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All the world’s a stage: community theatre in Windsor-Essex

All the world’s a stage: community theatre in Windsor-Essex

🕔17:25, 21.Apr 2018

By Angelica Haggert Every theatrical play tells a story. Some we’re familiar with — Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Grease, Annie, Macbeth. But some stories unfold behind the scenes: the stories of the hardworking cast and crew behind the scenes. These

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WE Box is getting locally-grown food onto Windsor tables

WE Box is getting locally-grown food onto Windsor tables

🕔14:56, 30.Mar 2018

By Angelica Haggert In a small backyard in the Devonshire Heights neighbourhood in Windsor, Bishops Urban Farms is busy planting, growing and harvesting microgreens. Microgreens are young vegetables, harvested early and used in salads and juices or as a garnish.

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Team “No Sleep” – when the Olympics are 14 hours away

Team “No Sleep” – when the Olympics are 14 hours away

🕔11:40, 3.Mar 2018

Compiled by Angelica Haggert Halfway across the world, the 14-hour time difference between here and the Pyeongchang Olympics in Korea meant die-hard fans either had to switch their sleep (and life) schedules entirely – or just get no sleep at

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Pothole repairs underway in Windsor

Pothole repairs underway in Windsor

🕔09:27, 3.Mar 2018

By Angelica Haggert If you’ve driven on a Windsor road since the snow melted, you know how bumpy the ride is. With the snow melt, followed by colder temperatures at night, the cracks and potholes in Windsor streets have grown

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Windsor church basement harbours huge skate collection

Windsor church basement harbours huge skate collection

🕔10:38, 16.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert Sometimes Art Roth wonders why he’s in a church basement on Saturday mornings to fit people with skates. “This time of year, I begin to wonder because it’s a long season,” said Roth. “When people come here

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Windsor police charge suspect in jewelry robbery

Windsor police charge suspect in jewelry robbery

🕔10:31, 16.Feb 2018

A suspect in last week’s jewelry robbery in Windsor has been charged by police investigators. Police said a man, who had concealed his identity, jumped the front counter of a business at Tecumseh Road and Rivard Avenue on Feb. 5.

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It’s time to upgrade Windsor’s riverfront Plaza

It’s time to upgrade Windsor’s riverfront Plaza

🕔10:21, 9.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert It’s the start of fundraising walks and runs, and it hosts concerts, shows and food truck festivals — Windsor’s riverfront Festival Plaza is used throughout the warmer months for a variety of events. And it’s time for

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Windsor Spitfires former captain joins coaching staff

Windsor Spitfires former captain joins coaching staff

🕔10:12, 9.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert A former captain of the Windsor Spitfires has joined the coaching staff. Mike Weber was on the Spits roster from 2003-2007, playing in more than 200 regular season games. Weber served as team captain during the 2006-2007

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Windsor’s Moose Lodge locked out in dispute with Panther Recycling

Windsor’s Moose Lodge locked out in dispute with Panther Recycling

🕔10:09, 9.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert The Facebook post advising members that Moose Lodge 1499 would be closed for the weekend seemed normal enough. Until photos of the notice posted on the door on Feb. 3 got out on social media. A “Notice

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Windsor long-term care home sees resident violence

Windsor long-term care home sees resident violence

🕔09:45, 2.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert Cognitive impairment in long-term care residents leads to aggressive behaviour. Violence between residents at long-term care facilities is on the rise province-wide, including in Windsor, according to an investigative story by CBC’s Marketplace. It reported since 2010

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Turner Syndrome Society hopes to promote awareness; educate, inform

Turner Syndrome Society hopes to promote awareness; educate, inform

🕔09:41, 2.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert The local group of the Turner Syndrome Society will be on the main campus of St. Clair College this week to promote awareness of the condition. Turner Syndrome is a rare genetic condition that occurs in one

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Red tape: opening a small business in Windsor has lengthy delays

Red tape: opening a small business in Windsor has lengthy delays

🕔19:58, 23.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert “It seems particular to Windsor,” says Brent McBride as his phone rings. He checks the display, and then the time. It’s not yet business hours, so he silences the phone.  “Very particular to Windsor.”  McBride is talking

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Point Pelee attendance up in 2017

Point Pelee attendance up in 2017

🕔20:43, 18.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert With free admission in 2017, all national parks in Canada saw huge increases in attendance. Point Pelee in Essex Ont. saw a 75 per cent increase. More than 16,000 people visited the park on Canada Day weekend

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Brentwood lottery announces winners

Brentwood lottery announces winners

🕔10:28, 16.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert More than $600,000 in prizes was up for grabs as part of the Brentwood Lottery program. In its 26th year, the lottery supports Brentwood Recovery Home, an addiction treatment and support centre in Windsor. Three brand new

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Grab a winter bite in Windsor this week

Grab a winter bite in Windsor this week

🕔23:54, 15.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert Ten years running, Winter Bites restaurant week is back. This week-long culinary event encourages Windsorites to try a new restaurant, thanks to special menu offerings. Most of the three-course menus start at just $17. Twenty different local

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Caesars Windsor wins top employer award

Caesars Windsor wins top employer award

🕔12:49, 15.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario has named Caesars Windsor “Employer of the Year,” honouring their commitment to an employee-focused workplace. The awards recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in Ontario. The

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Pipes leak at Windsor Regional Hospital, operating rooms unusable

Pipes leak at Windsor Regional Hospital, operating rooms unusable

🕔12:47, 15.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert When it gets cold, pipes freeze. When pipes freeze at the hospital, this can have serious consequences. Two operating rooms were taken out of commission Sunday morning at Windsor Regional Hospital when cooling coils in the air

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Amherstburg Admirals fall after 7 straight wins

Amherstburg Admirals fall after 7 straight wins

🕔06:43, 13.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert Fans of the Amherstburg Admirals were not nearly as happy on the weekend as they were before the new year. After finishing the 2017 calendar year with seven straight wins, the Admirals lost Sunday night 5-0 to

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Spitfires win with new players

Spitfires win with new players

🕔12:40, 8.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert New player Cody Morgan, acquired early last week, scored his first goal as a Spitfire on their Eastern Ontario road trip on the weekend. Morgan is not the only new player on the roster for the Spitfires.

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Windsor’s ‘The Truth’ tops TKO

Windsor’s ‘The Truth’ tops TKO

🕔14:07, 18.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert On the biggest stage in his career to date, T.J. Laramie won a five-round unanimous decision fight against undefeated Charles Jourdain on Dec. 15. Laramie is now the world champion in the 145-pound featherweight division of the

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