Harry Potter mini movie marathon and trivia at CKPL

Harry Potter mini movie marathon and trivia at CKPL

The Chatham Branch of CKPL is hosting a special Harry Potter Mini Movie Marathon and Trivia Night on Thursday, March 23rd. The library will be playing the first three Harry Potter movies back-to-back and will cap off their celebration with a special Harry Potter themed trivia game. Unleash your inner Hermione for your chance to […]

Lord Selkirk Bridge to be closed for repairs

Lord Selkirk Bridge to be closed for repairs

Municipal officials announced that Lord Selkirk Bridge in Wallaceburg will be closed for repairs from Tuesday, February 28th, at 7 a.m. until Thursday March 2nd at 6 p.m. The posted detour route for trucks runs from Base Line to Old Glass Road to Mason Street to Dufferin Avenue. A detour route for all other uses […]

Grants to help parents get involved in their children’s learning

Grants to help parents get involved in their children’s learning

Ontario is making it easier for more parents to take part in their children’s learning and well-being inside and outside the classroom, with funding for thousands of local projects across the province. Applications are now open for Parents Reaching Out Grants for the 2017-18 school year, and will be accepted until May 25th. Grants are […]

Fitness challenge at St. Clair College

Fitness challenge at  St. Clair College

A fitness challenge between the Chatham-Kent Police Service, Chatham-Kent O.P.P., Chatham-Kent E.M.S. and Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services will take place at the St. Clair College in Chatham on May 13th. The event will begin at 9 a.m. “This event will highlight the fitness demands of our Counties brave men and women who serve as […]

Thames Art Gallery presents new exhibition

Thames Art Gallery presents new exhibition

The Thames Art Gallery presents a new exhibition from London-based artist and Western University faculty member, David Merritt. The exhibition, entitled SWRV, will feature a long-developing body of work based around the artist’s “notices.” The notices are simple hand drawings that fill the pages of upwards of eighty sketchbooks, each drawing recalling a fleeting moment; […]

Sarnia woman accused of shoplifting from Chatham store

Sarnia woman accused of shoplifting from Chatham store

A 35-year-old Sarnia woman is facing charges after allegedly shoplifting from Real Canadian Superstore at 791 St. Clair Street North in Chatham. Police say the woman was released from custody for the offences of failing to comply and theft under $5000 in March, 2016. One of the conditions of her release was not to attend […]

Police release photo of robbery suspect

Police release photo of robbery suspect

Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. As previously released, the incident occurred Tuesday night. The man allegedly entered Charlie’s Variety Store just after 11 p.m. and demanded cash from the employee while holding a weapon in his hand. A physical altercation ensued during the exchange of money and the […]

Windsor man arrested in homicide investigation

Windsor man arrested in homicide investigation

On Tuesday, February 21st, shortly before 5:30 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to a Windsor hospital in regards to a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators say the shooting occurred at a residence located in the 700 block of University Avenue East. The scene was contained. The victim succumbed to his injuries at […]

Connecting with craft to Canada 150

Connecting with craft to Canada 150

What would you do if there was no store in your community to buy clothing, home furnishings or gifts? For the 19th century residents of Chatham-Kent, the answer was simple: make it yourself! As we mark 150 years of Canadian history, the Ridge House Museum is teaching the crafts of local residents at the time […]

Ontario introduces legislation to protect human trafficking survivors

Ontario introduces legislation to protect human trafficking survivors

As part of Ontario’s Strategy to End Human Trafficking, Minister of the Status of Women, Indira Naidoo-Harris, introduced legislation yesterday that would, if passed, increase protection for survivors and those at risk of human trafficking. The Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017 would create two statutes, Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking Act, 2017 and Human […]

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