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Leonard Rd. Fire

Leonard Rd. Fire

🕔10:53, 10.Feb 2017

A fire broke out around 10:30 pm on Feb. 9 in a garage on Leonard Rd. in east Windsor. There were no injuries reported and no damage estimate given.

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Sports fan 101

Sports fan 101

🕔11:20, 21.Oct 2016

By Dan Gray MediaPlex Alumni   The dictionary defines a sports fan as an enthusiastic devotee of sports. Under this definition, for almost 35 years I have been a sports fan.  If my grandmother had her way I would have

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Windsor names new fire chief

Windsor names new fire chief

🕔16:20, 11.Oct 2016

The City of Windsor announced today that Deputy Chief Stephan Laforet will be taking over as the cities fire chief. Current Chief Bruce Montone is staying in place until the official hand over which is to take place effective April 1,

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Fatal accident closes road near Harrow

Fatal accident closes road near Harrow

🕔11:53, 26.Sep 2016

The Ontario Provincial Police report someone has been killed in a car accident near Harrow. According to police, a two vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer occurred around 8 this morning. Ontario Provincial Police have closed county road 11 between

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Graduating the MediaPlex

Graduating the MediaPlex

🕔11:25, 22.Apr 2016

Three years. Some students who leave the MediaPlex next week will have been learning the art of journalism for three years. Four hundred hours chasing stories, taking pictures, conducting interviews and preparing ourselves for the real world. Surrounded by the

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Fresh location for struggling market

Fresh location for struggling market

🕔21:00, 1.Apr 2016

The Downtown Farmer’s Market is on the move again. For the third time in five years the market, operated by the Downtown Residents Association will uproot its operation to change location. The new location on Pelissier Street between University Avenue

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Funding helpful for FIRST Robotics team

Funding helpful for FIRST Robotics team Updated

🕔19:03, 29.Jan 2016

FIRST Robotics teams across the county are looking for funds to help with this year’s competition. A dozen local high school teams participating in this years “stronghold event” are currently fundraising to make their robots a reality. The seemingly fun

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Authorities urge caution this time of year

Authorities urge caution this time of year

🕔18:01, 13.Dec 2015

Windsor’s emergency services are reminding residents to take extra precautions this holiday season. Both Windsor Police Service and Windsor Fire and Rescue Services have started their annual campaigns to bring awareness to recurring seasonal problems. From identity theft to dangers

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Property Tax Increase possible for Windsor

Property Tax Increase possible for Windsor Updated

🕔19:00, 4.Dec 2015

If the proposed 2016 budget is approved with no changes, taxpayers will be faced with a 1.75 per cent property tax hike in the City of Windsor. This increase would be the first in seven years. It would include the

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Mobile Data Terminals could reduce fire department response times

Mobile Data Terminals could reduce fire department response times Updated

🕔21:00, 13.Nov 2015

  Windsor Fire and Rescue Services are experimenting with technology to fight a different type of battle – response times. “Our current state of technology allows us to keep the lights on and that’s about it,” said WFRS Chief Bruce

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Children with ADHD benefit from martial arts

Children with ADHD benefit from martial arts

🕔11:42, 6.Nov 2015

Harvard University doctors and studies show that participating in martial arts can benefit children with ADHD. The exercise stimulates norepinephrine and dopamine chemicals in the brain. Martial arts also requires them to use complex movements with their muscles requiring focus.

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St. Clair College Open House

St. Clair College Open House

🕔11:11, 6.Nov 2015

St. Clair College is opening their doors to future students soon. On Nov. 28 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. anyone interested in the college is invited to come to the campus and see what we do. You will have

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Windsor to take time to remember

Windsor to take time to remember

🕔11:04, 6.Nov 2015

The Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a cenotaph service downtown at Windsor Cenotaph Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. The parade leading up to the service will leave Dieppe Park at 1:30 p.m. The City of Windsor will

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Windsor Express make history

Windsor Express make history

🕔11:01, 6.Nov 2015

The Windsor Express played the National Basketball Leagues of Canada’s first ever exhibition game that wasn’t against another NBLC team last night. The Toronto Raptors NBA D-League team Raptors 905 were in town to tip-off against the Express. The Express

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Windsor Council urges province to create AG position

Windsor Council urges province to create AG position

🕔22:00, 30.Oct 2015

Windsor city councillors has voted for an auditor general, just not at the municipal level. That was the decision after four hours of sometimes heated debate over a motion put forward by Ward 10 Coun. Paul Borrelli. The decision was supported

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Windsor Fire and Rescue Services still projecting budget shortfall

Windsor Fire and Rescue Services still projecting budget shortfall

🕔14:18, 29.Oct 2015

By: Dan Gray Windsor Fire and Rescues Services continues to make changes in light of the budget shortfall contained a report headed to council tonight. The City of Windsor’s 2015 budget of almost $41 million to protect citizens from fire

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High traffic intersection worries local residents

High traffic intersection worries local residents

🕔17:00, 23.Oct 2015

Residents of Walkerville are concerned a recent death of a motorcyclist is not enough and wonder what the plans are to tackle the many citywide traffic issues.   Joe Baker has resided near the corner of Richmond Road and Chilver

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Early morning fire on Windsor’s east end

Early morning fire on Windsor’s east end

🕔10:22, 7.Oct 2015

An early morning fire forced residents out of their apartments on Windsor’s east side. Calls came in to Windsor Fire and Rescue Services to attend 2455 Rivard Ave. for a working fire on the fifth floor of the building around

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Fire prevention week starts

Fire prevention week starts

🕔12:47, 5.Oct 2015

“Hear the beep where you sleep, every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm” is this years slogan for the annual fire prevention week. Windsor Fire and Rescue Services along with all other departments in the province are encouraging homeowners to

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Downtown Mission now offers 24-hour service

Downtown Mission now offers 24-hour service

🕔12:25, 5.Oct 2015

Winter is coming and those living in poverty now have a place to stay warm all the time. The Downtown Mission will now be open 24 hours a day to provide safe accommodations those who require it. According to Ron

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