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Amherstburg woman wins $100,000 on five-dollar scratch ticket

Joanne Moscatello must be glad she decided to buy a $5 scratch ticket at the Downtown Espresso Cafe in Amherstburg.

The Amherstburg resident is now $100,000 richer, thanks to her luck playing the… 85 more words


Amherstburg municipal tax increase at seven per cent

Amherstburg councillors made no further cuts Tuesday to the proposed 2014 budget and agreed to include almost $5 million in capital projects as long as council has final approval before those projects are given the go ahead. 579 more words


Families First looks to build new funeral home in Amherstburg

As a young child, John Sutton lived and played in a very unusual place — his family’s funeral home.

Sutton, a 51-year-old Amherstburg councillor, said he has vague memories of living in his family’s apartment above the funeral home founded by his great-great-grandfather over 100 years ago and named after his father, James Hamilton. 308 more words


Amherstburg to meet May 6 on future of Essex Power shares

A decision on the sale of Amherstburg’s Essex Power shares will not be made until at least May 6, when a special council meeting has been set to discuss the $12-million offer from the energy company Entegrus. 394 more words


Amherstburg man avoids jail in fatal snowmobiling accident (With video)

The anguished pleas of Corey Meloche’s parents asking Justice Thomas Carey not to incarcerate their daughter’s longtime friend Trevor Skeates for his role in her death in a snowmobiling accident in Amherstburg four years ago were answered Wednesday. 727 more words


Amherstburg council weighs options in cutting the budget

AMHERSTBURG – Council cut tree planting, reduced operating hours at the Libro Centre and closed the yard waste depot as part of its budget deliberation on Tuesday. 625 more words


Amherstburg police look for hit-and-run driver

Amherstburg police are looking for the hit-and-run pickup driver who side-swiped a car before speeding away.

The collision occurred Friday around 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Alma Street. 167 more words