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The Chatham Friends of the Parks will once again host the “Light Up the Park” holiday light display at Community Park.

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 will observe official Trick-or-Treat hours on Halloween Saturday, Oct. 31, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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…

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.

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.

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 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.

Ball Elementary School, Chatham Elementary School and Glenwood Elementary School will be holding a Kindergarten Camp for all incoming kindergarteners on Tuesday, Aug. 11.  

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.

The Chatham Jaycees, along with many other organizations, take helping and supporting our community very seriously, which includes the safety of others. 

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.

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.

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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.