Essex County News


Highline Sold To Fyffes Of Ireland

By Ian Shalapata (LEAMINGTON, ON) – Leamington-based Highline Produce has been acquired by Irish importer and distributor of tropical produce Fyffes. The Irish company, headquartered…

OPP Police Ontario Provincial car lights Highway

Seat Belt Tickets Down

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Police in the OPP’s West Region are feeling optimistic about the latest results of the Easter Weekend seat belt…

Amherstburg Police motocycle

Body Pulled From Detroit River In Amherstburg

By Ian Shalapata (AMHERSTBURG, ON) – Human remains retrieved from the Detroit River are now being examined by the coroner to establish identity. Amherstburg Police…

Busker Windsor fire festival crowd

Amherstburg Council Looking For Issues

By Ian Shalapata (AMHERSTBURG, ON) – Mardi Gras is returning to Amherstburg from July 22 through 23 this summer, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce….

LaSalle Police truck

Three Rental Scams Reported

By Ian Shalapata (LaSALLE, ON) – There have three more attempts to rent houses in LaSalle, but not by the property owner. Police are reporting…

OPP-officers police

When Cops Pack Groceries

By Ian Shalapata (ESSEX, ON) – The Essex County OPP Cop Camp is entering its 22nd year of providing the opportunity for elementary school students,…

An artist's rendering of the North 42 Winery expansion project.Contributed image.

Expansion Approved For North 42 Winery

(COLCHESTER, ON) – North 42 Degrees Estate Winery has announced that the Town of Essex has approved the site plan for a $1 million expansion….

Two Years For Child Pornographer

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – A LaSalle man has been sentenced to federal prison after being caught with child porn on his computer. In…