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Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018

At their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 20, Town Council voted to officially expand the eligible area of the Harrow Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to include the former Harrow High School and Harrow Junior School properties.
The change will provide grant money to individuals who undertake redevelopment of the former schools, with particular incentives to encourage residential development.
“Both schools have been an important part of the community,”...

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Posted Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Town of Essex, in consultation with BT Engineering, has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study for the planning and preliminary design of the Hanlan Street Extension from Fairview Avenue West to Gosfield Townline (County Road 23). The proposed improvements will address the transportation needs identified in the Transportation Environmental Study Report Addendum for the westerly portion of Highway 3 and accommodate all road users, while supporting...
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Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018

At their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 20, Council recognized two citizens for their efforts in promoting and protecting local heritage.
Town residents, Laurie Kowtiuk and Andreas Wirag, were awarded the first annual Community Heritage Preservation Award, a new program created by the Essex Municipal Heritage Committee. The award raises awareness of the importance of heritage preservation to social and economic development by recognizing individuals who exemplify good...

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Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018

Residents in the Town of Essex can look forward to a ton of fun on Family Day, Monday, February 19.
Enjoy a free swim sponsored by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, 2:30 to 4:00pm at the Essex Recreation Complex.
Hit the ice at the free Family Skate hosted by the Essex Rotary Club at the Essex Centre Sports Complex- Libro Rink, from 2:00 to 3:30pm. Please bring a gently used book for their Little Libraries program.
Hit the ice during a free Family Skate from...

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Posted Tuesday, February 06, 2018

At their Regular Meeting on Monday, February 5, Town of Essex Council recognized Fire Chief Rick Arnel, who was recently honoured for his commitment to protecting and serving the community.
At a public ceremony in December, Arnel received a Canada 150 medal from Essex Member of Parliament Tracey Ramsey. The ceremony recognized the incredible contributions of a wide ranging group of community leaders.
Rick started in his position of Fire Chief and Community Emergency Management...

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