Flood warning for Chatham

Flood warning for Chatham

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook The Lower Thames River watershed received between five and ten millimeters on Friday and between 20 and 45 millimeters of rainfall overnight. The ground was saturated from Friday’s rainfall allowing for most of last night’s rainfall to run off. There has been enough runoff from these recent rain events that the McGregor Creek […]

Police investigating three armed robberies in Chatham

An ongoing investigation continues this morning into three armed robberies which have taken place at various locations within Chatham-Kent in the past few hours. Currently Chatham-Kent police/OPP Canine Unit and OPP TRU (Tactics and Rescue Unit) officers are searching the Moraviantown area for the two suspects believed responsible for all three robberies. 3:16 a.m. 25 Victoria St. Thamesville Mac’s Milk. Two suspects armed, […]

Supermarket Nutrition Tour at Superstore

Supermarket Nutrition Tour at Superstore

Are you looking to start the New Year off with changes to support a healthy diet? The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit will be offering an upcoming Supermarket Nutrition Tour at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham.  The tour provides tips for shopping, healthy eating, saving money and label reading.  These tours are offered by a […]

ATV driver charged in accident that nearly killed him

ATV driver charged in accident that nearly killed him

The Chatham-Kent Police Service Traffic Management Unit has completed their investigation into a motor vehicle collision on December 27, 2012. As previously reported, at about 3:05 p.m. police received a 911 call about a collision that occurred on Mull Road, south of Talbot Trail in Blenheim involving an ATV and a Chevrolet Cobalt. The operator […]

Man arrested for November assault

On Wednesday night police arrested a man for an assault in Chatham last November. As previously reported, on November 11, 2012 at around 12:30 a.m. the two male victims involved with this incident attended the CIBC located at 99 King Street West. While inside the CIBC a group of people were walking west on King Street and some words were exchanged […]

Provide input on how Chatham-Kent’s land is used

Provide input on how Chatham-Kent’s land is used

Chatham-Kent citizens can find out how to provide valuable input into how our community’s land is used. A Comprehensive Review of the Chatham-Kent Official Plan (COPR) is now under way, and details will be presented to Chatham-Kent Council on January 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Civic Centre in Chatham. This presentation is intended to inform Chatham-Kent […]

Gift from the heart to put a smile on your face

On Saturday, February 9th, staff members from the CKPHU free dental service will be volunteering for Gift from the Heart. Gift from the Heart is a Canada-wide event where registered dental hygienists provide free dental hygiene services to adults who otherwise could not afford it. This includes cleaning, polishing and fluoride application, as well as oral health […]

At least nine people dead in London after flu outbreak

At least nine people dead in London after flu outbreak

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting nine flu-related deaths between December 18, 2012 and January 7, 2013. A total of 216 new laboratory-confirmed influenza cases have been reported to the Middlesex-London Health Unit during that period. There were 106 hospitalizations reported among these cases, as well as the nine deaths. The reporting of hospitalization and deaths may be […]

New musical coming to the Capitol

New musical coming to the Capitol

Introducing an all-new musical production starring the most spirited red-haired girl, Strawberry Shortcake! In this live theatrical production by Koba Entertainment, Strawberry Shortcake, and her best friends Orange Blossom, Lemon Meringue, Blueberry Muffin, Raspberry Torte, Plum Pudding and Cherry Jam, prove that little girls can do berry big things!   Strawberry Shortcake and her best friends […]

Trucker didn’t want to stop for the OPP

On the 6th of January, 2013 at 3:58 p.m. the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a tractor-trailer on the 401 westbound near hwy. 40 for a traffic violation. The transport was hauling coiled steel and failed to stop for police for about a kilometer. He finally did was stop after a police cruiser was maneuvered in front of the rig. Further inspection by […]