• Chatham Coun. Bob Myers speaks to folks who gathered at the Salvation Army’s new Raleigh Street facilities Friday, while Capt. Stephanie Watkinson looks on.

    Sally Ann staff unveil new family centre

    Sep 19 • 220 Views • No Comments

      The Chatham-Kent arm of the Salvation Army celebrated the opening of its new home at 19 Raleigh Street today with a ribbon cutting and barbecue. The new building replaces the former Harvey Street site, and Capt. Stephanie Watkinson said there is no...

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    ‘We are a broken community,’ council candidate says

    Sep 19 • 421 Views • No Comments

      Editor’s note: This letter is addressed to Chatham-Kent, and Ward 3 in particular. Sir: I would like to publicly renounce my desire to run for municipal council. Sadly in one short week of listening to our leaders and community, it has become apparent...

  • From left, Nathalie Sanson of the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, Linda Niven of Boston Pizza, Holly Caron of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Shannon Gow and Wade Gurd of Boston Pizza gather to celebrate the restaurant’s recent donation to help expand Big Brothers Big Sisters programs into the francophone community.

    BP puts $25K on the Big Bros. Big Sis. menu

    Sep 19 • 149 Views • No Comments

    Boston Pizza delivered $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent recently to help the group expand its mentoring programs. With the help of the grant, French-speaking students in Chatham-Kent will now have access to in-school mentoring, the Go Girls...

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    FireFest prep well underway

    Sep 19 • 187 Views • 1 Comment

    The five-storey tower is up at the Downtown Chatham Centre, and further preparations are underway for this weekend’s FireFest CK. The tower is part of the Combat Challenge, where more than 45 teams of professional firefighters from across the continent will...

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Screening proceeds headed to United Way

Sep 18 • 96 Views • No Comments

The net proceeds from the screening of the ‘Daughter of the King’ scheduled for Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. at St. Clair College Capital Theatre will be directed to the...

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‘Shameless Propoganda’ screening Sept. 26

The Thames Art Gallery, the Chatham-Kent Public Library and Culture Days presents Last Friday Features at the Cultural Centre. On Sept. 26,...

Sep 18 • 55 Views

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Local actors key elements in ‘Daughter of the King’

A film about a young woman’s struggle to overcome addiction will have a decidedly Chatham-Kent connection when it has its local premier...

Sep 17 • 171 Views

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Eaglesmith to play Dresden hall Sept. 25

Grassroots musician Fred Eaglesmith is coming to Dresden. Eaglesmith, a veteran singer/songwriter, is an Ontario native who loves to tour...

Sep 5 • 157 Views

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From left, Nathalie Sanson of the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, Linda Niven of Boston Pizza, Holly Caron of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Shannon Gow and Wade Gurd of Boston Pizza gather to celebrate the restaurant’s recent donation to help expand Big Brothers Big Sisters programs into the francophone community.

BP puts $25K on the Big Bros. Big Sis. menu

Sep 19 • 149 Views • No Comments

Boston Pizza delivered $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent recently to help the group expand its mentoring programs. With the help of the grant,...

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Two Creeks holding annual memorial service

This summer delivered another successful concert series for the Two Creeks Association. Sunday evening concerts...

Sep 18 • 65 Views

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Retro Sweets

On Nov. 1, friends and family of the late Karen Brodie will host Retro Sweets – an evening of live entertainment, a...

Sep 18 • 98 Views

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Walk-a-thon raises $22K

More than 300 people turned out for the 17th annual Chatham-Kent Community Living walkathon at Ursuline College this...

Sep 18 • 127 Views

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Ground Floor holding AGM

Sep 18 • 93 Views • No Comments

The Ground Floor’s Annual General Meeting is set for Sept. 25 at the Retro Suites’ conference centre. The event kicks off at 4 p.m. with a cocktail reception. Please...

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Jiffy Lube campaign aids Wheels of Hope

August has given way to September, but that hasn’t stopped the operators of the local Jiffy Lube/Suds Car Wash from hitting the gas on...

Sep 17 • 109 Views

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Etsy event slated for Sept. 27

The Chatham-Kent Etsy Team is hosting a unique Etsy: Made in Canada craft show at the King Street Commons at the Downtown Chatham Centre on...

Sep 9 • 243 Views

Mike and Susan Korpan, owners of Early Acres Estate Winery, are proud to see their business named feature industry of the month by the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce. The winery has been open on Pioneer Line for two-plus years.

Winery grew from of the soil of North Kent

It’s a family affair at Early Acres Estate Winery, put together by a family blessed with great patience. The winery opened in 2012 on...

Sep 5 • 334 Views

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Blenheim's Trevor Jones has clinched the Tirecraft Mini-Mods points championship.

Sports Stocks, Mini-Mods crowning 2014 champions

Sep 19 • 62 Views • 1 Comment

If the last three years are any indication, patience will be the key in Saturday night’s Tirecraft Sport Stocks season championship race. Patience, and running third...

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Drive away hunger

  The Chatham Junior Maroons Hockey Club and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) invite media and the public to come out and show...

Sep 18 • 77 Views

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Cross country results

The inaugural race of the four-race elementary school cross country series was held this week at the Thames Grove...

Sep 18 • 84 Views

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It’s championship time

Chatham’s Jim Jones and Leamington’s Joel Dick will both have front-row starting positions to defend their season...

Sep 12 • 94 Views

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