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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Help deter criminal activity

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Whether it’s one of those momentary blips or the beginning of a long-term trend, our community has witnessed a number of violent criminal incidents...

Mindsets must change

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Under the circumstances, Chatham-Kent council did about as well as could be expected in its recent budget deliberations. It’s the circumstances that need to change. Council...

Troubling signs for C-K

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Evidence that our community desperately needs economic stimulus came from some unusual sources recently. Last Friday, the Chatham-Kent United Way announced it fell 15% short...

Present and accounted for?

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  The release of Chatham-Kent council attendance records this week will undoubtedly spark more than a little debate around the horseshoe of power at the...

Stormy review

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Last week’s blizzard of the century brought out the best, the worst, the strangest and the dumbest among us. A quick review: The best – All...

Just what exactly did they mean?

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In the spirit of honest politician week (fittingly, there isn’t one; we just made it up) here are some of our favourite government-type quotes...

Will taxes balloon or swoon?

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Local residents will soon know how seriously their elected officials are taking concerns about tax rates and municipal spending. Chatham-Kent’s base budget (with a 1.3%...

Economic success in 2014

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It’s the natural state of things that people and organizations take stock at the beginning of a new year and make plans and wishes...

Drive-thru etiquette, Jim Blake style

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The drive-thru has become a staple of Canadian life. Whether it’s for the morning jolt of java, the burger on the go, the late-night snack...

Perfection lies within

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Chatham’s (England) Charles Dickens used that phrase to begin “A tale of Two...