New exhibit showcasing local athletes needs the public’s help

New exhibit showcasing local athletes needs the public’s help

The Chatham-Kent Museum is preparing to present a new exhibit, “CK. Faster. Higher. Stronger.” Scheduled to open in 2017, the exhibit will showcase local athletes who have competed for Canada at the Olympic Games, including: Doug Anakin, Miranda Ayim, Courtney Babcock, Cori Blakebrough, Shae-Lynn Bourne, George Bretz, David Corrente, Richard Doey, Dave Gagner, John Gourlay, […]

French language resources available at Chatham-Kent Public Library

French language resources available at Chatham-Kent Public Library

French language books, movies, ebooks and more are available at CKPL. Every branch has a selection of materials and you can also place holds to have French materials delivered to any branch. CKPL carries many French language learning resources in multiple formats as well, including Launchpads, Playaways and books on CD. For children, CKPL also […]

Police remind motorists and pedestrians of their responsibilities

Police remind motorists and pedestrians of their responsibilities

With the recent changes in our Municipality of replacing school crossing guards with automated crosswalks, Chatham-Kent police remind motorists and pedestrians of their responsibilities. When a crosswalk is activated, an offence only occurs when the pedestrian is actually crossing on the roadway not when the lights are activated and no one is crossing. Parents are […]

New mobile app for bus status launched

New mobile app for bus status launched

A new mobile app for bus status has been launched and will be active on Monday, March 20th. MySBI – Bus Status is an user-friendly, free mobile app. It provides subscribers with real-time notifications in the form of alerts for service delays of 10 minutes or greater and weather cancellations for CLASS-operated school buses. The […]

The Celtic Rathskallions in concert at Wallaceburg library

The Celtic Rathskallions in concert  at Wallaceburg library

The Celtic Rathskallions will be at the Wallaceburg library on March 28th for a fun, lively and informative musical show. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. and will include music, drama and stepdancing. Hear familiar favourites such as “I’s the B’y”, “The Unicorn Song”, “The Rattlin’ Bog”, and many more. You will also hear a […]

Beware of CRA scam during tax season

Beware of CRA scam during tax season

With tax season well underway, Chatham-Kent police is warning the public that criminals are ramping up their efforts to impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency and extort money from you. Police say this type of scam often starts with a call from a person claiming to be with the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency). This person will […]

CKPL hosting free 3D printing workshops this spring

CKPL hosting free  3D printing workshops this spring

Chatham-Kent Public Library will be hosting a series of “Intro to 3D Printing” workshops this spring to help introduce patrons to their 3D printers. Learn about the library’s 3D printers, user guidelines, where to find 3D models and how to create original 3D models. This is a mandatory program for all patrons who would like […]

Chatham-Kent Public Library announces contest winners

Chatham-Kent Public Library announces contest winners

Chatham-Kent Public Library announced the winners of the branch prizes and the Grand Prize winner following the conclusion of the All that Glitters Adult and Teen Winter Library Contest. The Grand Prize winner is Mary Jean McDonnell. Ms. McDonnell won a fantastic assortment of items from CKPL Pop Up Shop including a copy of the […]

Parking spaces to be removed

Parking spaces to be removed

Municipal officials announced that the three parking spaces on the east side of Fifth Street, north of King Street (next to the former Coffee Culture) will be removed in the near future. These spaces were installed originally to replace the parking spots that were temporarily removed on King Street (in front of the Downtown Chatham […]

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