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Alejandro Pacheco (Henry Spoffard III) and Tori Franks (Lorelei) are seen during a rehearsal for Theatre Kent’s production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which runs at the Kiwanis Theatre May 12 to 14.

Gentlemen prefer blondes

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The year is 1924 and flappers Lorelei and Dorothy are eagerly looking forward to their trip to Europe, accompanied by Lorelei’s father, Jeremiah Lee. But, just as the...

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Stars shine at Grand Concert

The 71st annual Kiwanis Music Festival concluded last week with its Grand Concert at the Kiwanis Theatre. Among the winners were Kevin...

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Miss Retrofest is revamped

The Downtown Chatham Centre is announcing that the Miss Retrofest online photo contest has been revamped and is continuing for 2016 in time...

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Kiwanis winners to shine at Grand Concert

  The best of the best at the 71st annual Kiwanis Music Festival will be performing next Tuesday in the event’s Grand Concert....

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Howard Mutual donates $50K for new hospital equipment

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The Howard Mutual Foundation recently gave a $50,000 boost to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. “We are so grateful...

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Workshop for affordable homeownership

A community workshop is being hosted at the Chatham-Kent Public Library on June 2 to help families and individuals find...

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Committee wants cenotaph cleaned

Chatham-Kent’s heritage committee has no problem with Chatham’s cenotaph and the iconic “Johnny Canuck” statue...

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Enough food to fill an ambulance

From left, paramedics Beth Durocher and Belinda Keith, along with the help of Macey Durocher, 5, loaded up an ambulance...

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Mayor Randy Hope addresses a gathering of members of the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning at Retro Suites in Chatham.

Mayor ‘pissed’ at the province over natural gas

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Don’t mess with natural gas in this province. That’s the message from Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope during his annual breakfast address to members of the...

Lally Kia’s Adam Frenette will travel to Seoul, South Korea next week as he competes in the Kia Skill World Cup

Off to the world’s for Lally Kia tech

Adam Frenette has shown he’s among the best in Canada and North America and now he’s ready to take on the world. The Certified Master...

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New owners for DCC

The Downtown Chatham Centre is changing ownership. Touchstone Group Ltd. of Toronto has purchased the landmark King Street facility, home...

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Chamber tackles small business issues

The Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce is taking the local lead on a province-wide initiative to bring attention to how government policies...

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The air up there

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With the warmer weather upon us, skateboarders and bikers fill the Chatham Skate Park these days. On May 19, 12 year-old Cameron Pickford was part of the crowd. Here, he...

Local distance runner Quinn Cannella will head south this fall, as he accepted an offer from the University of Mississippi May 11. With Cannella, a Chatham-Kent Secondary School student, are, from left, from left to right, Mike McDonald, vice principal; Sharon Lesy of student services; and Julie Anne Costello of resource and special education.

CKSS student signs with Ole Miss

Raquel Sa, special to the Voice Chatham’s Quinn Cannella has accepted an offer to the University of Mississippi, and...

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Golden finish to end SEAL swim season for Sharks

The Chatham Pool Sharks pulled out all the stops at this past weekend’s SEAL League Championship in Windsor. For many...

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Abby Tedley completed her first year of junior girls’ basketball at Victor Lauriston recently. The autistic Grade 5 student is popular with teammates and the entire student body. Here, front row left to right, are teammates Madison Schatz, Abby and Brooklyn Duquette while in the back row coach Tawnya Carruthers is flanked by educational assistants Carolyn Burton and Tracey Travis.

Abby’s on the team

Abby Tedley knew what do to. Late in last week’s final home game, the Grade 5 student took a pass at the top of the...

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