Gallery: Recap Windsor In 2014 In These Photos From July To December

Tuesday December 30th, 2014

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A massive fire broke out at the Bonduelle Foods plant in Tecumseh in the early morning of July 18th.

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

A small fire caused by an explosion in a 3rd floor lab in Essex Hall broke out on July 16th.

More than 9000 runners took to Riverside Drive and the riverfront trail to be doused with colour on July 19th.

The University of Windsor’s new Campus Bookstore has opened in the lower level of the CAW Student Centre on July 23rd.

The new fitness centre at the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre opened on July 23rd.

Demolition began at the old Dr. H.D. Taylor Public School on Campbell Avenue on July 29th.

An early morning fire on August 2nd at an apartment building located at 76 Tecumseh Road East caused an estimated $1.2 million dollars in damage to the structure, as well as $300,000 to the contents of the building.

Family Video on the corner of Tecumseh Road West and California has closed their doors as shown on August 8th.

The Ontario Summer Games kicked off on August 7th. The opening ceremonies welcomed 2,500 athletes.

The Ontario Summer Game on August 9th.

Two tornadoes occurred in Windsor and Essex County around 6:30pm on August 19th. One was in south Windsor to the east of Huron Church Road near Grand Marais Road West.

There are no serious injuries after six cars were smashed together at the Walker Road Best Buy parking lot on August 24th.

A new sign went up outside the new west end high school, Westview Freedom Academy on August 25th.

The final day of business at the Tunnel B.B.Q. restaurant. was September 1st. An auction was held on September 10th.

WUFA members picket in front of the University’s new Welcome Centre while construction crews work on the second floor during a half day strike on September 15th.

64 people jumped off of Caesars Windsor for charity on September 15th.

Parents and kids enjoyed a human foosball game during Ford City Festival on September 20th.

Paving has been complete on the new asphalt pathways in Willistead Park as shown on September 23rd.

Windsor’s riverfront lit up with energy as families took in the first evening of the Windsor’s Artists, Visions, Energies and Sculptures Festival on September 27th.

Work to tear down Adstoll Arena started on October 6th.

Chris Hadfield, three-time visitor to space since 1995 and author of a new book featuring a photo of Windsor on the cover, performed along with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra to a sold out crowd at the Capitol Theatre on October 17th.

Wyandotte Street East in Olde Walkerville has reopened to traffic after nearly four months of construction on November 1st.

Over 600 churchgoers in West Windsor today celebrated what could be the last day of mass at historic Assumption Church. Service was held at 11am in the 172-year-old building which the Diocese of London had scheduled for closure at the end of the day on November 2nd.

Demolition crews work on removing a small white building that was attached to the Hiram Walker towers on November 4th.

New Mayor Drew Dilkens swore an oath of office on December 1st.

Windsor firefighters put out a Christmas eve blaze at Koolini’s on Tecumseh Road on December 24th.

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