Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

  • Big-screen theft foiled

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

    Apparently a couple of Chatham-Kent residents figured they’d follow the “Go Big or Go Home” mantra when attending Wal-Mart last night. Two people stole a 65-inch RCA 4K TV from the Chatham store Thursday night. According to Chatham-Kent police, a man...

  • Gas theft in Wallaceburg

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

    Someone pulled a gas ’n’ dash in Wallaceburg on Wednesday. Police say around 2 p.m., a man pumped $45 worth of fuel into his vehicle at Macs Milk and left without paying. Police ask the public to help identifying the man in this picture as part of the...

  • Smash and grabs

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

    Shortly before 2 a.m. this morning in Tilbury, someone smashed the front door to Delta Power Equipment. The alarm went off at the Industrial Park Road business and police quickly responded, arriving to find the smashed glass door. Officers are working with...

  • Assault in Wallaceburg

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

    A scary moment in Wallaceburg yesterday afternoon as police say a man assaulted a woman while she was driving … with her infant child in the vehicle. Chatham-Kent police say on Wednesday afternoon, a verbal argument broke out in a vehicle while a woman...

  • Mail stolen in Chatham

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

    Sometime early Tuesday morning between 3:50 a.m. and 4:10 a.m., an unknown man damaged several mailboxes at an apartment building on Bedford Street and stole mail.  Chatham-Kent Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying this man in...

  • Casino construction ahead of schedule

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

    Construction on the $36-million Gateway Casino in Chatham is about six weeks ahead of schedule, meaning the venue could be open to the public in early July. A number of members of municipal council and Mayor Darrin Canniff attended a muddy walk through of the...

  • Crime of the Week

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

    Sometime overnight on Monday February 4th, 2019 unknown suspects entered the wash bay area of Dauw Auto Wash in Wallaceburg. The thieves then forcibly removed the coin operating machine from one of the bays.  The machine had approximately $20 in coins in...

  • Perfect match found for McGlynn

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

    Chatham’s Jocelyn McGlynn has won the health lottery. McGlynn, diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in November, announced recently a match stem cell donor has been found for her. “I’m in remission. They found a 10-out-of-10 perfect match,” she said...

  • Citizen’s Police Academy offered again

    Feb 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) is once again offering the Citizen’s Police Academy program beginning March 6.  The academy is a program offered by the CKPS to enhance the partnership between the citizens of our community and their Police...

  • Tax increase set at 1.99%

    Feb 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    After three nights of deliberations, the municipality’s budget committee approved an increase to our taxes at 1.99 per cent recently. On Feb. 5, the committee shaved off 0.33 per cent, dropping the proposed increase from the first two nights of meetings...