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Bright Lights Windsor shines

Bright Lights Windsor shines

🕔14:07, 11.Dec 2017

By Todd Shearon The holiday season got a little brighter this weekend for Windsor residents. The much anticipated Bright Lights Windsor opened at Jackson Park with an inaugural tree lighting ceremony on Friday night. Mayor Drew Dilkens was excited to

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No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

No complete winter season forecast: meteorologist

🕔14:04, 11.Dec 2017

One would like to think that with current technology we’d at least be able to forecast what the weather will look like a month in advance. That however, is not the case. Peter Kimbell, meteorologist with Environment Canada warns that

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Preventing holiday accidents using Twitter

Preventing holiday accidents using Twitter

🕔12:25, 11.Dec 2017

Watching a decorated tree catch fire or falling from a ladder while hanging holiday lights all sound like scenes from a bad Christmas movie. But, as temperatures drop people tend to spend more time at home and real holiday disasters

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Wonderland Toy Drive

Wonderland Toy Drive

🕔15:27, 8.Dec 2017

Blackburn Radio’s Country 95.9FM and the Salvation Army are operating their first annual Windsor Wonderland Toy Drive. They were asking people to bring in unwrapped toys for all age groups to the Best Western hotel on Riverside Drive. Staff from

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Windsor Goodfellows reach goal

Windsor Goodfellows reach goal

🕔15:12, 8.Dec 2017

The Windsor Goodfellows’ newspaper drive has exceeded its fundraising goal for the 2017 season. The group had hoped to raise $275,000. As of Monday afternoon they had reached over $287,000. The annual newspaper drive was started in 1914 by two

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Parking meters upgraded in Windsor

Parking meters upgraded in Windsor

🕔14:48, 8.Dec 2017

The City of Windsor is introducing a Pay for Parking app for both street meters and city-run surface lots. Users can download the app through their smart phone and pay for parking by clicking a button. Signs on the meters

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Largest art show in Windsor celebrates Canada 150

Largest art show in Windsor celebrates Canada 150

🕔14:11, 8.Dec 2017

Local artists were going for the “wow” factor at the largest local art show in the region this fall. More than 200 paintings were on display at the Windsor Crossing outlet mall from Oct. 20 to Nov. 12 – all

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Bringing joy to all

Bringing joy to all

🕔13:36, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Percy Hundreds of Windsorites will find good meals waiting for them at the Downtown Mission this holiday season. Every day the Mission serves more than 700 meals to anyone who comes in looking for something warm to fill

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Billet families play huge part of Kingsville Kings

Billet families play huge part of Kingsville Kings

🕔13:24, 8.Dec 2017

By Cody Wall Of the 23 players on the Kingsville Kings roster, this season 19 of them live with a billet family. The Kingsville Kings sit in first place of the Greater Metro Hockey League standing, having lost only four

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This week in sports

🕔13:08, 8.Dec 2017

By: Jordan Ferris   MLS The 2017 MLS Cup final is being played on Dec. 9 at BMO Field in Toronto. Toronto received home field advantage for having the better regular season record. The game is a rematch of last

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Windsor featuring, Jagmeet Singh

Windsor featuring, Jagmeet Singh

🕔12:52, 8.Dec 2017

By Noah Gecelovsky The newly-elected leader of the New Democratic Party Jagmeet Singh visited his hometown of Windsor, Ont. on Dec. 1. Singh met with MPs Brian Masse and Tracey Ramsey and talked about both Windsor’s problems and potential. He

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Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

🕔12:46, 8.Dec 2017

By Donna Ntumba After discovering she was gluten intolerant, Kaylee Lett says she has had difficulty finding options for homemade gluten-free products. That is when she and her mother, Sue Taranto, began baking from their home kitchen in LaSalle and

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The facade of fine dining

The facade of fine dining

🕔12:23, 8.Dec 2017

By David Lafreniere If the walls of the historic Low-Martin House in Walkerville could talk – the stories they would tell.  The walls’ whispers through the generations, have escaped the confines of this gentrified estate to breathe new life beyond

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Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

🕔12:06, 8.Dec 2017

By Loren Mastracci When Ivana Perfetto tells people she just moved to Windsor from Rome, she says the reaction is always the same: astonishment. The 55-year-old Windsor native returned to her hometown with her family to fulfill her dream of

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Windsor homelessness at crisis level

Windsor homelessness at crisis level

🕔11:54, 8.Dec 2017

By: Noah Gecelovsky   Homelessness in Windsor is a rising problem that continues to go overlooked by many across the province.  The most recent example of neglect in dealing with the homeless situation comes from the provincial government denying Windsor’s application for the $200 million fund created to combat homelessness across Ontario.  According

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Health roundup

Health roundup

🕔11:36, 8.Dec 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen Holiday dinner warning Health Canada would like to remind everyone about poultry cooking safety. Poultry that is not cooked properly can lead to food poisoning by salmonella or campylobacter bacteria. Here are some tips outlined on the Health Canada website.

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Tunnel traffic turmoil

Tunnel traffic turmoil

🕔11:21, 8.Dec 2017

By Grace Bauer Windsorites looking for quick and easy travel to Detroit will be faced with a speed bump over the coming months. The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is under construction, affecting not only individual drivers but also Windsor’s public transit system.

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Swim with Santa at Adventure Bay

Swim with Santa at Adventure Bay

🕔10:55, 8.Dec 2017

Santa is inviting the public to join him as he jumps into the swimming pool. On Dec. 9, Santa and his team of lifeguards – or “elves” – will return to Adventure Bay Family Water Park for the 3rd annual

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Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

🕔10:45, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones For the second year in a row, the Windsor Goodfellows have exceeded its fundraising goal.     Every year near Christmas, around 600 Windsor Goodfellows volunteers take to the streets for three days, newspapers in hand, to

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Restaurant owners finding success in Kingsville

Restaurant owners finding success in Kingsville

🕔14:25, 5.Dec 2017

By: Tate Harris Kingsville restaurant owners are using dining trends and the support of each other to find success in what is typically a tough industry. The town, known for its wineries, has started to offer more dining options and

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