Thamesville convenience store robbed

The Thamesville Mac’s Milk located at 25 Victoria street was robbed just before midnight February 20. The suspect entered the store dressed in a black hoodie, worn backwards, the hood had eye holes cut into it and was used as a face mask. He was also wearing black gloves and...

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Margaret Trudeau shares her story to help end the stigma of mental-illness

  REPORTER’S NOTE: The day I heard that Margaret Trudeau was going to be speaking at the Chatham Cultural Centre about her struggles and victories with Bipolar Disorder I rushed and picked up a ticket. I had every intention of writing a story for www.the30.ca from my vantage point of...

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Mental Illness: Making it Acceptable to Share

Mental Illness: Making it Acceptable to Share

  There is a cry and a fight to see those who suffer from mental illness find acceptance, help and relief from the stigma attached to it. Depression, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, bipolar disorder, those are but a few of the illnesses that plague people and cause them to isolate...

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Student Stress and Self-Care

Student Stress and Self-Care

Step onto the university campus with your ears tuned in to the students around you and it will not take long to hear and feel the stress levels. Constantly sentiments of “There are so many assignments due all at once!” can be heard with palpable stress and distress in the...

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Investigation Leads To Arrest and Seizure of Drugs

Investigation Leads To Arrest and Seizure of Drugs

September 15, 2016, the Windsor Drugs and Guns Unit were active in a drug trafficking investigation in the city. At approximately 4:00pm DIGS located a 39 year old male alleged to be dealing cocaine by his car in a parking lot in East Windsor. The suspect was quickly arrested without...

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A High School Teacher’s Legacy Remembered

A High School Teacher’s Legacy Remembered

Have you ever woken up in the morning, looked in the mirror and wondered “what is the point?” I had one of those days Friday. All I had to do was get through one meeting and then reading week was starting for me. If we are honest we all have...

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CKHA Medical Recruitment and Education Co-ordinator A Great Asset to Community

One of Chatham Kent’s great assets is the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Fannie Vavolulis, the Doctor Recruitment and Medical Education Co-ordinator. Vavolulis’s job for the last five years has been to court and win the interest and commitment of doctors and medical students to help improve and staff our community hospital...

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Chatham Kent Animal Shelter Raising Funds

The Chatham Kent animal shelter has kicked off a fundraiser to help raise money for a newer, bigger and improved animal shelter.  January 25, 2016 they joined forces with Boston Pizza to help raise funds and awareness through an all you can eat pizza meal.

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Poignant Reminder

Wednesday November 11, 2015 the University of Windsor honoured our fallen soldiers and our veterans in a brief but heartfelt ceremony outside Memorial Hall. Participants were ushered into the moment by a bagpiper, a choir, and the reading of letters from the war era. During the tribute we were reminded of...

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Homelessness – Introducing Hatman

It was the coldest night of the season thus far but that was not putting a damper on a Chatham-Kent event to draw awareness to the issue of homelessness and a fundraiser to draw support to a shelter for homeless men. There had been stories in the local papers about...

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