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The Hip in the park

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Hundreds of local citizens ignored the rain, or waited until it let up, to visit Tecumseh Park Saturday night to take in The Tragically Hip’s final concert...


Heard it in a love song

Songwriter Jesse Verleye, left, with the support of Saint Ends band mates, including Shawn Beaulieu, performs in the second floor lounge at...

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Author Lori Lansens

Lori Lansens keeps Chatham close

Raquel Sa Chatham native Lori Lansens is never far from home … least in her mind. The international bestselling author, who now lives...

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Jubenville exhibit at ARTspace

Long-time noted local artist Leonard Jubenville’s latest selection of paintings and sculpture will be featured in an exhibition at...

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Move more, eat less

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  Nutritional science is a hot topic in popular media. Guidelines are constantly changing, recommendations evolving, and long held beliefs challenged – and it is...

Shirley Perritt and Kathleen Morton look through some of the hundreds of letters the two have exchanged throughout their 65-years of being pen pals.

Pen and paper equals friendship

In this electronic age, putting pen to paper may seem quaint, but to Shirley Perritt and Kathleen Morton, it’s been a...

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Neighbourhood park brings back hoops

A dozen kids raced up and down the pavement playing basketball while more kids looked on thanks to two new nets put up...

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The team from Home Depot was at the Habitat for Humanity build in Charing Cross during the recent scorching heat to put primer on the walls on a home the organization has for a lucky family. The home is expected to be finished and ready to hand over to the family in September. Volunteering, from left, is Carmen Mohr, Gary Risdale, Dan Dymock, Marnie McKean from Home Depot, with Habitat executive director Nancy McDowell.

Are you CK’s best handyman?

Back for a second year, the Chatham-Kent Habitat Handyman Challenge has organizers excited with a new task for entrants...

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The communities of Thamesville, Bothwell and Dresden have a new newspaper as of last week as the Herald published its first issue. Here, staff members Heather Wright, Barry Wright and Connie McFadden are seen at the paper’s official opening.

The Herald marks a new beginning

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  The first issue in the next chapter of the Thamesville newspaper began officially last Tuesday as the new Herald rolled off the presses. Publisher Heather Wright...

Intellitix Chief Operating Officer Peter Fantuz shows one of the RIFD wristbands used by his firm create a “cashless experience” for events from concerts to food festivals.

It’s all in the wrist

Montreal, Toronto, Budapest and Chatham. If you asked most people which of these cities isn’t like the other, Chatham is the obvious...

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Internationally renowned speaker sharing his insights

Renowned corporate and personal development consultant Michael Caruso arrives in Chatham next week to share his insights on “How to...

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It’s back to school for Chatham’s downtown Aug. 19

Some kids may not like this month’s Downtown in the City (DTIC) theme, but for downtown Chatham after work Aug. 19, it’s all about back...

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Patricia Wright proudly holds the gold medal she won at the Karate Canada championships in British Columbia, The 39-year-old trains at the Zanshin Dojo Karate Club in Chatham.

Karate opens the world for Wright

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Since winning her division at the Karate Canada championships in Vancouver in January, a whole new world has opened up to Patricia Wright. “I’ve done things I never...


Lessard earns silver despite broken arm

Jayk Lessard was feeling confident heading into his gold medal-wrestling match Saturday in the Ontario Summer Games....

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Playing in the sand

Eighteen volleyball teams played in the sand at the Portuguese Canadian Social Club of Chatham on Saturday, in the...

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Maddy Broad, centre, has two golds to show for her efforts so far.

Broad strikes gold in Calgary

Chatham Pool Shark Maddy Broad has struck gold, taking first in the 50 metre backstroke in her age group at the...

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