ARTspace holding pinhole photography workshop

ARTspace holding pinhole photography workshop

On Monday, October 7, join Kim Heaton in a pinhole photography workshop. ARTcampers will learn the basics of pinhole photography, from creating their own camera to lighting techniques, to developing their own pictures. Pinhole photography is an old technique in which simple boxes are blackened and turned into cameras. Paper is loaded into the box […]

Fatigue blamed for tractor-trailer accident near Kent Bridge Road

This morning at 1:44 a.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a single vehicle collision on the 401, westbound near Kent Bridge Road. The tractor-trailer, loaded with 32000 kg of auto parts, drove into the median. It then drove back on the road and rolled on its side in the passing lane. The driver was transported to […]

London man arrested in Chatham for shoplifting

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a London man following a shoplifting complaint in Chatham. On September 17, 2013, police responded to a business on Queen Street in regards to a theft complaint. The male suspect left the store through a back door and made no attempt to pay for the contents of his basket. The man stole about $340 worth of […]

Woman arrested after failing to appear in court

Woman arrested after failing to appear in court

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a woman wanted on an outstanding warrant. On November 29, 2012, an officer conducting radar enforcement on Indian Creek Road East in Chatham observed a vehicle travelling westbound at a high speed. The officer recorded the vehicle travelling 74 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. The officer initiated a traffic […]

Rose Cousins at the Capitol Theatre on October 16

Rose Cousins at the Capitol Theatre on October 16

  St. Clair College Capitol Theatre has announced that Canadian folk artist Rose Cousins will be performing an intimate show on the Capitol Theatre stage Wednesday, October 16, at 8 p.m. Cousins has garnered numerous awards throughout her career including two Canadian Folk Music Awards for Best Contemporary Singer, six East Coast Music Awards, three Nova Scotia Music Awards, three […]

Grand Theft Auto V has $800 million in sales on first day of release

Grand Theft Auto V has $800 million in sales on first day of release

Take-Two Interactive Software today announced that Grand Theft Auto V delivered the highest first day retail sales of any title in the history of the company and the Grand Theft Auto series. Launched on September 17 for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the […]

440 marijuana plants set for destruction

440 marijuana plants set for destruction

Acting on information provided by the public, the Chatham-Kent police intelligence unit and community patrol branch along with Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers conducted marijuana eradication over the past several days. Officers checked corn fields throughout the municipality and seized 440 mature marijuana plants, worth about $440,000 for destruction. The Chatham-Kent police and Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers continue […]

Three citizens honoured for attempting to save trapped woman

Three citizens honoured for attempting to save trapped woman

On Sunday, July 21, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Rivard Line at Town Line Road in Dover Township. The vehicle had left the roadway and come to rest in an adjacent water filled canal. Upon police arrival, four civilians, Mr. Justin Pinsonneault, Mr. Grant Guy, Mr. David Irwin and Mr. Scott […]

Gathering Our Heroes project coming to local libraries

Gathering Our Heroes project coming to local libraries

The Kent Regiment Chapter IODE members have been working on what they have called, the “Gathering Our Heroes” project. This project aims to compile all the names and stories of the World War I and II veterans from Chatham-Kent, on a website, to make it accessible to everyone through the internet. Local historian, Jerry Hind, has […]

Water system being flushed by public works department

Water system being flushed by public works department

Update on Chatham and surrounding area water. Public Works crews began flushing the water distribution mains throughout Chatham yesterday. The crews will continue to flush today, and for the next few days. Public Works crews will be starting to flush the water distribution mains in Dresden today. The discolouration has improved slightly during the last […]