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A happy Salad Queen

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  • 1977-06-15

"Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturday night in the...

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Accident - George Stoddart

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  • 1908-12-17

"Yesterday afternoon Mr. Geo. Stoddart met with a serious accident. He was working on the new school building at Middleton, and the scaffold on which he was standing at the time gave way precipitating him, and Mr. Fred McKay, to the ground a dista...

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Armstrong, Eliza obituary

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  • 1900-08-30

Event Date : Friday, August 24, 1900 Event Type : Death Description : On Friday last one of the pioneer settlers in this vicinity passed peacefully away in the person of Mrs. John Armstrong, relict of the late John Armstrong. Deceased was born on...

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Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation

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  • 1954-10-20

Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.

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Best Salad Festival yet

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  • 1976-07-21

"The town of Bradford bulged at the seams last week as an estimated 20,000 people jammed into the community to make an unprecedented success of the annual Bradford Salad Festival. From last Wednesday night, through Sunday, every event scheduled by...

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Blaze destroys apartment

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  • 1977-01-26

"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday. The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...

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Botham, Norval Edwin & Weir, Patricia Lois

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  • 1969-06-18

Event Date : Saturday, May 31, 1969 Event Type : Marriage Description : Patricia Lois, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Weir, R.R. 1, Bradford, to Norval Edwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Botham, Bond Head. The wedding took place in Dunkerron United...

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Boyd, Harold

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  • 1979

Fire chief Harold "Butch" Boyd. This photo accompanied an article about his death at the age of 64 which appeared in the Bradford Witness.

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Bradford High School class of 1934

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  • 1977-12-21

"The styles have changed, but high school students haven't changed all that much from the days this photo was taken at Bradford High School in 1934. Front row, Mildred Faris, Orma Wilcox. Second row, Norma Walker, Vira Sutherland, Mildred Feaver, ...

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Collings, Benjamin Briton obituary

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  • 1957-07-31

Event Date : Saturday, July 27, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : The end came suddenly for Bradford's veteran, and well-known townsman, Benjamin Briton (B. B.) Collings, last Saturday morning. During the past year Mr. Collings had shown some...

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