Chatham News

Wind Damages Corn Crop

With 40% of Ontario’s corn crop still in the field, yesterday’s wind wrecked havoc on some fields causing damage to most.

A downed tree at a home near Hwy. 3 and Kentbridge Rd. in Chatham on November 24, 2014. (Photo submitted by LouLou via email)

Crews Work To Clear Roads

Chatham-Kent crews are back clearing downed trees and traffic signs this morning following powerful winds in the region yesterday.

UPDATE: Hydro One Outages

More than 6,700 Hydro One customers in Chatham-Kent are still without power after a wind storm whipped through the region.

MPP and Ontario PC Party leadership candidate Monte McNaughton attends a meet and greet event in Chatham on November 24, 2014. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

McNaughton Looking At PM’s Success

Ontario PC Party leadership hopeful Monte McNaughton is promising an election win in 2018 if elected leader and he may be looking to the federal Conservatives’ campaign playbook for guidance.