Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Chamber of Commerce picks Tom Gardner

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  • 1976-04-21

"Tom Gardner, longtime hardware store owner and active member of many community groups, has been named the Bradford and district citizen of the year by the Chamber of Commerce. ..."

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Charles Melbourne - postmaster 1909

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  • 1909-03-18

"Mr. Charles Melbourne has been awarded the contract for another term of carrying His Majesty's mail between Bradford and Newton Robinson. It would be difficult to improve upon Charley."

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Chief can't sell furniture to town

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  • 1980-02-13

Article which mentions the police department's move to their new station at 45 Holland Street East. It also highlights town council expenditures.

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Children safe with this man

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  • 1976-05-26

"Chris Van Alebeek has 25 grandchildren, had worked outdoors all his life, and was bored after four years' retirement. So he began a new career this year - as a crossing guard, shepherding school children across the busy stretch of Holland St. Eas...

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Church celebrates 90th

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  • 1977-03-30

"The congregation of Newton Robinson United Church is holding a three-fold celebration this year. The church, whose spire is a landmark for those travelling Highway 27 between Cookstown and Bond Head is marking its 90th anniversary. The celebratio...

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Cobalt Express Wreck

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  • 1908-07-23

"The Inquest at Barrie was not concluded. - Evidence of Engineer Meeking and the Report of the Official Investigation Required--Cause of the Accident Not Clear" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

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Cobalt Train Badly Wrecked

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  • 1908-07-16

"Serious smashup on the G.T. R. North of Bradford - Engineer, Fireman and Express Messenger Badly Injured" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908.

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Coburn, Martha (nee. Spillet) obituary

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  • 1941-02-05

Event Date : Tuesday, January 21, 1941 Event Type : Death Community : Newton Robinson Description : Passed away in Beeton after being in failing health for some time. The wife of John Coburn, she spent her entire life in Newton Robinson or surrou...

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