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Witnesses wanted for Fail to Remain collision

Bradford – South Simcoe Police are asking for assistance from the public in locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run collision on Collings Ave. around 12:45 a.m. on Oct. 20. A black Chevrolet pickup truck, possibly a Silverado, was southbound on Collings when it struck a parked Ford 150 pick-up, causing substantial damage. The driver of the Che

Firefighters douse the flames, after flashover during a Fire Prevention Week demonstration in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday October 14, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Every second counts

Just how quickly does fire spread, in a typical home? How long would a family have to escape, once the smoke detector sounds the alarm?

Simcoe County Paramedic Steve Trufford, in the "sick bay" set up at the Innisfil Recreation Complex for Operation CompassionAction in Innisfil, Ont. on Wednesday October 4, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

CompAction... Compassionate action in emergencies

After days of being trapped in their homes without power, as a result of an ice storm, evacuees stumble into an Emergency Centre set up at the Innisfil Recreation Complex. Seniors. Families with children. Nursing mothers. Children separated from their parents. People suffering from stress, worried about loved ones. People unable to return home, to

Training officer Jamie MacNeil, right, with new recruits for the BWG Fire & Emergency Services, in Bradford. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

A new crop of volunteers

Bradford West Gwillimbury Fire & Emergency Services has struggled to maintain a full complement of volunteer firefighters.

Assault police

Bradford – Just before 10 p.m. on Oct. 12, South Simcoe Police were called to a home in Bradford, after a neighbour reported a loud domestic argument.

Map from the report of the Expert Panel, showing LHIN Boundaries (in black)and the proposed new Health Unit jurisdictions (in color).

Changes proposed for boards of health

The Minister's Expert Panel on public health released its report, Public Health within an Integrated Health System, back in June. Among the recommendations: a reduction in the number of Health Units, from 36 to 14; better integration and collaboration between health units and the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs); and better alignment of th

BWG considered for Canadian International School

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is being considered for a possible campus of the Canadian International School System-Ontario – and on October 3, Hugh McKeown, CIS Canadian Representative in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was in Council explaining what that could mean for the local economy.