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Posted Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Essex– At Monday night’s regular meeting, Town of Essex Councillors welcomed the newest young citizen to their ranks. Ethan Robinson, of Harrow, officially joined Council as the Youth Council Member for Wards 3 and 4 for the 2017-2018 school year.
Ethan, 15, is currently an honours student at Kingsville District High School, as well as an active member in the community. He was the student representative with the Harrow Community Committee that went to Queen's Park...

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Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

At Monday night’s budget meeting, Essex Town Council adopted the 2018 budget in principle.
The budget includes $12.9 million in infrastructure projects and upgrades. A combination of reserves, grants, and long-term debt will contribute to fund these projects, along with a two per cent increase in the general mill rate. The new mill rate will mean an annual increase of $28 for an average home valued at $183,000.
“This budget builds off of key decisions Council...

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Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Members of Essex Town Council will welcome citizens to two open houses happening in late November.
These informal meetings will give citizens the chance to ask questions and learn about issues they care about.
Two evening events are planned, with doors opening at 6:30pm. Beginning promptly at 7pm, Councillors will make a brief presentation to update citizens about ongoing projects, as well as plans for 2018 and beyond. The presentations will be followed by a question and...

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Posted Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The Town of Essex is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Denonville to the position of Manager of Communications.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, Denonville will be responsible for public engagement and communications efforts for the town, working with all departments to ensure citizens are made aware of the many projects and programs happening. He brings a wealth of experience to help continue the work of former Manager of Communications, and current...

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Posted Thursday, October 26, 2017

Essex is looking to celebrate Essex County artists. Submit a work that depicts your dedication to your craft for a chance to win one of three cash prizes.
“The Art Excellence Awards are open to all residents of Essex County,” says ACT Committee Chairperson Peter Youngson. “Our goal is to raise awareness about the diverse nature of the arts in our community and to encourage people to participate in arts and culture activities.”
The submission deadline...

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