The Chatham Friends of the Parks has submitted an offer to the Village of Chatham to construct a dog park at Westside Park, and the plan could be voted on as soon as this coming Tuesday’s Village Board meeting at Municipal Hall (July 27, 6 p.m.).
The Village of Chatham’s proposed fiscal year 2022 budget includes a three percent increase on electricity usage for Village customers.
The Ball-Chatham School District is planning to resume full in-person learning for all student attendance days for the upcoming 2021-22 school year, with the first day of student attendance set for Wednesday, August 18.
The public is invited to a public reading of the Declaration of Independence on Sunday, July 4, at the Veterans Memorial Square in Chatham.
On Tuesday, June 15, The Village of Chatham started taking supplemental water from CWLP at the Route 4 connection. This may cause stirring in the mains and discoloration of the water.
The South Sangamon Water Commission released information regarding the upcoming switch from chlorine to chloramines last week, along with an update this week on the timing.
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education and the Ball-Chatham Education Association have come to an agreement on a new three-year teacher contract, with the school board approving the contract at a special meeting last week.
The Ball-Chatham School District is planning to return to full days of in-person instruction when the 2021-22 school year begins in August.
It has taken several years, but, finally, it appears that the South Sangamon Water Commission’s water plant in Buckhart will be switching from free chlorine over to chloramines next month.
At last week’s Committee of the Whole meeting, Village of Chatham trustees again talked about possible solutions or alternatives to the current water supplier situation.
The Village of Chatham’s Spring 2021 Junk/Dumpster Day Clean-Up will take place this Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. to noon at Community Park.
Laura Calderon and three other newcomers have been elected to the Ball-Chatham Board of Education as a result of Tuesday night’s Consolidated Election. Also being elected to four-year terms on the board were Tiffani Saunders, Andrea Rediger and Ann Strahle.
Recognizing the extreme value that volunteers and their efforts contribute to the quality of life in the village, the Village of Chatham is currently accepting nominations for the annual honorary naming of Volunteer Drive; the road that winds through Community Park.
After a nearly six-hour meeting that included an incredible four hours and 40 minutes of public comments, the Ball-Chatham Board of Education voted 5-2 in favor of an updated spring learning plan put forth by Superintendent Dr. Doug Wood on Tuesday night. The vote came just before midnight a…
Superintendent Dr. Doug Wood confirmed in an e-mail to parents Tuesday evening that the current hybrid learning model will remain in place for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year in the Ball-Chatham School District.
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education held a nearly three-hour meeting at the GHS Auditorium Tuesday night, with the dominant subject being if in-person learning instruction time can be increased at some point this school year.
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.