News

Demolition firm authorized to bring down AMA Arena

The Jones Group has been authorized to tear down the AMA Arena. Demolition is expected to start in early March.

The current schedule calls for the demolition to begin in the first week of March and is expected to last seven to eight weeks

Essex County libraries re-open Feb. 16 after strike finally ends

The Essex County Library Board gets ready to discuss the contract prior to their in-camera ratification vote last Friday afternoon.

Amherstburg library to be open Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

People with intellectual disabilities given “Night to Shine”

The Gathering church out of Windsor held “A Night to Shine” Friday night at Western Secondary School. Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, the event gave those with intellectual disabilities and other special needs a chance to have a prom experience. Harold Shreve was one of the attendees and walks the red carpet with “buddy” Jessica Piersall.

The Gathering church out of Windsor hosted “A Night to Shine” at Western Secondary School with the aid of the Tim Tebow Foundation

Fifteen-minute parking spots on Richmond St. causes stir at council

Town council reduced a recommendation from the traffic committee from four 15-spots on Richmond St. to two in the area just east of Sandwich St. S.

Council has agreed to have two 15-minute parking spots on the north side of Richmond St. east of Sandwich St. S. after debate with numerous building and business owners

Sports

Skate Amherstburg presenting “Musical Mania!” ice show March 26

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The show will feature songs from various musicals such as Mamma Mia, Chicago, Hairspray, and more

Admirals-73’s semi-final series schedule announced

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Series starts Friday night in Essex, Game 2 is in Amherstburg Sunday night

Lady Gens win last two regular season games, first playoff game

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Lady Gens hockey team to play Leamington in WECSSAA semi-finals

Bulldogs split two games over past week

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The General Amherst Bulldogs senior boys basketball basketball team finished the WECSSAA Tier 2 season with a 7-3 record