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Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018

Do you remember roller skating at the old Memorial Arena? Mayor Ron McDermott sure does.
“It was a great way to spend the evening with friends when we were growing up,” McDermott said. He has fond memories of meeting up with friends from school on the summer break, catching up, and having fun. McDermott was excited to hear that roller skating is coming back to Essex after such a long absence.
The Essex Centre Sports Complex (60 Fairview Ave W, Essex Centre)...

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Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Town of Essex Municipal Heritage Committee has been recognized by the University of Windsor History Department for their ongoing efforts to preserve and celebrate local history.
On Tuesday, May 22, Town Council welcomed department head Dr. Robert L. Nelson to present the Community Heritage Medal.
“Through heritage grants, a historical plaque program, a historic building register and community programming, the committee is dedicated to preserving local heritage...

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Posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Tune Up the Park Concerts Series is back! Join the Town of Essex and the Arts, Culture and Tourism (ACT) Committee for a summer-long celebration of music starting June 6.
The annual music series opens in Essex Centre on Wednesday, June 6 with the Kingsville-Associated Band, followed by Mike and Tyler in Colchester Centre on Monday, June 11.
Now in its fourth year, the music series has expanded its offerings. Along with weekly performances on Mondays at Colchester Park...

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Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018

June is Canadian Tire Jumpstart month and the Town of Essex is celebrating! Join us for a free Jumpstart event on Sunday, June 3 at the Essex Recreation Complex from 11:00am until 2:30pm.
The event will feature a free recreational swim from 1:00-2:30pm, sponsored by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Participants can also enjoy a bouncy castle and inflatables as well as a BBQ lunch and bake sale, with all proceeds going to Jumpstart.
The Jumpstart charity provides funding...

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Posted Monday, May 14, 2018

The Essex Municipal Heritage Committee (EMHC), in partnership with the Marsh Collection Society, is pleased to present “McGregor News,” a presentation which will explore the first 25 years of the Village of McGregor.
All are invited to attend this free event and join retired librarian, Nancy Brown, as she discusses the origins of the village, along with the events, industries, and people which shaped this thriving community.
The event will take place on Thursday,...

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