Looking Back

Stories from our past-July 7, 2022

1912: The hot weather of the past ten days is sizzling the crops. Prospects are very bad for the coming season. The Barbecue, under the auspices of the Picton Yacht…


Stories from our past-June 30,2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: The Gazette’s Piano Owning Contest, with the $400 Willis Piano as the…


Stories from our past-June 23, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Fire did about $500 damage to a house on Catharine Street on…


Stories from our past-June 16, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Richard Trumpour, the successful tenderer for street sprinkling this season, started on…


Stories from our past-June 2, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Farmers say that the recent wet weather put them about two weeks…


Stories from our past-May 26, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: The May meeting of the Milford Women’s Institute was held in the…


Stories from our past-May 19, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Wellington won the first game of ball played here on Tuesday afternoon…


Stories from our past-May 12, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Consecon-The road between the village and the station, which lately has been…


Stories from our past-May 5, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: Through the efforts of Mrs. J. Hurst, Dominion Fishery Overseer, one million…


Stories from our past-April 28, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year… 1912: A gang of workmen are employed of improvements which are being made…