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Minor injuries, roughly $170,000 in damage after Malden Hill Dr. fire

A home on Malden Hill Dr. gets doused with water after it caught fire Thursday evening. A barbecue is the suspected cause of the blaze.

The home caught fire Thursday around 5 p.m. with the fire department stating it appears to have started “in the vicinity of a barbecue on an exterior deck.”

Essex-Windsor EMS welcomes 17 new recruits

Seventeen new Essex-Windsor EMS recruits were officially welcomed as paramedics during a ceremony last week.

Essex-Windsor EMS chief Bruce Krauter said over 200 applied to be paramedics with 17 making the cut

Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy show motors on through rain

Ken and Gail Reder won the “Paulie Award” for their 1934 Buick “Woodie” during Sunday’s Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy Show. The “Paulie” goes to the car judged best in show.

Numbers were down due to the weather but organizing committee chair Eleanor Renaud was in good spirits at the conclusion of Sunday’s car show

Mardi Gras thrills the downtown crowds over the weekend

Silver Elvis entertains crowds in front of the  Waterfront Ice Cream Parlour 
during the Mardi Gras Street Party last Friday evening.

The Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce is already planning next year’s festival, says ACOC GM

Sports

Admirals hit the ice for first of five summer skates

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The summer skates began July 26 and run every Tuesday night for five weeks

Sr. Cardinals win one, lose one over the past week

Amherstburg first baseman Cliff Bechard swings at a pitch Sunday afternoon.

Cards back in action Wednesday night at home vs. Walker Homesites

Amherstburg Soccer Club hosts wrap-up tournament

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A total of 400 players and 34 teams participate in two-day event

Girls wrap-up tournament comes to Amherstburg

Hannah Bauer delivers a pitch to the plate during girls slo-pitch action last Friday night at Centennial Park.

The tournament ran from Friday through Sunday with games being played at both Centennial Park and Malden Centre Park