Category: Colchester

Fire at Michigan auto parts supplier causes shortages, shutdowns at Windsor plants

Unifor Local 200 President John D’Agnolo said the May 2 fire at Meridian Magnesium caused a parts shortage that has rippled across the continent. With the Windsor area plants unable to produce, the facilities they feed are also affected.
Emergency per…

Truck driver badly hurt after tire failed – $37835259.23 Settlement

Robert Benedict, the plaintiff, had been employed as a commercial truck driver for a company named Essex Concrete. On Nov. 14, 2014, plaintiff departed on his route for the day, which involved driving a fully loaded cement mixer to a delivery site. Whi…

Safety blitz targets Highway 3, pulls 26 trucks off the road

A Ministry of Transportation inspection blitz this week shows Highway 3 and the roads drivers use to get to it are rife with unsafe trucks.
In this file photo, Ministry of Transportation Officer Ken Clarke conducts truck safety inspections on June 26,…

Norwich manager denies DUI in I-89 crash

BURLINGTON — Norwich Town Manager Herbert A. Durfee III, former town manager in Fair Haven, pleaded not guilty to drunken driving when he crashed into a state plow truck on Interstate 89.
Durfee had an estimated alcohol level of 0.111 percent during th…

Updates as 'horses run riot' near Chelmsford shops

As many as five horses have been spotted running riot around Chelmsford shops.
A witness has described how they saw a group of “scared” horses rearing up nearby Chelmsford’s Anglia Ruskin university.
Passers-by attempted to keep them still and called p…

Overturned truck shuts down inner loop of I-695 in Rosedale/Essex

Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving an overturned truck.
The accident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. along the inner loop of I-695.
All lanes of the beltway’s inner loop are currently blocked at Chesaco Avenue.
The truck is o…

Overturned lorry on major Chelmsford road remains at scene and could cause traffic delays

A lorry that overturned on one of Chelmsford’s busiest roads remains at the scene this morning (April 27).
The HGV overturned on the A130 White Hart Lane roundabout with New Nabbots Way in Springfield on Thursday evening, which resulted in the road bei…