New $6 million facility to be built in the Bloomfield Business Park

New $6 million facility to be built in the Bloomfield Business Park

One of North America’s foremost advanced technology suppliers to the automotive industry has announced plans to build a $6 million facility on nearly five acres in the Bloomfield Business Park, according to municipal officials. IATGlobal plans to begin immediate construction on the 47,000 square foot facility which is expected to be completed by summer of […]

Police weekend in review

Police weekend in review

Chatham man facing charges after domestic dispute A Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute. On December 8th police were notified of a Domestic Dispute occurring earlier in the day. During an argument between the two parties the man allegedly grabbed the woman by the throat and pushed […]

Regulatory Review of Housing and Room Rentals to be considered at the December 11th council meeting

Regulatory Review of Housing and Room Rentals to be considered at the December 11th council meeting

At the December 11th council meeting, a report on the Regulatory Review of Housing and Room Rentals will be considered by council. The full report can be found here http://portal.chatham-kent.ca/Council/CouncilMeetings/2017/Documents/December/Dec-11-14a.pdf Earlier this year council directed that administration undertake a specific review of its current by-laws and regulations regarding housing and room rentals in an effort […]

Floor time

Floor time

by Krista Parker, RN,BScN, Public Health Nurse Sedentary behaviour is the new term we are hearing lots about. Sedentary behaviour is time spent not moving, like sitting for example. Did you know it impacts babies as well? Canadian Guidelines suggest that babies 0-1 years should limit their sedentary time and should have no screen time. […]

Sarnia police investigating pharmacy armed robbery

Sarnia police investigating pharmacy armed robbery

Sarnia police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Wellington Street pharmacy on December 6th. At about 4:40 p.m., two males with their faces covered entered the pharmacy in the 100 block of Wellington Street. One of the males brandished a machete type knife as he entered the store. Police say one of […]

Chatham man charged with theft

Chatham man charged with theft

A 31-year-old Chatham man is facing theft charges after allegedly stealing $40 worth of merchandise from Canadian Tire. Police say the man was observed inside the Canadian Tire store in Chatham placing items into a plastic bag yesterday at 6 p.m.  He left the store making no attempt to pay for the concealed items, valued […]

Man arrested after DNA found inside abandoned vehicle

Man arrested after DNA found inside abandoned vehicle

In September, CKPS attended a suspicious vehicle that was left vacant on the side of the road in Chatham. Officers learned the vehicle had been reported stolen out of the London area. Evidence found inside the vehicle was swabbed for DNA and sent off to the Forensic Identification Unit for analysis.  As a result of […]

Chatham man charged with possession of weapon and drugs

Chatham man charged with possession of weapon and drugs

A 25-year-old Chatham man is facing multiple charges after being found with drugs and a prohibited weapon. Police say the man was released from custody with conditions in September.  Three of those conditions were to remain inside his residence between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., not to possess any weapons and not to possess or […]

How to safely dispose of needles

How to safely dispose of needles

Finding needles in community areas such as parks is a health and safety concern for everyone. Used syringes should be disposed of properly in order to protect others from injury and infections like Hepatitis C and HIV.  Information and prevention is the best way to stay safe.  How to Safely Dispose of Needles: Step 1: […]

Flag raising to launch month-long celebration of people who came back to Chatham-Kent

Flag raising to launch month-long celebration of people who came back to Chatham-Kent

The Community Attraction and Promotion section through its Resident Attraction and Retention is once again hosting the annual ‘baCK to Chatham-Kent’ Home for the Holidays celebration. Mayor Hope will launch the month-long celebration of people who have chosen to come baCK to Chatham-Kent with a flag raising on Friday, December 8th, at 11:30 a.m. in […]