Christmas parades this weekend

Christmas parades this weekend

Christmas parades will take place in Bothwell and Blenheim tonight. Both parades start at 7 p.m. Downtown road closure for Blenheim parade: Talbot Street between Chatham Street and Marlborough Street from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Blenheim parade route: Starting at Harwich Raleigh Public School (231 Chatham Street South) and proceeding north on Chatham Street […]

R.I.D.E. checks in Chatham and Louisville

R.I.D.E. checks in Chatham and Louisville

Police conducted RIDE spot checks in Chatham and Louisville last night. A total of 190 vehicles were stopped and checked. Police say no one was found to be driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol. Three motorists were however charged with having expired val tags. If you’re attending a Christmas party this weekend and enjoying […]

Blenheim man arrested again hours after being released

Blenheim man arrested again hours after being released

A 25-year-old Blenheim man was arrested for failing to comply yesterday afternoon, just hours after being released from Court. Police say the man was released yesterday around noon with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that he was not to be within 50 meters of a specific Chatham woman. Shortly after 2 p.m. the […]

Chatham teen charged with drug possession

Chatham teen charged with drug possession

An 18-year-old Chatham man has been charged with drug possession after allegedly being found in possession of crystal methamphetamine on Queen Street early this morning. Police say an officer on general patrol observed the man known to be bound by a daily curfew walking along Queen Street at around 2 a.m. The man was reportedly […]

Woman charged with stealing Canadian flag from Chatham business

Woman charged with stealing Canadian flag from Chatham business

A 35-year-old woman, wanted for stealing a Canadian flag from a local business, was arrested yesterday morning at a motel in Chatham. Police responded to an unwanted person complaint and learned the woman was wanted for stealing a Canadian flag from a local business earlier in the week. Police say the woman of no fixed […]

Police investigate stabbing in Blenheim

Police investigate stabbing in Blenheim

Police are investigating after a 35-year-old Blenheim man was stabbed early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to an assault at a residence in Blenheim at around 1 a.m. Police say two men known to each other were involved in the assault which resulted in one of them sustaining a knife wound. The victim was transported to […]

New exhibit to commemorate the importance of animals to the history of Ontario

New exhibit to commemorate the importance of animals to the history of Ontario

Ontario’s Government opened the new Archives of Ontario’s ANIMALIA: Animals in the Archives exhibit yesterday, demonstrating the important role animals have played in the lives of Ontarians. “Animals have always been a key part of Ontario’s history, helping to shape our past. From pets, to farming and hunting, to service animals, they hold a special place in […]

Live music in Chatham December 6-12th

Live music in Chatham December 6-12th

Thursday, December 6th Floor’z Yourz Open Mic at Elephant’s Nest Piano Lounge at Ten-Seven Cafe & Lounge 5-9 p.m. Friday, December 7th J#Major at Fortresss Tavern Sonja Gustafson at Ten-Seven Cafe & Lounge 7 p.m. Good Company at Blenheim Legion 8-12 p.m. Ridge Players’ Concert at Mary Webb C., Highgate 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8th […]

Learn how to make mason jar snow globes at the library

Learn how to make mason jar snow globes at the library

A free DIY program will be held Thursday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Chatham Branch. Participants will learn how to make snow globes using mason jars. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online, by phone or in person at your local branch. To find out more about […]