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Posted Wednesday, September 13, 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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Posted Friday, September 08, 2017

Residents of the McGregor area who experienced property damage or loss as a result of the intense thunderstorms that hit the region on August 28 and 29 may be eligible to receive help through the Province of Ontario’s Disaster Recovery Assistance program.
The Town of Essex was notified late Thursday afternoon that the province has activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance program for specific flood-affected areas, including McGregor. Applicants must be within the activation...

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Posted Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Town of Essex is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurie Brett to the position of Deputy Clerk/Legislative Services.
Reporting to the Clerk, this new position will be responsible for assisting with the duties of the Clerk’s Department, which provides support and procedural advice to council and its committees, researches and develops by-laws, and manages key services and processes such as cemeteries, licensing and elections.
For the past five years, Brett...

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Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Residents of Ward 3 in the Town of Essex will be going to the polls on Monday, October 23, 2017 to fill a Ward 3 vacancy.
One of the two positions in Ward 3 (formerly Colchester South) became vacant in early July following the resignation of Councillor Bill Caixeiro.
Nominations opened on Tuesday and will remain open until Thursday, September 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Interested residents may obtain a nomination package, including the prescribed nomination form, from the Clerk’s...

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Posted Monday, July 24, 2017

The Town of Essex is excited to announce the launch of a new tourism website designed to promote local attractions, accommodations and activities.
TourismEssex.ca aims to inspire visitors to book a stay, attend a festival, or visit a wide selection of attractions and businesses in our community. It does this by, among other things, using vivid photography of local landmarks and providing suggested itineraries.
“Our goal was to highlight the things that make us unique,...

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