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Chatham-Kent
Friday, January 21, 2022

Drip, drip, drip . . . aaargh!

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I thought faucets weren't supposed to drip anymore? Didn't technology give us that years ago? I remember a dripping faucet keeping me awake at night...

Loosely based on a true story

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The terms "based on real events" and "based on a true story" are classic realities of Hollywood. They are so real that it allows...

Thirst for craft brew has business booming at Bayside

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Windsor's loss last April is truly Chatham-Kent's gain. I'm talking about the demise of Charly's Brew Pub in Windsor and the birth of Bayside Brewing...

Filling voids — Cross Country comes to Blenheim

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Why Blenheim? It was on everybody's mind this morning when Cross Country Manufacturing announced it has set up shop in the South Kent community. And...

Smart move, C-K council

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Nice work, Chatham-Kent councillors, in killing an idea that would put today's infrastructure financing issues into the wallets of our children. Council voted 13-5 last...

And it’s lit

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We finished with our recessed lighting on the weekend. Naturally, the final two lights took about 90 minutes to install -- much less time...

Let there be light

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Well, it's done. I successfully finished my lighting improvements in our basement. I hate overhead fluorescent lighting. I'm talking about the old-fashioned two-tube, ballast-controlled fluorescent...

Knee-jerk stupidity — the death of animal control in C-K

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"Good luck, Animal Control, you're going to need it." That's a comment from Chatham-Kent council budget chair Art Stirling on Facebook over the hasty decision...

Small town service

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As many readers know, I use a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine for sleeping at night. I have sleep apnea. The machine isn't...

If you think it’s cold here…

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OK, the folks in Chatham-Kent are complaining about the extreme cold. I found the wind darned chilly this morning, but this honestly isn't COLD. It...