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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


Amherstburg postpones budget meetings

Amherstburg’s budget meetings, slated to resume Thursday at 10 a.m. and continue Friday if needed, have been cancelled.

Deputy clerk Paula Parker said via email that council will reconvene its next budget session Tuesday at 10 a.m. 106 more words


Simpson remembered as Canada's Rosa Parks

Betty Simpson was known as Canada’s Rosa Parks.

Simpson, the co-founder of the North American Black Historical Museum in Amherstburg, died Friday at age 88. Her funeral is Saturday. 541 more words