Archive for the ‘Feature Story’ Category

  • Planet Fitness open for workouts

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    At the recent Planet Fitness grand opening event, the public enjoyed a tour of the new Planet Fitness location on Grand Avenue West, as well as free food and a chance to win some Planet Fitness. Adam Willaeys, CEO of Impact Fitness, a Planet Fitness...

  • Retirement info session

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Are you turning 60 years old in the next six months? Maybe you are wondering what you need to do to apply for your Canada Pension, Old Age Security or you have questions about the Guaranteed Income Supplement. Chatham-Kent Public Library will be holding...

  • Home sales stay hot

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The cold weather may be upon us, but home sales remain sizzling locally. In November, 99 units sold, according to the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors. That’s up more than 11 per cent from November 2018. Through the first 11 months of the year, 1,271...

  • Restructuring for AgMedica

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent-based AgMedica is in a cash crunch. Earlier this month, the medical marijuana growing company sought and was granted protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, according to court documents. Ernst & Young Inc. (EY) is the...

  • Busy season for Goodfellows

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

    Chatham Goodfellows report this year’s Porchlight campaign saw donations dip by about $600 compared to 2018. Overall, the Dec. 2 evening blitz by more than 560 volunteers through neighbourhoods in Chatham yielded more than 100 boxes of donated...

  • Province pumps up child care in C-K

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Local MPP Rick Nicholls, on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Education, announced a $2.1 million investment in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recently to support a child-care addition at Indian Creek Road Public School. The provincial...

  • Police blotter

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

    Two assaults and a break-in highlight recent criminal activity in Chatham-Kent. Police say officers arrested a man last night in connection to scuffle outside a Chatham business on Friday. According to police, a man went to the business on that day and was...

  • Robbery in Chatham

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police are on the lookout for the person who tried to rob Harvey Variety last night in Chatham. Police say a lone man, wearing a balaclava, walked into the variety store about 8 p.m. Sunday night, pulled out a weapon and demanded money. The...

  • Wish trees to light up Dec. 16, 17

    Dec 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The annual Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (CKHAF) Christmas Wish Tree campaign is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The occasion will be marked by two tree lighting ceremonies and a special holiday festival to commemorate the milestone. The...

  • Building entrepreneurship in Chatham-Kent

    Dec 5, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Recently, Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Small Business Centre brought together a group of inspiring new entrepreneurs for a three-day training session as part of the Starter Company Plus program. Nineteen people attended the business boot-camp...