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    Public input goes into overtime

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    Council asked for it, and Chatham delivered Thursday. The third and final public input session for the 2015 municipal budget went 2.5 hours, an hour longer than scheduled, as concerned citizens fired questions and comments at municipal staff and budget chair...

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    Farm show draws crowds

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    Laurent Letzter of Lemken Canada speaks with Pat Wilder of Advantage Farm Equipment at the Chatham-Kent Farm Show Thursday in Chatham. The show enjoyed a bustling Wednesday, with reports numbers were up as much as 30%, with the second day a little quieter,...

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    Cruise week hits Chatham Retirement Resort

    Jan 29 • 5 Views • No Comments

    Staff and residents at the Chatham Retirement Resort enjoyed a fun Cruise Week from Jan. 26-29. The 24th annual event wrapped up Thursday with a “stop” in Dubai. Cruise Week also included “stops” in Brazil, Las Vegas and Texas. Two managers planned...

  • St. Clair College representatives Jeff Burrows, left, and Lynn McGeachy Schultz, right, donate $15,000 to Brenda LeClair of Chatham Outreach for Hunger Thursday.

    Outreach gets $15K boost

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      The giving came from all angles Thursday, as a college, a casino and an all-star band donated a combined $15,000 to Chatham’s Outreach for Hunger. Musician Jeff Burrows, a member of The S’Aint’s, said the funds come from the Sleighing Hunger...

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Of Mice and Men

Jan 27 • 52 Views • No Comments

Whether it’s a case of life imitating art or the other way around, Norm McLeod cracks a wry smile when he discusses how he came to direct Theatre Kent’s Production,...

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Expect an intimate show from Big Sugar

Big Sugar’s Gordie Johnson can’t wait to play the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre later this month. He said bandmate Kelly Hoppe, aka...

Jan 14 • 458 Views

Devon Hansen, music director at St. Andrew’s Church in Chatham, is to play Carnegie Hall in February. He and singer Lynda Charese Wood are performing the music for that concert on Saturday at St. Andrew’s.

Hansen gears up for Carnegie Hall

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. That’s the old joke, but the reality is the road to the famous New York...

Jan 6 • 501 Views

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Bells will be ringing

The choirs of St. Andrew’s United Church are putting on “Bells Will Be Ringing,” a Christmas concert Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. It’s the...

Dec 11 • 261 Views

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Cruise week hits Chatham Retirement Resort

Jan 29 • 5 Views • No Comments

Staff and residents at the Chatham Retirement Resort enjoyed a fun Cruise Week from Jan. 26-29. The 24th annual event wrapped up Thursday with a “stop” in Dubai....

St. Clair College representatives Jeff Burrows, left, and Lynn McGeachy Schultz, right, donate $15,000 to Brenda LeClair of Chatham Outreach for Hunger Thursday.

Outreach gets $15K boost

  The giving came from all angles Thursday, as a college, a casino and an all-star band donated a combined $15,000...

Jan 29 • 6 Views

Natalie Robert of Chatham, right, and Colleen King of Pain Court enjoyed their sensory deprivation while at the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent Dining in the Dark fundraiser Thursday evening at Aristo’s Banquet Room in Chatham. Almost $7,000 was raised to purchase therapy equipment and service enhancements for children with sensory challenges.

Dark dining a unique experience

Dining is an experience where all your senses come into play – the smell, sight, flavours and textures. But just for...

Jan 28 • 19 Views

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Reading Party at OEYC

Jenni Matthys, left, and Carter, along with Megan Tricker and Landen Deschene enjoy time sharing books as part of the...

Jan 27 • 29 Views

BUSINESS BUSINESS

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Farm show draws crowds

Jan 29 • 0 Views • No Comments

Laurent Letzter of Lemken Canada speaks with Pat Wilder of Advantage Farm Equipment at the Chatham-Kent Farm Show Thursday in Chatham. The show enjoyed a bustling...

Retro Suites Hotel Manager George East pauses beside one of the unique collectibles on display from the Art Astor collection of microphones from The Voice of America Radio Show. Unique decor is one of many reasons the local hotel garnered 11th spot on Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Travellers’ Choice Hotels in Canada.

Sweet praise for Retro Suites

Superior service, friendly staff who genuinely care about your comfort and a one-of-a-kind style you won’t find anywhere else – this is...

Jan 28 • 25 Views

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Sign of the times

Magnum Signs personnel are removing the sign above the St. Clair Restaurant today. The building that housed the restaurant was sold to a...

Jan 23 • 556 Views

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Target has debts with handful of local companies

Chatham-Kent businesses are for the most part clear from fallout of Target Canada’s bankruptcy filing last week. The only Chatham firms...

Jan 22 • 673 Views

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U10 Wildcats win two in Brantford

Jan 28 • 8 Views • No Comments

The Chatham-Kent Wildcats U10 Novice boys’ basketball team went 2-1 on weekend at the Paul Mitchell Tournament in Brantford. The boys defeated the Brampton Warriors...

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U12 Thunder strike Kitchener

The U12 Chatham Thunder got out to a fast start and never looked back on the weekend, topping Kitchener 7-4. Natasha...

Jan 28 • 14 Views

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Minor Bantam Cyclones take silver title in Rochester

The Chatham-Kent Minor Bantam Cyclones rallied from a slow start to win the silver championship at the Rochester...

Jan 28 • 15 Views

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U9 Thunder bumped up

The Postma Heating and Cooling U9 Chatham Thunder split a pair of weekend games after being bumped up to the U10...

Jan 28 • 16 Views

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