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by Jennifer Cranston   Heavy rain made Amherstburg soggy this weekend and nowhere was this truer than at the 7th Annual Shores of Erie Wine Festival. The grounds of Fort Malden were mushy and slick with mud and rubber boots were in high demand but it didn’t stop thousands of visitors from enjoying local wine, […]

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by Jennifer Cranston Students at Colchester North Public and Holy Name Catholic Elementary are welcoming new principals and even a couple new vice principals this year. Nick Arundine (A-run-den-ay) is excited to be serving his first year as principal at Colchester North. He’s been an educator for 15 years and served as a vice-principal for […]

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by Sylene Argent Around 25 cyclists from the region, the Province, Quebec, and the US suited up and took to the road with their bicycles on Monday, September 12 to test out the Waterfront Regeneration Trust’s proposed 600km Lake Erie Cycling Route through a unique Leaders Mobile Workshop. The pilot ride began in Windsor early […]

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by Sylene Argent On Monday, August 29, Essex Town Council met to participate in a Personnel Committee meeting, with Councillor Bill Baker as Chairperson, to discuss an operational review report. Consulting firm Imaginate completed the report. It was started in April because there were some concerns in the finance department, Baker said. He is happy […]

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by Sylene Argent There was a lot to see and do in Harrow over the weekend as the community celebrated its 157th fair at the Harrow Fairgrounds this weekend. All year long, area residents prepare for the show, whether it’s through creating crafts or baked goods, rearing birds or animals through the local 4-H clubs, […]

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by Jennifer Cranston The late Bruce Crozier was honoured on Friday when the expanding Hwy #3, one of his major accomplishments as MPP for Essex, was renamed “Bruce Crozier’s Way.” Windsor MPPs Dwight Duncan and Sandra Pupatello joined Crozier’s widow Joan and his children David and Nancy and their families at one of the construction […]

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by Jennifer Cranston The Harrow Fair is the big Achievement Days event for Essex County 4-H clubs and this year was no exception. On Thursday the sheep club had its day. Local youth raised lambs over the summer so they could show them off at two to three months of age at the end of […]

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Corny fun in Tecumseh

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by Jennifer Cranston Tecumseh is celebrating a record turn out at this year’s Corn Festival that took place over the weekend. The festival opened on Thursday with the Miss Tecumseh Pageant. Friday was Seniors’ Day and Saturday was Family Day, kicking of with the “Largest Small Town Parade.” The weekend was packed with entertainment for […]

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by Jennifer Cranston At a special meeting on Aug. 24, Essex Town Council eliminated the option of looking at alternative sites for the new fire hall in ward 1. The Fire Hall Committee ran into a deadlock over how to position the new fire hall on the property at the corner of Victoria Ave. and […]

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by Sylene Argent   Colchester residents showed some kindness over the weekend when Hinnerk Weiler, a German sailor on a mission to sail all over the world, was in need of assistance. His engine gave out while trying to cross Lake Erie en route to Chicago; a short leg of his dream to visit many […]

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