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    Woman arrested for November thefts

    Dec 19 • 57 Views • No Comments

    Police tracked down a woman last night wanted on an outstanding warrant. A woman was seen stealing clothing from the donation bins of Thrifty Seconds in Dresden Nov. 14 and 16. Police at the time were unable to track down their suspect, but issued a warrant....

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    Man nabbed off wanted list

    Dec 19 • 147 Views • No Comments

    Police stopping at a donut shop can be a good thing. Last night at the Keil Drive Tim Hortons, an officer recognized a man on the Chatham-Kent police’s wanted list. The 27-year-old Chatham man received an early Christmas present in the form of stainless...

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    Fatal collision in Essex County

    Dec 18 • 193 Views • No Comments

    This from the OPP: Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigation unit (T.T.C.I) are investigating a three vehicle motor vehicle collision that claimed one life this morning. At approximately 9:10 am, police were called to...

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    Driver arrested on outstanding warrant

    Dec 18 • 130 Views • No Comments

    Chances are a London man isn’t too happy after a Chatham-Kent OPP officer on the east end of the patrol area wound up pulling him over. Police say the officer pulled an Acura over on Highway 401 near Furnival Road in Elgin County only to learn the driver...

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Bells will be ringing

Dec 11 • 137 Views • No Comments

The choirs of St. Andrew’s United Church are putting on “Bells Will Be Ringing,” a Christmas concert Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. It’s the third concert of the Saturdays at...


Narnia production hits the stage

Theatre Kent’s production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe hits the stage this week. Four children – Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and...

Dec 10 • 133 Views

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Sterling effort for local band

  Forty-eight years after forming his first band, John Gardiner has never been more exited about his musical future, and with good...

Dec 3 • 557 Views

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Chatham native to perform in Memphis

Michael Schatte needn’t have worried about his blues credentials. After having mixed feelings before entering the Great Lakes Blues...

Nov 26 • 299 Views

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From left, John Case, chair of the Chatham-Kent Hospice capital campaign, accepts a $25,000 donation from sisters Lisa Lucio and Luanne Jamieson from The Money Broker Inc. in Blenheim.

Money Broker donates $25K to hospice

Dec 18 • 101 Views • No Comments

The Money Broker Inc. in Blenheim recently donated $25,000 towards the Chatham-Kent Hospice capital campaign. “This donation is not only from my parents but myself and...


TD supports hospice with $30K donation

The Chatham-Kent Hospice capital campaign received a $30,000 boost Thursday thanks to a donation from the TD Bank...

Dec 18 • 87 Views

From left, Brenda Anderson, Gord Brodie, Dianne Millard, Barb Lather – members of the Retro Sweets organizing committee – donate a cheque for $14,000 to Barbara Noorenberghe, of the Foundation of CKHA.

Retro Sweets donates to CKHA

Members of the Retro Sweets Organizing Committee donated $14,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance...

Dec 17 • 154 Views

Erin McCord, left, and Cassiah Pegg, right, of Erin’s Dance Studio, hand the Canadian Cancer Society’s Krissy Rioux a cheque for $5,160 raised at a recent all-night dance-a-thon.

Dancers 4 Cancer

Members of Erin’s Dance Studios in Chatham and Blenheim recently held an all-night fundraiser, Dancers 4 Cancer,...

Dec 17 • 248 Views


Sherry Molema, left, and her daughter Lindsay, right, from Luxe Ladies Fashion Boutique, recently announced the doors to their popular store in downtown Chatham will be closing Jan. 30 next year after seven years of business. Sherry has had an extensive retail career in Chatham for the past 38 years, and is looking forward to another challenge.

Luxe closing up in January

Dec 10 • 488 Views • No Comments

It’s been seven and a half years since Luxe Ladies Fashion Boutique opened its doors. On Jan. 30, they will be closing them. Store owner Sherry Molema and her daughter...

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Survey results in on kitchen incubator

Results from the 2014 Kitchen Incubator Project Survey surprised local officials. Lyndsay Davidson, a public health dietician with...

Dec 2 • 148 Views

Stewart Beck, president and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, speaks at a luncheon in Chatham Nov. 25.

Asian investment worth pursuing

The head of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) spoke at a luncheon in Chatham Tuesday, commending the municipality in...

Nov 25 • 267 Views

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Battery boy powers up Goodfellows

In the wake of last week’s theft of toys and batteries from the Goodfellows storage location, the Card family of Battery Boy stepped up...

Nov 24 • 745 Views

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Trent Fox is shown here skating with the OHL's Erie Otters. (Photo by Aaron Bell/ OHL Images)

Fox following in brother’s tracks

Dec 16 • 120 Views • No Comments

Trent Fox is shown here skating with the OHL’s Erie Otters. (Photo by Aaron Bell/ OHL Images) Entering the OHL typically comes with pressure. Teenage hockey...


OHL to meet with municipality

With citizens throughout Chatham-Kent still discussing a potential OHL franchise, namely the Plymouth Whalers,...

Dec 12 • 158 Views

Matt Mistele of the Plymouth Whalers was a 6th round pick of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings last year. His Whalers are targeting Chatham, Ontario for relocation. (Photo by Aaron Bell/ OHL Images)

OHL Whalers to Chatham?

By Ian Kennedy/CKSN.ca Peter Karmanos, owner of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, and OHL’s Plymouth Whalers...

Dec 9 • 337 Views


Chatham U19s top London

The U19 Chatham Thunder picked up a win Sunday, topping London 5-4. Tristen Stewart and Tess Scaman had two goals each,...

Dec 3 • 99 Views

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