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by Sylene Argent Members of the Maidstone & Area Historical Society invited local hunters, target shooters, and reenactors to take part in a black power shoot last Saturday afternoon. The event was a fundraiser for the Maidstone Bicentennial Museum, and further offered participants a chance to vie for prizes. Victoria Beaulieu, Curator at the Maidstone […]

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by Sylene Argent Community members and stakeholders were invited to join in on special celebrations throughout the County last week that recognized the County Wide Active Transportation Study (CWATS). These events were part of the annual celebrations held to recognize active transportation and physical activity. Members of the Essex community celebrated at Sadler’s Nature Park […]

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submitted to EFP Recently, the Rotary Clubs of Essex and Ottawa sponsored the “Adventures In Citizenship” Program for a local student. This annual event is offered to students across Canada who exhibit strong leadership potential. Selected students are heavily involved in school and community events through volunteering and have demonstrated an understanding of the Rotary […]

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by Fred Groves Niagara, Comet, Durango, Mustang… Any way you call it, it’s a Ford. Friday afternoon was turned into a Ford frenzy at the Essex Railway Station as Heritage Essex hosted a car show that was specifically for one brand of auto. “We found out that they have been selling Fords in Essex for 91 […]

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by Sylene Argent The sweet sounds of music and taste of strawberry treats lured the families of Gosfield North Public School students to take part in the annual Evening of Arts and Strawberry Social last Wednesday evening. Principal Rob Kapetanov explained that the event is a way for Gosfield North Public School affiliated families to socialize […]

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by Sylene Argent On Saturday morning, representatives of Community Living Essex County welcomed members of the community to participate in the local portion of the A Million Possibilities event, a stationary rowing challenge, at the parking lot of BeachWalk Family Fitness. The event, hosted as the local portion of the province-wide awareness event for the […]

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by Sylene Argent In recognition of years of making a difference within the community through volunteerism, youth mentoring, and fostering youth in need, MPP Taras Natyshak presented Essex resident Kim Verbeek with the Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Recognition award on Monday evening. This special award recognizes exceptional community leaders who help to improve […]

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  by Adam Gault The hot weather may have brought them out, but the cool guitar licks had the attention of hundreds of music lovers focused on the stage during this year’s installment of the McGregor Music Festival. at Co-An Park on Sunday. The long-running charity event, now in its 28th year, featured a full lineup […]

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by Adam Gault For the past 16 years across Essex County, friends and family have come together for an emotional, high-spirited event known as the Relay for Life. The Canadian Cancer Society organizes the 12-hour long event and it is dedicated to cancer research, prevention, and providing emotional support. Beginning on Friday, June 9, participants […]

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by Sylene Argent Around 300 vintage, custom, and classic cars were on display throughout the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village grounds during the annual spring edition of the Festival of Cars event on Sunday. The annual event brings local automotive buffs together to show off vehicles, exchange stories, or sell rare parts in the […]

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