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Newmarket celebrates a centennial, ends prohibition in 1957

Newmarket celebrates a centennial, ends prohibition in 1957

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod selects a year to highlight the movers and shakers, and happenings big and small in town
Newmarket's lacrosse, softball teams brought glory to town

Newmarket's lacrosse, softball teams brought glory to town

Three sports have dominated the Newmarket sports scene over the years — softball, lawn bowling and lacrosse — enthralling our community over the last 180 years, says History Hound Richard MacLeod in this week's Remember This
Newmarket has long answered the call of duty

Newmarket has long answered the call of duty

Given Wednesday’s observance of Remembrance Day, History Hound Richard MacLeod dedicates this article to all those who selflessly have put their lives on hold in service of their community during times of trouble
Some name dropping highlights Newmarket's early movers and shakers

Some name dropping highlights Newmarket's early movers and shakers

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights some of the extraordinary men and women who helped build our community
The history of Halloween, from celebrating saints to night of mischief

The history of Halloween, from celebrating saints to night of mischief

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod shares some fascinating historical tidbits and personal remembrances of the second most commercially successful holiday after Christmas
Newmarket High's literary society launched decades of cultural activities

Newmarket High's literary society launched decades of cultural activities

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the early years of extracurricular activities at high school
Davis siblings created legacy that lives on in Canadian professional theatre

Davis siblings created legacy that lives on in Canadian professional theatre

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the careers of three Newmarket-born siblings whose international renown in the theatrical world built a foundation for Canadian arts culture
Masons continue to thrive in Newmarket, 162 years later

Masons continue to thrive in Newmarket, 162 years later

In this week's Remember This Newmarket, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights an organization whose membership has included local political and business elites throughout Newmarket’s history
Legend of Newmarket's Trading Tree, true or not, recalls town's fur trade beginnings

Legend of Newmarket's Trading Tree, true or not, recalls town's fur trade beginnings

Newmarket’s Trading Tree is an excellent example of a “historical fact” that continues to have its doubters, says History Hound Richard MacLeod in this week's Remember This, Newmarket
Many of our ancestors rest in lost, hidden cemeteries in Newmarket area

Many of our ancestors rest in lost, hidden cemeteries in Newmarket area

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket, History Hound Richard MacLeod shares details about a subject that has fascinated him since he was a child