Posts Tagged ‘kent’

  • Food Freedom Day

    Feb 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Supporters from the Kent Federation of Agriculture (KFA), the Salvation Army and Outreach for Hunger celebrate Food Freedom Day Saturday in Chatham. It was the day when the average Canadian has earned enough income to pay for his or her grocery bill for the...

  • Barefoot in the Park coming to Chatham

    Jan 30, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Theatre Kent is presenting a classic Neil Simon comedy as the second production in its 40th anniversary season. Barefoot in the Park will hit the Kiwanis Theatre stage Feb. 7 to 9, starting at 7:30 p.m. each evening. The show tells the story newlyweds Corrie...

  • The 12 bars of Christmas

    Dec 13, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      519 Events & Promotions is throwing a launch party for Dresden’s Sod Buster Brewing Company, and inviting guests to explore the 12 Bars of Christmas in Downtown Chatham on Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Modeled after the popular pub crawl concept...

  • Staying in local hands

    Nov 28, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Supporters of preserving our heritage in Chatham-Kent are breathing sigh of relief now that the Warrener family has purchased the former Kent County Courthouse and Jail building on Stanley Street in Chatham. The original white limestone building, built in...

  • Rain doesn’t dampen RetroFest

    May 29, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This rather unique Volkswagen Bug was one of hundreds of classic vehicles on display at RetroFest this year in downtown Chatham. The rain may have kept a few vehicles away, but thousands enjoyed the displays downtown and the family fun in Tecumseh Park. The...

  • The Kent to kick off concert series Saturday

    Jan 26, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    As promised, the operators of The Kent 1874 in Chatham are running a concert series. The first of the shows takes place Jan. 30, and features the local band Superfly. “Showcasing live music has always been an integral part of our vision,” Stephen Keating,...

  • $5K for Safety Village

    Jan 15, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Kent and Essex Mutual Insurance continued its longstanding support of the Chatham-Kent Children’s Safety Village with a $5,000 donation. Here Joanne Vansevenant, president and CEO of Kent and Essex, presents a cheque to safety village board member Kevin...

  • Kent corn crop well above average

    Nov 3, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Although final official figures won’t be available for another month, there are indications of a possible record year for corn in Ontario. Mark Huston, Vice Chair and local director of the Grain Farmers of Ontario, said there are reports of excellent...

  • Federal election day has arrived

    Oct 19, 15 • 0 Views • '15 ELECTION, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Don’t forget to get out and vote today, folks. Polls for the federal election are open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. More than 10,000 Chatham-Kent Leamington residents already voted prior to today. Ditto for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. Advance polls, from Oct....

  • Support continues for hospice

    Dec 16, 14 • 109 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Kent Historic Auto Club and Divas of Distinction of the Red Hat Society donated to the Chatham-Kent Hospice fund recently. The auto club handed over a cheque for $3,000, while the divas donated $2,...