River Lights to begin with “Downtown Holiday Nights” Nov. 18


River Lights administrator Sarah Van Grinsven said a highlight will be the “12 Days of Christmas” scavenger hunt that local businesses are participating in

Economic Development Committee wants to know vision of youth

A Grade 10 civics class from General Amherst High School was one of three classes hosted by Mayor Aldo DiCarlo, CAO John Miceli and senior staff last Monday. These students, along with every other student from General Amherst, Villanova and Western, are eligible to participate in a multi-media contest presented by the town's economic development committee.

Economic Development committee’s contest open to students from General Amherst High School, St. Thomas of Villanova Secondary School and Western Secondary School

Catholic school remaining open despite support worker strike


Union president predicts long strike

Fire Prevention Week observed in Amherstburg

Marko Pavlovic takes a ride aboard a fire truck Oct. 12 at Amherstburg fire station #2. All three stations had open houses last week as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Residents urged to replace smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors that are over ten-years-old


Jr. Bulldogs improve to 3-2 after defeating Lajeunesse

Justin Guy (42) carries the ball up the field for the General Amherst Bulldogs during last Wednesday's game against Lajeunesse. Guy scored three touchdowns on offense and another on defense in the 42-7 Amherst win.

The Bulldogs downed Lajeunesse 42-7 at Centennial Park with Justin Guy scoring four touchdowns

Sr. Bulldogs drop to 0-5 after being blanked by Massey

General Amherst’s Ellis Rosati (28, white jersey) tries to fight off a pair of Massey tacklers last Thursday night at Tecumseh Vista Academy.

General Amherst goes for first win Friday night versus Brennan

Lady Gens off to rough start though looking to build momentum

General Amherst’s Ramie Tytgat (11) grabs a rebound over a Lajeunesse defender during a game at General Amherst last Thursday.

It’s a rebuilding year for the General Amherst Lady Gens senior girls basketball team

Jr. Lady Gens now at 3-2 after winning two of three last week

Emma Macvoy (12, white jersey) drives to the basket during last Friday afternoon’s game against Villanova. The junior Lady Gens game won two of three last week.

The Lady Gens defeated Essex 32-27 and Lajeunesse 38-13 before losing 49-26 to Villanova