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All For Love features music, poetry

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


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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‘Proof’ opens Theatre Kent season

As its first show of 2017, Theatre Kent is presenting Proof, by David Auburn. The show runs Feb. 2, 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Studio...

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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

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The GoodLife Kids Foundation recently presented the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation with a $7,500 cheque in support of the centre’s Adapted Swim Program. This...

Members of the Raging Dragons of Chatham-Kent and the Breast Buddies teams will take their dragon boating skills from the water to the ice as they compete at the Ottawa Ice Boat Festival.

Local dragons take to the ice in Ottawa

The image of dragon boat paddlers slashing their narrow craft through the water will be in for a major revision this...

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Liz Huff and her three sons Zach, far left, Mason, centre, and Tim received a Backyard Mission home makeover several years ago.

Churches seek worthy projects for makeover

For the last eight years, First Presbyterian and First Christian Reformed Churches have undertaken a joint mission...

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Community Living box lunch day March 9

Don’t worry about packing a lunch on March 9 as Community Living Chatham-Kent and Subway will make it for you. Get...

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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...

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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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Chatham U18 curlers just keep winning

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Ask their parents, and you’ll soon learn the U18 boys’ curling team at the Chatham Granite Club is a very talented group; ask the coach, and he’ll pause in...


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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Maroons think pink again

Thanks to the generosity of their fans, the Chatham Maroons’ annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night was “another huge...

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