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Fred C. Cook honored at school opening

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  • 1977

Fred C. Cook Honored at School Opening By John Slykhuis Fred C. Cook senior public school was officially opened last week amid universal tribute to the man for whom the school was named. Simcoe-Centre M.P.P. Arthur Evans, a friend of the late Mr...

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Mayor Gordon will open store

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  • 1977-03-30

"Mayor Roy Gordon will be on hand tomorrow (Thursday) at 10 a.m. at Stedman's on Holland Street west to "re-open" that store in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. New owner Cliff King took over the Bradford commercial landmark February 7 from Ron Bannerma...

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New Canal Bridge Officially Opened by County Officials

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  • 1957-09-18

Article detailed the opening of the bridge near the Holland Marsh pumphouse which "serves a considerable portion of the Holland Marsh, [and] replaces the old wooden structure which was in a bad state of repair". Officials for Simcoe and York Count...

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Opening of Bradford District High School

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  • 1977

Bradford high school principal Alex Taylor (right) accepts the official government of Ontario plaque from education minister Tom Wells commemorating the opening. Over 400 people were on hand to witness the official opening ceremonies.

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Public Library Officially Opened by Director of Library Services

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  • 1955-09-21

Description : Pub. Library Officially Opened by Director of Library Services An inspiring address by Mr. Angus Mowat, Provincial Director of Library Services for Ontario, was the highlight of the official opening of Bradford Public Library last e...

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Thomas Wells Opens School

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  • 1977-02-09

Thomas Wells Opens School The new Bradford District High School was officially opened by Education Minister Thomas Wells last Tuesday in a ceremony involving dignitaries from the province, the county, and the town of Bradford. About 400 people b...

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