News

About 500 from Windsor-Essex County attend Holiday House Tours

Mayor Aldo DiCarlo snaps a photo on his phone of some of the decorations at the Bondy House Bed & Breakfast. DiCarlo and wife Laura were two of the roughly 500 people that toured the ten locations that were decorated for Christmas.

Homes that were considered somewhat “iconic” were featured on this year’s Holiday House Tour

Belle Vue Conservancy goes live with online fundraising

Belle Vue FrontWEB

There has been a “button” added to the group’s website located at www.bellevueconservancy.com

Amherstburg police acquire less lethal use of force method

Const. Chris Renaud shows a less lethal use of force beanbag gun that have been acquired by the Amherstburg Police Service. They are expected to be deployed in the new year.

Chief Tim Berthiaume said they believe Amherstburg police will be the first in Ontario that provide front line officers with the less lethal use of force method

Town considering outdoor smoke-free bylaw

No smoking signage is already up at the Libro Centre thanks to provincial legislation but town council is also considering another outdoor smoke-free bylaw to further protect people from second-hand smoke.

Town council has tabled a proposed outdoor smoke-free bylaw for consideration at the Dec. 12 meeting

Sports

Bulldogs drop two straight over past week

General Amherst's Dean Emerson (right, black jersey) looks for a scoring chance against Massey Dec. 5. Massey won 4-3.

The General Amherst Bulldogs boys hockey team have dropped to 1-2-1 on the 2016-17 season

Lady Gens pick up second straight shutout to open 2016-17 hockey season

Jaycie Stanek (4, right) of General Amherst drives to the net during action last Thursday afternoon against Massey. The Lady Gens downed the Mustangs 7-0 in a game played at the Libro Centre.

The General Amherst Lady Gens are back on the ice and have recorded shutouts in their first two games

Admirals run winning streak to seven games after pair of wins

Alixe Saliba of the Sharks reaches ahead in an attempt to steal the puck from the Admirals' Austin Jennings (10) during the second period of a Stobbs Division game at Wheatley Area Arena Monday. Jennings had an assist in Amherstburg's 6-3 win, their seventh in a row. (Photo by Bryan Jessop/Wheatley Journal)

Jr. C club picks up wins in Blenheim and Wheatley

Bulldogs open 2016-17 hockey season with tie and win

General Amherst’s Max Clifford (white jersey) drives to the Essex net on a play where he would score a third period goal. Amherst scored with nine seconds left to salvage a 4-4 tie last Thursday at the Libro Centre.

General Amherst ties Essex, beats Brennan