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Guest soloist Matt Miazgowicz was part of the final Saturdays at 7 music service at St. Andrew’s United Church Saturday. During the performance the 2015/16 schedule was announced, including collaboration with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra that will hold two concerts at the church later this year. (Contributed image)

WSO to join Saturdays at 7

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Not only will the popular Saturdays at 7 music series at St. Andrew’s United Church be returning this fall, but it will be augmented with an added attraction – the...


Spamalot auditions this week

Theatre Kent is holding auditions June 10 and 11 for Spamalot, its first show of the 2015-16 season. Spamalot is the musical stage version...

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Objective unknown

Distance no factor

   From left, Daryn Trainor, Hudson Cattoor, Dane Appleton and Cole Mills make up Objective Unknown. Why do four guys who essentially...

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Thamesville says good-bye to St. James Church after 148 years

Ron and Bonnie VanRabaeys of Thamesville pose in 19th century costumes in front of the inscription plaque in the tower of St. James...

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St. Vincent senior kindergarten student Camden Arnold gets some help from Grade 6 student Evan Girard in building a birdhouse. Students at the school spent some time recently building the houses in memory of Ron Stevens, the husband of principal Nicole Stevens.

Lasting memories for St. Vincent students

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  The sound of love can take many forms. Recently it took the form of the very loud, raucous sound of more than 180 children at St. Vincent School hammering away,...

Const. Amy Finn, right, gets a big hug from Joey Reid, 11, at the annual community luncheon Friday. Members of the local police association, as well as East Side Pride put on the event.

Lunch connects cops to community

Const. Amy Finn, right, gets a big hug from Joey Reid, 11, at the annual community luncheon Friday. Members of the...

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Good deeds, good times, good fun

Mitchell’s Bay residents don’t have any problem combining fun and helping the community at the same time – in...

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Talbot Trail Place officially opens

The formal opening of Blenheim’s Talbot Trail Place took place this past weekend, with a barbeque, music and ribbon...

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Fibre optic cable lights up with information. Such cable could cover much of Chatham-Kent and southwestern Ontario in a web in the coming years, if local wardens and mayors get their way.

Fibre Internet project moving forward

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Tired of seeing the slowly spinning wheel or crawling upload line on your computer or device when you need faster Internet access for your business or home? That could...


Old CSX line remains for sale

Four months after opting to purchase miles of steel track, the municipality is no closer to finding a buyer for the line that runs from...

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Homeownership dream alive and well locally

While the dream of home ownership may be fading in urban areas it’s not only alive and well, but thriving in Chatham-Kent. Rosaire...

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Nothing to whine about!

Bryce, Mike, Susan and Kristen Korpan in their vineyard just north of Chatham. The Korpans’ Early Acres Estate Winery was the big winner...

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Rugby club offers summer skills clinics

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Thanks to an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant and some dedicated local coaches, the Kent Havoc Rugby Football Club is holding free rugby clinics this summer. And...


Police, students play for charity

Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service took on students and staff of St. Clair College in a charity softball game...

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Lee Kucera and Bridget Carleton earned the Dr. Jack Parry Awards this year, as top student-athletes in Chatham-Kent.

Carleton and Kucera scoop up Parry Awards

They’ve done it all; at least all they can do at the high school level. Chatham’s Bridget Carleton and Lee Kucera...

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The excitement of harness racing returned to Dresden Raceway Sunday as more than 800 fans turned out for the nine race program. There will be racing each Sunday through the Civic Holiday weekend with a special Canada Day race as well.

(Nathan Vercauteren/Special to the Chatham Voice)

Harness racing returns to Dresden

Not only did Sunday mark the return of harness racing to Dresden, but also the return of a part of Dresden’s history....

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