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LETTER: Keep spreading the word, cheer to support Newmarket small business owners

LETTER: Keep spreading the word, cheer to support Newmarket small business owners

'So often we are quick to buy at the big box (or American) stores and forget to realize or even recognize the talents and merchandise that our local citizens have to offer,' letter writer says after shopping at struggling store
<b>LETTER:</b> 'Window visit' during lockdown brings joy to Newmarket senior

LETTER: 'Window visit' during lockdown brings joy to Newmarket senior

Small things make a huge difference in these difficult times, says letter writer of her photograph that captures the impact of a window visit to her mother-in-law in a retirement home
<b>LETTER:</b> Urban sprawl highlights need to combat phosphorous pollution in Lake Simcoe

LETTER: Urban sprawl highlights need to combat phosphorous pollution in Lake Simcoe

Government needs to make a decision to move forward with the proposed phosphorus recycling plant, environmental scientist writes
<b>LETTER:</b> 12th annual Empty Bowls raises $18,700 to help relieve hunger, homelessness

LETTER: 12th annual Empty Bowls raises $18,700 to help relieve hunger, homelessness

With the support of volunteers, sponsors and local restaurants, the Pine Tree Potters’ Guild was able to host another successful event in support of Welcoming Arms in Aurora and Inn From the Cold in Newmarket
<b>LETTER:</b> Bradford Bypass reveals Ford government's 'true agenda'

LETTER: Bradford Bypass reveals Ford government's 'true agenda'

'If we truly want to address climate change in a meaningful way, it means we need to get less auto dependent, not more,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> It will take all levels of government to deliver Holland Marsh phosphorus recycling facility

LETTER: It will take all levels of government to deliver Holland Marsh phosphorus recycling facility

Bradford and Georgina councillors are working together to push for stalled facility that would be part of the solution to reduce phosphorus entering the Lake Simcoe watershed
<b>LETTER:</b> Those strongly opposed to vaccination may be linked by history of abuse, trauma

LETTER: Those strongly opposed to vaccination may be linked by history of abuse, trauma

For some anti-vaxxers, the COVID-19 vaccine may be a symbol of subjugation to the same forces that abused them, letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Lower Landing area under threat with bypass plans

LETTER: Lower Landing area under threat with bypass plans

Heritage outreach consultant Bert Duclos shares the history of the Lower Landing area, and says is under imminent threat with the proposed Bradford Bypass
<b>LETTER:</b> York Region residents, it’s time to wake up and smell the asphalt

LETTER: York Region residents, it’s time to wake up and smell the asphalt

Can we grow in a way that we won't regret, questions letter writer, in wake of York Region council's vote for low-density settlement 
<b>LETTER:</b> Remember veteran members of War Amps program on Nov. 11

LETTER: Remember veteran members of War Amps program on Nov. 11

The War Amps was started by amputee veterans returning from the First World War to help each other adapt to their new reality as amputees, letter writer explains