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Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help!
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Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help!
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Devonshire Mall

Windsor - Jun. 29, 2015: Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help! They’re shelves are empty and food donations are needed to support the Kids First Food Bank. Devonshire Mall has partnered with Windsor Home Coalition to provide assistance! Food donations can be dropped off at 900 Howard Avenue or call them at 519-258-4501 and they’ll pick them up for you! Over 3,500 people were serviced last year that of which over 2,200 were children. Donate today. FULL STORY



2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks announces change in start time
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2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks announces change in start time
Staff
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 22, 2015: The start time for tonight's 2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks has been changed. The fireworks will now start at 9:06 instead of the originally planned 10:06 due to the threat of severe thunderstorms in the Windsor Essex region. There will be a free shuttle service leaving from Devonshire Mall. FULL STORY



Highway 401 closed near Walker Road in Windsor
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Highway 401 closed near Walker Road in Windsor
Staff
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 18, 2015: The Tecumseh Fire Department is reporting that the eastbound lanes of Highway 401west of Walker Rd at the 13km marker are closed. Two tractor trailers with heavy damage. The Department reports that there were minor injuries. Emergency services on scene. FULL STORY



Trudeau misses the mark
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Trudeau misses the mark
Phillip Blancher
OurHometown.ca

South Dundas - Jun. 18, 2015: Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau released his party’s platform in the run up for the 2015 Federal Election this fall. When it comes to a hodgepodge of promises and ideas, this document fails to disappoint. However the younger Trudeau misses the mark. Case in point, electoral reform. Trudeau the Younger, wants to move away from the first-past-the-post system of voting to one more representative of Canadian’s wishes. FULL STORY



Unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports - Gretzky
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Unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports - Gretzky
Lisa Gretzky
Ontario NDP

Toronto - Jun. 9, 2015: NDP Education Critic Lisa Gretzky released the following statement in response to People for Education’s Annual Report: Today’s report from People for Education is a clear warning that our students are paying the price for the Liberals’ cuts to education. It’s completely unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports, some schools are still fundraising for textbooks, and Aboriginal students do not have access to the cultural support and educational opportunities they need FULL STORY



SNAPSHOT - New Market opens in Windsor
SNAPSHOT - New Market opens in Windsor
Tim Cornett
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 8, 2015: The City Market opened in the Walkerville area this weekend, and by all indications, it was a smashing success. Located on the east side of Walker Road just north of Richmond Street, the brand new complex features many vendors selling fruits and vegetables. There is also a butcher, a baker, and while we didn’t see a candle stick maker, there was an Avon lady and a florist. The prices are great too. We stocked up on fruits and vegetables and got everything in the photo below for 23.00! Check it out next time you’re in the area. FULL STORY



Windsor Raceway - All But Gone
Windsor Raceway - All But Gone
Tim Cornett
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 6, 2015: As demolition of the Windsor Raceway begins this week I’m reminded of all the good times I spent there over the years. My earliest memory of the place was the day my mom and dad took us to see it. I was about seven years old, and if I remember right, it was an open house affair, where we were all allowed to go out onto the racing surface. It felt like rubber, and was called something like the Tartan Track. FULL STORY



Environment Canada issues Tornado Watch for Windsor-Essex
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Environment Canada issues Tornado Watch for Windsor-Essex
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Environment Canada

Windsor - May. 11, 2015: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes. Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and evening ahead of a cold front. Damaging winds to 90 km/h and large hail are possible. There is also the risk of a tornado. Affected areas include Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park and Windsor - Leamington - Essex County. FULL STORY



    The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
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The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
Tim Cornett
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - May. 7, 2015: Today’s column comes with a disclaimer. It’s not for the faint of heart. To my family, friends and associates, the following may be quite shocking to all of you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. I haven’t had a coffee in over a week. Or French fries. Or pizza. Or a lot of things I used to eat and drink. Why? Because along with ten of my colleagues at DJ Galvanizing, and our spouses, I began a program called the 8 Week Challenge. FULL STORY



NBL Canada Board issues fines to Halifax Rainmen
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NBL Canada Board issues fines to Halifax Rainmen
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Windsor Express

Windsor - May. 1, 2015: The National Basketball League of Canada's Board of Governors met today to get to the bottom of the incidents that led to Game 7 of the NBL Finals not being played. Windsor's staff and players were at the arena and ready to play the game last night and the Halifax Rainmen did not show up. Under the league's written forfeit rules, the Windsor Express are declared winners of Game 7 and by thus winning the series 4-3, are declared the 2015 NBL Canada Champions. FULL STORY



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