Essay House owners running for council

The owners of the Malahide home that is the prize of an essay writing contest are running in this fall’s municipal election in Aylmer.

Calvin Brydges and his wife Diana both filed nomination papers on Thursday, Sept. 9 with the Clerk’s office in Aylmer and are seeking council positions in the Oct. 27 election.

Mr. Brydges is running against current Mayor Jack Couckuyt and Mrs. Brydges is running for one of five councillor positions.

The couple own and operate This ‘N That, a thrift store in downtown Aylmer.