Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

  • Unhappy in custody

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The theft of a flashlight apparently wasn’t enough for a Chatham man last night, as he seemed to have a problem with the bed in his jail cell too. Chatham-Kent police say officers responded to a report of a suspicious man in a parking lot on St. Clair...

  • Be safe on area roads

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It’s Road Safety Week in Ontario, and members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service are serious about bringing the safety message to distracted, speeding and impaired drivers. CKPS Traffic Unit Sgt. Matt Stezwycki said during this week, officers on patrol will...

  • Water, water everywhere

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It’s been a tough spring for shoreline properties on Rondeau Bay and Lake Erie. Last week, high water blown into the west end of Lake Erie saw water levels rise, causing flooding along parts of Rondeau Bay communities and on the bay side of Erieau....

  • Crime of the Week

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sometime overnight on Thursday May 2nd, 2019 unknown suspects entered a shed at a Victoria Avenue address in Dresden. Once inside the thieves removed a 2018 Honda CFR250L bearing license plate 0L0Y7. The motorcycle is red with black/white accents and gold...

  • Historic signing returns Fairfield ancestral lands to Delaware Nation

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    At a historic signing, the Fairfield property on Longwoods Road near Bothwell is now in the hands of the Eelunaapeewi Lahkeewiit (formerly Moraviantown). The United Church of Canada signed over the land, a significant step toward reconciliation between...

  • Big day for drug drop off

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Volunteers document each pill brought in for destruction Saturday at the annual Prescription Drug Drop Off Day at the Chatham Courthouse. In the first six years of the program, police say the event pulled more than 9,300 pills out of medicine cabinets around...

  • Busy time for thieves

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A car, tools and some jewelry are in the wrong hands thanks to several thefts recently. Chatham-Kent police say sometime between Sunday night at 9 p.m. and Monday morning at 8 a.m., someone stole a 2011 Chevy Cruz that was parked on Holland Avenue in Chatham....

  • Bad bus decisions

    May 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Four students caught throwing items from school bus windows landed in hot water recently. Chatham-Kent police say four different motorists contacted them a month ago to report their vehicles had been hit by items chucked out of school bus windows. No one was...

  • Keil Drive lane restrictions

    May 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Just when you thought Keil Drive traffic couldn’t get any more snarled, traffic on the busiest road in Chatham will get downright ugly this week. Northbound lanes and the centre turn lane near the Kerr Avenue intersection with Keil will be shut down...

  • Lawnmower stolen

    May 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    We realize grass is growing like it’s possessed during this wet spring, but that’s no reason to steal a lawnmower. Someone did just that sometime Wednesday after 6 p.m. and before Thursday at 2 p.m. when they entered an unlocked shed on King Street West...