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Filming of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in Newmarket Brings $50K Investment in Downtown BIA

The initiative will re-invest revenues into the downtown, support Main Street BIA businesses impacted by street and parking closures, and encourage residents to explore new and old favourites in the downtown. The full program will roll out in coming weeks.
Main Street Newmarket in the winter with people crossing the street

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Thanks to the shooting of “The Handmaid’s Tale” TV series in downtown Newmarket, the town has announced a $50,000 investment in the downtown focused on the Main Street District Business Improvement Area and economic development initiatives, resulting from the film production revenue.

Full Article: yorkregion.com