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These stories about the people and places that make us proud to call Newmarket home are made possible through the support of Dave Starr Real Estate as part of our Community Leaders Program.

 

<b>ROOTED:</b> Local firefighters have kept Newmarket safe for 200 years

ROOTED: Local firefighters have kept Newmarket safe for 200 years

With roots tracing back to the early 1800s, Newmarket’s firefighters – and today’s Central York Fire Services – have long shown their commitment to the town
<b>ROOTED:</b> Newmarket's ghost stories have 'grain of truth' in them

ROOTED: Newmarket's ghost stories have 'grain of truth' in them

Don't be so quick to dismiss that bump in the night, or movement you caught in the corner of your eye, local historians and a paranormal expert advise
<b>ROOTED:</b> Highway 11 Cruisers create family from shared passion

ROOTED: Highway 11 Cruisers create family from shared passion

ROOTED: The club, which boasts over 300 passionate members, has raised more than $125,000 for charity through classic car shows, themed meet-ups, and weekly cruise nights
'It draws you in': Newmarket-based bridge club keeps minds sharp

'It draws you in': Newmarket-based bridge club keeps minds sharp

The Aurora Bridge Club, which meets three times a week in Newmarket, is hoping to attract new members to the 'exciting' and somewhat complex card game
<b>ROOTED:</b> Newmarket Citizens’ Band brings pomp to circumstances

ROOTED: Newmarket Citizens’ Band brings pomp to circumstances

The band — a community staple celebrating a 150th anniversary this year — is one of the oldest continuously running community concert bands in Canada
<b>ROOTED:</b> Air Cadets has helped youth find their wings for 80 years

ROOTED: Air Cadets has helped youth find their wings for 80 years

Since 1941, the 94 Newmarket Optimist Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron has developed and promoted interest in aviation, a passion for physical fitness, and leadership qualities in thousands of teens aged 12 to 18
Newmarket’s oldest business has seen 180 years of town history

Newmarket’s oldest business has seen 180 years of town history

Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, on Main Street South, was founded in 1842 and currently holds the reigning title of the oldest business in Newmarket and third oldest funeral home in Ontario
<b>ROOTED:</b>Newmarket Food Pantry nears 35 years of donations, community support

ROOTED:Newmarket Food Pantry nears 35 years of donations, community support

From inaugural 1986, serving 20 people a week, to 2021's 15,000 served and 440,000 meals distributed yearly, the volunteer-powered food bank has been a literal lifesaver for individuals and families in need