Fire Prevention Week being observed Oct. 4-10 in Amherstburg

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The Amherstburg Fire Department will be hosting open houses at Station 3 (Oct. 5), Station 2 (Oct. 7) and Station 1 (Oct. 8) from 5-8 p.m. each night.

Sandwich St. S. fire causes $5,000-10,000 damage

Amherstburg firefighters responded to a small kitchen fire in the 300 block of Sandwich St. S. Sept. 30.

The home suffered mainly smoke damage. There were no injuries.

Cyclist injured after being struck on Alma St.

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Amherstburg police say the investigation into the Wednesday morning accident is ongoing.

Amherstburg is a “five bloom” community

Mayor Aldo DiCarlo and Councillor Diane Pouget unveil the plaque signifying the town’s involvement in the 2015 Communities in Bloom competition. The town received the highest honor, which is five blooms.

The town’s re-entry into the provincial Communities in Bloom (CiB) competition paid off, as the community was awarded five “blooms” – the most it was eligible for – at the CiB symposium in Perth over the weekend.


Sr. Bulldogs open up WECSSAA season with rout of St. Joseph

General Amherst quarterback Sam Girard finds an open receiver during the Bulldogs’ 42-0 win over St. Joseph last Thursday afternoon at the Libro Centre.

The General Amherst Bulldogs started the WECSSAA senior football season impressively as they downed the St. Joseph Lasers 42-0.

Villanova blanks General Amherst 40-0 in junior football opener

Kolby Mayville is swarmed by Villanova defenders during Villanova's 40-0 win over General Amherst Sept. 23.

The junior Bulldogs’ next game is at home Sept. 30 versus the Massey Mustangs.

Admirals split pair of weekend games

Broden Meloche scores on a penalty shot against Lakeshore’s Colin Tetreault during Amherstburg’s 
6-3 win Sunday night at the Libro Centre.

On the strength of three third period goals, the Admirals pulled away from the Lakeshore Canadiens and won 6-3 at the Libro Centre Sunday night

Finish line comes for Run for Heroes Half Marathon

Jay Hudson was the first place finisher in the half marathon on Sunday morning. He ran it in a time of 1:17:40. It was the final Run for Heroes Half Marathon event in Amherstburg.

The decision to pull the plug was announced last month with Uszynski stating a lack of sponsorships plus the costs of staging the race in Amherstburg as reasons.