ‘C’ to his jersey.

Sweet Potato test plots. (Photo courtesy of Lilian Schaer)

Ontario Specific Sweet Potato

The provincial agriculture ministry is trying to develop a sweet potato variety that local farmers can grow better than the American ones they use now.

Invasive Species Legislation Back

The provincial government has re-introduced legislation to give it more power to defend against invasive species like Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Carp.