Author archives: bruce

  • Man assaults a cop in Tilbury

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Police had to use a Taser on a man in Tilbury last night. According to Chatham-Kent police, officers responded to a report of two suspicious people walking on Mill Street in Tilbury Tuesday night. The officers found the couple and through investigation...

  • Been farming long?

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Joey Wilson, left, and Sawyer Phelan remove the lug nuts on a tractor tire at McGrail Farm Equipment in Chatham. The two kindergarten students joined the rest of their class from St. Vincent School and toured McGrail, learning about farm equipment in a...

  • Cash Money staff help stymie a scammer

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A scammer’s efforts to defraud a Chatham senior out of hundreds of dollars were thwarted recently thanks to the quick thinking of staff at Cash Money. The senior, who is not being named, called The Chatham Voice to warn others about the scam that nearly got...

  • Open or closed?

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Norton defends council’s retreat into closed session The municipality’s top legal dog recently defended how and why the new council went into closed session to discuss such topics as sidewalk snow removal. In its inaugural session last month, the new...

  • United Way exceeds goal

    Jan 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The United Way of Chatham-Kent (UWOCK) placed its trust in a teenager, and Caterina Dawson delivered. Dawson, 19, chair of the 2018 fundraising campaign, revealed to a packed house at the Links of Kent Thursday morning that the campaign exceeded its $1.559...

  • Casual chat with the cops over coffee

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    In an effort to create casual conversation with the public, the Chatham-Kent Police Service is holding Coffee with a Cop this month. The event takes place Jan. 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at McDonald’s on St. Clair Street in Chatham. Const. Renee Cowell said...

  • Chicken chucking coming to Bayside

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life9 Comments

    Designed to get people outside to have a blast for a good cause, Bayside Brewing Company is running its Chuck a Chicken contest next month. Taking place Feb. 23, the event will see contestants try to mix their curling, bocce ball and shuffleboard skills to...

  • C-K Toy Show returns on Sunday

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Drawing interest from the young and young at heart, the 18th annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show returns on Sunday. Rob Sterling, who organizes the event with his father, Carl, said it’s another growth year for the show. “There’s definitely lots of...

  • MicroAge named feature industry

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that MicroAge Chatham has been awarded the Feature Industry of the Month for January 2019. “Our Chamber is aware that industry of this era is a highly technical. Our...

  • Donor clinic a busy one

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Hundreds of people took part in the recent blood donor clinic at the Spirit and Life Centre, some with an added incentive: Jocelyn McGlynn. The Chatham native and student at Western University has acute myeloid leukemia. She needs a stem cell transplant. The...