Gallery: Recap Windsor In 2014 In These Photos From January To June

Monday December 29th, 2014

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A city snow blower moves snow in downtown Windsor on January 7th.

A look at photos of some of the events that shaped Windsor in the first half of 2014.

Adventure Bay Family Water Park Presented By WFCU will be open on Saturday, January 18th

Victoria Avenue in Downtown Windsor is filled with water after a watermain broke on February 5th.

Signs of spring were slowly emerging from the frozen grounds of Windsor’s parks on March 29th.

Caesars Windsor closed its doors on April 3rd at 8pm due to a looming strike. A deal was reached just after midnight, and the casino reopened the next day.

More than 100 people came out to Downtown Windsor, on April 26th to celebrate the Windsor Express’ championship win.

More than fifty people came out on May 3rd to protest the planned addition of 10-foot wide paths to Willistead Park.

Hundreds of students and staff both past and present gathered at J.E. Benson Public School, on May 3rd, to celebrate a century of education as the school got ready to close its doors for good at the end of June.

A pick up truck struck and destroyed the porch at 911 Walker Road on May 6th.

Rink number two at Windsor’s WFCU Centre was renamed in honor of fallen soldier, Cpl. Andrew Grenon as well as all other Canadian Veterans on May 15th. (Jolene Perron)

The City of Windsor celebrated its 122nd birthday, on May 19th with cake, a carnival and a whole lot of fun.

A tree fell on a house on George Avenue narrowly missing the resident who was on the porch at the time during a spring storm on May 27th.

Walkerville’s first ever night market took place on May 30th.

Hundreds of former staff and students of J.L. Forster Secondary School wandered the halls on May 31st to check out 92 years worth of memories and history. The school closed at the end of June.

A butterfly memorial monument was dedicated by the Brain Injury Association of Windsor-Essex County on June 6th.

Thousands of people packed Willistead Park under sunny skies, June 7th, for the thirty-sixth edition of Art in the Park.

Flower planters are seen Monday over the Grand Marais Drain on Dougall on June 18th.

With horns a-blarin’, over a dozen tugboats made their way from the foot of Mill Street down to Dieppe Park in Downtown Windsor as part of the 38th annual International Tug Boat Race on the Detroit River on June 21st.

The skies sparkled over Windsor’s Riverfront Monday night as thousands of Windsorites sat by the river and were dazzled by the 56th annual Ford Detroit River Fireworks presented by Target on June 23rd.

A massive fire at the old Wickes Bumper Plant broke out on June 25th.

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