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  • Members of the grassroots activist group Water Wells First showed up at the North Kent Wind Farm construction site on Countryview Line at 6 a.m. this morning to block workers from entering the site. WWF is demanding the halt of all construction for the NKW1 project and that the Ministry of the Environment investigate the contamination of five water wells in the area. WWF put up blockades at three of the five sites currently under construction in north Chatham.

    Protesters blockade turbine construction

    Aug 17 • 0 Views • It looks like Chatham-Kent municipal council may finally be prepared to push the Ministry of the Environment regarding the...

  • Crash sends two to hospital

    A 22-year-old Windsor man faces careless driving charges following an accident on the 401 last...

  • 25 tickets in 2 hours

    Chatham-Kent police officers got writer’s cramp Wednesday afternoon during a speed enforcement...

  • Crime of the Week

    Incidents of bicycle thefts have been steadily rising across the Municipality. In most cases the...


The Arts The Arts


Artist running photo workshop

Aug 15 • 0 Views • No Comments on Artist running photo workshop

  In conjunction with his exhibition, entitled “Shadows to Silver – A Retrospective,” surveying over 25 years of a rich and expansive practice, the Thames Art...


Art gallery hosting juried exhibition

The Thames Art Gallery is asking artists to register for the 2017 biennial Juried Exhibition. Forms can be downloaded from our web site...

Aug 3 • 0 Views


Perfect weather for a day of Ribs N Blues

Tom Lockwood, left, and Paul Langille entertain the crowd at the 2017 Shrewsbury Ribs N Blues event Saturday. Langille & Lockwood was...

Aug 1 • 0 Views


Reunion to rock B.O.B’s parking lot Saturday

In an homage to live rock and roll, the Aberdeen Reunion is set to take place Saturday evening. Organizer Shawn Beaulieu said the event is...

Jul 25 • 0 Views

Life Life

From left, Foundation of CKHA supporters, Mark Dorssers, Jack LeClair, Bill Dorssers, Brendan Seys (Wayne State University), and Owen Dorssers were named tournament champions at the Foundation of CKHA’s 12th Annual Pro/Am Golf Tournament recently.

Pro/Am raises $40K for CKHA

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The 12th Annual Pro/Am Golf Tournament for the Foundation of CKHA raised $40,000 recently. The money is earmarked for the Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign....

Mike McDonald enjoys his last day as an optical lab technician at Holland Accu-Optical after 47 years in the business.

Retirement leads from eyeglass manufacture to writing plays for McDonald

Over the past 47 years, technology has brought a lot of changes to the eyeglass industry, and few people know that...

Aug 16 • 0 Views


Fun times at WAMBO

(All photos by Judy Woodrow/Special to The Voice) The ladies of Tropical Tan, Rachaelle Trombley, left, and Nicole...

Aug 15 • 0 Views


Partial solar eclipse will be visible in C-K

While we won’t get a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 like our neighbours to the south, astronomy enthusiasts in...

Aug 15 • 0 Views



C-K home sales tumble in July

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Home sales in Chatham-Kent cooled off considerably in July, after a long hot streak in the municipality. According to the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors, 101 units...

Jeff Schamahorn works on a liquor dispenser in his wood shop at his home in Chatham. He and partner Melaina Craievich recently started the Whisky Jack Company, makers of the unique dispensers, and are amazed at the local response.

The company that created itself

When Chatham’s Jeff Schamahorn retired two years ago, he knew he’d be spending a lot of time puttering in his woodshop. Little did he...

Aug 2 • 0 Views


Buy Local! Buy Fresh!

The new Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Chatham-Kent maps are now available free of charge. This is the fifth edition of the Buy Local! Buy Fresh!...

Jul 25 • 0 Views


Big turnout for bylaw job fair

      A total of 88 people turned out for a municipal building inspector/bylaw officer job fair July 13 night at the Civic...

Jul 18 • 0 Views

Sports Sports

Chatham Y Pool Shark Genevieve Sasseville enjoyed a red-hot Canada Games last week in Winnipeg, bringing home five gold medals, one silver and one bronze, and breaking a Games record in the process.

Sassy swimming success

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Five gold medals, a silver and a bronze on the national stage: Not bad for a swimmer who originally took up the sport because she couldn’t sleep at night. But that is...


Sports hall hands out bursaries

For the 14th consecutive year, the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame presented a bursary to a graduating student in each of...

Aug 15 • 0 Views


Provincial softball in Chatham

The Provincial Women’s Softball Bantam II Championships took place in Chatham over the weekend and despite a rain...

Aug 15 • 0 Views

Mark and Ryan Weaver will soon complete a journey they started 19 years ago, watching a game in all 30 Major League Baseball parks.

Fields of dreams

Half a lifetime in the making, Ryan Weaver and his dad Mark will soon mark a milestone very few people have achieved....

Aug 2 • 0 Views

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