Author archives: Sarah

  • Chatham Love Locks art piece unveilved

    Feb 19, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Inspired by the numerous bridges and structures around the world where people have affixed locks with messages of love or initials, Angel Bilagot wanted to bring the idea to Chatham. Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, Bilagot unveiled her new Chatham Love Locks...

  • 2020 C-K Wedding Show

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Kent’s Bob Wilson and owner Michael Fry on hand at this year’s Chatham-Kent Wedding Show held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre on Saturday. With proceeds from the event going to Chatham-Kent Big Brothers Big Sisters, those attending...

  • Pride in their work

    Feb 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary this year, Pride Seeds’ employees Karen Robinet, Penny Campbell and Kathy Rankin manned a booth at the seventh annual Chatham-Kent Farm Show on Jan. 30. The two-day event, held at the John D. Bradley...

  • Freezin’ for a reason

    Jan 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Chatham-Kent Police Service’s Kieran Crosby is at a loss for words at the third annual Polar Plunge as the shock of the cold water hits him on Saturday at St. Clair College’s Thames Campus. More than 150 plungers participated this year, and over...

  • Toys, toys and more toys!

    Jan 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Oscar Anderson, 4, looks carefully at a display at the 19th annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show & Sale to pick his favourite farm model. The fundraising event for Outreach for Hunger and the 4-H Farm Toy Club had participants come from all over Southwestern...

  • Rising river

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Images from Sarah Schofield show what’s happening in Chatham today in terms of the rising Thames River, which is expected to peak overnight tonight or early Thursday morning. In Chatham, the diversion channel dam is currently closed as flood waters from...

  • Desjardins provides ‘GoodSpark’ to treatment centre

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent Foundation President Mike Genge, left, accepts a donation of $4,000 from Desjardins Insurance Agent Scott Stanley and his staff, including Michelle DeHoey, Cindy Thomas and Stacey Fraser as part of the...

  • Let there be lights!

    Dec 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Hard work went into the impressive lights display at this house on Grant Street in Chatham on Sunday. Eager to make the display bigger and better, the home’s owner had just added more elements that same day.  ...

  • Knitting drive donates locally

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

    It started with an idea in February to collect mitts, hats and gloves for those in need; less than a year later, drive co-ordinators Dave and Kim Turnbull have collected approximately 367 items – the majority handmade by local knitters. Resident manager of...

  • Planet Fitness open for workouts

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    At the recent Planet Fitness grand opening event, the public enjoyed a tour of the new Planet Fitness location on Grand Avenue West, as well as free food and a chance to win some Planet Fitness. Adam Willaeys, CEO of Impact Fitness, a Planet Fitness...