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    Water tower gets a $2.1-million upgrade

    Jul 31 • 49 Views • No Comments

    Local residents wouldn’t have noticed it by turning on their taps, but the Chatham and area water system underwent a $2.1-million overhaul – specifically to the Chatham water tower. Staff from the Public Utilities Commission unveiled the exterior of the...

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    Thieves take kayak from unlocked garage

    Jul 31 • 61 Views • No Comments

    Thieves made off with an estimated $1,400 in stolen goods, including a kayak and fishing gear, after breaking into a garage on Grand Avenue East in Chatham recently. Police say sometime between 4 p.m. July 29 and 4 p.m. the next day, someone entered an...

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    Curfew and condition violations, oh my!

    Jul 31 • 78 Views • No Comments

    Dear Chatham-Kent residents who have run afoul of the law: If you want to get back on the straight and narrow, one of the first things that you should do is adhere to the conditions of your release from custody. Unfortunately, two Chatham men apparently...

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    Sulman to run again

    Jul 30 • 87 Views • No Comments

    Veteran municipal councillor Doug Sulman filed his nomination papers today to run for council again in Chatham in the fall. Sulman joins incumbents Michael Bondy, Bob Myers and Derek Robertson, plus hopefuls Ed Broad, Darrin Canniff, Penelope Duchesne, Mark...

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Cornell dancers attend North American championships

Jul 16 • 247 Views • No Comments

Students from the Chatham-based Cornell School of Irish Dance, travelled to Montreal for the North American Championships recently. Andrea Dick, who competed in the...


Why should the kids have all the fun?

The Thames Art Gallery has invited four artists to teach fine art classes in the Audrey Mistele Art Studio at the Chatham Cultural Centre...

Jul 16 • 206 Views


Cockburn to headline Kingsville Folk Fest

Canadian music icon Bruce Cockburn is one of many musicians set to play the Kingsville Folk Music Festival Aug. 8-10 at the Lakeside Park...

Jul 16 • 297 Views


Kinstock rocks Dresden, raises $7K

Peace, love, music and fundraising combined to make the first ever Dresden Kinstock a success on Saturday night. Featuring music from the...

Jul 15 • 556 Views

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From left, Craig McAlorum, assistant support manager for Union Gas Chatham; Bev Webster, vice chair of ESP; and Heather Bakker and Erika Jones, ESP members checked out the plantings Saturday morning.

New trees for BME Freedom Park

Jul 22 • 389 Views • No Comments

East Side Pride (ESP) members, with the assistance of Union Gas’ Helping Hands program, replaced three flowering trees on the weekend in BME Freedom Park in Chatham....


A panoramic view

  Chatham native Devin Gallagher enjoys a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains while atop Panorama Ridge in...

Jul 17 • 347 Views

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IODE funds new iMac for Dresden Library

Members of the Catherine McVean Chapter of IODE have funded the purchase of a new iMac computer so that the community...

Jul 16 • 229 Views

Centre hosts self-esteem workshop

The Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre is hosting a Self-Esteem Workshop – Why it Matters and How to Build It...

Jul 16 • 127 Views


Chamber earns award

Jul 23 • 113 Views • No Comments

The Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce received high praise recently from the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada. The local chamber earned Accreditation with...

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Condo project progressing

Construction of the King Street condo project has picked up of late. Workers have been seen scrambling all over the future site of The...

Jul 16 • 506 Views

BDM Millwrights Inc., of Blenheim, is purchasing the former Aboutown Transit building on Grand Avenue East, and shifting operations this summer.

BDM coming to Chatham from Blenheim

Blenheim’s loss is Chatham’s gain, as BDM Millwrights Inc. is shifting operations to Chatham later this summer. Jim Waters, president...

Jul 16 • 291 Views


Voice celebrates first anniversary

  One year ago, we printed the first Chatham Voice. We launched the business based on what we saw as the need for a newspaper with the...

Jul 9 • 312 Views

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Dede Cato, right, of with the Dresden Kings, is pursued by a Wallaceburg Laker in Jr. C hockey play. (Photo by Jocelyn McLaughlin)

Quest for hockey success takes trio east

Jul 29 • 131 Views • No Comments

Young men and women across Canada are chasing their hockey dreams seven days a week, 365 days a year. For some, that dream can be pursued from home; for others, such as...


Shaw wins first Bryden trophy

When Steve Shaw wins a trophy, it usually goes home with car owner Colin Sherrah. But not this one. “This one’s...

Jul 28 • 217 Views

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Local athletes fare well in BC

Local athletes with Chatham-Kent roots brought home the bling from the Special Olympics National Summer Games held in...

Jul 23 • 113 Views

Modified mid-season champion Jeff Daniels shows off a memorial decal for Devin Tedford.

‘Teddy’ decals adorn several cars in memory of Devin Tedford

Modified mid-season champion Jeff Daniels shows off a memorial decal for Devin Tedford. Two race teams ran with heavy...

Jul 21 • 412 Views

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