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by Adam Gault For the past 11 years, Lazee G Ranch has showcased its homegrown talent during the annual summer shodeo, and this year’s event proved to be no different. The “Wild West Shodeo” brought the rootin’-tootin’ fun of the Old West to the south-east Windsor ranch for two straight days this past weekend. Cowpokes […]

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by Sylene Argent Over the past few months, there have been many changes to the business district of Essex Centre. The Essex Centre BIA Board members have implemented elements into the new parkette, nestled next to Deluxe Restaurant. So far, the Essex Centre BIA has installed a shade sail, two chess tables, and planters. The […]

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by Sylene Argent Last Friday afternoon, staff members and County Council dignitaries gathered onsite at the Essex Civic Centre grounds to participate in a Canada 150 and Essex County 225 celebration. The event was made possible through the Windsor Essex Community Foundation. As part of the festivities, Essex County Warden Tom Bain, with the help […]

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Bondy questions discussion on possibilities held at meeting by Sylene Argent On Monday evening, the majority of the remaining Essex Council members voted in favour of proceeding with a by-election for Colchester to fill the vacant seat at the municipal decision-making table. At the July 4 meeting, Council learned one of the two Colchester members […]

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by Sylene Argent Three University of Windsor business students hosted a public open house at the Harrow Arena last Wednesday evening to gather public feedback on a potential outdoor public pool in that area as part of a feasibility study they are conducting on the matter. One of the students, Alex Steel, explained the feasibility […]

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  by Sylene Argent The Consulate of Mexico hosted its first Mex-Can International Baseball Tournament out on the fields in Leamington over the weekend, which offered several exciting games of baseball. The international tournament was a first for the Consulate of Mexico, but its success will be a foundation for future, similar events. “It went fantastic. We were pleased […]

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  Essex to celebrate Canada 150 – Ontario 150 – Colchester 225! submitted to EFP The Town of Essex invites you to display your Canadian pride on July 29th at “Get Your Red and White ON” – a one-day celebration of Colchester’s 225th anniversary as part of the rich cultural legacy of Canada’s 150 years. […]

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  by Fred Groves Hundreds of baseball players and three very special guests were in town on Saturday as the Essex Minor Baseball Association (EMBA) celebrated its 60th anniversary. In the shadow of the large sign that displays the numerous provincial championships, World Series champion Dave Rozema autographed baseballs and pictures. He was more than willing to have […]

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by Sylene Argent Windsor Essex Compassionate Care Community Essex Council received Windsor Essex Compassionate Care Community’s report, which Liz Daniel, Community Engagement Coordinator, presented. She highlighted the introduction of the second stage of the organization’s Community Pilot Study. This will launch in November. She also extended an invitation to Council to nominate compassionate people of […]

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by Sylene Argent Student-staff members, set in place to mind the Essex Youth Centre (EYC) for the summer months, are excited to let area youth know the local facility, located in the basement of the Essex Recreation and Aquatics Centre, is open for the summer. Post-secondary students Casslyn Heil, Brian Hatt, and Erika Curtis are […]

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