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<b>COVID-19:</b> 'Read-aloud' tips for parents to help prevent children's possible pandemic learning loss

COVID-19: 'Read-aloud' tips for parents to help prevent children's possible pandemic learning loss

A holistic approach to growing children’s vocabulary could mean reading children stories about bears from fairy tales, science books and the news
One third of York Region residents have first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

One third of York Region residents have first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

It took only 2-1/2 hours this morning for nearly 15,000 of 20,000 newly opened appointments to be booked at clinics across the region
Mulock Park project to come with $40M price tag

Mulock Park project to come with $40M price tag

Capital and annual operating costs will be paid for through development charges and assessment growth from new homes, says Newmarket mayor
Feds, province invest $163K for upgrades at Newmarket long-term care facility

Feds, province invest $163K for upgrades at Newmarket long-term care facility

Newmarket-Aurora MPP Christine Elliott announced the one-time funding toward air quality improvements at Southlake Residential Care Village
COVID-19 vaccine Q &amp; A: Yes, some doses are being wasted in York Region due to syringe size

COVID-19 vaccine Q & A: Yes, some doses are being wasted in York Region due to syringe size

York Region Public Health says vaccine waste is “very minimal and uncommon", about 1,220 doses were wasted last month, for instance
Man arrested following armed robberies at Aurora convenience stores

Man arrested following armed robberies at Aurora convenience stores

A suspect armed with a knife demanded money at two Yonge Street stores on April 16, York Regional Police say
Winter weather travel advisory in effect tonight into Wednesday morning

Winter weather travel advisory in effect tonight into Wednesday morning

Slippery roads and snowfall amounts of up to 5 cm are possible, Environment Canada says
COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

38 more cases in Newmarket, 48 more variant cases, outbreak declared at Alexander Muir school; York Region confirms 403 new cases, variant cases near 10,000, with sharp increase in hospitalizations; Ontario reports 3,469 new cases, 22 more deaths, nearly 2,700 more lab-confirmed variant cases
Boots and Hearts Festival cancelled for second straight year

Boots and Hearts Festival cancelled for second straight year

'Our hearts are broken,' say organizers announcing a second summer without the popular country music festival
<b>LETTER </b>: Grocery store workers should be high priority for COVID-19 vaccine

LETTER : Grocery store workers should be high priority for COVID-19 vaccine

How is it possible that workers in the most obvious place of transmission have not been designated as high priority to receive the vaccine, letter writer questions