Article from the BRadford Witness in 1900 proclaiming the date of the August Civic Holiday. Municipalities were able to designate a date for the holiday at the end of the summer, and began around the 1850s in Ontario.
Town honors nine fire fighters for 30 years' service
- CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-FireHall-2016-08-29-01
"Lavish was the praise Monday night as approximately 200 Bradford residents gathered at the community centre to pay tribute to nine firefighters who have each given more than 30 years of service to the town..."
Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents
- CA BWGPL LHC-Event-2017-03-21-31
"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...
Bradford Fair Results - 1900
- CA BWGPL LHC-Event-2016-12-22-04
Article from October 25, 1900, describing the fair results. This article took up most of the front page of the paper.
Office Window - Garbage collection/ Centennial projects/ Old fire hall
- CA BWGPL LHC-OfficeWin-2016-09-21-08
Article features news on garbage collection vs. depositing at a dump, the Centennial project of Canada and Bradford's chance at funding, Mrs. Viola MacMillan on a television show, and the old fire hall vacated for the Department of Public Works to...
Office Window - Dr. Jim Evans/ Mike Kilkenny/ Centennial/ Garbage removal
- CA BWGPL LHC-OfficeWin-2016-09-21-09
Article features news on garbage collection, the Centennial project of Canada and Bradford's chance at funding, Dr. Jim Evans being chosen for missionary work in the 'former Belgian Congo', and Mike Kilkenny drafted to baseball.
Office Window - Bradford Centennial
- CA BWGPL LHC-OfficeWin-2017-03-17-02
Article features news on Bradford's Centennial celebrations, and a look back at some "pithy comments" appearing in the newspaper's older editions.
Looking Back Over the Century - 1837 Rebellion
- CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-19
The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the 1837 Rebellion and its part in West Gwillimbury is the topic.