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Ryan Green, a 1997 graduate of Glenwood High School, is set to become the school’s next principal on July 1.

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 Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with trustees Brett Gerger and Ryan Mann absent. The proceedings lasted one hour.

The Chatham Village Board voted to ‘reaffirm and recommit’ its laws on the books regarding establishments that have video gaming at its regular meeting Tuesday night at Municipal Hall.

The Village of Chatham is seeking individuals to fill vacancies on its volunteer commissions.  Interested individuals can send a letter of interest along with a bio or resume to Village Manager Patrick McCarthy at pmccarthy@chathamil.net. 

The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and Committee of the Whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with the proceedings lasting an hour and a half.

The Chatham Village Board held a short meeting Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with all trustees and Mayor Dave Kimsey in attendance. There were just a couple of items on the agenda, and the meeting lasted 25 minutes.

The Ball-Chatham School District will be holding Kinder-garten pre-registration for the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, Feb. 6. from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at all of its elementary schools. 

The Ball-Chatham Board of Education held a regular meeting Tuesday night at the District Office. Supt. Dr. Doug Wood and all board members except Patrick Phipps were in attendance. The meeting lasted just over an hour.

The South Sangamon Water Commission (SSWC) will soon be making a change in its disinfection process. It will be replacing the current method of chlorination with a change to chloramination.

Featuring a glorious Gersh-win score as the backdrop of a screwball, romantic comedy, the Broadway-acclaimed musical, “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” will be presented at Glenwood High School this weekend, Nov. 8-10.

The Village of Chatham has leaf bags left over from the last spring pick-up. They will be made available on a first-come basis beginning the morning of Monday, Nov. 4, outside of the Police Department. 

The Chatham Police Department will host its 2019 Food Drive Friday, Nov. 1 (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) and Saturday, Nov. 2 (7 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at County Market in Chatham.

It took a long time to get there, but when a vote was finally taken, the Chatham Village Board passed an ordinance on Tuesday night to prohibit cannabis business establishments inside Village limits.

Titan Fuel, a supplemental food program for students K-12 in the Ball-Chatham School District, will host an informational meeting for potential volunteers Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Chatham Area Public Library.  

The Chatham Village Board held both a brief regular meeting and committee of the whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall. Mayor Dave Kimsey and all trustees except Brett Gerger were in attendance. The proceedings lasted one hour and 45 minutes.

The Chatham Police Department will be offering BASSET (Beverage Alcohol Servers and Sellers Education and Training Program) training Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 6-10 p.m. at the Village Hall, 117 E. Mulberry St.

Online registration for the 2019-20 school year in the Ball-Chatham School District begins after 12 p.m. on July 15, and continues through Aug. 2 at 3 p.m.

Members of the Chatham American Legion Color Guard led off last Saturday’s Homecoming Parade. From the left: Greg Harris (Weapon), Les Morgan (American Flag), Rose Connolly (POW/MIA Flag), Dave Rogers (American Legion), Matt Mau (Sons of Legion) and Dan Smith (Weapon).

he Village of Chatham will now officially contract out for yard waste and leaf collection and disposal, along with limb and branch pick-up, after two separate resolutions were approved at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

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.