Change of heart for Ferry owners, Creepy discovery for Chatham women, Murder-Suicide, & More!

 

A CHANGE OF HEART FOR THE FINE FOLKS THAT RUN THE FERRY BETWEEN WALPOLE ISLAND AND ALGONAC MICHIGAN. EARLIER THIS WEEK IT WAS ANNOUNCED THERE WOULD BE A BIG JUMP IN THE FARE TO TAKE YOUR VEHICLE ACROSS ON THE FERRY. FROM 7 DOLLARS ONE WAY TO 10 DOLLARS. THE PUBLICITY WASN’T GOOD SO THEY ANNOUNCED THIS MORNING, THE DAY THE CHANGE WAS TO GO INTO EFFECT, THE FEE  WILL REMAIN AT 7 DOLLARS.

 

DEBATE UNDERWAY IN THE HOUSE THIS AFTERNOON DISCUSSING THE BUDGET THAT WAS RELEASED ON TUESDAY. NOT SURPRISINGLY THE TORIES LOVE IT..THE LIBERALS AND NDP ARE NOT BIG FANS. CONSIDER THIS THE KICKOFF TO THE FEDERAL ELECTION IN OCTOBER.

 

A COP IN MERLIN SPOTTED A DRIVER DOING DONUTS IN BACK OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL LAST NIGHT AND GAVE CHASE. HE EVENTUALLY RAN THE DRIVER DOWN AND IT TURNED OUT IT WAS A 17 YEAR OLD BOY. WHO HAD NO LICENSE,NO INSURANCE, AND WHO HAD JUST DONE ABOUT A THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE TO GRASS IN BACK OF THE SCHOOL.

 

A CREEPY DISCOVERY IN A WOMAN’S CLOSET IN CHATHAM LAST NIGHT. A 41 YEAR OLD CHATHAM MAN. POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE SAME HOME EARLIER IN THE DAY ON A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE CALL AND THE MAN FLED. HE WAS ALREADY UNDER CONDITIONS TO STAY AWAY FROM THE WOMAN. BUT THEN DECIDED TO SNEAK BACK INTO THE HOME LAST NIGHT AND HIDE IN HER CLOSET. POLICE TAGGED HIM AND NOW HE IS IT, AND IN CUSTODY.

 

THE RCMP IN SASKATCHEWAN ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER SUICIDE THAT HAS CLAIMED 5 LIVES. EARLY THIS MORNING IN TISDALE, THEY ENTERED A HOME AND FOUND A MOTHER AND HER THREE CHILDREN DEAD. THEY FOUND THEIR SUSPECT TWO HOURS LATER IN PRINCE ALBERT AND HE HAD APPARENTLY TAKEN HIS OWN LIFE. THEY WILL UPDATE THE INFORMATION LATER TODAY.