Who cares? A free film at the Kinwanis on April 26

Who cares? A free film at the Kinwanis on April 26

The Thames Art Gallery, in partnership with the Chatham-Kent Public Library, presents Last Friday Features. Come to The Cultural Centre (Kiwanis Theatre) and screen a National Film Board video for free. The last Friday of each month will feature a different NFB film. On Friday, April 26 @ 6:30 p.m. there will be a screening of “Who Cares?” (2012) […]

Rick Nicholls says contempt motion will bring Ontarians closer to the truth

Rick Nicholls says contempt motion will bring Ontarians closer to the truth

The passing of a new contempt motion will bring Ontarians closer to learning the truth about the Liberals’ politically-motivated decisions to cancel the Mississauga and Oakville gas plants, which cost taxpayers upwards of $1 billion, Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls said today. “Last October, the McGuinty-Wynne Liberals shut down the House and prevented MPPs from doing their […]

Update on tractor trailer crash on February 19

Update on tractor trailer crash on February 19

On the 19th of February at 5:08 a.m. members from the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the eastbound lanes of the 401 Highway at Orford Road, after two tractor trailers collided. OPP investigation found that a tractor-trailer left the roadway drove into the median, attempted to drive out, lost control and rolled onto the […]

Threatening words land man behind bars

Police have arrested a man for threatening a woman at an apartment building in Chatham. On Tuesday February 19, a man was sitting in the lobby of a Grand Avenue West apartment building when, according to police, the man uttered a threat to a female tenant. The woman contacted police about what had happened. Police […]

Police seek information about Howard Township break and enters

Police seek information about Howard Township break and enters

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information about break ins at three house trailers on Rose Beach Line over the last few months.  Various electronics and tools have been stolen from the homes. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Don Letourneau at 519-436-6600 extension #87074.

Wheatley woman assaults man

Police arrested a woman for assaulting a man in Wheatley last night. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday a woman went to a home on Lamarsh Street to pick up her son. According to police, the man opened the door to allow the child to leave, the woman entered the home uninvited and struck the man in the […]

Primordial Ties at the Kiwanis for free

Primordial Ties at the Kiwanis for free

On Friday, March 22, The Thames Art Gallery presents a free screening of the independent film, “Primordial Ties”. The film is a coming-of-age story of Marjorie, a beautiful 19-year-old who imagines that she was born motherless, created through extraordinary, magical means by her mysterious and long-dead father as the daughter that he never had. Director […]

Arrest made in Tim Horton’s holdup

As previously reported, at about 1:20 a.m. this morning, police responded to the Tim Horton’s on Grand Avenue East in regards to a robbery. A store employee reported that a man walked into the store brandishing a knife at the counter while demanding money. The store employee threw a pot of hot coffee towards the man causing […]

Video identifies break-in suspect

Yesterday at about 3 a.m. police responded to a business on Talbot Street West in Blenheim on a break and enter. Someone forced their way into the business causing about $200 damage to a window. Once inside they stole a small amount of money from the cash register. Police viewed video surveillance and the man was identified. At 12:30 […]

Hot pot of coffee thrown at man attempting robbery with a knife

Update: An arrest has been made in this case. Police are looking for information on a robbery attempt early this morning in Chatham. At about 1:20 a.m. police responded to a business on Grand Avenue East about a robbery. The store employee reported that a man walked into the store brandishing a knife at the counter while demanding […]