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    Parade of Chefs has a new host

    Nov 20 • 69 Views • No Comments

      The 13th annual Parade of Chefs will get Chopped. The Foundation of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance announced recently that Roger Mooking from the Food Network’s “Chopped Canada” will host the parade April 2, 2015. Mooking is also an...

  • Back row, from left Chatham Optimist member Stevan Tuinstra and CKPS Spec. Consts. Brenda Koldyk and Randi Hull present Marly Pollock, front, with her award for providing the winning design in the VIP T-shirt contest.

    Future fashion designer?

    Nov 20 • 72 Views • No Comments

    Harwich-Raleigh Grade 5 student Marly Pollock came up with a winning design that got the attention of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Crime Prevention and Community Safety Section officers. Thirty-nine schools across Chatham-Kent are taking part in the...

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    Rural roads feeling the blow

    Nov 20 • 114 Views • No Comments

    While it may look nice and sunny in urban areas around Chatham-Kent, the rural roads are suffering through blowing snow today as winds out of the west gust up to about 50 km/h. Lake effect snow is drifting our way this afternoon as well, but accumulation...

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    Sally Ann aims for $450,000 this year

    Nov 20 • 54 Views • No Comments

    The people behind the red kettles hope to see $450,000 stuffed into them in Chatham-Kent this year. The Salvation Army in Chatham-Kent kicked off its annual Christmas Kettle campaign recently, announcing its goal. The $450,000 goal is a combination for the...

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Local writer wins provincial award

Nov 20 • 46 Views • No Comments

  John Kissick, a local curator and writer, has won a Curatorial Writing Award of Short Text for the essay “Racing to the un-finish line: The Drawings – Ron...

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New exhibit coming to art gallery

The Thames Art Gallery is opening a new exhibition shortly featuring a Toronto-based artist. Lowell Bradshaw’s large-scale oil paintings...

Nov 20 • 41 Views

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‘Daughter of the King’ to air on Cogeco

The independent movie “Daughter of the King” will be shown on TVCOGECO in Chatham starting Wednesday. The movie, which stars local...

Nov 18 • 97 Views

Moonlight shines on iTunes

Chatham’s Moonlight Audio Theatre is on iTunes. The company has been selected as one of the modern audio dramas to highlight on its...

Nov 17 • 70 Views

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Marty King, owner of Longhorn Leather on Dolsen Road in Chatham, works on a belt in his shop. King’s been doing leatherwork for more than 40 years, but opened his shop when he retired from truck driving 16 years ago.

The King of leatherworking

Nov 19 • 111 Views • No Comments

  Show Marty King what you might think is a nice leather belt, and he may very well take a quick look at it and tell you it’s full of cardboard. More than four...

Patients living with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) in Chatham-Kent are fortunate to have the new Breathe Well program available to help people manage and live with the symptoms of chronic lung disease. Graduates Brenda Anderson of Chatham, left, and Jim King, right, of Wallaceburg show the exercise techniques taught to them by Thamesview Family Health Team respiratory therapist Rebecca Whiting.

Program a breath of fresh air

  The fear and uncertainty for a patient diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be...

Nov 19 • 207 Views


Seizures 101

There will be a clinic on seizures next week at the Chatham branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library. The clinic,...

Nov 18 • 59 Views

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Operation Christmas Child underway again

  Local churches are busy these days filling shoeboxes for needy children from around the world. In all, about 50...

Nov 12 • 133 Views


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Union Gas hits Globe’s top 100 list

Nov 5 • 297 Views • No Comments

A local business made its way into the 16th annual list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Union Gas is on the list, which is compiled by The Globe and Mail/Report on...

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Early days for young entrepreneurs

They shuffle in; some dressed in sweats and jeans, some in business attire, notebooks in one hand and dreams in the other. It’s 6 a.m. on...

Oct 30 • 368 Views

Aaron Weir of Leadwave Technologies.

Leadwave splices into Chatham-Kent

  For Leadwave Technologies, a short drive from Sarnia to Chatham-Kent was all it took to determine that there was an opportunity for...

Oct 29 • 307 Views

Dr. Kerry Mall, Krista Mall and their pet Brook, are all part of D.M.S. Veterinary Centre.

Vet clinic owners proud of growth

An interview with D.M.S. Veterinary Centre includes not only Dr. Kerry and Krista Mall but also a third “partner” Brook, a Plott Hound...

Oct 29 • 460 Views

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Mitchell drops U16B Thunder twice

Nov 18 • 42 Views • No Comments

The U16B Worthington Cylinder Chatham Thunder ringette team fell to Mitchell in a pair of games on the weekend. On Saturday, the Thunder headed to Mitchell and lost 1-0....


U9 Thunder dominate Mitchell

The Postma Heating and Cooling U-9 Chatham Thunder ringette team hosted back-to-back games this past Sunday at Erickson...

Nov 18 • 38 Views

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U12 Thunder win, lose

The U12 Chatham Thunder ringette team split a pair of games on the weekend. The team opened up with a 2-1 win over...

Nov 18 • 53 Views


Silver lining for minor bantam Cyclones

Stellar play by the goaltending tandem of Tristan Clark and Nolan Dekoning helped the minor bantam Chatham-Kent AAA...

Nov 12 • 76 Views

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