Windsor Star

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:18:13 +0000
Local roundup: Fratmen defence solid as AKO opens football season with shutout victory
The Windsor AKO Fratmen defence dominated as the club opened the Ontario Football Conference season with a shutout victory. AKO’s defence limited the Greater Toronto Area Grizzlies to just three first downs and 54 yards in net offence in a 26-0 win...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:13:17 +0000
Fales makes his case for backup quarterback job with Lions in loss to Texans
Another night off for Matthew Stafford gave David Fales a chance to make his case for the backup quarterback job with the Detroit Lions. Despite the Lions installing a new offence, Stafford did not take a snap for the second-straight game in Detroit...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:07:35 +0000
Annual campaign fills school bus with back to school supplies
Even after four years, volunteer Dhai Omar still gets “overwhelmed” looking at a yellow school bus packed with 900 bags of school supplies destined for youth from the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society. “It’s super cool to see how many ba...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:57:01 +0000
'Revitalized' not-for-profit youth camp celebrates large donations
Some large donations have ensured the survival of an overnight summer camp that provides camping experiences to underprivileged youth in Windsor and Essex County. On Saturday evening, non-profit organization Kiwanis Club of Windsor announced $330,000...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:34:05 +0000
Past Windsorites return to city for McDougall Street Reunion
Joseph Morgan came all the way from St. Thomas to recall childhood memories from when he lived directly across from Wigle Park — Windsor’s first official park. “I grew up in the area,” said Morgan, 79, who lived on Mercer Street in 1947. ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:10:58 +0000
CIty seeks to encourage private investment in affordable housing
The city is offering government-backed financial assistance to developers, social agencies and other organizations willing to help solve the dire shortage of affordable housing. Windsor has been provided up to $2.8 million from a provincial program k...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:22:26 +0000
Windsor police dog retires after nine years, new pup takes its place
A four-legged member of the Windsor Police Service with a nose for criminal activity has flashed his badge for the last time. After spending nine years with the local force, Police Service Dog Rony retired Monday in front of a small crowd of his huma...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:05:39 +0000
Fire in east Windsor home, no injuries
All residents are injury-free after escaping a fire in an east Windsor home on Sunday evening. According to tweets from Windsor Fire and Rescue, crews arrived to heavy smoke at a home located at 2403 Arthur Rd. near Ypres St., just after 5:30 p.m. Th...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:03:45 +0000
Some costs going up, but Windsor dodges big hit from province, says mayor
Applause from politicians from across the province greeted Premier Doug Ford when he announced Monday that his government was backing down from threatened funding cuts to local governments. And the applause from Windsor’s delegates in Ottawa fo...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:39:58 +0000
Positive migration gains show 'word is getting out about the area'
For the first time in years, the Windsor area is now drawing more people than it loses in every single age category. A Workforce WindsorEssex project aimed at helping the area attract and retain talent has found the region began to turn the corner in...

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