News

Wolfhead Distillery excited to open its doors

Tom Manherz and the team at Wolfhead Distillery open their doors to the public May 27. An official grand opening will be in late June.

Essex County’s first craft distillery is ready to open to the public Friday

Enbridge returns as River Lights presenting sponsor

The River Lights Winter Festival received a $15,000 donation from Enbridge Wednesday morning. This is the third year Enbridge has become a presenting sponsor. They give the donation early to assist with the planning of the event. From left: River Lights committee members Mark & Karen Usher, Enbridge community engagement advisor Suzanne Shea, Enbridge GM Ian MacRobbie, River Lights co-ordinator Sarah Van Grinsven and River Lights committee member Norm Ross.

Company becomes River Lights’ presenting sponsor for third straight year

Town looking to acquire historic Belle Vue property

Town council has authorized administration to enter into negotiations with the current Belle Vue owners and to compile a business plan. (Submitted photo)

The business plan is the key as that will help describe how the town would pay for the purchase should it ultimately decide to buy it: mayor

Over 100 vehicles entered thus far in 2016, says police chief

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“We ask that people please lock their doors,” said Chief Tim Berthiaume. “It’s a crime that can be averted.”

Sports

Lady Gens conclude regular season atop county standings

Maddie Turner delivers to the plate during General Amherst's 11-10 win over St. Thomas of Villanova May 24.

The Lady Gens captured the top spot in the regular season thanks to a close 11-10 win over St. Thomas of Villanova Tuesday afternoon at Wigle Park

Mixed results for Lady Gens slo-pitch team last week

Megan Wismer scoops the ball up at her shortstop position during May 17 action at Wigle Park against Essex.

Amherst loses to Essex, then beats Sandwich

Local swimmers headed for International Children’s Games in Taiwan

Swimming

Chris Corbett of Amherstburg among the swimmers headed to the ICG

General Amherst strikes gold at SWOSSAA

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The General Amherst track and field team attended the SWOSSAA championships in Chatham and Windsor May 17-18