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A bradford Sesquicentennial renaissence

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  • 2007-06-09

"The town of Bradford is undergoing a bit of a mini-Renaissance. It's not just the Home Depot now under construction and due to open this summer, the planned Loblaw and new LCBO outlet that will be built on Holland St. west of Melbourne Drive. It'...

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Sesquicentennial Mini Clean-up day in Bradford

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  • 2007-06-30

"About 30 volunteers turned out for Bradford Mini-Clean-up Day, June 23 - Including Mayor Doug White and family, Councillors Del Crake, Jeanny Salmon, Mark Contois and James Leduc. Volunteers spent three hours picking up litter around Town." ...

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Combining old and new, to celebrate 150 years

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  • 2007-08-04

"Local businesses are beginning to catch the 'sesqui-centennial fever' - businesses like eSIGNS Canada, which specializes in banners, storefronts, signs, and vehicle graphics. To celebrate, president Gary Brickell decided to have his company's ser...

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Bradford's Sesquicentennial Parade - a celebration

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  • 2007-08-25

"Led by the combined Colour Parties of the Bradford, Sutton and Newmarket Legions, and the Bradford Pipes & Drums, Bradford residents turned out to participate in or to watch the Sesquicentennial Parade on August 19, celebrating the town's 150th B...

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Bradford celebrates 150 years

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  • 2007-07-28

"The countdown has begun for Bradford's main 150th Anniversary celebration - the August 17th to 25th Homecoming Week, which will include a Midway, Carrotfest Street Party on August 18th, Sesquicentennial Parade on August 19th, Music in Rotary Park...

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Wishing Bradford a Happy 150th Birthday

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  • 2007-06-02

"Last Sunday, May 27th, the town of Bradford launched 14 months of celebration, marking the 150th year since its incorporation. In fact, the "actual receiving of Royal Assent incorporating the village of Bradford... was done on May 27th, 1857 by Q...

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A century of service

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  • 1994-10-19

Description : These days, there are very few businesses that have been around for 100 years. The Bradford law firm of Evans and Evans is one of those few. Founded in 1894 by T.W.W. Evans, the firm was augmented by his sons, Charles and Brock in th...

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Wishing Bradford a Happy Birthday

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  • 2007-06-16

"A Silent Auction, a supper of Penne and Spicy meatballs, with salad and garlic bread, and funnel cakes for dessert - and a hilarious look at Bradford's history, presented by the Bradford District High School Drama Club... The Gwillim Group put to...

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Hurricane Hazel 50th Anniversary

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  • 2004-10-2

"With the Hurricanes battering Florida and the Caribbean this season - Charley, Frances, Ivan and now Jean - residents may be thinking about Ontario's own brush with a hurricane, back in 1954. Fifty years ago, Hurricane Hazel swept into Southern O...

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Women's Institute celebrates 100th Anniversary

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  • 2002-09-14

"On September 14th, Simcoe South District Women's Institute celebrated its 100th Anniversary, at an Open House and Tea held in Cookstown. The district received its charter on May 5th, 1902, in Thornton. At one time, the District had 11 branches, i...

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