Topic: sandwich towne

Sandwiched: Windsor community caught between a billionaire and his bridge

Residents one of Ontario's oldest communities are pondering their uncertain future as an American transportation tycoon prepares to build his billion-dollar bridge.

Live From Sandwich Towne: Windsor Morning and News at 6 with Arms Bumanlag

Windsor Morning with Tony Doucette broadcast live from Sandwich Towne Thursday Morning and Windsor News at 6 with Arms Bumanlag broadcast live from the same neighbourhood later in the day.
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'Safe Haven': Sandwich Teen Action Group helps to keep kids off the street for 26 years

It might not look like much from the outside, but the Sandwich Teen Action Group has been a safe place for teens to go in the community for more than 25 years.

American permit calls for protection, not demolition of Ambassador Bridge: Company

The president of the company that owns the Ambassador Bridge says it may not be allowed to tear down the existing bridge after completing a replacement span even though the demolition has been ordered by the Canadian government.
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Minister of Infrastructure won't commit to Gordie Howe bridge completion date

Federal Minister of Infrastructure Amarjeet Sohi isn't willing to commit to a completion date for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
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My Sandwich Towne is...

CBC Windsor hit the streets of historic Sandwich Towne and asked residents and business owners what their community meant to them. Here's what they told us.

From pirates to Pontiac, the history of Sandwich is unique and vibrant

From pirates to persecuted slaves finding freedom through the Underground Railroad, Sandwich, which was founded in 1797, is steeped in a rich and vibrant history that is kept alive by community historians and street murals.

'All sorts of possibilities': Science City poised to open in former Sandwich school

The closure of J.L. Forster High School in 2014 was a blow to Sandwich, but the century-old building is beginning to blossom once again as a community hub after being purchased by the company that owns the Ambassador Bridge.

My Sandwich Towne needs...

CBC Windsor hit the streets in Sandwich Towne to see what residents and business owners think their community needs to flourish and grow. Here's what they told us.

'I love Sandwich': West end businesses invest in historic community

Windsor's oldest neighbourhood is enjoying new lease on life, say business owners in Sandwich Towne. "Sandwich is a really great area," said Luna Wang, 26, who has transformed an historic post office built more than a century ago into a hip and happening study spot. "I love this building and the neighbours."

Celebrate Sandwich with gateway arch, historical plaques, say city planners

City planners are calling for a gateway arch over Sandwich Street to welcome visitors and residents alike to a “unique town with a history unlike anywhere else.” The arch would span Sandwich between Paterson and McKee Parks and feature a series of heritage plaques celebrating the stories of Sandwich as chosen by the public.
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Windsor's West End Future

Residents in the west end aren't going away and the city says it has plans for the beleaguered part of town.