The Ball-Chatham Education Association will present a School Board Candidate Forum Thursday, March 4, from 6:30-8 p.m.
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting for January last week at Glenwood High School. All board members and Superintendent Dr. Doug Wood were in attendance.
The Chatham Village Board held a regular meeting Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with all trustees and Mayor Dave Kimsey in attendance.
The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair January 12 at Municipal Hall. Village President Dave Kimsey and all trustees except Ryan Mann and Matt Mau were in attendance.
The Chatham Friends of the Parks ‘Light Up the Park’ holiday light display event for 2020 at Community Park concluded this past Sunday night.
Six candidates, including four from Ball Township, have filed for election to the Ball-Chatham Board of Education for the April 6, 2021 election.
The Chatham Village Board’s final meeting for 2020 on Tuesday night was anything but routine, as trustees debated a proposal from Ameren Illinois to purchase the Village’s Electrical Distribution System, along with related infrastructure and facilities.
The popularity for the Chatham Friends of the Parks ‘Light Up the Park’ Holiday Light Display continues to be at peak levels, with nearly 2,500 cars traveling through the display over four days this past weekend.
The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair last Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with all trustees in attendance. Village President Dave Kimsey participated remotely by speaker phone.
Six candidates, including four from Ball Township, filed for election on the Ball-Chatham Board of Education on the first day of the filing period (December 14) for the April 6, 2021 election.
The Chatham Friends of the Parks ‘Light Up The Park’ holiday light display set a one night record this past Saturday night, with over 1,000 (1,011 total) cars passing through the display at Community Park.
At last week’s Village of Chatham regular board meeting, trustees voted to amend the current Customer Services Policy Handbook to allow for payment plans for utility customers.
The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair Tuesday night, with the proceedings lasting just under two hours before the board adjourned to closed session to discuss several matters.
The Village of Chatham has resumed monthly shut-offs, or disconnections, for customers who have not paid their utility bills or have not set up a payment plan with the Utility Office.
At a special meeting held last Wednesday night, the Ball-Chatham Board of Education voted unanimously to implement a hybrid/virtual learning model at Glenwood High School, beginning Nov. 16.
A deadline of 12 noon on Friday, Oct. 23 has been set for Memorial Brick applications to be turned in. This will allow the engraver enough time to get the bricks engraved and the bricklayer to lay the bricks at the Veterans Memorial in time for Veterans Day on November 11. The next schedule…
Ball-Chatham School Dist-rict administrators are currently working on possible adjustments to the ‘Return to Learn’ plans for the remainder of the current school year.
The Ball-Chatham Comm-unity School District #5 wishes to announce that in preparation for the April 6, 2021, Consolidated Election that includes local school boards, there are four seats on the Ball-Chatham School District #5 Board of Education to be filled. Board seats are determined by Con…
Local churches will collect food donations at their places of worship on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. to help restock the Chatham Area Food Pantry shelves, which have been depleted this summer.
Budgets throughout the state and the country are facing the impacts of COVID-19, with the Ball-Chatham School District also feeling the pinch for fiscal year 2021.
he Ball-Chatham School District will begin the 2020-21 school year with options that were approved back in July, as the board voted down a revised plan from the administration by a 5-2 vote Monday night.
Following another emergency special meeting of the Ball-Chatham Board of Education last Saturday afternoon, classes will be conducted on a fully remote basis at Glenwood High School to start the 2020-21 school year.
As of March 2020, the Village of Chatham halted all penalties and disconnections of service for nonpayment of utility bills to help our customers due to impacts from COVID-19.
By now it is well-known that the Class of 2020 has been given the short end of the stick regarding their senior year. With the beginning of Phase 4 and the freedom that comes along with the loosened restrictions under this phase, it is no surprise that graduation parties are beginning to be …
For the first time since March 10, all members of the Chatham Village Board and other Village personnel gathered together at Municipal Hall for regular meetings Tuesday night.
Uncertainty and anxiousness abounds as the 2020-21 school year for Ball-Chatham is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 19, the anticipated first day of student attendance.
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting for June last Wednesday at the District Office. Supt. Dr. Doug Wood and all board members except Steve Bryant were in attendance.
The Chatham Village Board had one main item on its agenda at Tuesday night’s meeting, and it included extended discussion on the fiscal year 2021 budget.
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education and the Ball-Chat-ham Educational Support Professionals Association (BCESPA) have agreed on a three-year contract that runs through the 2021-22 school year.
The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair Tuesday night, with both meetings conducted once again remotely via video conference due to the current restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Gabe Gregurich has been named as the Valedictorian of the Glenwood High School Class of 2020, with Taylor Briggs named as the Salutatorian.
Memorial Day services in Chatham will take on a new look this year. Chatham American Legion Post 759 and VFW Post 4763 will not be having their traditional services. But there will be several things going on in the community.
Bill Brewer was re-elected to a second one-year term as the president of the Ball-Chatham Board of Education at last week’s regular meeting.
With local school districts remaining closed through April 30 due to Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order and extension related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Ball-Chatham School District began Remote Learning Days this week.
Village of Chatham contractor Waste Management started picking up leaf bags March 30 and the process will continue through Monday, April 27. All bags must be placed at curb side by 7 a.m. on Mondays. The final pick-up will be April 27.
The Ball Chatham Food Pantry, in conjunction with Chatham Presbyterian Church, is holding a drive-thru, drop-off Food Drive on Saturday, March 20, and Sunday, March 21, from 9 a.m. – noon each day.