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Scaffolding went up at Trinity Anglican Church in Bradford, earlier this month. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Repairing the Bell Tower

The scaffolding is up at Trinity Anglican Church in Bradford, marking the start of repairs to the church's Bell Tower, after a successful campaign raised approximately $60,000 in the community.

Bigger share of the costs

The figures are out, and Bradford West Gwillimbury will be paying a slightly higher share of the Operating costs for Policing, in 2017.

New home prices have soared in Bradford, leaving lower-income families, renters and first-time buyers scrambling. MIRIAM KING/BRADFORD TIMES/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Affordable Housing Strategy... Not much for BWG?

Gregory Bishop, General Manager of Social and Community Services, and John Connell, Acting Implementation Manager for Social Housing, came before BWG Council on January 10 to provide an update of Simcoe County’s “Our Community 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy.”

In the front row, from right, BWG Mayor Rob Keffer, Paul Sadlon, Deputy Mayor James Leduc and, at left, Library Board Chair Milt Calder, at the BWG Public library in Bradford, Ont. on Tuesday January 10, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Welcome to the Paul Sadlon Atrium

Paul Sadlon, founder of Paul Sadlon Motors, and Gary Lamb, Bradford West Gwillimbury Councillor, both grew up in the Holland Marsh. They have remained in the community, and remained committed to their Town – Lamb through his service on Council and as a member of the BWG Library Board, and Sadlon through his support for the Bradford Lions and many o

Traffic in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 was affected by a collapsed transport truck at Highway 88, OPP reported, on Thursday morning. OPP photo.

Truck collapsed

Traffic in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 was affected by a collapsed transport truck at Highway 88, OPP reported, on Thursday morning.

Mayor Rob Keffer, Councillors Ron Orr and Peter Ferragine join South Simcoe Police and the Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka Committee to raise the flag for Crime Stoppers Month in Bradford, Ont. on Monday January 9, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Crime Stoppers Month

Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka was founded in 1987. Since its inception, it has helped police make a total of 4,506 arrests, clear 6,864 cases, lay 8,832 charges, recover 449 weapons and over $77 million in property and drugs – and on January 9, members of the Crime Stoppers Committee of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka joined BWG Mayor Rob Keffe

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OPP RIDE wrapup

Ontario Provincial Police wrapped up this year's Festive Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) campaign on a sad note during the weekend, with a total of six people losing their lives in impaired driving-related incidents over the seven-week period.