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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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Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Food? Yes indeed with Davis, displays and dancing to boot

  • GJ-SB 75-PH27019
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  • 1975-07-16

"It's Bradford Salad Festival Time! Already, the rides for the kids have been set up on the parking lot in front of the community centre, and youngsters are lining up to get on them. The rides aren't going to be the only thing for the children, ho...

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Former teacher gets Queen's Jubilee Medal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26777
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  • 1978-01-18

"Miss Barbara Stewart, former Bradford public school teacher, has been awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal. Miss Stewart, who retired last year after 36 years of teaching, said from her Markham home Friday, "I don't know how I got it or who r...

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Frances Reid appointed to county housing authority

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26733
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  • 1977-09-07

"Frances Reid, vice-chairman of the West Gwillimbury planning committee, has been appointed to the Simcoe County and Orillia Housing Authority, Minister of Housing John Rhodes announced last week. Mrs. Reid has served on the planning committee for...

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George Webb Obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-2019-02-07-09
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  • 1926-05-16

An obituary for George Webb, previous owner of the Uneda Hotel. He passed away on May 16th, 1926 and this obituary appeared in the May 19th, 1926 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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