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Amherstburg launches environmental study of development lands off Lowes Sideroad

A proposed residential development on the southeast outskirts of the urban hub of Amherstburg could bring in $22 million in development fees and generate $4 million a year in taxes, according to town officials. 481 more words

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Amherstburg gets money for bike lane on County Road 20

Amherstburg is looking to add paved shoulders on Alma Street and a bike lane on County Road 20.

As part of the 2019 and 2020 capital budgets, town council will consider installing paved shoulders on Alma from Fryer Street to Meloche Road and a bike lane on County Road 20 from Dalhousie Street to Front Road South. 118 more words

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Amherstburg buying two new fire trucks

Amherstburg is getting a pair of brand new fire trucks.

Town council voted in favour of the $817,000 purchase at Monday night’s council meeting.

The new trucks — a tanker pumper and a rescue pumper — will be purchased from Fort Garry Fire Trucks Ltd. 54 more words

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Amherstburg converting to LED streetlights to save thousands of dollars

Amherstburg is changing all of its streetlights to low-energy LED lighting, which should save the town thousands of dollars annually.

The conversion, which was approved at Monday night’s town council meeting, will have an initial cost of about $1.2 million. 107 more words

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Online and phone survey available for Amherstburg policing issue

Amherstburg councillors are playing it close to the vest when it comes to how they’ll vote on the emotionally-charged issue of the town’s future policing. 442 more words

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Amherstburg man charged in variety store robbery

Amherstburg police have charged one man after a variety store robbery Monday afternoon.

A lone male wearing a ski mask entered Lynn’s Variety on Richmond Street just after 3 p.m. 83 more words

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Morning snowfall leads to bus crashes in treacherous driving conditions

Three school buses crashed and those that didn’t were late picking up kids after they were sent out Wednesday morning in one of the heaviest snowfalls of the winter. 1,087 more words

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