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Michael Owen

Michael Owen

Michael Owen has worked in news since 2009 and most recently joined Village Media in 2023 as a general assignment reporter for BradfordToday

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'Brought tears to my eyes': Parade, airshow honour 100 years of RCAF

'Brought tears to my eyes': Parade, airshow honour 100 years of RCAF

Local groups paraded, including the Aurora Lodge 148 Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and SkyHawks parachuted onto high school grounds in tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force's centennial celebration
Long-serving police, paramedics should be honoured: EMS advocate

Long-serving police, paramedics should be honoured: EMS advocate

'I would like the province to officially recognize the dedication and sacrifices made by police officers and paramedics, the same way they recognize firefighters in Ontario,' says paramedic who has worked for 33 years in York Region, Toronto
'Once-in-a-lifetime' celebration of RCAF features parade, flyovers

'Once-in-a-lifetime' celebration of RCAF features parade, flyovers

Bradford is hosting various events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Air Force this week until June 14
Historic farmhouse, barn to be demolished for Bradford Bypass

Historic farmhouse, barn to be demolished for Bradford Bypass

In recommending demolition, heritage committee required materials and fixtures to be salvaged where possible for use in a new building at the Auld Kirk
Seasonal foreign workers help local farms thrive

Seasonal foreign workers help local farms thrive

'It’s incredibly important for us on our farms to stay sustainable and to have a workforce that is reliable,' says King farmer of federal government’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program
Construction underway to resurface, reinforce Line 8 in Bradford

Construction underway to resurface, reinforce Line 8 in Bradford

Project expected to take about six weeks and anticipated to be complete before the County of Simcoe begins work at the intersection of County Road 4 (Yonge Street) and Line 10 in early July
Bradford residents have a say at Southlake community consultation

Bradford residents have a say at Southlake community consultation

'Hospitals have traditionally been the bricks and mortar where people go when they’re sick ... but I think hospitals really have a different mandate going forward,' Newmarket hospital president says
'The system worked': Province to continue free well-water testing

'The system worked': Province to continue free well-water testing

Decision gives 'real clarity' to rural residents who worried about possible phase out, councillor says
'Significant project': Bradford Bypass moves step closer to reality

'Significant project': Bradford Bypass moves step closer to reality

Minister of Transportation announces province has awarded a $16-million contract to AECOM for detailed design of the western portion of the bypass
'Right thing': Bradford councillors give themselves 57% pay raise

'Right thing': Bradford councillors give themselves 57% pay raise

Phased approach also includes significant salary increases for mayor, deputy mayor
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