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Time changed on public meeting for Amherstburg budget

The time has changed for Saturday’s public information meeting on the proposed 2016 budget for Amherstburg.

The meeting will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. 36 more words

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What's going on: Windsor-Essex entertainment events Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

Thursday, Nov. 26

Ominous west coast beat

Don’t let the band name fool you: Vancouver’s Gang Signs isn’t a rap act. This west coast trio draw inspiration from the ominous sounds of the ’80s: disillusioned lyrics, spacy sequencers, new wave beats. 1,455 more words


Amherstburg citizens to get say in Mardi Gras' future

This article was corrected Nov. 25th

The future of Amherstburg’s Mardi Gras street festival will be a hot topic of discussion at a citizen engagement meeting next week. 448 more words

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Amherstburg delays budget talks to allow for more public input

Amherstburg council postponed budget deliberations scheduled to start Tuesday with a contentious recorded vote taken at Monday night’s meeting.

Coun. Joan Courtney asked for a postponement to allow the process to include one public meeting on the proposed 2016 budget. 331 more words

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A'burg girl offers hope, mittens to Windsor-bound refugees

If there’s one thing little Devyn Nichols knows, it’s that the Middle East is hot, and Windsor is not.

So the eight-year-old Amherstburg girl has begun a campaign to collect mittens, hats and canned goods to help Syrian refugees expected on our doorstep in the coming weeks. 296 more words

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Updated: Amherstburg fire causes $250,000 damage

A fire in the 2300 block of Front Road North in Amherstburg caused $250,000 damage Saturday night.

Firefighters learned the owner was not home at the time and because of heavy smoke and heat they did not attempt to enter the building, said Amherstburg assistant deputy fire chief Lee Tome Sunday morning.  144 more words

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Charges pending against Amherstburg cyclist

Charges are pending against an Amherstburg cyclist who lost his leg as the result of an early morning collision with a minivan.

An Amherstburg police spokesman said they are looking at charges under the Highway Traffic Act which pertain to improper bicycle lighting for an adult. 146 more words

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