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Yesterday | The Windsor Star

Ontario 55+ Summer Games will deliver 'wow' experience

More than 300 volunteers are being asked to go above and beyond daily jobs and responsibilities during the games, which will take place Aug. 19-21 in Windsor and Amherstburg.

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Related Topix: Canada, Card Game, Games

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Windsor Star

Amherstburg man wins $250,000 Lottario prize

Nelson St. John has won $250,000, purchasing his winning ticket at Super Plus Convenience on Fryer Street in Amherstburg.

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Related Topix: Canada, Lottery

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Windsor Star

Colchester Guardian rescues nine people from Lake Erie

Nine people were rescued from the deep water of Lake Erie Friday night thanks to the efforts of the Colchester Guardian rescue boat and a calm voice from shore.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Windsor Star

Fire crews and investigators remain at Bonduelle plant throughout weekend

The Ontario Fire Marshal and Tecumseh Fire crews remained on scene at the Bonduelle plant throughout the weekend, investigating the site and putting out hot spots from the massive blaze that tore through the factory Friday morning and racked up between $40 and $50 million in damages.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Windsor Star

Amherstburg councillors want more information from OPP, ministry over financial reviews

Coun. Diane Pouget takes part in a town hall meeting in Amherstburg on January 20, 2013.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Windsor Star

Amherstburg council approves million-dollar resurfacing for Sandwich Street

Amherstburg's Sandwich Street - pictured at the intersection with Pickering Street - is in need of repair and re-configuration with a dedicated left turn lane, according to engineering studies.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Decedents of past lighthouse keepers gather to celebrate 150 years

Thomas Sherry and Frank Gorham stand in front of the Seacow Head Lighthouse. The two will host descendants of past lighthouse keepers at an 11-day celebration starting on July 25 on the Island.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Windsor Star

Historic Amherstburg Echo building slated for demolition

The Echo Building, home to The Amherstburg Echo for almost 100 years, is slated for demolition to make way for a five-storey, 17-unit condominium development.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Windsor Star

Hurst calls it quits after four terms as A'burg mayor

Hurst told a crowd of about 150 people at the Verdi Club during a "state of the town" address that it's time to pass the reins on to someone younger.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Windsor Star

Concern grows in Amherstburg over financial review

Councillor Bart Dipasquale speaks during a town hall meeting in Amherstburg on Monday, January 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Personal Finance, Retirement

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

What was Boblo Island before the amusement park?

Boblo Island has a modern history dating to the 1600s when French explorers noted its white trees and later as a British outpost.

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