Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

  • Block Parents may fade away

    Mar 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent may be saying goodbye to a program that has been providing a safe haven for children for decades, due to being cut from the United Way roster of funded agencies. According to the program’s board of directors, without substantial funding granted...

  • Attention Grabber at the Auto Show

    Mar 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    ~~~~~~~~~~ Sarah Schofield/The Chatham Voice Richard Smith and his 11-year-old grandson Konnor Smith enjoy an up-close look at an original General Lee Charger from Dukes of Hazzard at the Chatham Auto Dealers Show held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre...

  • Crime of the Week

    Mar 4, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sometime overnight on February 24th, 2019 unknown suspects entered a warehouse on Wellington Street in Dresden. Once inside the thieves ransacked the office area causing damage to cabinets and furniture.  The suspects then stole a tool chest, various...

  • Update: Threats to ’Burg high school

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police say they are still investigating a threatening note that was found at Wallaceburg District Secondary School Thursday and led to the school’s closure today. But at this time, police don’t believe there is an imminent threat to public...

  • Bogus bills

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It turns out three times is not the charm, at least when trying to use funny money. Chatham-Kent police say on three separate occasions at the same variety store in Chatham, a woman walked in and purchased lottery tickets and groceries, paying with...

  • WDSS closed due to threat

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    On the advice of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has decided to close Wallaceburg District Secondary School to students today due to concerns about a potential threat at the school. Concerns were raised...

  • Drug raid

    Feb 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police executed a drug raid in Chatham yesterday. The only problem was there was nobody home. Police seized drug paraphernalia along with a quantity of cash. The homeowner, however, was located during a traffic stop yesterday afternoon. A...

  • Crash sends one to hospital

    Feb 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    One person had to be taken to London hospital after an SUV with six people in it crashed last night in Chatham-Kent. Police say the crash occurred just before 6 p.m. on Smoke Line between Kent Bridge Road and Huffs Side Road, as the driver lost control of the...

  • Stolen items recovered

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two Tragically Hip framed records that went missing earlier this month have been recovered. Chatham-Kent police say on Feb. 17, a man stole the display from the Food Basics on St. Clair Street in Chatham. The item was on display as it is up for auction, with...

  • Robbery update

    Feb 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police report they’ve identified the man they believe robbed the CIBC bank in Dresden yesterday afternoon. On Tuesday, a man entered the bank and demanded money from the teller, police say, and exited with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one...