News

County taxes expected to go up 1.88 per cent

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Essex County council’s meeting last Wednesday saw them deliberate the 2016 budget with the projected increase to amount to $17.02 on a home valued at $200,000

Strike deadline extended

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Town presents final offer, strike deadline extended to 12:01 a.m. Tuesday

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men with outstanding warrants

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A pair of area men face charges after a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon

Town’s unionized workers could hit the picket lines Friday

Town staff held information pickets at the Libro Centre over the weekend.

Union, town enter mediation Thursday to try and hammer out new deal

Sports

Admirals take Game 1 of best-of-seven quarterfinal series

Amherstburg's Austin Jennings scores a third period goal on Wheatley goalie Eric Morneau. The Admirals won the first game of the best-of-seven playoff series 7-1.

Game 1 of the Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey League quarterfinals was won by the Integrity Amherstburg Admirals in convincing fashion

South Coast Adventure Race joins Adventure Racing Ontario Series

Team Kinetic Konnection races toward the finish line at SCAR 2015. (Photo provided by Essex Region Conservation Authority)

This year’s South Coast Adventure race will be based out of the Holiday Beach Conservation Area

St. Peter’s students travel to find snow for cross-country skiing

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St. Peter’s ACHS College School students went on their annual ski/snowboard trip to Barrie and Haliburton last week

Midget Majors take series lead

Justin Veldhuis’ shot from a bad angle managed to elude the Riverside goalie in the first period of last Friday night’s midget major action at the Libro Centre. The Amherstburg Stars midget major team won 3-2 in overtime.

Game 3 is scheduled to be played this Friday at 7 p.m. at the Libro Centre