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Communities in Bloom judges tour Amherstburg

Communities in Bloom judges Normand Fleury and Lorna McIlroy were in town Monday and Tuesday with one of the stops being Holiday Beach Conservation Area. Top row (from left): Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society president Dr. Allan Halowski, Councillor Leo Meloche, Mayor Aldo DiCarlo, CAO John Miceli, Paulette Drouillard and Maxine Iler of the Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society, tourism co-ordinator Jen Ibrahim. Bottom row (from left): manager of parks Annette Zahaluk, ERCA director of conservation services Kevin Money, Fleury, McIlroy, Councillor Diane Pouget, director of public works and engineering Antonietta Giofu and manager of tourism and culture Anne Rota.

Town judged on tidiness, environmental awareness, heritage and more

Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy returns to downtown streets July 30

Town council agreed to have the Amherstburg's Gone Car Crazy show classified as a "town event," as it has been in the past. There had been some concerns raised by administration.

Organizing committee welcoming new volunteers

Shuttle buses to allow people easier way of getting to Canuck It Up Festival

An enormous rubber duck will be coming to Amherstburg as part of the Canuck It Up Canadiana Festival that will be held Aug. 5-6. (Special to the RTT)

People can catch shuttle buses at Honeywell property and Libro Centre and be transported to Aug. 5-6 festival

Raiders, Rebels and Redcoats coming to Fort Malden Aug. 5-6

Raiders, Rebels and Redcoats coming to Fort Malden Aug. 5-6. (RTT File Photo)

Fort Malden National Historic Site will be hosting “Raiders, Rebels and Redcoats” with re-enactments and activities based around the Rebellions of 1837

Sports

Essex County badminton players do well at 2017 Senior Olympics

Jill Jackson-Jakob from Leamington (left) and Nancy Loeffler-Caro of Amherstburg (right) did well in badminton at the recent Senior Olympics. (Special to the RTT)

Nancy Loeffler-Caro of Amherstburg and Jill Jackson-Jakob of Leamington bring home medals

Weekly girls hockey clinic to run Wednesdays starting July 26

Libro Centre

The clinics run each Wednesday from 6-7:20 p.m. and 7:30-8:50 p.m.

Former NHL’er aids cancer research with golf tourney

Ed Jovanovski stands beside the Memorial Cup at his first annual golf tournament at Pointe West Golf Club. The tournament raised $50,000.

Ed Jovanovski’s golf tournament raises $50,000 for Canadian Cancer Society

Sr. Cards win two out of three games on weekend

Amherstburg pitcher Mitch Lepine (17) tags first base on a ground ball play on the infield. Lepine pitched a one-hitter in his team's 1-0 win in the second game of a doubleheader last Friday night.

Their next home game is July 26 at the Libro Centre against Walker Homesites starting at 7:30 p.m.