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Santa spotted: parade sparks up holiday spirit

Windsor’s Olde Sandwich Towne parade

Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Downtown Essex Parade

Sat. Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Visit Santa at Devonshire Mall until Christmas… 553 more words

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How Those Elected Responded

For the record, here is how our new council responded to questions from the burg watch readers:

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Procedural By-law Status Unknown

Commentary by Linda Saxon

This was written in response to Anthony Leardi’s comments in his RTT Guest Column November 5, 2014.

I do not believe the issue is the Mayor’s postponement of meetings since the council approved procedural by-law clause provides him with the authority to do so; that is not a loophole. 244 more words

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Amherstburg's unionized workers agree to contract extension, wage freeze

Unionized workers in the Town of Amherstburg have agreed to a one-year wage freeze and an extension of their collective agreement.

Amherstburg councillors approved the deal Monday – one of the last pieces of business for the outgoing council. 269 more words

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The True Cost of Police Body Worn Cameras

Finally, the true technology related cost of the cameras is revealed, as reported in Hamilton News:

“Ferguson’s comments followed a presentation on the cameras made to the board on Monday by police staff that indicated the cost to introduce them could be about $3.8 million in the first year and total approximately $14.8 million over five years. 135 more words

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Amherstburg Mayor Hurst wraps up final council meeting with no comment

Amherstburg Mayor Wayne Hurst ended his 23 years of service to the town – and his final council meeting – with a firm no comment. 661 more words

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Five people from Amherstburg and Windsor charged in joint forces drug probe

Police conducting a joint forces probe raided two homes last week, seizing cash and drugs and arresting five people.

Windsor and Amherstburg police ran the investigation along with the Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy. 119 more words

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