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Ganatchio Trail receives 2,200 more trees for Earth Day

Ganatchio Trail receives 2,200 more trees for Earth Day

🕔15:34, 28.Apr 2018

By Laurie  Harrison (a.k.a. the organizer of the Ganatchio Trail cleanup) On the heels of an environmental cleanup, Ganatchio Trail will be a little cleaner and a little greener this year with the addition of 2,200 more trees. Approximately 1,000 volunteers

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Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

🕔19:09, 21.Apr 2018

By March Ren Shocked. Sad. This is how Natalie Cooper remembers her high school friend who committed suicide. It was a terrible time that would come as she was dealing her own mental health struggles, which had already started much

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Idle property owners beware

Idle property owners beware

🕔13:31, 20.Apr 2018

By Kacie Cooper Windsor residents could be seeing a decrease in damaged and deteriorating abandoned buildings this spring. There are an estimated 750 vacant buildings within the city, many left to fall apart by absent property owners, but City of

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Windsor’s Salvation Army giving back to the community

Windsor’s Salvation Army giving back to the community

🕔11:42, 7.Apr 2018

The Salvation Army of Windsor received $5,000 from the Rotary Club this week, money that will help provide hot and nutritious meals four days a week to needy people. “The Salvation Army has been feeding the poor for over 20

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City of Windsor launches Walk Wheel Windsor

City of Windsor launches Walk Wheel Windsor

🕔12:12, 6.Apr 2018

The City of Windsor is launching Walk Wheel Windsor, an Active Transportation Master Plan for the city. It includes any form of human-powered transportation, i.e walking and cycling two of the most popular and well-known forms of active transportation. It

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Black Oak Heritage Park is reopening

Black Oak Heritage Park is reopening

🕔15:47, 30.Mar 2018

After being closed to the public since 2015, Black Oak Heritage Park is reopening. The only public entrance, on the north side of the woods, has been closed during construction of the Gordie Howe Bridge plaza near the park. The

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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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Voucher for Feral Felines

Voucher for Feral Felines

🕔12:45, 2.Mar 2018

By Joyce St. Antoine Windsorites will be able to apply to have feral felines spayed and neutered at no charge starting March 7. Since 2012, the free voucher program has been offered to low income families who may apply by

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Windsor preparing for possible surface flooding

Windsor preparing for possible surface flooding

🕔15:13, 18.Feb 2018

By Bernard DeVaal The rising temperatures and forecast rain could test the city’s storm sewers yet again. On many residential roads, catch basins are blocked by mounds of snow left behind by plowing, especially around parked cars. “Sometimes people wouldn’t,

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Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

🕔07:04, 17.Feb 2018

A $6 million Chatham lottery winner is in a legal battle with his former live-in partner over sharing his winnings. Leamington native Maurice Thibeault claimed more than $3 million from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. However, the good news

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Windsor plowing through snow removal

Windsor plowing through snow removal

🕔14:00, 12.Feb 2018

By Shirley Feng On Feb. 11, the City of Windsor declared a snow emergency, forcing city crews to work around the clock to clear both main roads and residential streets. “We have worked lots of long hours and we’re used

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New insect found in Windsor

New insect found in Windsor

🕔13:04, 10.Feb 2018

By Sunnio Zeng After being attracted to a backyard floodlight, a new moth-like insect has been found in Windsor. And it turns out the backyard was owned by Tom Preney, the City of Windsor’s biodiversity co-ordinator. “It’s very small insect,

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Snowstorm in Windsor leads to increase in road accidents

Snowstorm in Windsor leads to increase in road accidents

🕔12:46, 10.Feb 2018

By Harshpal Singh Snow was reducing visibility and increasing the number of accidents on the roads this week as more than 20 cm fell across the southern part of Ontario. According to Windsor Police, who have been urging caution, 45

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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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One year anniversary of Windsor’s language exchange

One year anniversary of Windsor’s language exchange

🕔20:38, 15.Jan 2018

Every Thursday night, there’s a busy crowd of diverse people speaking different languages in a downtown Windsor bar. It is a language exchange club, and last week, it held its one-year anniversary with people from 22 different countries. “We have

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Point Pelee closing for two weeks for deer cull

Point Pelee closing for two weeks for deer cull

🕔10:56, 8.Jan 2018

By Jiaqian Ren Point Pelee National Park is closing for the next two weeks. From Jan. 12 to Jan. 26, staff from Parks Canada and Caldwell First Nation will be performing a cull to reduce the number of white-tailed deer

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First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

🕔10:33, 8.Jan 2018

By Millar Hill Flu season is upon us and the local health unit is already reporting its first flu-related fatality of 2018. “The province is in the midst of a very challenging flu season,” says Dr. Wajid Ahmed, acting medical

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Limited working hours during holidays for services by City of Windsor

Limited working hours during holidays for services by City of Windsor

🕔14:38, 22.Dec 2017

City services slow down over the holidays with some services offering reduced hours and others closed completely. The 311 call center and city offices will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26 and also Jan. 1. The centre has reduced

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Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

Free skates available for skating at Charles Clark Square

🕔13:52, 22.Dec 2017

Charles Clark Square is officially open to the public for free skating and All Saints Church is providing skates to those who need to borrow them – free of charge. People have been donating skates to the church for the past five years.  

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New accessible change room open at Windsor rec complex

New accessible change room open at Windsor rec complex

🕔11:59, 18.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert An extensive addition to the Gino and Liz Marcus Recreation Complex has been completed by TCI Titan and the City of Windsor. The $1.1 million accessible and family change room expansion opened Dec. 15. The addition adds

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