Author archives: The other guys

  • Curry letter attacks issue perfectly

    Apr 29, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: This note is written with thanks and admiration in support of Jillian Curry and her intelligent, articulate letter which appeared in The Chatham Voice April 18, “MPP’s comments concerning.” I will not re-state Ms. Curry’s objections to MPP...

  • Be alert on the roads

    Apr 29, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The sentencing of the bus driver that changed the lives of so many individuals and families in Humboldt, Sask. was announced recently. A moment of distraction has caused lifelong pain. In Chatham, several incidents of speeding through red lights could...

  • MPP’s social media comments concerning

    Apr 22, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s Note: This letter is addressed to Chatham-Kent Leamington MPP Rick Nicholls. Sir: I am writing to express my concern regarding a Facebook post that you made. This post was about those protesting the announced cuts to education outside of Queen’s...

  • Respect leads to positive action

    Apr 15, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: It’s a student’s right to voice his or her concerns to the government concerning the proposed changes to the educational system. But they should be guided to do so respectfully. Over 100,000 Ontario elementary and secondary school students from...

  • Small-town arena pressures

    Apr 15, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Recently, I received a copy of information from the Bothwell Area Recreation Advisory Committee concerning ways and ideas to utilize our facility and to participate in these programs as much as is feasibly possible. This has been put together by a group...

  • Taxes come from same source

    Apr 3, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Taxpayers in Chatham-Kent should not be misled by Mayor Darrin Canniff’s comment about the $12 million that it would cost to pay for either a new arena or to renovate two existing arenas as coming out of reserves with the tax impact being zero on...

  • Unexpected non-profit cost

    Apr 3, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: LaSertoma was chartered in Thamesville on June 4, 1977 as a non-profit club with an agenda of helping youth. We got a postal box in Thamesville to receive letters from organizations. In the mailbox was a renewal, and I went in and was informed on a new...

  • Boutin’s efforts appreciated

    Mar 28, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Along with my fellow citizens of Chatham, I would like to congratulate Victor Boutin on the near-completion of the Boardwalk on Thames, his $50-million, 117-unit, 13-storey condo tower, which features exterior Old Chicago Brick and high-end interior...

  • Volunteers help make event a success

    Mar 28, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: It takes an army of volunteers to make an event a success. The Active Lifestyle Centre is grateful to all who attended the 8th annual “CONNECT” Older Adult fair recently. A total of 78 Vendors and Not-for-Profit Agencies were on hand to...

  • Show of solidarity appreciated

    Mar 28, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: A few people from the Chatham community put flowers on our mosques to show solidarity after the New Zealand incident. I want to appreciate and acknowledge the beautiful act of kindness and love of the Chatham residents. We, the Chatham Muslim community,...