Posts Tagged ‘Chatham’

  • The 12 bars of Christmas

    Dec 13, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      519 Events & Promotions is throwing a launch party for Dresden’s Sod Buster Brewing Company, and inviting guests to explore the 12 Bars of Christmas in Downtown Chatham on Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Modeled after the popular pub crawl concept...

  • Flood waters receding in Chatham

    Feb 25, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Thames River in Chatham reached its peak at 5.25 metres (17 feet) above normal Saturday night at 9 p.m. and floodwaters remain at or above the banks in many areas. Flooding was reported in some downtown businesses and approximately 13 individuals,...

  • Christmas in Muskoka spreads cheer in record numbers

    Dec 5, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      The Armoury of Chatham was bursting at the seams with Christmas spirit this past week during the weeklong Christmas in Muskoka event, and organizers couldn’t be more pleased. Co-chairs Gerri Brown and Shawn Moynihan, retired principals, were thrilled...

  • Winter coat drive under way

    Sep 20, 16 • 0 Views • Life, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent United Way recently held its “Coats for Coffee” event where donors exchange a gently used coat to be used in Operation Cover Up for a cup of coffee. Coats can be donated from now through the end of November at the following locations...

  • Two Labour Day fires

    Sep 6, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two residential fires that caused more than $200,000 in damage kept Chatham-Kent firefighters busy on Labour Day. At 5 p.m., firefighters were called to 473 Brown Street in Dresden to find the home fully involved in fire. According to Chris Case of the CK...

  • No injuries in Wallaceburg fire

    Jun 23, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    An early morning house fire in Wallaceburg, which caused $100,000 to a Murray Street residence, is under investigation. Firefighters from Wallaceburg, Chatham and Tupperville attended the fire that was noticed by a passerby just before 3:30 a.m. When...

  • We’ve got the music

    Apr 13, 16 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Musical strings and vocals were the order of the day Tuesday at the 71st annual Kiwanis Music Festival included. More than 700 entries were received for this year’s event. Photos courtesy of Gale Lovell and are property of the festival...

  • Accidents, no injuries

    Mar 21, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    At around 10:30 yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Wellington Street between Camp Street and Lisgar Street in Wallaceburg.  No one was injured.  Total damage was estimated at $8000. A 60-year-old Walpole Island woman was...

  • Big tool haul

    Mar 11, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sometime overnight Wednesday a thief or thieves, broke into the Bennet’s Trucking compound on Merritt Ave. and made off with $20,000 worth of tools and equipment. A white Dodge Ram pick-up truck was also stolen, however it was recovered yesterday around...

  • Compressors targetted

    Mar 4, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Thieves have stolen air compressors in two separate incidents in Chatham this week. Sometime between 10 p.m. on March 2 and 7:30 a.m. March 3 unknown suspect(s) entered a business on William St and removed an air compressor and power nail gun valued at...