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Sports Roundup – Schiller heading to OFSAA

by Fred Groves Woodslee’s Annie Schiller, a Grade 12 student at L’Essor, is off to the OFSAA wrestling championships. Schiller qualified for the provincial finals, to be held today (Thursday) and Friday in Brampton, after winning gold at the WECSSAA and SWOSSAA meets. She was named the Best Female Athlete. • Braydin Metcalfe scored with 13 seconds […]

by Sylene Argent At the special meeting to discuss the 2017 budget, on Monday, February 13, Essex Town Council adopted the proposed 2017 budget in principal. It will come before Council at a regular meeting in the near future for formal adoption. The 2017 budget will allow for a 2.36 percent increase in the general mill […]

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submitted to EFP Over the Christmas break Hockey for Hospice held its 21st tournament to support the local Hospice. The Essex Thunder Atom Red team fought hard during the three day event to make the finals, losing by a small margin to Harrow in Game 5. The Essex Thunder Peewee White team went into the […]

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by Fred Groves Glen Mills is heading up the highway. The president and coach of the Essex Ravens has accepted a position with the University of Western Ontario’s Mustangs football program. This fall, Mills will become the defensive line coach of the Mustangs that compete in the OUA. • James Morgan had a pair of […]

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by Jennifer Cranston I spend a lot of time travelling in Essex Centre and I’d like to take an opportunity to point out a couple of often made mistakes that are putting people’s safety at risk. The first is that many people think the two “No Left Turn” signs on Talbot are mere suggestions. They […]

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by Jennifer Cranston Iler Lodge held its annual Fall Bazaar this past Saturday to raise money for the Residents Council. The Residents Council at Iler supports day trips, a pet dog, and many recreational activities. This year’s Bazaar included a raffle and 50/50 draw, a soup and chili lunch, and the sale of crafts, DVDs, books, CDs, […]

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by Garrett Fodor The 73’s are starting to find their groove offensively and defensively after their lone loss of the season. Essex is sitting atop of the standings and added to its lead with two shutouts from goalie Trevor Wheaton this past week, along with standout performances from rookie Alixe Saliba, who scored three goals […]

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by Mike Bennett Three of the scheduled six feature races were run before a sudden downpour brought Saturday night’s stock car racing to an early end. The Glassford duo of father Dale, 45, and son Nick, 15, won feature races on the same night for the fourth time this season. Dale won for the 11th […]

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by Sylene Argent The Essex Region Conservation Authority invited the community to join in on a Restoration Tour of Cedar Creek Provincial Park last Wednesday evening. This opportunity gave nature lovers an opportunity to peruse the Park and enjoy the scenery. During this tour, ERCA Forester Rob Davies and Restoration Biologist Kate Arthur were able […]

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by Sylene Argent After five years of service to the Essex community, Captain Kristen Gray will move to Brantford to continue her career in Ministry. She took part in her last mass in Essex on Sunday, which was followed with a celebratory potluck luncheon. Community members were able to forward well wishes at this open […]

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