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Area historical society formed

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26882
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  • 1977-09-07

"The first major steps to preserve the heritage of the Scotch Settlement and area were taken last week when about 20 people officially founded a historical society. Known as the Scotch Settlement and District Historical Society, it will seek to pr...

Bradford Witness

Art Evans cuts ribbon

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26761
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"Arthur Evans of Bradford, former Simcoe Centre MPP, was among the dignitaries at the official opening of the new Simcoe County courthouse in Barrie last Friday. Mr. Evans who represented Simcoe Centre for 16 years, was joined in the plaque unveil...

Bradford Witness

Cabinet post eluded Art Evans

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26851
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  • 1977-05-18

"Arthur Evans' 17 years in the Ontario legislature-now coming to an end-were not without disappointments. The position of cabinet minister has always eluded the Simcoe Centre MPP, and he frankly feels it was because he supported the loser in the p...

Bradford Witness

Farmers on the warpath

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26768
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  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

Bradford Witness

Field day winners

  • CA BWGPL GJ-Hap77-PH26857
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  • 1977-06-15

"Front-row centre is an appropriate spot for area 5 all-around field day champ Jamie McKnight. Surrounding him are the first-place winners from Fred C. Cook, who captured the east-west championships at Tottenham. Front row(from left): Kerry Barrin...

John Slykhuis

Finally! Schomberg river dredge is launched

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26766
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"The Schomberg River dredge was finally launched last Tuesday after an abortive effort the day before. The ponderous machine, built by Louis Devald, slid slowly into the water near Wanda Street, and to the relief of everybody it not only floated, ...

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Fred C. Cook honored at school opening

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Sch-PH26736
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  • 1977

Fred C. Cook Honored at School Opening By John Slykhuis Fred C. Cook senior public school was officially opened last week amid universal tribute to the man for whom the school was named. Simcoe-Centre M.P.P. Arthur Evans, a friend of the late Mr...

Bradford Witness

It's in!

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26843
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  • 1977-05-04

"The road hockey tournament at the community centre was blessed with perfect weather conditions on Saturday. Above, a jubilant Bruce Fallis of the Oilers squad rifles a show past a sprawling Chris Muizelaar of the Nordiques."

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Lion-sized cheque

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26759
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  • 1977-11-23

"The Bradford Lions Club went over the top in the Lions Pool project with the airplane draw last September. The club presented the balance of $50,000 to Bradford Mayor Roy Gordon at a special meeting Monday. From left, club president John Rutherfo...

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