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Bradford's Sesquicentennial involves the Township, too...

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  • 2007-06-09

"Bradford celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2007. While some suggest that the celebration doesn't concern the Township area, the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association has a different take on the matter. The Association points out t...

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Combining old and new, to celebrate 150 years

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  • 2007-08-04

"Local businesses are beginning to catch the 'sesqui-centennial fever' - businesses like eSIGNS Canada, which specializes in banners, storefronts, signs, and vehicle graphics. To celebrate, president Gary Brickell decided to have his company's ser...

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Bradford's Sesquicentennial Parade - a celebration

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  • 2007-08-25

"Led by the combined Colour Parties of the Bradford, Sutton and Newmarket Legions, and the Bradford Pipes & Drums, Bradford residents turned out to participate in or to watch the Sesquicentennial Parade on August 19, celebrating the town's 150th B...

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Bradford celebrates 150 years

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  • 2007-07-28

"The countdown has begun for Bradford's main 150th Anniversary celebration - the August 17th to 25th Homecoming Week, which will include a Midway, Carrotfest Street Party on August 18th, Sesquicentennial Parade on August 19th, Music in Rotary Park...

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Wishing Bradford a Happy 150th Birthday

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  • 2007-06-02

"Last Sunday, May 27th, the town of Bradford launched 14 months of celebration, marking the 150th year since its incorporation. In fact, the "actual receiving of Royal Assent incorporating the village of Bradford... was done on May 27th, 1857 by Q...

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A century of service

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  • 1994-10-19

Description : These days, there are very few businesses that have been around for 100 years. The Bradford law firm of Evans and Evans is one of those few. Founded in 1894 by T.W.W. Evans, the firm was augmented by his sons, Charles and Brock in th...

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Comptons celebrate 56 years of IGA

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  • 2000-06-17

Description : For the first three months that the Compton's Garden Market IGA was open, it was both the newest and the oldest IGA store in Canada. The IGA located at the corner of Melbourne Drive and Holland Street West in Bradford, is still the o...

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Thank you for help after Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1994-10-12

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times editorial Description : "All those who were living in the Holland Marsh and other low-lying areas during the Hurricane Hazel flood on October 15, 1954, wish to express their deepest thanks for the help they receive...

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Carrotfest Jr. Poem Winner

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  • 2002-08-31

Article containing the winning poem in the children's category for the library's poem contest. The contest was related to Carrotfest and the poem was written by Jaclyn Hodsdon.

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Carrotfest King

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  • 2001-09-08

Article containing the winning poem by the "Carrotfest King," Larry Horowitz.

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