Chatham News

Shrewsbury Maple Syrup Festival

Residents of Shrewsbury are ready for the beginning of spring with their fourth maple syrup festival today and the syrup is as close to home they could get.

The Ontario Supreme Court of Justice in Chatham, seen on March 18, 2016. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Fatal Crash Sentencing Delayed

Sentencing of a London area man found guilty in a fatal crash on Hwy. 401 in Chatham-Kent in 2014 is being delayed until April 18.

Lawyer John Nunziata and Dog Tales representative Clare Forndran hold photos of the rooms at the shelter outside Chatham Superior Court on March 18, 2016. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Dog Fighting Case Pushed

The 21 dogs seized in an alleged Tilbury dog fighting ring are staying in the care of the Ontario SPCA despite a lawyer’s claims the dogs are being treated cruelly.

A few of the protesters at the Chatham courthouse as a case concerning an alleged dog fighting ring in the Tilbury area goes before the courts, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (Photo by Mike James)

Dog Case Set To Resume

A peaceful protest is planned in Chatham today as a hearing is set to resume regarding a euthanization application for 21 dogs from an alleged Tilbury dog fighting ring.

Maroons forward Gus Ford gets mobbed by teammates after scoring the OT winner in Game 1 vs. Leamington. (Photo by Mike James)

Maroons Edge Flyers In OT

Despite giving up a three goal lead three times, the Chatham Maroons were able to beat the Leamington Flyers 6-5 in overtime and take a 1-0 playoff series lead.