Archive for the ‘Viewpoint’ Category

  • Curious Kurtis

    Jan 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

    Chatham-Kent native Kurtis Baute is trying to live his dream, one that will help educate others on the marvels of science. But he’ll need our help to get there. So far, as informative and interesting as his approaches have been to various subjects, it’s...

  • Welcome to 2019

    Jan 2, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    It’s a new year now, and we offer advice to folks, as some may have already broken their New Year’s Resolutions. For starters, don’t make resolutions, especially impossible-to-keep drastic life changers. Make realistic pledges to improve your life and...

  • Connections needed

    Dec 19, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Citizens at the south end of Victoria Avenue in Chatham have a fair point in their concern about where they would park if adjacent land is used to put in a bike path connecting the north end of Victoria to the downtown area. In particular, the area south of...

  • A passion to help

    Dec 12, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Kudos to the HimeForHelp organization and specifically Emily Hime for the continued support of an orphanage down in Haiti. The Chatham woman started running the orphanage at the age of 20. Think on that for a second. Here is a young lady, not even done with...

  • Advice to new C-K council

    Dec 5, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    So, we have a new council, one that features eight rookies and a couple of familiar faces in new or returned positions. They were officially sworn in Monday night. And now they are the governing body that is charged with holding the most control over our...

  • Staying in local hands

    Nov 28, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Supporters of preserving our heritage in Chatham-Kent are breathing sigh of relief now that the Warrener family has purchased the former Kent County Courthouse and Jail building on Stanley Street in Chatham. The original white limestone building, built in...

  • Safety a concern

    Nov 21, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    There may not be just one simple solution to combat the use of the old Darling rendering plant in Southeast Chatham by a criminal element, but some kind of solution is needed. Concerns have been raised by business owners in the area regarding the continuous...

  • Share the info

    Nov 14, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    When you know better, you do better. That saying is so appropriate for so many things, including the new council taking charge of the municipality in December. With a municipal election based on the idea of change, doing better for the taxpayers, and more...

  • Lest we forget

    Nov 7, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we mark Remembrance Day. This year, Nov. 11 falls on a Sunday. This year, it also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. One hundred years. That was supposed to be the war to end all...

  • Decriminalize all drugs?

    Oct 31, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    According to organizers, Poverty Awareness Week in Chatham-Kent brought service organizations and the public to a better understanding of the issues of drug use and homelessness in our community. The round table discussions included organizations, people who...