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Essex MP Jeff Watson drops nearly $2 million in area parks, trails and Legion halls

A Conservative government spending spree continued Friday with Essex MP Jeff Watson announcing nearly $2 million in funding for local trails, parks and several Legion halls. 870 more words

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Brother of late LaSalle teen wants to set record straight

The older brother of a LaSalle teen who died tragically in a car accident last year says his grieving family has become the target of online bullies spreading misinformation and posting hurtful comments. 630 more words

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Charges could be dropped against festival volunteers

Charges against five volunteers for the Shores of Erie International Wine Festival could be dropped when they appear in court next month.

Assistant Crown attorney Ilana Mizel asked a justice of the peace Monday for an amendment to drop the charges for liquor licence offences against the individual festival board members. 216 more words

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Enbridge to sponsor River Lights Winter Festival

Enbridge is stepping up again this year to sponsor Amherstburg’s holiday spectacle — River Lights Winter Festival.

River Lights — which features 175 animated, solar-powered LED-lit displays in the King’s Navy Yard and Toddy Jones parks along with other holiday-themed events — runs this year from Nov. 102 more words

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Tight controls on alcohol implemented for Mardi Gras event in Amherstburg

It’s the 10th anniversary of Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy show and hundred of cars are expected to line downtown streets Sunday.

More than 500 street rods, classic cars, trucks, muscle cars, luxury rides, 4x4s, fire trucks and more will be on display. 584 more words

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NDP leader tours Amherstburg's empty industrial sites

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair toured Amherstburg Thursday, getting a first-hand look at the loss of industry in an area he says is ripe for political picking. 679 more words

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Amherstburg hires former Windsor firefighter Lee Tome

Lee Tome, a former Windsor firefighter, has been hired by Amherstburg.

Tome starts his new job as the town’s assistant deputy fire chief/fire prevention and inspections officer on Monday. 82 more words

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