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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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May postpone planned tour by Diefenbaker

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  • 1976-10-13

"John Diefenbaker's scheduled October 15 tour of York Region may be temporarily postponed due to the sudden illness of Mrs. Diefenbaker, The Witness learned yesterday. Mr. Diefenbaker had been scheduled to address a dinner in Nobleton, and visit t...

George Jackson

Snowarama organizers honored

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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

The Town of Bradford salutes the 1977 Salad Festival

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  • 1977

"The Town of Bradford salutes the 1977 Salad Festival and warmly welcome visitors to the Heart of the Salad Country. Mayor Roy Gordon, Councillors Zyg Fenik, Reeve Ken Wood, John Zima, Deputy Reeve Milt Hambly, Rick Wright, and Clerk Treasurer Mis...

Bradford Witness

To-morrow, Bradford's Day

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  • 1948-11-03

Two articles on the Historic day for the Holland Marsh and Village of Bradford: "According to A.H. Wilford, publisher of Transport News, the plans for "Bradford Story," to-morrow, November 4, near completion and success. Marsh gardeners, business...

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Marsh Growers Give Gift To Toronto Children

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  • 1948-11-10

"After Thursday last it surely can be agreed that there never was a truer statement than "I love a parade." Wednesday evening the average citizen about town figured that Thursday's plans were going to "flop" - no one seemed to know much about them...

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Distinguished Guests Here for 'Bradford Day'

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  • 1948-11-10

"Among the distinguished guests who visited here for the celebration last Thursday, and spoke at noon-hour, were Hon. Earl Rowe, M.P.; Geo. G. Johnston, M.P.P.; J. Smith, M.P.; Col. Mulock; Mr. T. Strothers, special agricultural representative, he...

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The Zucca Melon

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  • 1948-11-10

"One exhibit which attracted a great deal of interest in last Thursday's parade was the huge melon tied on the front of Gordon Bateman's truck, which was being driven for Bradford Seed House. The melon, which weighed 115 pounds, was over five feet...

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Bradford to Be Heard On Air

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  • 1948-11-24

"Bradford will be on the air on Monday, December 6 as the result of a recording made by Don Sims of CBC at a complimentary dinner given by Mr. A.H. Wilford, publisher of "Transport News" and sponsor of "Bradford's Story." ....

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Bradford Fair Results - 1900

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  • 1900-10-25

Article from October 25, 1900, describing the fair results. This article took up most of the front page of the paper.

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