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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...

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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...

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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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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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Marsh seniors building opened in ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26744
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  • 1977-10-26

"After several years of hard work by many people in the Holland Marsh, the senior citizens building in Ansnorveldt was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. King Township Mayor Margaret Britnell, after complimenting the peopl...

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