Life

Dr. Melanie Wills, left, and Alessia Magnotta at The Club at Bond Head, during the Gabe Magnotta Golf Classic on Thursday June 15, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Magnotta family funds Lyme Disease Research Lab

The annual Gabe Magnotta Golf Classic, held at The Club at Bond Head on June 15 in memory of Magnotta Wines founder Gabe Magnotta, has always been a fundraiser for the G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector-Borne Diseases and CanLyme (the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation), funding research into the debilitating bacterial disease that is spread by ticks.

Bob Evans with memorabilia - including historic photo of 5 Evans lawyers (he was 3 at the time), at the office of Evans deVries Higgins in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday June 17, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Doors were Open in BWG

The 4th Annual Doors Open Bradford offered a behind-the-scenes look at 9 locations not normally open to the public. It was an opportunity “to enjoy hidden and always interesting places,” said BWG Heritage Committee member Lynda Usher at the launch of this year's event, welcoming representatives of three levels of government, including local Mayor R

Giant checkers at Scanlon Creek for Trails Day, north of Bradford, Ont. on Saturday June 10, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Trails Day in BWG

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury's Leisure Services department has a number of events planned during June, Recreation and Parks Month.