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As the temperature rises, the boats come out

As the temperature rises, the boats come out

🕔15:40, 28.Apr 2018

Boating season is here just as the warm weather approaches. It officially started April 13. The Windsor police marine unit will be patrolling the local waterways. “We have fantastic waterways in our community,” said Sgt. Steve Betteridge, reminding the public

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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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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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Saddle up for Ontario’s newest budget

Saddle up for Ontario’s newest budget

🕔14:38, 20.Apr 2018

  The province of Ontario has announced it will provide long-term funding to the horse racing industry in an effort to help save jobs for horse owners and breeders. A news release from the Ministry of Finance outlined an agreement

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The youngest citizens of Windsor and Essex County are making a big impact for charities

The youngest citizens of Windsor and Essex County are making a big impact for charities

🕔18:20, 18.Apr 2018

By: Laurie Harrison Kids in Windsor and Essex County have been causing a stir and the community is taking notice. But they’re not causing trouble – far from it. Some as young as seven years old are walking into organizations with thousands of dollars, bags and bags

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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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Easter Seals Telethon 2018 is here

Easter Seals Telethon 2018 is here

🕔16:23, 24.Mar 2018

Windsor-Essex’s Annual Easter Seals Telethon is this weekend. CTV Windsor will broadcast the 36th Easter Seals Telethon live on Sunday, March 25 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Central Park Athletics- 3400 Grand Marais Rd E. The funds

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A breakfast to remember

A breakfast to remember

🕔13:11, 23.Mar 2018

By: Jessica Moore Maria’s restaurant in Amherstburg has been voted the number one best breakfast special in Windsor-Essex. An online poll was held in February 2018 for residents of Windsor and Essex County to vote on which local restaurant has

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Rain, rain go away

Rain, rain go away

🕔11:25, 21.Feb 2018

By: Julianna Bonnett A weather advisory for Windsor-Essex has issued a special statement this Monday, predicting rainfall for the next few days due to a warm front moving through the region. Environment Canada noted that some of the rainfall might

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Windsor-Essex’s adventure race requires teamwork, showcases unique landscape of the region

Windsor-Essex’s adventure race requires teamwork, showcases unique landscape of the region

🕔10:35, 16.Feb 2018

By Ennis Liu The South Coast Adventure Race offers a chance to challenge yourself, while being close to nature. An adventure race is a multi-disciplinary endurance activity that is designed to test your teamwork and navigation skills, as well as

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“Plenty of Reasons” for Tourism Windsor-Essex Pelee Island to win Ontario award

“Plenty of Reasons” for Tourism Windsor-Essex Pelee Island to win Ontario award

🕔13:22, 12.Feb 2018

By Kati Panasiuk The “Plenty of Reasons” video project has won the Technology and New Media Promotional Award at a provincial conference in early February. Tourism Windsor-Essex Pelee Island was given the award by the Economic Developers Council of Ontario

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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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Black History Month open house at Windsor Public Library

Black History Month open house at Windsor Public Library

🕔08:45, 10.Feb 2018

By Meng Bao Every February, Canada celebrates Black History Month with lots of public events, including at museums and libraries. Citizens were invited to an open house to share stories and memories on Jan. 3 at the Windsor’s downtown branch

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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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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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Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

Spreading holiday joy for Windsor seniors

🕔13:14, 11.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert A self-proclaimed “ribbon master” gleefully made elegant bows. One participant added socks, gloves and a scarf to a basket while another cut cellophane to wrap around it. Another participant’s job was to move the completed baskets from

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Humane Society extending services to Amherstburg

Humane Society extending services to Amherstburg

🕔11:33, 4.Dec 2017

By Alyssa Horrobin The Windsor-Essex Humane Society is extending animal control and pound service for dogs to Amherstburg. The Town of Amherstburg put out a bid for the service and Humane Society reps felt they could fill the need. The

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Surplus in Windsor school boards

Surplus in Windsor school boards

🕔12:33, 1.Dec 2017

By Maryam Farag The finances of two local school boards are in good shape. The Greater-Essex County District School Board closed its books for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday night with a $6.1 million budget surplus. That surplus was helped

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Small Biz Expo has record-breaking numbers

Small Biz Expo has record-breaking numbers

🕔14:09, 20.Oct 2017

By Sreedha Varanasi   Small Business Month is here and Windsor’s entrepreneurs celebrated at this year’s Small Biz Expo 2017. The expo had a record-breaking number of vendors this year with 75 small businesses participating. The Small Business Centre’s Executive

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