Chatham Nissan apologizes after racist incident

Chatham Nissan apologizes after racist incident

  * WARNING EXPLICIT CONTENT * Theo Heuvelmans and Craig Bullen apologized face-to-face yesterday, with a customer who was the target of racial slurs last Friday. William Tran checked into Chatham Nissan for an oil change for his 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X Friday morning and in a dashcam video that has been seen more than 21,000 times, […]

Police turn to the public in identifying a suspicious man in Chatham

Police turn to the public in identifying a suspicious man in Chatham

On September 14 around noon, the principal from George P Vanier School on Cecile Avenue in Chatham contacted police about a suspicious man. The principal reported that an unknown man entered the school and was wandering around apparently looking for a washroom. The principal escorted the man off school property without incident before police arrived. He did not come into […]

Positively Ridiculous Day

Positively Ridiculous Day

I hereby declare September 9th Positively Ridiculous Day in Chatham-Kent. Today people can be as silly as they want to be and no-one will care. I promise. And so it is with Positivity Day, the unofficial day (no Municipal dollars spent) to wear your best smile. The other 364 days of the year you can […]

Storm damage in Chatham from Friday

Storm damage in Chatham from Friday

Friday’s storm caused some damage to a home on Wellington Street East in Chatham. Winds reached 90 km/h and knocked a tree into the house. A resident informed CKReview News the property management company told him debris on the lawn had to be removed before repairs could begin. There was no estimate on damages. Another severe thunderstorm watch is […]

Bra-gate covers a more serious policing issue in Chatham

Bra-gate covers a more serious policing issue in Chatham

The eye-catching headlines about having women remove their bra to take a breathalyzer test have people talking. The indignation is understandable, but a rule that is under review and about to be changed is an easy target. Let the system work. Police Chief Gary Conn has not had many tests in his tenure and this […]

Leaders needed, right now

Leaders needed, right now

The shocking news of 5 dead policemen in Dallas is perhaps the least surprising mass shooting in history. Literally everyone I spoke to yesterday about US race relations expected police to die. Raising the possibility, raised no eyebrows. It’s still shocking and horrific. No shortage of blame to go around. We could blame the police […]

Chatham Canada Day celebration moves indoors

Chatham Canada Day celebration moves indoors

Canada Day in Tecumseh Park is moving into the Cultural Centre at 75 William Street North. With an 80% chance of thunderstorms on Friday morning, the organizers of the Canada Day in Tecumseh Park are moving the celebration indoors to ensure a safe and enjoyable event. “We have such a great line up of fascinating stories to celebrate […]

Police looking for suspect in copper wire theft

Police looking for suspect in copper wire theft

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect accused of stealing copper wire. Yesterday morning around 3 a.m. this man was caught on camera attempting to steal copper coils from ice freezers at Arctic Glacier on Park Avenue West in Chatham. He saw the camera and caused about $200 trying to damage it. Anyone […]

Chatham courthouse evacuated after threat: CKPS

Chatham courthouse evacuated after threat: CKPS

Update 2:11 p.m.: The courthouse has re-opened. Anyone with information regarding this threat is asked to call Constable Shawn Tremblay at 519-436-6600 extension #86362. The Chatham-Kent police say they received a threat today made towards the Chatham-Kent courthouse. The threat came at 11:45 a.m. More information will be released later. Emergency crews are on the […]

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