Public board seeks funding for new public high school for Amherstburg

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Greater Essex County District School Board applies for funding from the province for a new high school to replace the current General Amherst High School and Western Secondary School

Library workers offer “story time” despite ongoing strike

CUPE 2974 offered "story time" in King's Navy Yard Park Aug. 25. It was the fourth such event offered by the striking library workers, with additional events being in Leamington, Harrow and Tecumseh.

Striking library workers may not be back on the job officially but they still reconnected with some of their patrons

Town wins award from Ontario Parks Association for planters, hanging baskets

Hanging baskets along Dalhousie St. near the Gordon House.

Amherstburg has won the “Best Container Planting and Hanging Baskets” category award in the 2016 Ontario Parks Association Municipal Floral Display Competition

ACS offering two programs to help people with their utility bills

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ACS offers two programs to assist local people who are having problems with their bills


Admirals 2016-17 schedule released

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Of the 20 home games, 15 of them will be on Sunday nights

Sr. Cardinals fall in Essex County Senior League baseball finals

Amherstburg first baseman Mac Ouellette lunges backward to make a catch during Sunday’s league final against Woodslee.

Cardinals will still compete in OBA tournament in Forest Labour Day weekend

Golfers hit the links in support of Miracle League of Amherstburg

Chad Mayrand tees off at the seventh annual Miracle League golf tournament, held at Sutton Creek Golf Club in Amherstburg last Saturday.  The funds raised at the golf tournament will go towards the installation of a wheelchair accessible swing at the Libro Centre.

Proceeds to be earmarked for installation of wheelchair-accessible swing

Local boxers do well at Ontario Summer Games

Kaleob Drouillard (left) and Jacob Robinson won gold medals at the recent Ontario Summer Games in Mississauga. Payton Holan (absent from picture) won a silver medal.

Boxers from Amherstburg’s Fighting Island Boxing Club bring home two golds and one silver