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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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by Sylene Argent On Monday, February 9, Essex Council met with members of the OPP for a public meeting held inside the community room at the Harrow Arena to discuss the police service’s new billing model. Some OPP staff, including Sergeant Contract Policing Analyst Kevin Hummel, explained this police service’s new billing model. He noted […]

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submitted to the EFP Recently, the Rotary Club of Essex welcomed four new members to the club. The induction brings the club almost one-third of its way to this year’s membership goal of doubling in size with total membership, which is now at 20. Anyone interested in discovering more about Rotary is encouraged to contact Club […]

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submitted to the Essex Free Press Five area Rotary Clubs came together on Oct. 27th for a group Rotary meeting at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens. The five clubs, that included Amherstburg, Harrow, Essex, Cottam and Leamington, came together to present their first installment of a $50,000 commitment to sponsoring a “Rotary” Patient Room at the new […]

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by Jennifer Cranston A small group of art lovers is trying to form an art collective in Essex that will facilitate art shows and other artistic endeavours in Essex Centre. “There is a lot of talent in this town and we would like to meet other people and promote the arts,” said Candace Anderson. She […]

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by Jennifer Cranston Last year’s Conservation Farm Award winner Mike Mailloux and his wife Jocelyne hosted area farmers on Saturday for the Essex Soil and Crop Improvement Association’s Annual Twilight Tour. “Only about 30 farms have this award,” said Mailloux. “It’s an honour to be among them.” He explained that implementing an environmental farm plan […]

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Letter to the Editor, As a concerned citizen of this town, I drew up a petition to have all the signs allowing dogs in the toddler’s park to be removed immediately. I appeared before council with this petition that had over 60 signatures of people who felt the same way I did. Council ignored what […]

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by Fred Groves The Essex 73’s, defending Great Lakes Junior ‘C’ Hockey League champs are pleased to announce they have a new equipment manager. Tyson Tatomir who was an assistant equipment manager with the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes from 2006-09 will take over for Ron Campbell and Ron Prpich. Tatomir has also worked with the Windsor […]

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by Sylene Argent Demolition on what used to be the Maidstone & District Historical Society’s Resource Centre began on Monday, July 21. Lakeshore Council had made the decision last October to tear down the building to make room for a salt shed. This was a former Maidstone Municipal building, which opened in July of 1964, […]

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by Sylene Argent Having written their last exams and handed in their final projects, on Tuesday, June 24 senior students at Essex District High School will take another step in their life journeys as they take part in the 129th convocation ceremony to receive their graduation diplomas. The class of 2014 will be the last […]

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