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Graffiti attack

Bradford – On July 11, a Bradford resident returned to her Britannia Ave. home around dinner time, to find spray-painted graffiti on her deck.

'Road Closed, Bridge Out' says the sign at the south end of the Simcoe Road bridge in Bradford, as the County of Simcoe begins emergency replacement of the aging structure. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Bridge closed!

The County of Simcoe is moving forward with the emergency replacement of the Simcoe Road bridge over the north canal in Bradford. The county had planned to close the bridge July 3, but work was delayed for nearly a week, due to heavy rains and high water levels in the Holland Marsh. Now, with levels under control, the county is rebuilding the coffe

Child found, safe and sound

Bradford – Early in the morning on July 10, South Simcoe Police were called to the intersection of Dissette St. and Jay St. in Bradford, where a man driving on Dissette had observed a small child alone, crossing the street.

 The view from the newly-opened Marshview Blvd. in Bradford, looking to the north east. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Marshview Blvd. officially open

The new Marshview Boulevard - connecting Bridge Street at Dissette with Simcoe Road at Luxury Avenue - has been completed, and opened to traffic on June 29, although it was temporarily closed to vehicles during the Canada Day fireworks.

Unwanted guest

Bradford – An unwanted house guest was arrested by police, after the man assaulted his hosts.

The Canadian Forces 431 air demonstration squadron, also known as the Snowbirds, was in Barrie for an air show over Kempenfelt Bay on Wednesday night. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Air show thrills Barrie crowd

The Canadian Forces 431 air demonstration squadron, also known as the Snowbirds, was in Barrie for an air show over Kempenfelt Bay on Wednesday night.