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Pot, rising crime straining resources, police services board told

Pot, rising crime straining resources, police services board told

York Regional Police presented its pitch to the board for $362 million in operational funding for 2019, about a 3 per cent increase over last year
Suspect sought in theft of donation box at Hwy 400 rest stop

Suspect sought in theft of donation box at Hwy 400 rest stop

Police ask for public assistance to identify a man who used bolt cutters to remove a donation box full of cash intended to help fight poverty in our community
The 'quest' for mental health, well-being continues at York public school board conference

The 'quest' for mental health, well-being continues at York public school board conference

York Region District School Board's two-day Quest for Well-Being - Making Connections, Making Commitments conference will be live-streamed on its website. The event features top speakers, including best-selling author of The Book of Awesome, Neil Pasricha.
This oddball of the forest is a valuable resource

This oddball of the forest is a valuable resource

The annual autumn colour party has been a bit of a bust this year, with maple trees avoiding brilliant crimsons and oranges for sombre yellow leaves, giving the tamarack a chance to make a statement with its bold gold and amber needles.
Join the Christmas Kettle campaign to give hope to local needy

Join the Christmas Kettle campaign to give hope to local needy

For more than 125 years, the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Kettle Campaign has been giving hope to the vulnerable in the community. You can make a donation or volunteer in Newmarket from Nov. 15 to Dec. 24.
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Mix of sun and cloud with a daytime high of 5 degrees.
Newmarket remembers

Newmarket remembers

Across Newmarket today, citizens and dignitaries honoured our veterans and the 400 local soldiers who served and sacrificed their lives for our freedoms. Remembrance Day ceremonies began with a candelight vigil at Veterans' Memorial Park last night, included a parade and service at the Cenotaph, and church bells ringing 100 times in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War at sunset, and ended with a special Battle's Over event tonight at the Cenotaph.
<b>Adopt Me:</b> Spunky Tuna is looking for a fun-loving friend

Adopt Me: Spunky Tuna is looking for a fun-loving friend

Gorgeous black-haired Tuna is a bundle of energy — she can play like a kitten at times — with a big personality
Santa's coming to town and more

Santa's coming to town and more

Newmarket's Santa Claus Parade Nov. 17 kicks off an array of festive and winter events in town. Bundle up and enjoy winter!
'Chairity' event supports Oasis bereavement centre

'Chairity' event supports Oasis bereavement centre

The Empty Chair fundraiser for Newmarket’s Oasis Centre for Bereavement and Healing last night at the Old Town Hall combined artistic creativity with gently used chairs to commemorate the loss of loved ones who still occupy a place in our hearts. Twenty once-loved chairs, each with their own story, were transformed by local artists and sold in a live auction.