Archive for the ‘Feature Story’ Category

  • Weapon charges

    Feb 13, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A dispute between neighbours last night in Chatham nearly got really ugly. As it stands, one man faces charges. Police say shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday, officers got called to Adelaide Street. They learned that during an argument one of the men involved...

  • Shake up your wake up

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Families are invited to a Day-Breaker Dance Party, breakfast bar, street-style mural painting and exciting exhibits at the Cultural Centre this Family Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join DJ Courtney Wells on stage in the Kiwanis Theatre from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m....

  • Library celebrates Family Day

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library is open for business on Feb. 17, Family Day. Branches that are regularly open on Mondays will be open for Family Day. Stop by and borrow some books, movies, or spend some time in your library branch. The Chatham Branch is open...

  • Stepping back in time, one hairstyle at a time

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    For folks who remember me from when I first moved to Chatham-Kent, I had a mullet. Yes, that 1980s haircut that said “business in the front, party in the back.” Not long after our daughter’s arrival and penchant for grabbing onto my longer hair to give...

  • Burnout and abuse

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Listening to the concerns coming from round-table discussions across the province about the crisis in long-term care is sobering, and disturbing. Our elderly – the people who raised us – worked their whole lives, many of them doing so to create a better...

  • Caught in their tracks

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Their footprints gave them away. Chatham-Kent police say they have arrested two men for a spree of rural break-ins. Officers responded to an alarm at a home on Bates Line Sunday morning about 4 a.m., police say. The officers arrived to find fresh footprints...

  • Owl couple a social media hit

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Thanks to a family affinity for birding and a natural talent, Chatham’s Wilhelmina Waters is able to post incredible pictures of local wildlife, including several owls she has been following for years. In a rarely seen pose of a mated pair of Great Horned...

  • Crisis in care?

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Our seniors deserve better: Ontario Health Coalition The province needs to do more to assist our elderly, according to the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC). The OHC held a press conference recently in Chatham to showcase its Caring in Crisis report. Shirley...

  • PSWs suffer from burnout, abuse

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    As a Personal Support Worker (PSW) currently working in a long-term care facility, Jennifer Roose knows first-hand the struggle she and her fellow workers face each day to meet resident needs. Taking part in the Round Table discussions held by the Ontario...

  • Increased efficiencies

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Enbridge-C-K partnership saves cash, gas use Enbridge Gas’ Mark Glasier calls it the gift that keeps on giving. The supervisor of energy solutions with the natural gas company referred to an energy savings program offered by Enbridge to the Municipality of...