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Chatham American Legion Post 759 and Chatham VFW Post 4763 will host Memorial Day services Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at the Chatham Veterans Memorial “On the Square” in Veterans Memorial Park. 

There was a changing of the guard at last Thursday’s Ball-Chatham Board of Education meeting, as the board said goodbye to three outgoing members, including four-year president Steve Copp, and hello to three newly-elected members.

The Village of Chatham will receive sealed Request for Proposals for yard waste and leaf collection services; as well as limb and branch collection services until Friday, May 24, at 1 p.m. at the Village Hall, 117 E. Mulberry.

Village of Chatham officials will now seek a Request for Proposal (RFP) for branch pick-up, leaf bag pick-up and village-wide clean-up services following a special meeting that was held last week at Municipal Hall.

Fourth grade students and their teachers from all three Ball-Chatham elementary schools will be planting seeds and seedlings to begin restoring approximately 10 acres of land located adjacent to Ball Elementary School to its original habitat. 

The Village of Chatham is poised to end its leaf bag and branch pick-up policies soon, leaving those responsibilities and costs up to each individual resident.

The deadline is noon on April 26 for Memorial Brick applications to be turned in.  This will allow enough time for the bricks to get engraved and laid in time for Memorial Day.

The Ball-Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting for March at a different location last week - the new mutli-purpose room at GHS.

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, April 2, for a local election that includes candidates for Village of Chatham trustee and the Ball-Chatham Board of Education, along with candidates for the Chatham Area Public Library District Board of Trustees and an annexation question for residents …

The Chatham Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidate Forum Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the Chatham Area Public Library, 600 E. Spruce.  

Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with the Chatham Senior Center, is offering a Rules of the Road Review Course for all citizens in the Chatham area. The course is free to anyone who wishes to attend.

The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and committee of the whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with the proceedings lasting one hour and 40 minutes before the board went into closed session to discuss collective negotiations. Trustee Paul Scherschel was absent.

The Ball-Chatham Board of Education, and the Ball-Chatham Education Association (BCEA) announced on Tuesday night that a tentative agreement has been reached on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement. 

On March 1-2, Glenwood’s very own Titan Fever will be hosting what some have predicted to be one of the hardest High School Show Choir competitions of the season, ‘The Event.’ 

The Titan Mascot Committee is currently reviewing submissions for the new Titan mascot/logo.

Village of Chatham trustees started off a new year of meetings in style Tuesday night, with a regular board meeting and committee of the whole affair lasting a total of three hours.

The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and committee of the whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall. All trustees and mayor Dave Kimsey were in attendance, and the proceedings lasted an hour and 45 minutes.

The Chatham Friends of the Parks will present the sixth annual ‘Light Up The Park’ holiday light display at Community Park from Nov. 23-Dec. 22.

Voters in Sangamon County approved the one cent School Facility Sales Tax during Tuesday’s General Election.

Chatham VFW Post 4763 and Chatham American Legion Post 759 will conduct Veterans Day services Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Chatham Veterans Memorial on the Square in Veterans Memorial Park. 

Jared Koester, 34, of Chatham was named the new President of the Illinois Jaycees at the 2018 Fall General Assembly, held this past weekend in Normal.

As part of the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters in Sangamon County will be asked to vote on a proposal to provide funding to all county school districts through a one cent retail sales tax increase.

Leaf bags will be available at the Village Utility Office starting Monday, Oct. 29 until they are gone. A limit of three bundles of bags per household may be picked up.

The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and committee of the whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall. The proceedings lasted just over an hour before a closed session was held to discuss collective bargaining.

Work on sand blasting and painting the elevated water tank on East Walnut, along with other related items, has begun in earnest.

Andrew ‘Dewey’ Detmers was approved to fill a vacated Village trustee position at Tuesday night’s Chatham Village Board meeting.