April 14 News Headlines


The Chatham man who threatened to blow up Parliament returns to court today.  David Osterbrook appeared in court yesterday, but a full bail hearing was ordered for today.  Osterbrook made his threats saying he wanted to start a revolution over the weekend.

Chatham Kent Council is moving in the right direction in order to attract more business to the community.  Council agreed to lower business taxes by .5 percent and industrial taxes by 9 percent.

Council recognized the efforts of the  Wallaceburg Community Engagement Group in their efforts to save the Sydenham Pool.  The Pool was set to be closed by C-K Council but the group along with former Councillor Sheldon Parsons and current Ward 5 representative Jeff Wesley turned the tide of council’s decision saving the pool and actually increasing usage.

Blenhiem’s main street will be getting a face lift.  New curbs and sidewalks as well as LED street lights will be installed.  They hope to have the refurbishing done by the end of June.