After having formally become a Village in 1961 (as opposed to a Police Village), things seemed to be firing on all cylinders for Stittsville. Pictured here are Brenda and Debby Ann Bradley with their prize-winning heifer, Duchess, in 1958. Image: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. 1972-047 NPC Box 06271 Item 604.

When the Village of Stittsville’s Council submitted its Brief to Murray Jones, it painted a picture of blue skies and staunch independence and it had no interest in losing.

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