Author archives: The other guys

  • Other issues at play with ‘Weed woes’

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: In regard to your “Weed woes” article in the Dec. 19 Chatham Voice, I wonder if there are not few other factors at play in the hard start in which the cannabis industry is suffering. Most users, and incidentally I am not one of them, already have a...

  • Gift giving went above and beyond

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The Sons of Kent staff went over and beyond in sponsoring one of my families for Christmas. The staff at Sons of Kent came together and purchased bags full of presents (toys, clothing, video games) for three children living with suspected Fetal Alcohol...

  • Crime of the Week

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    On Friday January 10th, 2019 at approximately 9:50 p.m. an unknown suspect attempted to pry open the change machine at the Car and Dog Wash on Park Avenue East, Chatham. Described as a white male, in his 20’s wearing a dark puffy jacket with a fur lined...

  • Take part in Relay for Life

    Jan 13, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Recently, new data released by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) showed that around 63 per cent of Canadians diagnosed with cancer will survive at least five years after their diagnosis, compared to 55 per cent in the early 1990s....

  • Honouring a life with a beautiful death

    Jan 13, 20 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: When the Chatham-Kent Hospice opened, we were anxious to see the new facility – never dreaming that my darling husband, Gary, would spend his last 10 days in this beautiful place. Gary suffered many bizarre illnesses during his life and he cheated...

  • Holiday Jam set for Saturday

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    This from the folks behind the event: Many talented local musicians are sharing their talents this holiday season; all to help raise much needed funds for the local food bank. For this fifteenth annual Holiday Jam for Hunger, musicians from across...

  • Rail line should not be sold

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I spoke at the last council meeting, asking council to reject the proposed sale of the assets of WDC Rail, the legal name for the rail line that runs from north of Wallaceburg through Dresden to Chatham. I did this not because I believed that the line...

  • Where are the chains of office?

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I love the city of Chatham-Kent and I am proud to be a resident. What I don’t understand is why our excellent mayor, who deserves all our respect, doesn’t seem to have a chain of office. For many hundreds of years, a new mayor of a community...

  • Standing up for the individuals

    Dec 27, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: In response to the article in The Chatham Voice on Nov. 21, “CPP to purchase turbine company,” I wonder how many taxpayers have looked at this current of events under a microscope. Personally, it raises red flags that may be observed as being...

  • Net removal hurts neighbourhood

    Dec 9, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s note: This letter is addressed to Glenn Harding of Chatham-Kent Public Works. Sir: There was an “encroachment notice” letter was in my mailbox on the evening of Nov. 6. It is disheartening to receive such a letter. A basketball net that...