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Safe Roads, Your Call

Bradford – Around 2:20 p.m. on June 20, a concerned citizen driving north from Bradford on Yonge St. observed a vehicle driving erratically, and called 911.

Retired York District School Board retired maintenance worker Harold Leblanc pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault involving little girls in Bradford court on Friday. SUPPLIED

Pedophile preyed on kids for four decades

For 40 years, child molester Harold Leblanc, 74, has been sneaking in basements and bedrooms, lurking around backyard swing sets and pretending to be a friend to neighbourhood parents so he could grope their little girls, court heard on Friday.

The Town of BWG requested temporary signals, like these installed on Line 8 at Summerlyn, for the Canal Rd./Bridge St. intersection, during bridge construction. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Council considers traffic lights for safety

This summer, the County of Simcoe and King Township will be carrying out critical bridge replacement projects, posing a challenge for residents of the Holland Marsh – especially growers needing to access the packing plant on Dissette St. in Bradford.

Vehicle rollover, on Yonge St. north of Bradford, on Monday June 12, 2017. Paul Novosad/Photographer

Rollover on Yonge St.

South Simcoe Police are investigating a single vehicle rollover on Yonge St. north of Line 8, that occurred around 10 a.m. on June 12.

A narrow lane, high curbs - the reconstruction of Moore St. has improved safety, but created headaches for residents and the food bank. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

'Lessons learned' on Moore St.

Sixty thousand dollars will be taken from Bradford West Gwillimbury's Capital Replacement Reserve to fix the problems created by the reconstruction of Moore St.