FRIDAY, Feb. 12/10

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“IMPERIAL TOBACCO PLANT SALE INVOLVES LOCAL BUYERS!”

Aylmer – A spokeperson close to negotiations confirmed to AylmerNews today that the Imperial Tobacco plant, mostly vacant for a few years,  has been sold to a group of seven partners, including two from Aylmer.  The formal announcement is to occur within three weeks. The buyers include area businessmen and investors as well as two from Manitoba.  All holdings of Imperial Tobacco, property and buildings, are included in the deal. The spokeperson indicated that Imperial was considering demolishing the buildings at the end of this year if they could not find a buyer. One purchaser plans to set up production of  metal grain bins hopefully to be operating in early fall.

AYLMER TODAY:

-ACT presents ‘Dearly Departed’ at Old Town Hall Theatre; 8pm; $15;  Tickets at Campbells etc. (Saturday is last day)

OBITS:

Joseph Huber;  of R2 Aylmer;  in his 87th year;  on Feb. 10;  husband of Helen;  Visitation at Kebbels Funeral Home on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm; Funeral at Kebbels at 2 pm Monday.

-Marguerite Fowlow;   of Aylmer;   in her 96th year;   on Feb. 11; Survivors include daughter Darlene Burwell and husband Bill Degraw of Aylmer; Visitation Friday at Kebbels Funeral Home 2-4 and 7-9 pm;  Funeral Saturday at 1 pm.

EESS SPORTS RESULTS THURSDAY =

Sr. Boys Basketball – EESS 43 (Barton 14) CECI 36 ;

– Jr. – EESS 59 CECI 48.

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