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Fergie to be immortalized with sculpture in Chatham

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By Pam Wright Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is about to take his place in Chatham's history for all time. A nine-foot-high bronze sculpture of the all-star delivering a pitch will be displayed in the Chatham Civic Centre atrium as early as next spring. It...

Martin Fisher, Ward 3

Why are you running? I am running for office to help make my community a better place to live.  I believe that I have the life...

Morena McDonald, Ward 3

Why are you running? To help bring our communities together to create more unique community events, revitalization initiatives, and positive, impactful changes. To help attract...

Steve Pinsonneault, Ward 3

Why are you running? I care about what happens to the community, I want to protect the amenities in the smaller communities and I will...

John Wright, Ward 3

Why are you running? Community improvement, housing, manufacturing, jobs, social programs, etc. What are the key issues? There are several important key issues: lakeshore erosion, community identities...

Fergie to be immortalized with sculpture in Chatham

By Pam Wright Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is about to take his place in Chatham's history for all time. A nine-foot-high bronze sculpture...

Oops, they did it again in Dresden

Dresden did it again. Building on its storied history, the community's 27th edition of Terry Fox Run held Sept. 18 raised more than $51,000, again...

Tuesday police briefs

Assault with weapon A Wallaceburg woman has to answer to charges after someone threatened a man at knifepoint Monday and slashed his tires, according to...

Every Child Matters

The Every Child Matters flag is set to fly across the area this week. Designed by Cedric Isaac of Bkejwanong Territory, the symbol honours the...

Fun, funds and friendship at Field of Honour event

Descendants of the Chatham Coloured All-Stars baseball team put on a show Saturday for family, friends, and fans at Fergie Jenkins Field in Chatham...

Oops, they did it again in Dresden

Dresden did it again. Building on its storied history, the community's 27th edition of Terry Fox Run held Sept. 18 raised more than $51,000, again...

Event raises $26,000 for aging adults in C-K

  More than 100 people joined together on Sept. 17 to march in The Grand Parade through downtown Chatham to publicly honour aging friends and...

Remembering the coronation

Don Jacobs recalls exactly where he was when Queen Elizabeth was officially crowned back on June 2, 1953 – in school. The retired farmer who...

Biz Voice: Rossini’s changing hands

Rossini’s changing hands After 19 years of running Rossini’s Restaurant, Ed and Berta Prelaz are set to retire. The couple reported recently on social media that...

Tilbury ‘really appealed’ to United Industries

United Industries brass released more details about their planned expansion into Canada – specifically into the former site of Woodbridge Foam in Tilbury –...

Home sales, prices cool in August

While August temperatures were steamy here in Chatham-Kent, property sales were downright chilly. According to figures from the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors (CKAR), home sales...
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