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Sewage problems causing Bradford to slowly falter

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26920
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  • 1976-08-04

"A meeting which has been scheduled to talk about what is going into Bradford's sewage system has been postponed now until September. It was supposed to be held in July. Principals at the discussion are to include Bradford Council, engineers Proct...

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She missed the snow and cold

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26809
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  • 1977-01-26

"Most people in Canada are dreaming of getting away from the slush and the snow, the freezing temperatures and those dismal cold mornings trying to start the car. A place like Australia, perhaps, with its perpetual summer and golden beaches. Lesle...

George Jackson

Simcoe Centre MPP D. Arthur Evans

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26933
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  • 1976

"To save 32 million acres of food-growing land is to interfere with the delicate buyer and seller relationships of the marketplace. Massive state intervention in the marketplace does guarantee absolutely that the productive capacity of Ontario's f...

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Simcoe Manor's new wing officially opens

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27006
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  • 1975-06-04

"The official opening of the new wing of the Simcoe Manor in Beeton will be held Wednesday, June 4. The new wing will have 100 beds, a library, boardroom, married quarters, barber shop, billiard room, beauty shop, craft room, auditorium, chapel, g...

Carol Hill

Singing God's glory

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26929
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  • 1976

"Fifteen young people in the Bradford area have made a Hebrew word famous in Simcoe County.They are a singing group called Tushiyah. When the group formed four years ago, one of their members, Allan Faris, sat in the English classroom at Bradford ...

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Snowarama organizers honored

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26837
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  • 1977-04-13

"Whipper Billy Watson (standing fifth from the left) attended a meeting of the Bradford Lions Club last week to thank some of the people who helped run the Snowarama which raised about $60,000 for crippled children in February. Five hundred and se...

George Jackson

Some agrominium facts

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26819
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  • 1977-03-30

"I would like to commend both your staff and paper for the coverage given to both the Planning Board meeting and the Council meeting in West Gwillimbury regarding Crang Agrominium. However, there are a lot of facts that I would like the residents ...

George Jackson

Story of the Book - "Governor Simcoe Slept Here"

  • WEG-SBo
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  • - 2018

Contains information relating to the creation of the "Governor Simcoe Slept Here" book. Headings include: *Cover *Corrections *Correspondence *Drafts *Funding *Newspaper articles 1 of 2 *Newspaper articles 2 of 2 *Pamphlets *Pictures/Captions *Pub...

Stranded travellers swamp village

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26956
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  • 1975-04-09

"Snow brought weary travellers to Bond Head and the surrounding area, but it also brought precautions for the next weather emergency. An emergency fund has been set up between the Bond Head Snowmobile Association and the Bond Head Community Centre...

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Studied mining, now running store

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26886
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  • 1976-01-28

"Gordon Compton, who owns the Bradford IGA, was born in London, Ontario, where his father ran the local A and P store. Gord's family moved around quite a bit from the time he was born in 1933, until they settled in Bradford. His father owned the o...

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