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2017 Essex Fun Fest Schedule of Events

    There are lots of things to see and do again this year at the Essex Fun Fest. This year, the committee took into consideration the needs of its visitors and have made the necessary changes to the festival to better suit everyone’s needs, as a whole. From the toddler, to the senior, there is […]

submitted to EFP On June 9, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery at a grocery store on Erie Street North near the intersection of Clark Street in Leamington, Ontario. It was reported that a lone male brandishing a knife entered the business demanding money but the employee […]

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by Sylene Argent Local tow truck companies want help from Essex Derek Didone of County Towing Inc. and Roger Beaulieu of Beau’s Auto Everything Approached Council aith two requests during a special meeting on Monday evening. Didone said towing companies are counted on to clear roadways of casualties in a fast and efficient manner, but […]

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submitted to EFP In an effort to assist our police partners in reducing the illegal use and trafficking of Fentanyl in our communities, Windsor and Essex County Crime Stoppers is implementing a drug-reduction strategy. The initiative will pay a $1000 reward for tips received from now until June 30th, 2017 which lead to the arrest […]

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submitted to EFP The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Leamington, Ontario is investigating a report of a suspicious person in the area of two local schools. On February 28, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Queen Elizabeth School on Maxon Avenue in Leamington, a young boy was approached by a man in […]

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submitted to EFP A Windsor, Ontario man has been charged  following the completion of an investigation into a break and enter to a residence in the 2000 block of Manning Road in Lakeshore, Ontario. On September 24, 2016 at approximately 5:00 a.m. an elderly woman was awoken by her audible alarm and the sounds of […]

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submitted to EFP On February 27, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter to a residence in the 7000 block of South Talbot Road, in the Town of Tecumseh. The home was entered into between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on February 27, 2017 while the […]

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submitted to EFP On February 14, 2017 at approximately 7:30 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a robbery at the ROYAL OASIS Pharmacy in the 400 block of Advance Boulevard in Lakeshore, Ontario. A lone male entered the pharmacy wearing a black backpack and demanded cash and narcotics […]

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submitted to EFP On February 15, 2017 at approximately 7:45 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to the report of a robbery at the IDA pharmacy located in the 11000 block of Tecumseh Road in the Town of Tecumseh, Ontario. The suspect entered the premise, displayed a handgun demanding pharmacy staff provide him with […]

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submitted to EFP Essex County OPP is proud to announce that Provincial Constable William Scott, of the Essex County OPP Marine Unit, has been named the “2016 Marine Professional of the Year” by the prestigious Canadian Safe Boating Council. PC Bill Scott is a twenty-nine year veteran of the OPP who has served in Thunder Bay […]

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