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Charles Evans named for jubilee medal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26872
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  • 1977

"Alex Haley in his recent novel, Roots, aptly illustrated the significance and importance of having a sense of where one has come from. A person who has such a sense of his genealogical history is Charles Evans, Bradford's nominee to receive the ...

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Choir lacked sparkle in second of series

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26946
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  • 1976

"A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten brought the spirit of Christmas a little closer to over 600 people at the December program of the Barrie Concert Association. The Canadian Children's Opera Chorus is the second of a four-concert series hel...

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Classy Winners

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27041
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  • 1974-09-18

"Two first place trophies were taken home by Ken Wood of Bradford from the Barrie antique car flea market held at Formosa Park recently. The cars that took the first prize award for the early class category are his 1929 Pierce Arrow and the first ...

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Club welcomes new members

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26997
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  • 1975-06-25

"Rotary President Gary Vasey welcomed two new members to the Bradford Club recently. The new members are Ian Jones and Gordon Biddie. Rotary Director, George Hartman, was also on hand to make the two new members feel at home."

C.E. Jackson

David and Georgie Clark travelling

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26995
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  • 1975

"David and Georgie Clark, both 25, are travelling around North America in their double decker bus. They bought the bus for $700, converted it for just under $2,000 and shipped it to Canada for $2,500. Hopefully, their next stop will be Australia, ...

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Dead in his tracks

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26961
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  • 1975-04-09

"This car certainly stopped. And it was quite a while before it got started again. This was the scene at the corner of Highway 88 and 5 sideroad last Saturday morning. This was only one of the many cars buried in the snow. The cars had to be moved...

Art Chamberlain

Earl Rowe is guest speaker

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26800
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  • 1977-02-02

"Honorable Earl Rowe, former Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, was guest speaker at the Fisher's Corners Womens Institute Meeting January 20. A great supporter of women's institutes, Mr. Rowe spoke to the women and their husbands for about 45 minute...

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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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