Flag Raising: for Peacekeepers Week in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury The flag raising took place on Wednesday, August 8 at 6:00 pm at Sunshine Square on Brian Collier Way (BWG Leisure Centre).
Canada Day Bradford West Gwillimbury Fireworks July 1st, 2018
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The official ribbon cutting for the Opening of Henderson Park in the town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Bradford Mayor Rob Keffer and members of council came out to do the official ribbon cutting. The park is now open from 9 am to 11 pm daily, There is a basketball court, Tennis Court, 3 soccer fields & splash pad ( opening on June 1st. ) So far, this is phase 1. There will be much more to come to the park stay tuned. The address is Henderson Memorial Park #3171 9th Line Bradford Ont Canada.
The Henderson Memorial Park property is comprised of 97 acres and is located on the south-west corner of Sideroad 10 and Line 9, and includes a rolling topography with natural features including a creek system and a small woodlot. The property was donated by Mrs. Phyllis Henderson in 2009 to the municipality for active and passive recreational purposes suitable for the entire family. The Department of Leisure Services along with the project consultant worked with the public on the planning and design process. Henderson Memorial Park will be a key destination for all residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury with a variety of needs and interests.
Flag Raising: Compassionate Communities
The flag raising took place on Tuesday, May 8 and 1:30 p.m. in front of the BWG Courthouse at 57 Holland Street East.
Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh
Before its development, the entire area was a large wetland extending almost continuously along the western arm of the Holland River. It was part of the Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, although another route to the east was also used, avoiding the dense marshy area. In the 1880s a mattress-stuffing business flourished as reeds were harvested first by hand with scythes then by horse-drawn mowers. Horses were ferried by flat-bottomed scows across flooded areas, wearing large boards on their hooves so as not to sink into the soggy ground. Continue reading
Holland Marsh – Bradford Ontario Canada
There were some pretty wicked skies over the Holland Marsh today.
Grand Opening Launch Celebration – http://www.BradfordToday.ca
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Today ( May 3rd, 2018) was the Grand Opening Launch Celebration for the New Online Newspaper BradfordToday.ca at Don Cherry’s Restaurant. The launch celebration will offer a great opportunity to meet Bradford Today reporters Jenni Dunning and Miriam King, and sales manager Gary Assis. Mayor Rob Keffer and members of the council held a ribbon cutting, to officially launch the online news source.