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by Sylene Argent Many area youths use their summer vacation to go to camp, hang out with friends, or in finding something new to do. Three aspiring youth-actresses used their free time to hone in on their on-stage skills with the Purple Theatre Company of Windsor. Recently, the company hosted a two-week acting workshop in […]

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by Sylene Argent Two new events were hosted on the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village (CTMHV) grounds over the weekend, which helped the volunteers and staff to connect to many new individuals on the efforts made there to preserve and promote local history. On Friday, CTMHV Chairperson Harry Bergman and the rest of the […]

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by Sylene Argent Members of the Essex Soil and Crop Improvement Association kicked off the annual Twilight Tour at J. Brush Farms in the Harrow area on Thursday. J. Brush Farms was the 2016 Conservation Farm Award winner, which the Essex Region Conservation Authority and the Essex Soil and Crop Improvement Association team up to present annually. The award […]

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by Adam Gault National judges, from Communities in Bloom, made their way through the Town of Essex on Wednesday, July 26 to assess the municipality for the 2017 program. Founded in 1995, Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization established to foster civic pride, environmental responsibility, and local beautification through community and voluntary involvement. […]

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by Sylene Argent Local musician Tom Bro was warmly welcomed as the special guest solo performer in last week’s installment of the Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) Committee’s Tune up the Parks music session. Bro played a wide-variety of music beneath the wings of the Essex Memorial Spitfire before an audience of around 60 individuals. Some […]

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by Adam Gault Two University of Windsor graduates made their return to the city last week for a week-long engagement of their co-authored production, “Bedwetter” at the Walkerville Fringe Festival. Kyle Kimmerly, the production’s Director and an Essex County native, teamed with Ottawa-born Tamlynn Bryson, the star of the one-person show, to co-write the production that deals […]

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by Sylene Argent Members of the Knights of Columbus, based out of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, joined members of the Ladies’ Auxiliary Council to host a community barbeque on Saturday afternoon in the Kennedy Funeral Home’s parking lot. Knights of Columbus Grand Knight, BJ Harrison, said the event was a way for two […]

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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 Nearly every person has a cause or an organization they like to support either through volunteer hours or financial contributions. One of the causes the team at the Essex branch of the Bank of Montreal likes to support is finding safe and loving fur-ever homes for animals through the For the Love […]

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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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