Barrie Central Collegiate graduate Katie Shipley, who is attending Tennessee Tech University on a soccer scholarship, will receive the Horizon Award on Saturday. The award goes to a freshman student in the exercise science, physical education and wellness degree program who excels on the field and in the classroom. SUBMITTED

Big things on horizon

When Katie Shipley went to check her mail and saw there was a letter, the first-year Tennessee Tech University student thought it was a bill.

BWG Councillor Gary Baynes with a copy of the BWG Canada 150 poster, in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday April 22, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Sesquicentennial poster unveiled

The BWG Local History Association heard a fascinating presentation on the history of waste water treatment in Bradford, at their April 22 meeting.

From left, Manager of Transportation Joe Coleman and Mayor Rob Keffer receive a certificate of recognition from Alectra Utilities' Mike Pardal, as Deputy Mayor James Leduc looks on, in BWG Council on Tuesday April 18, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

LED Retrofit leads to savings

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury has completed Phase 1 of a streetlight retrofit, through Honeywell/360 Energy. The company has replaced 2,673 st

Hand tools stolen

BRADFORD – Hand tools have been stolen from an unlocked pickup truck parked at a Chelsea Crescent home.

Pedestrian struck

BRADFORD – A man was treated for minor injuries after being struck by a pickup truck crossing Simcoe Road late Wednesday.

From left, Minister of Citizenship & Immigration Laura Albanese presents Ontario Volunteer Service pins to members of the Tec-We-Gwill Women's Institute, Michelle Rich (25 yrs), Marlene Battle (5 years) and Helen Hamilton (50 years), as Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth looks on, on April 24, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Honouring our volunteers

Each year, the Province of Ontario recognizes its volunteers, by presenting Volunteer Service Awards to acknowledge years of service.

MPP for York Simcoe Julia Munro stepped across from her booth to the Town of BWG table, to fill out a survey as Councillor Gary Baynes and Deputy Mayor James Leduc look on, at the BBT's Home & Lifestyle Show on Saturday April 22, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Spring Home & Lifestyle Show

The first thing visitors noticed, as they walked through the doors of the Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre for the Bradford Board of Trad