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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Town of Essex is putting the call out to local students interested in serving as Youth Council Members.
The new term of Council will appoint two Youth Council Members to serve terms of up to two years. One Youth Council Member will be appointed to represent Wards 1 and 2 (Colchester North/Essex Centre) and Wards 3 and 4 (Colchester South/Harrow, McGregor, Colchester).
Youth Council Members attend, participate and report in regular meetings of Town Council for the purpose...

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Posted Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Town of Essex is currently seeking feedback on the establishment of cannabis retail stores. Citizens are invited to fill out a public survey to assist Council in their decision to opt in or opt out of allowing such stores in the community.
Under provincial legislation, municipalities have the option to opt in or opt out of hosting cannabis retailers within their boundaries.
If a municipality opts in, a cannabis retail store may be permitted to operate wherever retail...

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Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018

Essex Fire and Rescue Services honoured a number of long-serving local firefighters at the Fire Service Recognition Awards on Wednesday, December 12 in the Shaheen Room at the Essex Centre Sports Complex.
In total, 15 firefighters who represent over 365 years of service, were recognized at the event.
“Essex Fire and Rescue is very fortunate to have so many dedicated firefighters willing to serve their community,” said Chief Rick Arnel. “The event is all...

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Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Still looking for the perfect gift for your family, friend, or colleague? Look no further than the gift of recreation with brand new Town of Essex gift certificates.
The new gift certificates are available at all Town of Essex recreation facilities and can be purchased in any denomination to cover the cost of the Town’s wide variety of recreational programming.
“A lot of people are looking to give experiences over things, so this is a great gift for that special...

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Posted Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The Town of Essex Community Services Department is excited to release its full holiday recreation schedule, featuring more than 30 free skate and swim events throughout the festive season. The schedule includes a number of programs sponsored by local businesses and organizations.
“We’re fortunate in the Town of Essex to have such great community support which helps us offer free recreational programming,” said Cynthia Cakebread, Manager of Recreation and...

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