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 by Richard Parkinson This week we’re pretty excited. We launched our own distribution system in Essex Centre and we thank all of our carriers for helping us with this. Without them it wouldn’t be possible. So, what does that mean? It’s means we have put together a carrier team of local residents to deliver the […]

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by Evelyn Couch The pumpkins scarcely had time to disappear before the Christmas decorations sprouted up everywhere. I understand homeowners want to put those strings of lights in place before the weather is so cold that it freezes fingers but do they have to be lit right away? Possibly cold fingers have something to do […]

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by Evelyn Couch After I wrote about Christmas as a child years ago, two younger people told me they didn’t like reading about how deprived children we were at Christmas in the days of my childhood. That shocked me because I never felt that way and didn’t realize I was suggesting children of my generation […]

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by Evelyn Couch This is the time of year when we see a myriad of gadgets being offered as gift ideas. I find it interesting to look at all the things I haven’t got and don’t need. When I was baking, I remembered that Mother thought her bread mixer was a great advantage over the […]

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by Evelyn Couch Did you read the report about all the mayors urging the federal government to give their towns and cities more money for infrastructure? Or maybe you saw it on television? It made me wonder if that many elected officials – some of them who have held office for many years – made […]

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by Richard Parkinson Last week, the railway tracks were removed in Essex. It was the final act to a period of history in Essex Centre as the railway played an important part in the community’s early development. When I was a child, the railway tracks – or rather the trains that used them – had […]

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The Kingsville community, though small, has a very large volunteer spectrum. Community Living Essex County, St. John de Brebeuf Church and St. John De Brebeuf school are just a few of the volunteer organizations in the Kingsville community that require a number of volunteers. Each volunteer organization takes part in a number of events throughout […]

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There have been a number of questions raised regarding the placement of the new furniture downtown. Let me try to address some of those. Brought to you by the BIA in partnership with the Town of Essex new benches, garbage cans, and planters will continue to spring up. The public works department is setting up […]

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