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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
Mass resignation by Newmarket High teachers in 1974 set record for longest strike

Mass resignation by Newmarket High teachers in 1974 set record for longest strike

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls years of labour turmoil between high school teachers and the school board
'Lovers of antiquity': What does the future hold for historical societies?

'Lovers of antiquity': What does the future hold for historical societies?

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the quandary of today's heritage organizations
'Duty and privilege': Until 1942, mayor, councillors were not paid

'Duty and privilege': Until 1942, mayor, councillors were not paid

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod kicks off a regular series telling the stories of Newmarket's reeves and mayors
Time and time again, Newmarket was devastated by fire

Time and time again, Newmarket was devastated by fire

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod looks at the period from the mid-1800s to 1900 when Main Street and other areas of town were completely destroyed by the scourge of the times
Battle long fought for burgeoning Newmarket to adapt ward system

Battle long fought for burgeoning Newmarket to adapt ward system

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls the persistence required by some citizens and politicians to reform the local electoral system
Our battle with COVID-19 recalls deadly polio epidemic

Our battle with COVID-19 recalls deadly polio epidemic

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls another time of shutdowns, economic strife, widespread fear and a desperate race for a vaccine
Butchers, bakers, barbers all thrived on Newmarket's late 1800s Main Street

Butchers, bakers, barbers all thrived on Newmarket's late 1800s Main Street

In this week's Remember This, the 2nd of a two-part series on Newmarket's thriving economy, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the many businesses of the era
Fashion models once strolled Main with hats of velvet, flowers, feathers

Fashion models once strolled Main with hats of velvet, flowers, feathers

In this first of a two-part series, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls Newmarket's booming local commerce of the early 1900s
Lessons from Hurricane Hazel will never be forgotten <b> (21 photos) </b>

Lessons from Hurricane Hazel will never be forgotten (21 photos)

The 1954 storm took our community by surprise, and had devastating impact, Newmarket's History Hound, Richard MacLeod, recall in this week's Remember This