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This conceptual drawing shows what the Mary Webb Centre in Highgate will look like once a quarter of a million dollar plus addition is completed.

Mary Webb Centre needs bridge financing to complete expansion this summer

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East Kent Coun. David Van Damme recently asked Chatham-Kent council to consider a $250,000 interest-free loan to help out the Mary Webb Centre in Highgate. Van Damme...


All For Love features music, poetry

Celebrity singer-songwriter Crissy Cochrane and four of Canada’s national poets will be performing at the Thames Art Gallery’s...

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Celtic fever coming to St. Andrew’s

Kettle’s On, a Celtic trio of musicians from Stratford, will perform at St. Andrew’s United Church on Saturday. This is the fourth...

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Merlin native Michelle Wright returns to Chatham-Kent next month to play at the Chatham Capitol Theatre. Her performance is a fundraiser for the Friends of the New Animal Shelter.

Merlin’s Michelle Wright coming home to support new animal shelter

Family, friends, familiar territory and a cause close to the heart make for a perfect recipe to entice country music star Michelle Wright...

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Crow bombing catches resident off guard

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It wasn’t straight out of a script by Alfred Hitchcock, but a local Chatham resident had an experience that was for the birds recently. Well, actually, it was by the...


Time for a walk on a cold night

  While the weather may still be cold at night in Chatham-Kent, organizers of a local charity event said that’s...

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Free smiles through dental clinic

Bright Smiles Community Dental Hygiene and Chatham-Kent Public Health joined forces recently to offer a free dental...

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Luca Leggiero, 4, works hard at his swimming skills in the Adapted Swim program at the Chatham-Kent Children’s Treatment Centre under the guidance of student Paige Glasier. The centre was given a $7,500 donation from the Goodlife Kids Foundation to help with the costs of recreation programs like the Adapted Swim.

Adapted swim program helping kids live the Goodlife

The GoodLife Kids Foundation recently presented the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation with a $7,500 cheque in...

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Businesses relocating to Nortown Plaza

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Less than a month after a fire devastated three local businesses, the owners revealed Feb. 8 they will soon have a new temporary location – all under the same roof in...

natural gas

Natural gas expansion a boon for C-K

  The planned expansion of natural gas availability throughout much of Ontario is good news for Chatham-Kent, according to Mayor Randy...

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Rob Devitt

CHKA supervisor receives high praise

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) provincially appointed supervisor, Rob Devitt, was recently recognized for his long-standing...

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Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, and Mike Kilby, President of Dajcor Aluminum, tour the Chatham facility. The federal government announced Monday that it is investing up to $2.48 million for the company to increase production capacity.

Feds believe in Dajcor, invest $2.48M

A Chatham manufacturing facility received a $2.48-million shot in the arm from the federal government Monday. Dajcor Aluminum will receive...

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Sharks shine at recent meet

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Sydney Modien of the Chatham Pool Sharks slices through the water in competition recently in Leamington. The Sharks SEAL Team had another solid outing in Leamington. The...


Chatham U18 curlers just keep winning

Ask their parents, and you’ll soon learn the U18 boys’ curling team at the Chatham Granite Club is a very talented...

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LGBTQ sports workshop slated for Friday

Chatham-Kent will welcome representatives from the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity for a workshop...

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Para-athlete Patricia Wright was welcomed back to Chatham last week with open arms, and a double-decker bus.

Chatham para-athlete makes history with world gold medal win

For a para-athlete who made gold medal history recently, Chatham’s Patricia Wright is incredibly humble and grateful....

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