Don Giffin

Don Giffin

by Kim Cooper If anyone in the Chatham-Kent area mentions maple syrup, Don Giffin was the guy whose name came up. Maple syrup and Don Giffin. The two were a great duo for so many years. Just a few weeks ago, Don passed away peacefully and suddenly at home. This was a tragic loss for […]

Rain expected to move into southwestern Ontario

Rain expected to move into southwestern Ontario

A special weather statement is in effect for Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park and Windsor – Leamington – Essex County. Environment Canada says rain is expected to move into southwestern Ontario tonight and will persist into Saturday. The rain may fall heavily at times. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are likely, although some […]

Chatham man arrested for failing to comply

Chatham man arrested for failing to comply

A man released from custody for assault cause bodily harm and uttering threats against his wife on November 14th was arrested again early this morning.  Two of his release conditions were, not to attend a certain address in Chatham and also to remain inside his own residence between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily. Last […]

RIDE checks in remembrance of road crash victims

RIDE checks in remembrance of road crash victims

Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, along with representatives of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) conducted RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) checks throughout the Municipality of Chatham-Kent on Wednesday in remembrance of road crash victims. 500 vehicles were stopped and checked in various locations within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. […]

Chatham teen charged with theft and possession

Chatham teen charged with theft and possession

A 17-year-old Chatham youth is facing theft charges after allegedly stealing two pairs of headphone ear buds from the Real Canadian Superstore located at 791 St. Clair Street in Chatham. The incident occurred yesterday at 9:56 a.m. Police say the teen was observed exiting the store, making no attempt to pay for the two pairs […]

Sarnia resident scammed by fake police officer

Sarnia resident scammed by fake police officer

A 24-year-old Sarnia woman has been scammed out of $1000 after receiving a phone call from someone pretending to be a police officer. Police say the incident occurred on November 15th. The caller used a device to disguise the incoming number which was displayed on the victim’s cell phone as the Sarnia Police phone number […]

Three companies fined total of $460,000 after worker injured during Windsor detention facility construction

Three companies fined total of $460,000 after worker injured during Windsor detention facility construction

Three companies have been fined a total of $460,000 after a worker was injured during the construction of the South West Detention Centre (SWDC), a provincially-operated jail facility. According to a court bulletin, the incident occurred on May 28th, 2013, while the building was under construction. A worker was cleaning a circuit breaker compartment with […]

Crime Stoppers seeking alleged Pop-Tarts thief

Crime Stoppers seeking alleged Pop-Tarts thief

Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly stole several boxes of Pop Tarts from Harvey Street Variety. The incident occurred on November 13th. If you recognize him call 1800-222-8477 and you could earn a cash reward.

Ontario introducing legislation to end the college labour dispute

Ontario introducing legislation to end the college labour dispute

The Ontario government will be introducing legislation that would end the college labour dispute and return Ontario college students to the classroom. The legislation would require Ontario’s 24 colleges to resume operations, ensuring students are able to complete their academic studies. If passed, the legislation would require the current strike at Ontario’s colleges to be […]

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