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Stranger inside

BRADFORD – A teenager was arrested after a man awoke Thursday morning to find someone inside his Fletcher Street home.

Simcoe Road reconstruction will be completed in 2017, but more traffic disruptions are on the way: the County of Simcoe plans to replace the bridge over the north canal, this year. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

You can't get there from here...

If residents thought that 2016 was a difficult year to get around Bradford West Gwillimbury.... just wait. 2017 is shaping up to be even more of a construction nightmare.

High miler

BRADFORD – A local man faces stunt driving and speeding charges after a car was clocked at 74 kilometres an hour past the posted speed limit early Thursday.

The Town of BWG has asked the County to pay for a set of lights at Pumphouse Rd. and Bridge St.; currently there is only a stop sign, and turning vehicles often have to wait for a break in the traffic. POSTMEDIA NETWORK

County asked to pay for lights

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is asking the County of Simcoe to pay for the installation of traffic lights at Bridge St. and Canal Rd. (Pumphouse Rd.) in Bradford.

Town turns down request to revisit cost-sharing

Bradford West Gwillimbury Council received a letter from the Town of Innisfil, its partner in the South Simcoe Police Service, asking that staff meet to begin “exploratory discussions” regarding the current costing formula, that apportions the cost of policing between the two municipalities.

BWG Mayor Rob Keffer wields the scissors at the Grand Opening of EcoMobiLess cleaning and detailing's new location, at 131 Holland St. West in Bradford, on March 11, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Opening EcoMobiLess cleaning and detailing

Hard-working, entrepreneurial – that describes many of the immigrants who have made their home in Bradford West Gwillimbury, opening new businesses and contributing to both the cultural and economic fabric of the community.

South Simcoe Police Deputy Chief Designate, Robin McElary-Downer in the BWG-Innisfil Police Services Board meeting in Bradford, on March 13, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

South Simcoe Police designate new Deputy Chief

The Bradford West Gwillimbury-Innisfil Police Services Board welcomed their choice for the South Simcoe Police Service's new Deputy Chief.Effective May 1, 2017, the position will be filled by Robin McElary-Downer, currently Chief Adjudicator for the Ontario Provincial Police.