Author archives: The Voice

  • Concerned citizens wanted

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is currently recruiting volunteer citizen appointments to various local boards and committees of council. Application can be completed online by visiting the municipal website www.chatham-kent.ca.  Paper copies can also be...

  • Cookie campaign fuels Butterfly Build

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Those smiles are worth $24,650. That’s the amount a trio of Tim Hortons owners donated in proceeds from the annual $1 Smile Cookie campaign. From Sept. 17-23, every Smile Cookie sold at the participating Tim Hortons went towards the Butterfly Build Campaign...

  • Get the dope on dope – UPDATED

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Editor’s note: The provincial government passed Bill 36 Wednesday evening, and that expands where people can legally smoke marijuana in Ontario, mere hours after it became legal to light up in Canada. It’s now legal to light up a joint in Canada,...

  • Fall craft show

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    TJ Stables is hosting a fall festival and craft show on Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the event are going to the Acceptional Riders Program run by TJ Stables which helps with therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities in our...

  • More fibre for C-K

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Cogeco Connexion announced recently it will invest more than half a million dollars for the expansion of its fibre optic network to serve several hundred households and businesses in Merlin. Cogeco Connexion’s fibre network will enable residents and...

  • Get the dope on dope

    Oct 17, 18 • 0 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    It’s now legal to light up a joint in Canada, including here in Chatham-Kent; legal for anyone aged 19 and older, that is, and in specific places. According to Chatham-Kent police, adults are now be permitted to purchase, use, and/or possess a maximum of 30...

  • Asleep at the wheel

    Oct 17, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent OP say a driver fell asleep at the wheel recently on Highway 401. The incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Oct. 16, police say, near Drake Road. The westbound vehicle hit the highway barriers. There were no injuries and the vehicle was towed from...

  • Cenotaph vigil returns

    Oct 17, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Christ Church Chatham is again asking for support in standing vigil at the Chatham cenotaph. In honour of the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice, Christ Church is calling on service groups, churches, businesses and individuals to stand vigil...

  • Truck, E-bike, goods stolen

    Oct 17, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Stolen vehicles, an assault and shoplifting. Just another day at the office for Chatham-Kent police. Sometime late Monday or early Tuesday, someone forced their way into a garage on Hornick Line near Tilbury. The thieves made off with about $700 in tools,...

  • Slower September for home sales

    Oct 17, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Housing prices continue to rise as the number of homes for sale heads in the other direction in Chatham-Kent. According to the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors, the average price for a home in C-K is more than $210,000, up nearly 16 per cent from the same...