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Amherstburg River Lights festival to receive solar farm sponsorship

Amherstburg’s annual River Lights Winter Festival will happen again this holiday season with the continued support of Enbridge’s Amherstburg Solar Farm.

For the fourth consecutive year, the solar farm will be sponsoring the festival’s decoration of historic Amherstburg throughout November and December. 68 more words

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Amherstburg to host 2018 provincial gymnastics championships

Amherstburg will host more than 1,200 athletes next year when the Ontario Artistic Gymnastics championships are held at the Libro Credit Union Centre.

The four-day championships open April 5, 2018 and will feature athletes between eight to 18 years of age competing at the provincial, national and Olympic levels. 106 more words

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Firefighters buying $386,000 fire-training simulator

Windsor, St. Clair College, LaSalle and Amherstburg are chipping in to buy a fire-training simulator that provides “the best opportunity we have to actually train with fire,” according to Windsor Fire Chief Stephen Laforet. 467 more words

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Nothing can stop the pets and people of Woofa-Roo

Even Mother Nature couldn’t take a bite out of Woofa-Roo.

High winds Friday night at the fifth annual Woofa-Roo pet party at the Libro Centre in Amherstburg may have scattered some tents — but they didn’t dampen the weekend-long furry fun. 320 more words

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Water main work forces street detours, intersection closure in Amherstburg

AMHERSTBURG — Water main replacement will force a one-day closure of the intersection of Sandwich Street and Pickering Drive in Amherstburg.

The town has already restricted vehicles on Pickering Drive between Dalhousie and King streets due to the work but a complete closure of the intersection is scheduled for next Wednesday. 28 more words

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Mayor hopes to restore and display century-old streetcar to showcase city's history

Mayor Drew Dilkens stares up at a hulking, ramshackle old streetcar — its steel rusted, its wood panels rotting and many components missing entirely — and is stirred by its connection to Windsor’s history and its untapped potential. 959 more words

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