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Williamstown Splash Pad Awarded $79,200 OTF Grant
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Williamstown Splash Pad Awarded $79,200 OTF Grant
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the Williamstown Friends of the Park

Williamstown - Apr. 22, 2014: The Williamstown Friends of the Park have been awarded a $79,200 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). MPP for Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry, Mr. Jim McDonell and OTF representative Paulette Hébert congratulated the local volunteer group on the new splash pad project which is set to begin construction in June, 2014. FULL STORY



Lone Star welcomes home Windsorites
Lone Star welcomes home Windsorites
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Lone Star Cafe

Windsor - Apr. 20, 2014: While the Lone Star Texas Grill on Walker Road has been open for a few weeks now, a group of home grown Windsor boys return from far and wide on April 21st to officially christen the location. Jack Cowin, an internationally acclaimed entrepreneur, Paul Newman a retired senior financial executive and Whit Tucker, CFL and Windsor Essex Sports Hall of Fame inductee, were all born and raised in Windsor and were childhood friends. FULL STORY



Cornwall Square issues upate to parking garage work
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Cornwall Square issues upate to parking garage work
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Cornwall Square

Cornwall - Apr. 15, 2014: At Cornwall Square, one of our top priorities is the safety and well-being of our patrons, tenants and the broader community we serve. This holds true for both the owner and Triovest who is the manager of Cornwall Square. Being responsible for our facility and to the people we do business with is a key principle for both companies and it underlies everything we’re doing at Cornwall Square. FULL STORY



From pitches to poker: the alternative life of rugby stars
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From pitches to poker: the alternative life of rugby stars
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- Apr. 13, 2014: Fame, fortune and in the peak of physical fitness - you’d think that today’s rugby players would be contented with their lifestyles, right? You’d be wrong - today’s rugby stars, or indeed, yesterday’s, also seem to have a penchant for poker, and it’s making we normal folk feel jealous. If you’re not much good with a ball or a pair of cards, you can try your luck at Gamblingland instead, and before you know it, you might just be raking in the same big bucks as some of these rugby stars. Mike Tindall, Sebastien Chabal, Dylan Hartley. FULL STORY



LCBO stores closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday
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LCBO stores closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday
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LCBO

Toronto - Apr. 11, 2014: All LCBO stores and LCBO agency outlets will be closed on Good Friday, April 18 and on Easter Sunday, April 20. In view of the Good Friday and Easter Sunday closings, some LCBO stores that would normally close at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings will observe extended hours on Thursday, March 17. All LCBO stores will observe their regular Saturday hours of business. FULL STORY



Windsor Fire Applications now available online
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Windsor Fire Applications now available online
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City of Windsor

Windsor - Apr. 4, 2014: To address staff retirements, Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is initiating a firefighter recruitment, and City of Windsor Human Resources is pleased to announce that applications for the Firefighter Recruitment are now available online. The City of Windsor will accept applications for the Firefighter Recruitment from Friday, April 4, 2014 until no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014. No late applications will be accepted. FULL STORY



Open Letter from Premier Wynne to Tim Hudak
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Open Letter from Premier Wynne to Tim Hudak
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Ontario Premier's Office

Toronto - Mar. 30, 2014: Dear Mr. Hudak, During your press conference on March 27th you made several false, misleading and defamatory allegations about me. You alleged that I personally “oversaw and possibly ordered the criminal destruction of documents” and that criminal conduct took place in my office. The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party repeated these false allegations on its website and in a public mailing. FULL STORY



Windsor Essex Tourism Kick-Off encourages you to think Staycation
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Windsor Essex Tourism Kick-Off encourages you to think Staycation
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Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Windsor - Mar. 28, 2014: With a personal invite to return from Devonshire Mall, we’re here to get everyone thinking about adventures close to home. At Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island (TWEPI), we continually look for opportunities to promote our local tourism industry. The Tourism Kick-Off from March 28-30 encourages local residents to explore their own backyard and “Keep it Local.” Devonshire Mall became the first community corporate sponsor of the Ontario Summer Games with a $5,000 contribution. FULL STORY



Stephanie Grady Cancer Treatment Fund Fundraisers this weekend
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Stephanie Grady Cancer Treatment Fund Fundraisers this weekend
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OurHometown.ca

Ingleside - Mar. 22, 2014: This weekend will prove to be a busy weekend in South Stormont for Team Grady; multiple events have been planned to benefit the Stephanie Grady Cancer Treatment Fund. Stephanie Grady is a young woman who has been diagnosed with a very rare and extremely aggressive form of epithelial cancer called NUT Midline Carcinoma. This cancer is a genetic mutation which grows tumours along the midline centres of the body. FULL STORY



Lancer women win fourth straight national basketball title
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Lancer women win fourth straight national basketball title
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University of Windsor

Windsor - Mar. 17, 2014: The top-seeded Windsor Lancers earned their fourth-consecutive Bronze Baby Trophy in convincing fashion on Sunday evening in front of a capacity crowd on their home court at the St. Denis Centre, defeating the No. 2 Saint Mary's Huskies 71-45 in the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS women's basketball championship gold-medal game. FULL STORY



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