“The Week That Was” in Windsor News: January 15th – 21st 2012

Sunday January 22nd, 2012

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Constuuction started on the old Palace Theatre this past week. (Photo by Jay Verspeelt)

49-year-old Paul Rocheleau, a tow truck operator from LaSalle was killed Tuesday while he was changing a flat tire on the side of Highway 3.  OPP have charged Murray Bryant, 63 years old of London with careless driving.

A researcher doing an experiment with ampicillin and ethanol caused a plastic cup to catch fire Tuesday at the University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Building on Riverside Drive.

Breanna Van Watteghem, a 13 year old from Windsor sits in a London hospital waiting for a lifesaving kidney transplant, and there are fundraising efforts ongoing to help her and her family.

Video rental stores have been popping up to fill the void left by Blockbuster.  Eye on Video opened a new location on the far east side, and Family Video plans a new location on Tecumseh Road East at Hall. 

Work began in Downtown Windsor to transform the old Palace Theater which closed two weeks ago, into the new home of the Windsor Star.

SB Contemporary Art opened their latest exhibit titled Are you in the room with internationally acclaimed artists  Dean Carson, Matthew Hawtin, and Jim Mroczkowsk on Thursday.

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