Premier Wynne committed to maintaining trade relationship with Texas

Premier Wynne committed to maintaining trade relationship with Texas

Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today on the legislative progress of Buy American policies in Texas, to extend provisions to virtually all state agencies: “I am disappointed and concerned that Bill 1289 to extend Buy American provisions to virtually all state agencies is now proceeding to a final review. This discriminatory bill was […]

Chatham-Kent Launches AED Registry in partnership with PulsePoint.org

Chatham-Kent Launches AED Registry in partnership with PulsePoint.org

Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services/Chatham-Kent EMS is unveiling a new web registry and app that will allow residents to locate life-saving AED (Automated External Defibrillator) units anywhere in the community. Knowing that minutes save lives. The PulsePoint web registry and PulsePoint AED app will be the focus of a demonstration and the dedication of the […]

Live music in Chatham for May 21 – 31

Live music in Chatham for May 21 – 31

Live music in Chatham for May 25-31 Thursday May 25 Studio Black Billboard Spectacular at the Capitol Theatre Floor’z Yourz (open mic) at Elephant’s Nest Friday May 26 The Long Lots, Prophet Limbo at Elephant’s Nest Stereobox at Tecumseh Park (Retrofest) 5:30 p.m., Fighting Grace 7 p.m., Under the Covers 8:30 p.m. Charlie Marchand Band at Champz Sportz Grille Superfly at Sons […]

Young girl struck by van in Chatham, police looking for driver

Young girl struck by van in Chatham, police looking for driver

Police are looking for the driver of a black-coloured mini-van, an older man with grey hair, after a young girl was struck by a van at McNaughton Avenue and Sandy Street today at about 9 a.m. The girl was not injured. The man stopped to see if the girl was ok and then continued without contacting police […]

Live music in Chatham this weekend

Live music in Chatham this weekend

Friday May 19 CK Guitar Summit – Mike Francis, Tom Lockwood, Paul Langille, The Moondog Howlers, Tanya Marie Harris at the Capitol Theatre Phyzikal Graffiti at Jazzbah Ryan Bradley at Frendz Trio De Janeriro at Elephant’s Nest Saturday May 20 Christine Campbell at Elephant’s Nest Conjure, Watering Hole, The Dateless Losers, Headrush, Safe Haven, Bar […]

Smoke and explosions rock Blenheim

Smoke and explosions rock Blenheim

A dramatic blaze last night in Blenheim caused about $250,000 in damage to two transport trucks. Reports of explosions and smoke at 10 Graham Street came in just after 10:30 p.m. Fire crews found a fierce and rapidly developing fire which had spread to engulf both trucks. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, protecting other trucks parked […]

No injuries in Wallaceburg kitchen fire: extensive damage

No injuries in Wallaceburg kitchen fire: extensive damage

A fire broke out in Wallaceburg just after 5 p.m. last night, causing extensive heat and smoke damage to a house at 48 Bruce Street. No-one was injured. Fire Department spokesperson Whitney Burk said in a prepared release that firefighters from Chatham and Wallaceburg, including volunteer firefighters found the house with thick black smoke pouring […]

Chatham Chapter for Autism Ontario seeking input on new President at tonight’s annual meeting at King Goerge VI

Chatham Chapter for Autism Ontario seeking input on new President at tonight’s annual meeting at King Goerge VI

Tonight the Chatham Chapter of the Autism Ontario is holding it’s annual meeting at King George VI Public School between 6 and 8 p.m. Billed as a parent’s discussion night and kid’s fun night, events include a presentation by Kathleen Foubister on summer funding. The Chapter is seeking input on the selection process to find a […]

Fatal accident on Longwoods Road

Fatal accident on Longwoods Road

A two vehicle collision in Bothwell between a passenger vehicle and an agricultural truck has claimed the life of the driver of the passenger vehicle. Chatham-Kent police say the driver died at the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries. Longwoods Rd will be closed from Zone Rd 6 […]

Off-duty policeman arrests woman after recognizing her

Off-duty policeman arrests woman after recognizing her

Yesterday a sharp-eyed off-duty Chatham-Kent police officer made an arrest at a financial institution after recognizing a wanted suspect. The 34-year-old woman had outstanding warrants and after the officer identified himself, she was placed under arrest. The woman was held until on-duty officers arrived and took the woman to Chatham-Kent police headquarters. She has been […]

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