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Firefighters were able to resuscitate one of two cats removed from an apartment in Bradford, Ont. following a fire on Saturday August 19, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Fire losses not covered for family

A family lost most of their possessions in a fire on Saturday afternoon - while nearby, Bradford’s Carrotfest was underway. There were few at the festival who were even aware of the blaze.

Colorful advertising and historical mural has been proposed for the building at 23 Barrie St. in Bradford. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Green light for advertising mural

BWG Council, in Committee of the Whole, has recommended amending the sign by-law to permit a new advertising mural on the north-facing wall at 23 Barrie St. in Bradford.

Bradford's GO Train station will see improvements, and a train layover facility is planned in BWG, as part of Metrolinx's rail expansion project.

Metrolinx completes RER Study

Metrolinx has completed the transit project assessment process for its Barrie Rail Corridor Expansion, an expansion that will facilitate all-day two-way train service and the eventual electrification of trains on the Barrie-Toronto line.

Bringing the Air Cadets League to Bradford - from left, LCol. Ferguson Mobbs (ret.) - Governor Air Cadet League of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee, Bradford Legion president Mike Giovanetti, Veteran Service Officer George Nielson, and past president Ruth Brooks. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Bringing Air Cadets to Bradford

The Bradford Branch 521 of the Royal Canadian Legion has been working with the Air Cadet League of Canada on a new project: to bring a branch of Air Cadets to Bradford.

A judge strikes his gavel in a courtroom in this file photo. (AndreyPopov/Getty Images)

Woman gets house arrest for stealing $1M

A Burford, Ont., woman who stole almost $1 million from her CIBC employer was given a remarkably light sentence in Ontario Court last week due to her equally remarkable response to the crimes.

Ont. cop dragged by stolen SUV

An OPP officer was lucky to escape serious injury after he was dragged nearly 25 metres by a stolen SUV fleeing from police in south London.