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Chatham-Kent
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Head into the corn and be a-Maized

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Even before television personality Rick Mercer went into the corn in 2008, I was a fan of the Thamesville Maize. And why not? A 10-acre...

Pay attention to the small things in life

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Some weekends, it’s best to enjoy the smaller things in life. That aptly described our most recent weekend in C-K. Right down to hummingbirds, and...

Cyclists deserve better in C-K

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Less than 12 hours after Chatham-Kent council nixed the idea of creating bike lanes on McNaughton Avenue in Chatham, about 220 cyclists cruised through...

Birthday bonfire on the beach

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If I could turn the clock back to celebrate my 40th birthday, I’d want to spend it on a beach on Lake Erie, having...

Click your heels and enjoy C-K’s offerings

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There truly is no place like home. And by home, I mean Chatham-Kent. Maybe I’m biased (well, there’s no maybe about it, I love living...

Rail line must run at a profit or not at all

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OK, folks, here’s the deal: council did not purchase a railroad last week. It did so seven long years ago, without even knowing what...

Rock ‘n’ roll is a vicious game

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As many readers know, I am a fan of rock ’n’ roll. Not country, hot hip-hop, not pop, but rock. Generally, plug in a guitar...

A little help with the glare, please

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I'm a lucky guy. I have my man cave and backyard oasis. And I have a family that knows I like to enjoy both. So...

Cherry pit spitting a fine, fun art

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For the second straight year, I spat on the road in Blenheim ... and people cheered! Yes, I was at the annual Blenheim Cherryfest Saturday,...

Is the building half full?

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Last week MPPs Rick Nicholls and Monte McNaughton held a media event outside a partially vacant industrial building on Richmond Street to hammer the...