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Another landmark house in BWG at risk?

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  • 2008-07-24

Article about the history of the Phillips-Stoddart mud brick house, built circa 1837.

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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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Breaking ground for a new BWG Leisure Centre and Public Library

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  • 2009-10-08

An article about the ground breaking for the new Library and Leisure Centres to be built on Holland Street W. "The site of the new Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre and Public Library/Cultural Centre was off-limits, as the contractor's cre...

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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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Looking at plaques, for the Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-11-17

Newspaper article expressing interest in renaming streets to honour Bradford's history, and including plaques at the roadsides to explain the significance.

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Mural restored for Bradford's Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-07-07

"Councillor Peter Dykie Jr. has been busy, helping to spruce up Bradford for the Sesquicentennial celebration this year. In particular, he has made it his project to raise the funds to restore the Town's murals, in time for the 150th Anniversary -...

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New Sesquicentennial Steering Committee

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  • 2007-02-10

"BWG Council passed a Bylaw appointing the members of the new Sesquicentennial Executive Steering Committee - a committee of Council set up to oversee decisions on the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Bradford. Councillor Del Crake was ap...

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Sesquicentennial Mini Clean-up day in Bradford

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  • 2007-06-30

"About 30 volunteers turned out for Bradford Mini-Clean-up Day, June 23 - Including Mayor Doug White and family, Councillors Del Crake, Jeanny Salmon, Mark Contois and James Leduc. Volunteers spent three hours picking up litter around Town." ...

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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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Yonge Street and Sesquicentennial Mural

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  • 2007-07-07

The mural of Yonge Street's 200th anniversary restored for Bradford's Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary). "After: From left, sponsor Larry Timbers of Home Depot, Mayor Doug White, Councillor Peter Dykie Jr., Artist Bill Lewotchko, and assistant ...

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