• MS Walk in Chatham on May 4

    Apr 23 • 24 Views • No Comments

    Members of Chatham-Kent Multiple Sclerosis are calling on people to help support the annual MS Walk May 4. MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada. At least 200 people have been diagnosed with the illness in Chatham-Kent....

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    Mayor will stay home

    Apr 23 • 55 Views • No Comments

    Even though the municipal election is still six months away and mayor Randy Hope hasn’t filed his official papers, he’s already on the campaign trail. More than a few eyebrows have been raised at the fact that he won’t be taking part in the next...

  • Veteran blues guitarist Bobby Murray brings his seven-piece band to Chatham May 10, thanks to the local chapter of the Canada South Blues Society.

    Blues society hosts show May 10

    Apr 23 • 70 Views • No Comments

    This isn’t the Mississippi Delta, or St. Louis, or Chicago, but Chatham-Kent still has its share of people who appreciate blues music. The Canada South Blues Society (CSBS) is full of them, in fact, and the organization is bringing in a blues musician next...

  • Michelle and Terry French are again organizing Archers Against Cancer, which takes place June 7 and 8 near Dresden. The family event has raised more than $11,000 in three years for the Canadian Cancer Society, and will now support the Gene Goodreau Patient Assistance fund.

    Shooting for a cure

    Apr 23 • 169 Views • No Comments

    Michelle and Terry French are again organizing Archers Against Cancer, which takes place June 7 and 8 near Dresden. The family event has raised more than $11,000 in three years for the Canadian Cancer Society, and will now support the Gene Goodreau Patient...

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  • MS Walk in Chatham on May 4

    Apr 23 • 24 Views • Members of Chatham-Kent Multiple Sclerosis are calling on people to help support the annual MS Walk May 4. MS is the most...

  • Mayor will stay home

    Even though the municipal election is still six months away and mayor Randy Hope hasn’t filed his...

  • Blues society hosts show May 10

    This isn’t the Mississippi Delta, or St. Louis, or Chicago, but Chatham-Kent still has its share...

  • Shooting for a cure

    Michelle and Terry French are again organizing Archers Against Cancer, which takes place June 7 and...

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Veteran blues guitarist Bobby Murray brings his seven-piece band to Chatham May 10, thanks to the local chapter of the Canada South Blues Society.

Blues society hosts show May 10

Apr 23 • 70 Views • No Comments

This isn’t the Mississippi Delta, or St. Louis, or Chicago, but Chatham-Kent still has its share of people who appreciate blues music. The Canada South Blues Society...

Chris Davidson and Karen Robinet stand in front of a new exhibit they designed for the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum. The life-size, three-berth slave ship feature depicts the confinement and harsh conditions Africans had to endure. The exhibit is one part of the Culture Room at the museum that has been re-designed. The new features will help museum staff explain black history in a new format and enhance the visitor experience at the site.

Buxton unveils new exhibit

The Buxton National Historic Site and Museum now has a revamped exhibit room that tells the story of slavery to freedom in a new way. With...

Apr 15 • 73 Views

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Robertson to read from his latest book

Local author Ray Robertson will be on hand to celebrate with readers the launch of his latest novel, “I Was There the Night He Died,”...

Apr 10 • 86 Views

Chatham’s Ryan Bradley, shown here between sets at Blazin’ BBQ, is headed to Nashville. Bradley will record a couple of singles, which will be released in Canada in May.

Chatham singer ready for ‘Next Weekend’

A Chatham resident is chasing his life-long dream in the country music industry. Ryan Bradley, a paramedic in Chatham-Kent with Medavie...

Apr 9 • 458 Views

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Sap season wraps up

Apr 23 • 31 Views • No Comments

As mute testimony to the changing of the seasons, these sap-collecting buckets remain on a row of maple trees along Bay Line in the former Dover Township much later than...

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UCC kids experience history firsthand

  A group of 60 Ursuline College Chatham students escaped the cold spring of Chatham-Kent for a trip of a...

Apr 22 • 71 Views

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OSPCA benefits from Kingdom project

Grade 8 student Thomas Presutto focused his recent Kingdom project on the OSPCA. He baked homemade dog treats and sold...

Apr 21 • 135 Views

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Buy Local! Buy Fresh!

The new Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Chatham-Kent maps are available. This is the fourth edition, and the maps are free....

Apr 17 • 95 Views

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Julie Saunders tries out the driving simulator at DriveWise in Chatham. She will be taking a test for her G1 license later this year.

Driving simulator preps students for the real thing

Apr 23 • 34 Views • No Comments

  It’s not often you hear a software-driven machine referred to as a “Godsend” and a “blessing,” but to the instructors at DriveWise, their...

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A free Feo’z pizza a week for a year

Jason Cooper, left, stopped by Feo’z Pizza recently to collect the first of his weekly free medium pizzas for a year. With him are Feo...

Apr 17 • 121 Views

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A Cools 50 years

Luce Cools celebrated 50 years of selling Chrysler automobiles with an open house at Chatham Chrysler Thursday evening. Scores of friends,...

Apr 15 • 110 Views

From left, Dan Brown, Jonathan Doerksen, Ron Bogart and Don Tetrault celebrate in late November the announcement that IHS will have its technology assembled in Cross Country’s Blenheim plant. Michael Burton, director of economic development for the municipality, said 2013, with announcements such as IHS’s, was a good year for the local economy, and he looks forward to more good news in 2014.

IHS hydrogen units now in production

A local facility is building it, and now it’s time to see who will make use of a pollution-reducing, efficiency-increasing device for...

Apr 9 • 268 Views

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Brett Hope races at South Buxton Raceway. (Photo courtesy James MacDonald/Apex One) Photo

Competition spans the rink and the track

Apr 22 • 67 Views • No Comments

Some athletes love to go fast. Whether it’s on the track, field, ice, or slopes, athletes have been trying to quench their need for speed for more than a century,...

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C-K’s Laprise takes Ultimate Fighter title

Chad Laprise made history Wednesday night for Canada and the Chatham-Kent area by becoming the first Canadian Ultimate...

Apr 17 • 134 Views

Front row, Darlene Varga and Steve Emery, who won gold in recent 55+ carpet bowling playdowns at the Active Lifestyle Centre. Back row, from left, Duncan Smith, Jim Aukema (silver medallist), Dennis Skipper and John Fantin (bronze medallist).

Bowlers qualify for provincials

  Two Chatham-Kent residents are in a position to represent the municipality at the 2014 Summer Provincial 55+...

Apr 15 • 81 Views

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Tourney honours a lost friend

The Noble Ninjas team has fun at 2013 Soccer Dogs tournament. The annual event is a fundraiser in honour of the late...

Apr 15 • 167 Views

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