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From left, Manager of Transportation Joe Coleman and Mayor Rob Keffer receive a certificate of recognition from Alectra Utilities' Mike Pardal, as Deputy Mayor James Leduc looks on, in BWG Council on Tuesday April 18, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

LED Retrofit leads to savings

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury has completed Phase 1 of a streetlight retrofit, through Honeywell/360 Energy. The company has replaced 2,673 streetlights, most of them high pressure sodium or mercury vapour lights, with energy-efficient LED lighting.

Hand tools stolen

BRADFORD – Hand tools have been stolen from an unlocked pickup truck parked at a Chelsea Crescent home.

Pedestrian struck

BRADFORD – A man was treated for minor injuries after being struck by a pickup truck crossing Simcoe Road late Wednesday.

Paramedics prepare to remove “victims” in a mock collision between a GO train and a car on Tuesday during a Train Safety Week exercise on the tracks in Bradford West Gwillimbury. MIRIAM KING/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

More trains lead to safety message

The scenario had a driver texting and failing to see the flashing lights at a level crossing along the GO train line between Barrie and Bradford on Tuesday.

MPP for York Simcoe Julia Munro stepped across from her booth to the Town of BWG table, to fill out a survey as Councillor Gary Baynes and Deputy Mayor James Leduc look on, at the BBT's Home & Lifestyle Show on Saturday April 22, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Spring Home & Lifestyle Show

The first thing visitors noticed, as they walked through the doors of the Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre for the Bradford Board of Trade's Home & Lifestyle Show, was the temperature.Last spring, the Community Centre was so cold that exhibitors wore winter coats and boots, and huddled next to the portable heaters. No-one lingered in t

Obtained by crime

BRADFORD – Lack of paperwork landed two men in trouble with the law Tuesday morning.

Man facing 17 charges

BRADFORD – Two men face multiple charges after being stopped in a stolen car Monday afternoon in the downtown.