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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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A Heritage Moment... Armson-Wood Home

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  • 2008-02-09

Description : William Armson came to West Gwillimbury in 1820, from Nottingham, England. He served in the Britisharmy and had been decorated for outstanding service during the Peninsular Campaign of the Napoleonic Wars. In recognition of his milit...

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Committee plans new mural

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  • 1996-08-14

Article on the murals of Bradford as part of the Downtown Revitalization Project in 1995-96. This article features the Holland Marsh mural on Holland Street West, and the postcards mural on John Street.

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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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Candidate for mayor: Frank Jonkman

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  • 1994-09-07

"Frank Jonkman got into politics very much the same way that he got into the greenhouse business - to meet a need. Jonkman started by building greenhouses for his father's farming operation, using recycled materials that included old television ae...

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Church-raising project

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  • 1994-03-09

"Rev. Phillip Carroll, Pastor at the Bradford Pentecostal Assembly just North of Town, is getting tired of crawling under buildings to unfreeze water pipes. With that as an incentive, and a growing flock of parishioners to contend with, a unique b...

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Bringing history groups together

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  • 2007-12-01

The annual Meeting of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association will be held in the Compton Room of the Bradford Public Library on Saturday, December 8th, 1:30 p.m. The BWG Local History Association was formed 17 years ago, in the sp...

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Proposal for $11.6 million Admin Centre

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  • 2003-01-25

A 30,000 sq. ft. Administration Building, with a Council Chamber that could double as an Arts Center. A 14,000 sq. ft. South Simcoe Police Station, that shares an atrium-style public entry with the Administration building. A separate courthouse - ...

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Town accepts developer's gift...

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  • 2001-04-14

Description : Bradford West Gwillimbury Council met in closed-door session on April 10th, and voted to accept the "conveyance" of a 6 acre parcel of land on Holland St. West (S. half lot 11, Con. 7) from developer Mod-Aire Homes Ltd. It is consid...

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Town should celebrate in the Sesquicentennial year...2007

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  • 2007

Description : "Bradford's Centennial Anniversary was celebrated in 1957, and the 125th Anniversary was celebrated in 1982. By extension, it would follow that Bradford's Sesquicentennial (150th) Anniversary be celebrated in 2007. If we were to cons...

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