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Community Concert Band performs in music series

by Sylene Argent Under the direction of Conductor of Dee Shaw, members of the woodwind, percussion, and brass instrument ensemble, the Essex Community Concert Band, engaged a large audience as they perform last Wednesday evening in Essex Centre as part of the Tune up the Parks concert series. Britt Kascjak, Secretary for the band, explained […]

    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 […]

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by Adam Gault It was an emotional evening for the students of Holy Name Catholic Elementary School as their friends and family gathered to watch them receive their diplomas on Wednesday, June 21. The students and their families gathered at the Holy Name of Jesus Church in Essex for the ceremony, which was held as […]

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by Sylene Argent   Public Works/Operations staff members with the Town of Essex took a brief break from maintaining the municipality’s roads and infrastructure last Wednesday morning to host an equipment show for the kindergarten students at Harrow Public School. Town employees also explained safety issues that surround working with big equipment. Staff members made […]

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      by Adam Gault Looking to continue to build upon their philosophy of inspiring possibilities and real change, staff members at Community Living Essex County held the 56th annual meeting and awards presentation at the Ciociaro Club in Oldcastle on Tuesday, June 20. The event was held to honour those who continue to overcome obstacles […]

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submitted to EFP The residents of Country Village tripled their original goal of $500.00 to $1550.00 for the Alzheimer Society. The amount raised will be matched by the Alzheimer Society of Essex County, totaling $3,100.00, to be used for local programs. Raising money for this cause is important to many at Country Village as Alzheimer’s […]

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by Sylene Argent Having worked at the Harrow Arena for over 31 years, Paul Wright has decided to retire. To show appreciation for the years of dedicated service to the community, the Town of Essex hosted a surprise party last Friday afternoon, which also allowed family, friends, arena users, and Town staff a chance to […]

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by Fred Groves In a few short days, Canada will celebrate a huge birthday. On July 1, 1867, what is now known as Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, united to form a nation. The Founding Fathers included Ontario’s George Brown, Sir Alexander Campbell, Sir John A. MacDonald, and William McDougall, who were all […]

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by Sylene Argent Under blue skies last Wednesday, around 180 golfers took to the greens at Kingsville Golf & Country Club to participate in the 7th annual A Day for a Life golf tournament. The event recognizes Trevor Funkenhauser’s gift of life legacy, and further raises funds and awareness for organ donation. In 2006, Funkenhauser’s […]

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by Sylene Argent Staff, clients, Board members, and supporters of the Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (ECNPLC) gathered inside the Shaheen Community Room at the Essex Centre Sports Complex last Wednesday evening to review the past year of activities and look ahead to the future during the clinic’s Annual General Meeting. Current Board President Michael […]

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